CGCAN hosts holiday party Dec. 20

Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network and partners will celebrate the holiday season with a kid-friendly potluck supper and program on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at Springhouse Cellar.

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Lighted fire trucks roll Dec. 11 to 13

The annual Hood River County fire departments’ lighted truck Christmas parade will take place Dec. 11 in Odell and Pine Grove, Dec. 12 in Parkdale and Dee, and Dec. 13 on the West Side and Hood River, each night from 6-9p.m.

Kegler's Corner: Double A Orchards Takes Mixed

Congratulations to the Double A Orchards team, who won the first half of the spirited Tuesday Nite Mixed league at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. This foursome has all the makings of a dynasty, comprised of a family of outstanding bowlers led by matriarch and perennial all-star bowler Nancy Asai, hubby Aron Asai, dynamic daughter Ciena Brittle and up and comer Austin Dehart.

New Year’s Day: State Parks offers ‘First Day Hikes’

The First Day Hikes tradition continues New Year’s Day 2018 when the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) joins America’s State Parks in sponsoring the seventh annual event. All 24 hikes in 22 Oregon state parks will be guided by park rangers or volunteers who will share stories about a park’s geology, history, wildlife and plants. Day-use parking fees are waived for all visitors at participating parks Jan. 1 only.

Holiday Happenings, updated Dec. 9 edition

List updated for Saturday, Dec. 9

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YESTERYEARS: Marvin Turner picked as principal of new elementary school in 1967

Marvin Turner, principal at Coe and Park Street schools in Hood River, has been picked to head a new elementary building to be constructed west of Hood River.

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Pick of the Week: Adopt A Dog ‘Tinsel and Tails’ fundraiser Dec. 7

On the evening of Thursday, Dec. 7, the annual Tinsel and Tails concert will be held at Riverside Community Church, 317 State St., from 7-8:30 p.m.

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'Merry Christmas, Strega Nona' opens Dec. 9

Columbia Center for the Arts presents family-friendly holiday comedy

A fun, joyful and poignant story of how villagers in southern Italy discover the magic of Christmas comes to the stage in Hood River starting Saturday.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 6

History Slam! at CCA Dec. 13, Ugly Sweater Party at The Pines, more

At library: Teen ‘Holidaze’ night, Star Wars ‘Marathon’ continues

At Hood River Library this month, teens are invited to caught up on all that is happening in a galaxy far, far away, leading up to the release Dec. 17 of the new film in the franchise, “The Last Jedi.”

Fundraiser for an asphalt pump track at Golden Eagle Park

With help from the community this upcoming weekend, the Golden Eagle Park project may have another addition.

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A special night at the theater

A classic children’s Christmas tale fills the Columbia Center for the Arts stage starting Saturday.

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Holiday Happenings, updated for Dec. 6 edition

Dec. 7 — Tinsel and Tails, 7-8:30 p.m. at Riverside Community Church (pick of the Week, page B3).

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The Porch, Dec. 2 edition

WELL SAID: “Don’t stumble over something behind you.” — Buster, the State and Ninth Street Bear

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Holiday Happenings updated for Dec. 2 edition

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