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Entertainment Update for Nov. 22

Cowboy Gathering returns Nov. 29; more

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 22

‘Reversing Progress’; Science for the benefit of humanity; Mosier Fire Dist. reminder; more

Round Table: Bless the space between a friend and his fatal pain

We all have people in our lives like Greg Herman. You meet him through one part of your life, or through mutual friends, and while you rarely see him, you enjoy every single contact. You might not develop into buddies, but at each long-separated encounter you connect with him as if you were longtime friends.

Students advance in International Lions Peace Poster contest

Silvia Sankari, a 7th grade student at Hood River Middle School, Jennifer Alvarez, a 6th grade student at Mid-Columbia Adventist School, Nolan Ryan, a 6th grade student at Horizon Christian School, and Ashlyn Robinson, a 6th grade student at Wy’east Middle School, have all taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Hood River Lions Club

Tree of Remembrance returns Dec. 11

Anderson’s Tribute Center and Providence Hood River Hospice of the Gorge will hold the annual Tree of Remembrance Memorial on Dec. 11, 2014, beginning at 6 p.m. at Anderson’s, located at 1401 Belmont Avenue in Hood River.

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day observed on Nov. 22

A local Survivors of Suicide Loss Day event will be held in The Dalles on Saturday, Nov. 22 in the Columbia Gorge Community College The Dalles campus Board Room, 400 E. Scenic Dr., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

How to Help, updated for Nov. 22

Warming shelter, Hood River Care Center, Share the Warmth, FISH Food Bank, Operation Christmas Child, The Christmas Project

Sports Briefs for Nov. 22

HR wrestling fundraiser dinner Nov. 23; Turkey trot on Thanksgiving; more

Kegler's Corner: 3 Fingers Deep takes Industrial League title

A whole lot of shaking was going on last week at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. First-round team action was completed in two bowling leagues. This is an important step in the season, as the winning teams have now qualified to bowl in their respective league championship final matches held at the end of the season.

Comment period extended on proposed rules for Columbia Basin sportfishing

OLYMPIA - The public will have more time to review proposed changes to fishing rules for the Columbia River Basin under an extended comment period announced recently by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Author West visits Westside

Westside Elementary School welcomed author and poet Jacqueline West on Oct. 24. This was a free event organized and sponsored by Waucoma Bookstore and publisher Penguin books to promote the “Books of Elsewhere” series.

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Emmy Thomson brings fun family traditions to Cascade Locks

When Emmy Thomson and daughters Taylor, 16, Timber, 12, and Treasur, 4, moved to Cascade Locks from North Carolina three years ago, they brought with them cherished family traditions.

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Measure 91 passage creates big uncertainty

Stakeholders wait and see on new rules for marijuana

If we learned one thing from this month’s general election, it’s that the voters of Hood River County are big fans of marijuana legalization.

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HRVST swimmers take top honors at Fall Invitational

Hood River Valley Swim Team competed in the PAC Fall Invitational Meet in Portland earlier this month at the Dishman Community Center Pool in Portland. Highlighting the HRVST Ospreys at the meet was 10-year-old Sarah Arpag, who took top honors in her age group by winning the Hi Point Award after finishing first in the 100 free and 200 free events and second in the 50 free and 50 breast.

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HRV water polo finishes second at state

Team graduates one senior, looks ahead to bigger and better next year

Hood River Valley High School varsity boys water polo capped its breakthrough season last weekend with a trip to the Oregon High School Water Polo Association’s 5A state finals in Corvallis.

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‘Phoenix’ rises

At Cascade Locks School on Wednesday, elementary students laughed and moved in equal amounts, with help from Phoenix Theater of Hood River Valley High School.

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‘Go Duckies’ with Grandma Emerson

I went to the 2014 Homecoming Celebration at the University of Oregon. My grandma (Joan Yasui) was the University of Oregon Homecoming Queen a long time ago. She was one of the Grand Marshals of the parade. I got to ride in a Maserati with her and wave to the people. I yelled, “Go Duckies.” The parade ended at a pep rally where the marching band played and the students all cheered.

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May Street coffee sale raises funds for iPads

“May Street coffee is in full swing,” reports parent Colleen Jones.

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‘Two Jims’ continue Hood River-Nepal connection

Two men are firming up the Hood River connection to Kumari, Nepal.

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