The best Christmas songs you've never heard, and getting ready for 2015
Music at Springhouse Cellar with mile marker 6
Nine kids, nine visions
Look to the Christmas Carols special section in this edition for the annual presentation of kids’ holiday drawings.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Axle as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:
Austin resident and Gorge native Ben Ballinger is taking a slightly different marketing approach on “The State I’m In,” his sixth album to date. Ballinger signed with Good Horse Records, and it’s called “records” for good reason — that’s what they make.
Mile Marker 6 returns Jan. 6; Erick Haynie at CEBU Dec. 26; more
Warming Shelters open; coat donations needed
Valley Worship Center is hosting a one-hour Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. on Dec. 24, including the reading of the Christmas story, Christmas caroling and a candlelight ceremony. The church is located at 5780 Hwy 35 in Mt. Hood.
Live Fire Dancing at Solstice; Smiley at Everybody’s Brewing; more
Leadership. Responsibility. Generosity. Thrift.
The congregation of the Pine Grove /Odell United Methodist Church is hosting the Twilight Service on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 4 p.m. The service will be held at the Historic Pine Grove Methodist Church at 2415 Eastside Rd.
The Upper Valley is gearing up for the religious holiday with special church services for those who are wanting to celebrate.
Minoru Yasui inspires
An enthusiastic class of sixth graders at Hood River Middle School under the mentorship of Sarah Segal has been exploring the life of Minoru Yasui, a native of Hood River and one of our nation’s unsung heroes.
The Gorge Winds Concert Band will be presenting its 15th annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. The concert will be held at the Civic Auditorium in The Dalles, located at the corner of Fourth and Federal streets.
Tracks to '26
“Tracks to ‘26,” a yearly inquiry into what drives and inspires six young hearts and minds, returns for Installment 2 of 13.
- Dar Williams is concerned with bees, sings about myth and power and likes towns with ‘positive proximity’
- Expect familiar and new songs from Quarterflash
- Sounds of Summer series kicks off with the Pat Travers Band July 21
- Lavender Daze features new music from MMB
- All she wants to do is dance
- 'Here' is there and everywhere
- These guys will probably grow on you
- Quiet on the set: An interview with Aaron Keim
- Lost radios and happy memories
- Welcome to our new site!