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Entertainment Update for March 11

Feast of Words party in the library; Tillinghast plays at White Buffalo; more

‘Ordinary Grace’ comes to HR

Long before Oprah Winfrey made book clubs trendy, a group of Hood River women began meeting to share their love of reading.

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Yesteryears: Gehrig’s Chevron gets new modern look in 1967

Like the long skirt and the padded shoulder, Rudy and Harold’s aging white Chevron service station building in Odell had long since passed out of style when the two partners decided to do something about it.

Entertainment Update for March 8

‘Spamalot’ auditions March 19; Don & Glen at White Buffalo; more

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May Street OBOB team heading to Portland

Team Luminescence won the May Street Elementary Battle of the Books for grades 3-5.

Neighbors: Peace, generosity, and joy of a bright green wig

The Columbia River Fellowship for Peace thank those who made the Peace Scholarship fundraiser a huge success Saturday at the Bingen Theater, write Linda Short of Hood River and Susan Gabay of Mosier.

Entertainment Update for March 1

Album release for Groove Cabin; Barley Draught plays Solera’s St. Paddy's celebration; more

Entertainment Update for Feb. 25

‘Porgy and Bess’ screens Feb. 26; Blues Cabaret returns Feb. 26; Ziplander at Volcanic Feb. 25

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Yesteryears: Lack of funds puts pool opening in jeopardy in 1987

There won’t be any swimming in Hood River’s aging municipal swimming pool this year unless between $30,000 an $50,000 is raised by April 1 for long-needed repairs, city council members decided Monday.

Remembering my wicked mother: Not all Rainbows and Unicorns

Generally speaking, when someone dies and their friends and family gather together to celebrate their life and honor their memory, we like to remember the good times, to talk about how wonderful they were, how kind and generous and loving. We talk about the good things they did, their accomplishments, all those things that touched our lives in positive ways.

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New mural, and the Library celebrates Feb. 18

Hood River Library celebrates its children’s section renovation project starting at 6 p.m. on Feb. 18.

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Yesteryears: Hood River Supply moves into new building in 1967

A fixture at its Cascade Street location since 1944, Hood River Supply opened new doors this week when it started business operations at its 20,000-square foot new building on Tucker Road.

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Roots and Branches: Winter? Fini!

Snow falling gently from the winter sky was a beautiful sight back in December, bringing the hush of its thick carpet to the valley floor, calming the cacophony of Christmas carolers and taking the edge off the hapless hucksters hawking their wares.

Entertainment Update for Feb. 15

Ziplander at Volcanic Feb. 25, Brian Litt at The Pines Feb. 17, more

The Porch: Winter driving, dripping and draining edition

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Where does all the white go when the snow melts? Well, since it involves melting, perhaps that is next week’s question, or the week after that …

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