Entertainment Update for Sept. 16

HR Library hosts Songwriters in the Round Sept. 16; Lunar Eclipse viewing at Discovery Center Sept. 27; more

Kegler's Corner: Bowling leagues begin

The 2015-16 fall bowling leagues began last week at Hood River’s own Orchard Lanes. There is still plenty of time to join up to get in on all the action. Spots are available in all leagues, so come on up to the Heights and try your hand at a real big-time game.

Sports Briefs for Sept. 16

HRV boys soccer grabs third win of the season; Cascade to Crown Sept. 26; HOF golf tourney Saturday

Entertainment Update for Sept. 12

Outside at the Ruins; Walking Tour every Saturday; Jaime Wyatt, more at CEBU; Casey MacGill plays Sept 12

Bigfoot Bash Sept. 19

Liberty Bond Jug Band featured at annual event

In celebration and recognition of the elusive creature Bigfoot and in an effort to promote the natural beauty and local businesses in the rural areas of Skamania County, including the communities of Carson, Home Valley and Stabler, Wind River Business Association is holding the eighth annual Bigfoot Bash and Bounty on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Home Valley Park, just off Washington’s State Route 14 in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

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‘Big Art’ sculptures on view

Art of Community large art works are all — but a few — installed including two new locations on the Heights, three downtown and three on the waterfront. A new map will be printed soon and the tour updated on the website,

Sports Briefs for Sept. 12

Jessica DeHart participates in Africa cultural exchange; Hoedown to support Cooper Spur Race Team; Fire closure area reduced for Mt. Adams

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Carson Hatchery hosts Kids Fishing Day Sept. 12

The Carson National Fish Hatchery will hold its 17th Annual Kids Fishing Day on Saturday, Sept. 12.

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Warm water, warmer welcome for Cross-Channel finishers

A flotilla of volunteers and a riverbank crowded with supporters welcomed the 478 participants in Monday’s 73rd annual Roy Webster Cross Channel Swim.

Entertainment Update for Sept. 9

HR Library hosts Songwriters in the Round Sept. 16; Patrick Haley at Growlerz; more

Sports Briefs for Sept. 9

State park fire ban eased; Tennis court fundraiser tourney Sept. 18-20; Gorge Roller Girls intake

Outdoor News: How to store and keep your fish fresh tasting

Nothing makes me happier than the thought of the fishing adventure that includes not only the catching of a big, beautiful salmon or steelhead, but its proper cleaning, filleting and cooking. To me, and perhaps you, enjoying a meal consisting of fresh fish is the perfect culmination of any fishing adventure.

Entertainment Update for Sept. 5

Tess Barr at Hood Crest; Patrick Haley at Growlerz; more

Sports Briefs for Sept. 5

Boys soccer wins season opener; Afternoon fishing restored; more

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Gene Mielke — and fellow RAGS — keep swimmers safe

When participants dive off the Sternwheeler early Monday morning to take part in the 73rd annual Roy Webster Cross Channel Swim, members of a Gorge amateur radio group will be helping to ensure it all goes safely.