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December 6, 1995: Season Greeters — Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, who also go by Don and Leona Donley, keep a full schedule during the holiday season. Their dozens of stops include the Columbia Gorge Hotel, where this photograph was taken. They will be at the Hood River Hotel tree trimming party Wednesday. They’ve been making Saint Nicholas appearances the last 14 years. Photo by Mike Doke.

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