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Roller Girls win nail-biting finale

The Gorge Roller Girls hosted Atomic City Saturday night at Hood River Valley High School in their final bout of the season, and for the many hundred fans who have followed the team through its first two years of competition since being formed, this was the bout to end all bouts.

Cloud Cap Inn tours begin July 27

In partnership with the Hood River Crag Rats Mountain Rescue Organization, the Hood River Ranger District will be hosting free interpretive tours of the historic Cloud Cap Inn.

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HRV alumni Alex Titus embarks on epic pan-American ride

Hood River native Alex Titus is embarking on the trip of a lifetime.

Library Notes: HR Library is your answer to summer enjoyment questions

If you love to read, regardless of your age, the Hood River County Library has a summer reading program for you.

‘Folk Art in the Parks’ continues Sunday at Vista House-Crown Point

Series brings folk artists and performers to Oregon state parks

Six Oregon artists will deliver special presentations about the history and cultural significance of their crafts and traditions at state parks across Oregon during the month of June.

Sports briefs for June 11

Roller Girls’ last home bout; Dirty Harlots bike team hosts fundraiser car/bike wash; more

Oregon United for Marriage celebration in HR June 14

Join an opportunity to celebrate equal rights in Oregon, as Oregon United for Marriage hosts its final musical celebration this Saturday, honoring the right of same gender couples to marry in the state. ORU4M and Columbia Center for the Arts will co-host an evening with music from Mazama, on Saturday, June 14, at 7:30 p.m. A $10 per person donation is suggested.

Entertainment Update for June 11

Kit Garoutte at The Pines; ‘Groove Project’ June 14; more

Study aims to track WS River recreation

A University of Arizona study to be conducted throughout this summer will try to map the use of the White Salmon River by rafters and kayakers.

Sports briefs for June 7

Roller Girls bout June 14; Dirty Harlots host bike team fundraiser; CSRT has Mt. Bike Club camp openings; 44Trails Association work parties scheduled

Entertainment Update for June 7

Show ‘n’ Shine, concert June 14; Free concert at Skamania Lodge; Bird walks scheduled June 8, 22; Barlow Road plays June 12

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Bruce Peterson came for the wind, created his space, and ‘earns the lifestyle’

Ask founder Bruce Peterson to describe his business, Sailworks Inc., and he’ll tell you it’s just a cool little toy shop.

Work hard; enjoy nature with Washington Trails

The Washington Trails Association hosts regular work parties throughout the year; and during the summer and fall features a weekend event each month.

Fort Dalles Days kick-off event

The Historic Mint Building and Fort Dalles Days Steering Committee announces the 1st Annual Chili Cook-Off and Benefit sponsored by The Mint.

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Hood2River Relay was ‘fantastic’

Multi-sport event draws more than 300 to enjoy Hood River Valley’s many outdoor offerings

Conditions aligned perfectly Saturday for the inaugural Hood2River Relay Race, and if the unanimous expressions of blissful exhaustion at the finish line and after-party were any indication, the event promises to be bigger and better next year.