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2015 Hood River News Staff Fair Moments

I’m not going to lie — cows freak me out.

Entertainment Update for July 29

Concerts at Skamania Lodge; The Pines celebrates July 31; more

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BOTG Kite Fest sails through its 15th running

Gorge residents grace the podium in multiple categories in annual freestyle kiteboarding event

Though there weren’t any new events to specifically commemorate its 15th running, this year’s Bridge of the Gods Kite Fest still had plenty of highlights.

Sports Briefs for July 29

Wild Woman Trail Run results; Tennis camps starting soon

Penultimate race of Gorge Cup windsurfing series held this weekend

The Columbia Gorge Windsurfing Association’s Gorge Cup race series will have its second-to-last race of the season this weekend in Hood River and will wrap up in less than three weeks.

Entertainment Update for July 25

Where art thou? Auditions for ‘Romeo & Juliet’ Aug. 1-2; more

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Oh, the rides, yes … And what else to do at County Fair,

Hood River County Fair concludes Saturday, and there is plenty for kids — beyond the ever-popular amusement rides. The fair opens at noon; carnival rides begin at 1 p.m.

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Mt. Hood Meadows summer events series kicks off next weekend

Runs, hikes, music, and educational events in store for resort’s second summer season

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort usually asks its patrons to “pray for snow,” but for the month of August, “pray for sun,” would be probably be a better request.

Ways of the Wind: The eternal summer of the Gorge

A summer series with Greg Stiegel

With one week left in July, we have had an action-packed summer. Warm weather and west winds all spring have made summer feel eternal — no complaints here! The waterfront has been abuzz with fun, community-oriented events that do a great job of celebrating the beautiful place and people we have here in the Gorge.

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Gorge Grown Farmer’s Market comes to Hawks Ridge Fridays

Gorge Grown Mobile Farmers’ Market is making a stop at Hawks Ridge Assisted Living Center on Fridays from 4-6 p.m. on the south lawn. The next market will be held July 24. Everyone is invited to attend.

Entertainment Update for July 22

Joni Harms concert Aug. 2; August Summer Concert Series at Mt. Hood Meadows; more

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Tardy winds can’t keep Hood River Huckfest down

Big-air kiteboarding competition has biggest year yet despite reluctant winds

The winds may have taken their sweet time getting to Rufus this weekend for the annual Hood River Huckfest competition, but for both participants and spectators, it was worth the wait.

Fried fish: heat brings more fish kills, regulations

In the wake of continued above-average high temperatures, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has instituted new fishing regulations to help mitigate the stress on salmon and other fish that has been caused by the heat and low water levels.

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Jake Morgan named 2015 ICMGA Club Champion

Indian Creek Men’s Golf Association offers congratulations to Jake Morgan, the 2015 ICMGA Club Champion. Jake continued his outstanding play on the third day of competition with a 70-stroke game and finished with a three-day total of 212, four strokes under par.

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Sports Briefs for July 22

14U baseball team headed to state tourney; Youth football camp coming up; more

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