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Sports Briefs for July 30

Youth football start soon; Indian Creek hosts two good-cause golf tournaments; more

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Bridge of the Gods goes off in Stevenson

Downwind Blowout race rescheduled for this weekend

Fueled by steady thermal winds and sizzling summer temps, the 14th annual Bridge of the Gods Kite Fest brought hundreds of kiteboarders and spectators to the Stevenson waterfront over the weekend for two days of friendly but fierce freestyle competition.

Entertainment update for July 30

Folksinger, storyteller Adam Miller plays Hood River Library Aug. 12; Sallie Ford at Ruins Aug. 15; more

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HR County Fair was ‘fantastic’

Record crowds throng to weekend concerts

Record crowds attended the Hood River County Fair Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and the Lions were ready.

USFS hopes to open Cloud Cap Road ‘soon’

The U.S. Forest Service is aiming to have Cloud Cap Road open this season for the first time in over a year, which has been closed since 2013 due to dead trees finally toppling years after they were burned in a wildfire in the Mt. Hood National Forest.

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Wylde wins Windsurfing Nationals event

The Columbia River in front of the Hood River Event Site was swarming with activity last weekend, as sunny weather and solid wind brought out the masses to play on the water and enjoy the classic summer conditions the Gorge is famous for.

Sports briefs for July 26

Golf tourney honors Hanel; Oilers end season; U13 JBO boys out at state; Cross Channel Swim registration filling

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Cervantes claims ICMGA club title

Indian Creek Men’s Golf Association held its annual Club Championship tournament over the weekend with a competitive field of 42 golfers vying for 19th-hole bragging rights for the rest of the year.

Wool busting, carnival, music, livestock auction — it’s all happening at the County Fair!

Hood River County Fair concludes July 26 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell.

Cemetery Tales returns Sept. 19-21

The sixth annual History Museum of Hood River County Cemetery Tales will take place Sept. 19-21 at Idlewilde Cemetery, with multiple performances each day and evening.

Gorge Grown ‘Picnic’ comes to Parkdale Aug. 3

Gorge Grown Food Network has announced “The Picnic,” a fundraiser for the Gorge Grown Mobile Market, at Rail’s End Park in Parkdale, noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3.

Entertainment update for July 26

John Michael Montgomery headlines HR County Fair; more

Mercado del Valle changes hours

El Mercado del Valle, located in the covered play area of Mid Valley Elementary in Odell, is changing its business hours.

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Parks and Rec to hold public meeting on possible dog park

Hood Riverites love their dogs — so much so, in fact, that if things go as planned, Fido, Spot, and Rover may get their very own public park.

Rasmussen’s Van Gogh Days returns Aug. 2

Van Gogh Days, celebrating the beauty of summer’s signature flower — the sunflower — returns to Rasmussen Farms in the heart of Oregon’s Hood River Valley Aug. 2-3.

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