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Marbach launches ‘Columbia – Source To Sea’ campaign

Hood River photographer Peter Marbach has embarked on the most ambitious endeavor of his long career, a project that took root a decade ago inspired by a single thought — where does the Columbia River begin?

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‘Get Outside for Education’ Aug. 27

The Hood River Education Foundation hosts its “Get Outside for Education” fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 1-4 p.m. at Waterfront Park. Family fun includes a Zorb “human hamster ball,” a dry land obstacle course, slack line, raffle and prizes.

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Hood Crest goes from whim to solid rock ‘n wood winery

Add a rock ‘n wood vibe to the rock ‘n roll beat at Hood Crest Winery in Hood River.

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HR Council adopts STR regulations

On a night when a local builder decried “the critical lack of affordable housing” and called for city action on the issue, Hood River City Council adopted short term rental regulations a year after the issue came to dominate its docket.

County wraps up short term rental hearings

Hood River County Board of Commissioners held its short term rental rules hearing Monday.

Local News

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‘Get Outside for Education’ Aug. 27

The Hood River Education Foundation hosts its “Get Outside for Education” fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 1-4 p.m. at Waterfront Park. Family fun includes a Zorb “human hamster ball,” a dry land obstacle course, slack line, raffle and prizes.

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HR Council adopts STR regulations

On a night when a local builder decried “the critical lack of affordable housing” and called for city action on the issue, Hood River City Council adopted short term rental regulations a year after the issue came to dominate its docket.

County wraps up short term rental hearings

Hood River County Board of Commissioners held its short term rental rules hearing Monday.

Sports

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Despite ‘stacked’ lineup, local athletes shine in 6th Annual Naish Gorge Paddle Challenge

Hundreds of athletes enjoy perfect conditions for sixth-annual SUP race

It’s a popular narrative that often attaches itself to the plethora of annual summer athletic contests held in Hood River: the event gets bigger every year, and draws in more people from around the globe who come to see what the Gorge has to offer.

Sports briefs for Aug. 24

Sports schedule update, Third Annual Uphill Challenge results, and Roy Webster Cross-Channel swim coming up

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HRV teams gearing up for next week’s preseason starts

Volleyball, football, cross country, boys soccer, and girls soccer scrimmage next week; water polo the week after

Hood River Valley High School athletic teams have been enduring the hot weather all week in preparation for the start of the fall sports season that kicks off next week with some preseason scrimmages.

Gorge Life

Entertainment Update for Aug. 24

SRV tribute at Skamania Lodge, Larry and Raven at The Pines, more

Music Festival of the Gorge Sept. 17

The Music Festival of the Gorge will take place at the Hood River Waterfront Park Amphitheater on Saturday September 17, 2016. The free festival is a fundraiser to support school music programs in the Hood River District, through the Matt Klee Scholarship Fund

Cult-classic ‘Rocky Horror Show’ comes to the Gorge

Richard O’Brien’s infamous horror-sci fi musical “The Rocky Horror Show” is coming to the Gorge,.

Opinion

Entertainment Update for Aug. 24

SRV tribute at Skamania Lodge, Larry and Raven at The Pines, more

Music Festival of the Gorge Sept. 17

The Music Festival of the Gorge will take place at the Hood River Waterfront Park Amphitheater on Saturday September 17, 2016. The free festival is a fundraiser to support school music programs in the Hood River District, through the Matt Klee Scholarship Fund

Cult-classic ‘Rocky Horror Show’ comes to the Gorge

Richard O’Brien’s infamous horror-sci fi musical “The Rocky Horror Show” is coming to the Gorge,.