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1919 — 100 years agoThe interest in bowling, which has been very great during the past two or three months, has culminated in the formation of the Hood River Duck Pin League, composed of six teams, which start a series of 90 games at the Pat Lindsay alleys this (Tuesday) evening, a handsome …

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If you own or manage a business that’s related in any way to the equine industry, or if you own a horse (or not), please come to the Hood River Saddle Club (HRSC) on Tuesday, April 2 for an opportunity to connect with others in the industry across the state.

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In 1973, I read a book that influenced my life — “Them” by Joyce Carol Oates. Yesterday, while immersed in Michelle Obama’s memoir “Becoming,” memories of that novel’s impact on me resurfaced. 

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1919 — 100 years agoR.A. Collins, one of the prominent ranchers of the Dee section, who was in town last Saturday, says the price of land in that locality, which he declares is the best in the county, is very satisfactory. The Zibe Dimmick place of 28 and a half acres, he reports, located on…

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The 2019 Blossom Fest Craft Show and Blossom Fest Quilt Show and Sale will be Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, located at 3020 Wy’east Road, near the community of Odell.

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The HRVHS Duo Interpretation Team of Maggie Bertrand (at right) and Jacob Kaplan (at left) won third place at the Diana Vazquez Duque Invitational at Oregon City High School on March 2. Audrey Schlemmer (middle) took fourth Place in Dramatic Interpretation. The team will now compete to quali…

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The Dordt College Concert Band and Chamber Orchestra from Sioux Center, Iowa, invite all to a concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 at Faith Bible Church, 1889 Belmont Drive, Hood River.

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WELL DONE: The dining area renovations at Andrew’s Pizza. While we will miss the overhead bicycle, skis, door from the 1990s icon Gorgemobile and other Hood River relics that long adorned the restaurant, the new décor is a welcome eyeful: Enlarged movie stills and poster reprints, mostly in …

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The musical “Mamma Mia!”; Josiah Johnson, formerly with The Head and the Heart; Rattlesnake Organ Trio, with Oregon Music Hall of Fame inductee Carlton Jackson; and the Jeff Austin Band, formerly with Yonder Mountain String Band: These are four out of the dozens of live music events happenin…

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1919 — 100 years agoEveryone who wishes to see continued the practice of furnishing Hood River apples to the soldiers who are constantly passing through the city should attend the dance to be given at Heilbronner hall next Saturday evening by the Canteen Committee of the Red Cross, or at lea…

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1919 — 100 years agoUnder the direction of Superintendent McDougall, work on the Hood River-Mosier section of the Columbia highway is at last getting underway in earnest, having been delayed by the bad weather. About 25 men are working on the Hood River end, just east of the bridge, and a st…

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On Tuesday, March 5, Dr. Mike Foss from Alpine Veterinary Clinic will present an overview of equine first aid at the Hood River Saddle Club. Particular emphasis will be placed on back country emergency first aid, as issues can arise where owners may need to know what to do and act quickly.

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Buddy Bowl — now in its second year, and formerly called Bowl for Kids Sake — The Next Door, Inc.’s annual fundraiser for youth mentoring programs, takes place on March 2 at Orchard Lanes in Hood River.

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Zwickelmania runs at five participating Gorge breweries from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with tours, beginning at 11:30 a.m. and the last tour going out at 3:30 p.m. at most locations.

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1919 — 100 years agoThe city council Monday evening decided to open up a street to the Underwood ferry landing, which will be known as Hood street and River street. It starts just across from the railroad tracks, opposite the depot, and will be 80 feet in width. The viewers for the street re…

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WELL SAID: “Gram’s in a play. We don’t have to figure out what she’s saying when she walks around muttering now.” — Kathy Williams, on running lines at home in preparation to play Mickie the cop in “The Odd Couple,” a Big Britches Productions, at Bingen Theater; see Happenings, page A9.

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Oak Grove Park has historically been held together by the determination of its community — most recently by a group of residents who raised more than $4,000 to keep the park open after it was cut from the county’s budget.

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