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Entertainment Update for March 4

Klas at Clocktower March 3; Don & Glen at White Buffalo; more

Parkdale Elementary to hold carnival March 10

Parkdale Elementary School will host its annual carnival on March 10 from 5-8 p.m. Find activities such as a bounce house, cake walk with locally made desserts, massage room, Nerf zone, and face painting, as well as a number of game booths. Game tickets can be purchased at the carnival.

Oregon, Washington, set Columbia River spring Chinook seasons

Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington set spring Chinook salmon seasons for the Columbia River during a joint state hearing late last month in Vancouver, Wash.

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On stage this weekend: She Kills Monsters at HRVHS, Game Night at HRMS

Both Hood River Valley High School and Hood River Middle School have plays opening this weekend.

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She Kills Monsters: HRVHS play ‘pushes envelope,’ explores teen issues

Hood River Valley High School theater teacher Rachel Harry was looking for a unique play that explored teen issues, and that’s exactly what she found with “She Kills Monsters,” written by Qui Nguyen.

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Musical ‘Game Night’ runs this weekend at Hood River Middle School

The cast of Hood River Middle School students, with principals Brent Emmons and Ocean Kuykendall playing parents, performs the original musical written by Mark Steighner, musical director of Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association, while music teacher Anna Stipe directs.

Entertainment Update for March 1

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

Feast of Words returns March 11

The Hood River County Library Foundation invites you to a Feast of Words Saturday, March 11 from 6-9 p.m. to raise money for the library.

Kegler's Corner: Ellen Davis reigns

An outstanding mix of excellent bowling emerged from last week’s league action at Orchard Lanes up on the Heights in Hood River.

Ski news: HRV ski team sweeps Mt. Hood League

Skiers head to state championships next week at Mt. Hood Meadows

Coming as no surprise to anyone, the HRV boys and girls ski teams are once again champions of the Mt. Hood League, officially taking the title last week after winning a giant slalom (GS) competition at Mt. Hood Ski Bowl on Saturday, which was the last event of the regular season. It was the team’s fifth victory in as many races this season.

Cooper Spur Alpine Team sees big crowd for annual Cooper Duel race

On Feb. 5, the Cooper Spur Alpine Team (CSAT) hosted the annual Cooper Duel ski race at Cooper Spur Ski Area on Mount Hood. The Cooper Duel is a unique format in which racers run head to head on two adjacent slalom courses which provides ample opportunity for fierce competition, thrills, spills, and more cowbell.

Entertainment Update for Feb. 25

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

‘Tongue Twister’ benefits SMART literacy program Feb. 24

With a new location and a familiar set of faces, the SMART Tongue Twister Tournament returns Feb. 24 for its seventh year.

Entertainment Update for Feb. 22

Chihuahua Desert at The Pines; One Trick Pony at the Buffalo; ‘Porgy and Bess’ screens Feb. 26; more

Adult Center: New director Amy Mallett makes changes

Amy Mallett, Hood River Valley Adult Center executive director since June 2016, has a long history of working with seniors. She served as senior director of the Goleta Valley Community Center for 12 years, and, most recently, program manager of Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens, Area Agency on Aging, for a year, located in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties in California.

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