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Entertainment Update for Jan. 24

‘Holy Broke’ at Trillium Feb. 6; Fields of May play Jan. 24 in CL; more

Fishing is best ‘when rivers drop and waters clear after a rain’

Winter steelhead tips from a local pro

Steelheading this time of year is a challenging sport. After all, how many people think about fishing in the middle of the winter? Dealing with the rain, hail, snow, and cold rivers that fluctuate from muddy-to-clear, depending on the ever-changing weather conditions, is what makes this sport difficult for some and exciting to others. The rewards can be great (if you dress for the occasion) big hard fighting fish and scenery that at times can be breathtaking.

Teacup Classic delayed due to lack of snow

Due to lack of snow, the Teacup Lake Nordic Club has rescheduled its annual Teacup Classic race for Feb. 22 with hopes that the dismal snowpack with improve by then.

A Small Big Year 2015: Friendly bird counting competition in the Gorge

Join your friends and neighbors in the Gorge by tracking each species you count in both Hood River County and Klickitat County throughout 2015, now through Dec. 31, 2015.

Kegler's Corner: Zach Mohun mauls the maples

Hood River’s Orchard Lanes was the place to be last week. Bowling league action never ceases to amaze, and this Team of the Week is comprised of a perfect representation of our best keglers, regulars and new faces who are basking in the limelight for the first time.

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Gorge Roller Girls ready for season opening double-header next weekend

Back bigger and better than ever, the Gorge Roller Girls are gearing up for their first bout of the 2015 season, and if momentum amassed over the last couple years is any indication, next weekend’s double-header should be an exciting way to spend a Saturday night.

Kegler's Corner: David Gibeaut tops action

The holidays are over now and we’re back with a full slate of league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. We had more new faces make our latest Team of the Week, topped by David Gibeaut.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 17

Voci choir seeks more singers; ‘Banner Days’ at Springhouse; more

Entertainment Update for Jan. 14

Kevin Carr in Trout Lake Jan. 20; Onehum plans CD release show Jan. 14 at Hood River Library; more

‘Save the Date’: ‘On the Beat’ debuts Jan. 31

Time to “save the date” for a variety of community events in the next few weeks.

Backcountry Film Fest is free, tonight

The Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival comes to Hood River Jan. 14, with a free showing of the festival’s nine video pieces starting at 7 p.m. at Double Mountain Brewery.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 10

HRVHS benefit show postponed to Jan. 31; ‘Braceros’ talk Jan. 31; ‘Chicken,’ Will West at CEBU

Backcountry Film Festival in HR Jan. 14

The Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival comes to Hood River Jan. 14, with a free showing of the festival’s nine video pieces starting at 7 p.m. at Double Mountain Brewery.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 7

Willy and Nelson at White Buffalo Jan. 8; Cripple Hop, BPT at River City; more

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McLean, Keillor repeat as Cato champs

HRV ski team out the gates at 25th and final Cato Memorial Race

Lucy McLean successfully defended her (unofficial) title as “Queen of the Cato Race” Saturday at Timberline Lodge, where the Hood River Valley High School senior blew away the competition to win the varsity girls race for a fourth consecutive year. Also defending his title, senior Austin Keillor posted the fastest time of the day to win the varsity boys race for his second year.