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Hawk Migration Festival Sept. 23

HawkWatch International (HWI) partners with USFS Mt. Hood National Forest, Portland Audubon, and Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum to host a Hawk Migration Festival on Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern’ Sunday

The Columbia Center for the Arts has rescheduled the showing of the National Theater Live broadcast “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern,” starring Daniel Radcliffe (“Harry Potter”), Joshua McGuire (“The Hour”) and David Haig (“Four Weddings and a Funeral”), for Sunday, Sept. 24 at noon.

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Fun, or learning, or both: A week full of local events and activities

Looking for something to do this weekend — and beyond? This list offers a variety of options, from music and stories to gardening and after school activities.

‘HeART of Our Gorge’

Troutdale Fall Arts Fest supports communities impacted by wildfires

The West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce is hosting the third annual Fall Festival of the Arts event Sept. 23-24 at Glenn Otto Park in Troutdale from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. This juried event of 40-60 artists is free and includes Hood River ceramicist Rebecca Brochu among the artists.

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Oktoberfest is Sept. 23

The second annual Hood River Elks Oktoberfest fills the parking lot at Third and Cascade, overlooking Industrial Way, from 5-10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23. There is no cover charge. The community is welcome, and the event is family-friendly.

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‘The Tangled Skirt’ at River Daze

Director Judie Hanel presents the Steve Braunstein play “The Tangled Skirt” in an unusual theatrical setting, River Daze Café.

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Symbol of Peace

Austrian exchange student Stefan Salmer talks with Judy Dutcher and other Rotarians Thursday as Hood River Rotary dedicated the third Peace Pole in the community, at Hood River waterfront where the Event Site meets the Nichols Basin trail.

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Pick of the Week: Elks’ Oktoberfest returns Sept. 23

The second annual Hood River Elks Oktoberfest fills the parking lot at Third and Cascade, overlooking Industrial Way, from 5-10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23. There is no cover charge. The community is welcome, and the event is family-friendly.

Roots and Branches: There is no masking care

Farming is an honorable profession that can be immensely rewarding on one hand or exceedingly costly on the other, depending on often uncontrollable factors. I am reminded of the decades-old television commercial where the smirking actress says, “It’s not right to fool with Mother Nature.” Either we are getting our comeuppance for fooling with Mother Nature as of late, or she is fooling with us.

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YESTERYEARS: Odell Sanitation District opens bids for new plant in 1967

Days of the septic tank in Odell are numbered. Directors of the Odell Sanitation District have marked October 9 on the calendar as the bid opening date on $342,000 in the sewer construction bonds.

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Wy’east class of ’67 celebrates 50-year reunion

The Wy’east High School Class of 1967 held a 50-year reunion Aug. 18-19. Former teachers Joan Fowler, Roy Nellermoe and Mary Neville attended. On Friday, 62 gathered at the private campground of Mike and Sue Faulkender in Parkdale.

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Foster Parenting: Simple answers to a challenging task

Becky Windsor’s approach to being a foster mom is simple, but effective.

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Success is one caring adult away

To many who knew him, “Daniel” probably seemed to be just another sad statistic. Growing up on the tough streets of North Portland, he first started getting in trouble at age 12.

Pet of the Week: Bojangles looking for an active family

Bojangles has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week, and he is ready for a home! Volunteers say this boy is a 62 pound, 2-year-old Husky/Lab mix (they think).

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Parkhurst Place plans ‘thank you’ this week for fire first responders

Parkhurst Place Assisted Living invites the community to come to Parkhurst to sign “Thank You” cards for the first responders, starting at 10 a.m. on Sept. 21 through Sept. 27 at 1 p.m. The cards will be set up in the facility library and well-wishers may sign as many thank you cards as they would like.

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