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Entertainment Update for March 22

Ceramic button and charm class; ‘Science!’ plays March 22; Toney Smiley at Pheasant Valley; more

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USFS aims to open bridge at Multnomah Falls by Memorial Day

An iconic pedestrian bridge at Multnomah Falls that was damaged by a large falling rock earlier this year is expected to be restored by Memorial Day Weekend, according to the United States Forest Service.

Sports briefs for March 22

Kennedy awarded All League honors; Register now for Co-Ed Soccer League ; HRV boys tennis plays Gresham, Sandy

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Bigs and Littles make a racket with tennis team

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge held its first ever tennis clinic for Bigs and Littles on Sunday, March 16, on the newly renovated Hood River Community Tennis Courts.

Volunteers sought for trail work party March 29

Hood River County will be holding a trail work party March 29 to begin construction of the Pinemont Loop Connector.

Things to do during spring break

Discovery Center Scavenger Hunt;Spring Extravaganza at The History Museum; Thomas, more at the Hood River Library

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Meeting Elvis by rail: A dream-come-true for a trainman’s daughter

“I had a blast!” said Dorothy Phelps, resident of Hawks Ridge Assisted Living Community, of her recent Senior Wish activity

Six events in 6,000 feet: Hood 2 River Relay Race is May 31

In a well-timed kickoff to the summer recreation and event season, a six-discipline relay race starting at the top of Mt. Hood Meadows and finishing at the Hood River Marina is set for May 31.

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Snowkite success leaves Gorge residents hungry for next adventure

It’s pretty hard to claim a first these days, and although they can’t be absolutely sure, Brad Gordon and Bob Riviello are confident they beat everyone else to the cookie jar on Mount Adams.

Kegler’s Corner: Gutt-Er-Dun wins Tuesday Nite Mixed

Last week the Tuesday Nite Mixed league had its championship roll-off at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. This was a four-team contest between the top teams from the first and second halves of the league, Radcomp, the Screaming Eagles, Double A Orchards and Gutt-Er-Dun. The format was a three game total pin match.

Sports briefs for March 19

Three place at MS wrestling state; Register now for 11-week Hood River Co-Ed Adult Soccer League; Submit sports birefs

Entertainment Update for March 19

Dancing at Elks March 20; ‘Good Men' opens March 28; more

Stargazing talks March 28-29

Join amateur astronomer Jim White for an evening with the stars, at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, Saturday, March 29. The evening will start with a gourmet burger bar dinner at 6 p.m., followed by a Spring Stargazing presentation by Jim White at 7 p.m. If weather allows, there will be a telescope sky viewing at 7:30 p.m.

OTC resolves to make Historic Trail completion a ‘priority’

The completion of the Historic Columbia River State Highway Trail is an endeavor that has enjoyed wide public support, but finding enough money to finish the ambitious project hasn’t been as easy to come by.

Bowl for Kids’ Sake ‘strikes’ it rich for BBBS

A $50,000 goal is the best birthday present Kristin Reese could ask for.