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.
Ellen Dittebrandt’s gifts are already missed.
Kids get into the getting out
Thinking of an educational adventure for your kids next summer?
Want to have some fun in these last days of summer? Here’s a selection of things to do in the Gorge in the next week or so.
Composer Christina Rusnak wants to let you hear what a wilderness area sounds like.
Phase 2 is complete at Waterfront Park, seven years after a 2007 start that saw some skeptics
Sunbathers, soccer players, sandcastle builders and snugglers.
Thinking of a blackberry binge?
One of the great things about the Fair is meeting up with friends you haven’t seen for a while.
“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Except for bears — bears will kill you.”
They were the coolest guys in town. Literally and figuratively. Four Hood River law enforcement officers dumped water on their own heads Friday in the parking lot of Hood River Supply. 41 buckets of ice water.
It’s hard to describe Urinetown, the Musical.
A spirited Sternwheeler Days festival starts a busy Cascade Locks summer, bringing visitors from all over
Some big events are coming to Cascade Locks and Stevenson this summer, a testament to Cascade Locks’ growing place as a prime adventure sport locale: the North American Laser Masters Championship from July 11-13, the 14th annual Bridge of the Gods Kiteboarding Festival July 25-27, and the first Bridge of the Gods Half Marathon on Aug. 10.
Fresh fruit, big art, hot rods and ‘Dino Train’ — what’s happening in the Gorge’s splendid season
What are the sounds of summer?
Kenji Nakano has dedicated almost half of his life to his community and townspeople, and after serving 40 years as the Mayor of Tsuruta, Japan, the 84-year-old is finally retiring.
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