Nine kids, nine visions
Look to the Christmas Carols special section in this edition for the annual presentation of kids’ holiday drawings.
Tracks to '26
“Tracks to ‘26,” a yearly inquiry into what drives and inspires six young hearts and minds, returns for Installment 2 of 13.
Charlotte Arnold celebrates 50 years teaching tap in Hood River
“ONE and TWO and THREE and FOUR!”
In words, music and sound effects, CAST recreates '40s radio play
Take a step back in time- be a part of a live radio show audience for the CAST Theater production of “It’s A Wonderful Life” at Columbia Center for the Arts Dec. 6-20. Sponsored by Jeff Sacre of Director’s Mortgage and Ruby Mason of Windermere Realty this is the first performance of the play in the Columbia River Gorge.
When a tree falls in an urban wood, many people hear it.
Teamwork and training pay off as Crag Rats and plenty of friends rescue runaway youth
Summertime training came in handy in wintry conditions last week on a Hood River cliff’s edge.
Two Gorge artists create art and connect with Korean artists in week-long exchange
“In the End the Elements Win.”
Sondheim skews fairy tales in musical that opens Friday at HRVHS
Much depends on a bunch of beans in Stephen Sondheim’s acclaimed musical, “Into the Woods,” opening Friday, presented by Hood River Valley High School drama department. Directed by Mark Steighner, it’s based on the Grimm Bros. fairy tale characters all famous in their own right but who interact in ways you never dreamed of. Much of what befalls them (off stage but with sound effects) is just as gruesome as in the original tales.
With an abundance of apples and pears in the Hood River Valley, it’s easy to understand why the emerging business of craft hard cider is such a natural fit for the Gorge.
What’s old, as in 1791, is new, and that’s the joy of it for a group of 100 Gorge musicians.
On the road again … After a brief hometown reprieve from the road, Hood River native Alex Titus and fiancée Maggie McDonell are again on two wheels and headed south with the geese, continuing their 18-month, 17,000 mile bicycling journey from the Arctic Circle to Tierra del Fuego in southern Argentina.
CAST tackles dark classic that taps ‘the pulse of truth or illusion’
What is truth, and what is an illusion?
Under Way: Eight years in the making, Mariana finds water — what will be home port for Hood River man’s giant catamaran?
One of the largest boats ever launched at the Port of Hood River is safely in the water, but the catamaran Mariana remains in an uncertain position: what will be its home port?
In many cultures, the September equinox is a sign of fall (autumn) in the northern hemisphere. In Greek mythology fall is associated with when the goddess Persephone returns to the underworld to be with her husband Hades. It was supposedly a good time to enact rituals for protection and security as well as reflect on successes or failures from the previous months.
Outdoor gallery of large sculptures graces the waterfront, downtown
Two notations about sculptures in the new “Big Art” walking art gallery: one of them spins, and the other is not yet in place.
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