ASTORIA (AP) — The hull of Tracy Hollister’s boat, the Ingrid Princess, appeared around the breakwater at the West End Mooring Basin just before 2 p.m. Friday. A friend and fellow sailor, Brian Thom, waited on a paddleboard to greet him, while Hollister’s wife, Michelle, whooped and waved her hands on the docks, eager to see her husband for the first time in nearly three months.
On Sept. 3, 2010, my mother, Ethel Pochocki, suffered a stroke and passed away three months later. Since then, I have tried to honor that day annually by doing something special.
With events ranging from quilts to ski gear, this is one of those hyper-busy weekends in Hood River County — and it’s not even Halloween yet.
Ryan Kolberg at The Pines; more
League action produced another fresh-faced newcomer plus four regulars on the team of the week at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.
Gorge Roller Girls are back; Columbia Gorge Marathon returns Oct. 25
Cripple Hop plays Oct. 24; Ted Horwitz at CG Hotel
Horizon volleyball looks for a win in final games; Jacy Johnston hitting her marks in gymnastics competitions; Full Moon Run Oct. 27; Gorge Gear Swap Oct. 24
The Federal Highway Administration is looking into potential sites for a new parking lot and trailhead to Mirror Lake on the Mt. Hood National Forest.
Chic Preston at The Pines; ‘Mostly Grimm: Stories from the Darker Side’ at Maryhill Museum; more
Scoring in league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes has definitely been a challenge for just about everybody, but we’re only a few weeks into the season. So, it will get better, just hang in there, bowlers — you’ve still got a few weeks to go to get into mid-season form. Maybe, try some practice?
Horizon volleyball heads into final week of play; Trails reopen/Biketoberfest
CSRT registration now open; Middle school winter sports registration is open; Middle school volleyball cancer research fundraiser match Oct. 22; Horizon volleyball loses close one with Sherman; Horizon soccer splits games
Dan Carothers Jazz show at CEBU Lounge Oct. 14; Four shows for ‘Take Two’; more
Celebrate the bounty of fall with music and dancing, food, wine and beer. On Oct. 24, the Underwood Community Council will host a local music, food, wine and beer event at the Underwood Community Center, 951 Schoolhouse Road in Underwood.
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