The Final Score of Biscuitball 2019 at May Street Elementary on May 18 was 110-46, but not all scoring involved putting the yellow ball in the hoop. Local teachers played a team of Morning Ball basketball players in this fundraiser game for scholarships and literacy programs in Hood River.
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“The Foreigner,” Larry Shue’s laugh-out-loud tale of mistaken identity, overheard secrets, and sneaky ideas, is opening soon at The Bingen Theater. Presented by Big Britches Productions, the 10-performance run begins May 10.
The rescheduled Rising Stars performance by Italian pianist Jonathan Ferrucci, hosted by Portland Piano International , happens April 20 at Columbia Center For the Arts.
Late April and all of May brings a new arc of five separate theater productions in the Gorge, similar to the local theater scene’s offering of six concurrent productions over a three-week period in late winter.
The staged reading of “Pygmailion,” presented by Plays For Non-Profits, closes this weekend. The benefit for the History Museum of Hood River County and the Library Foundation was underwritten by Hood River resident Elaine Johnson, a patron of local non-profits. She helped fund the show in m…
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…
“A Charlie Brown Christmas” runs the second of two weekends at Columbia Center for the Arts. A cast of 14 local youth imbues the beloved cartoon original story under the guidance of director Sullivan Mackintosh.
“Sisters” Emily Vawter, Jennifer Harty, and Rebecca Stryker of the musical comedy “Nunsense” struggle to contain Reverend Mother (Kathleen Morrow) in the song “Tackle That Temptation."
Since this column will run on Halloween, I thought it might be interesting to see how this celebration has evolved and how we might add to our current traditions. There is a common thread among the many articles written about the origin of Halloween. The celebration is truly an amalgamation of multiple cultural and religious celebrations that have evolved over centuries and continents.
“Sticks and stones can break my bones” … but when Benjamin hits Henry and breaks two of his teeth at a nearby park, it starts two sets of parents on a comically explosive downhill slide from political correctness to character assassination.
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- May 21 Special Districts Election results
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- Chamber fires executive director Mike Glover; Board announces ‘immediate leadership transition’
- County voting all but done
- Letters to the Editor, May 22 edition
- Meet the candidates: HR Port, Parks-Rec Commission
- Obituary: Charlene Stoltz
- Hood River survives districts, sends athletes to state meet
- School District appoints three elementary school vice principals
- Obituary: Roy Connely
- ‘Great Race’ coming to WAAAM
- 'Biscuitball' enlivens May Street gym
- County revenue measures defeated on the ballot
- County amends STR regulations
- United Way announces 2019 allocations
- Car club, car wash owner lift the bucket together to help local family
- HRV’s Dave Case named Regional Teacher of the Year
- Orchard spraying scheduled: OSU Extension issues cherry fruit fly emergence alert