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Entertainment Update for Nov. 22

Cowboy Gathering returns Nov. 29; more

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Honoring Veterans

On a beautiful Saturday morning, the Youth of Heart of Hospice YoHOH’s, both Hood River and The Dalles clubs, visited the Oregon Veterans Home/OVH in The Dalles for an early Veterans Day celebration.

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

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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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‘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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‘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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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.

‘Simple Joy of Art’ auction set for Thursday at HRVHS

HRVHS junior Kaitlyn Scarborough and friends are organizing the first-ever art auction Nov. 20 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the high school commons. The title of the event is “The simple joy of art”. (The headline in the No. 15 article contained an incorrect date.)

PARKDALE NEWS: Is that the tinkle of sleigh bells you hear?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Upper Valley already, with the snow on the ground and a chill in the air, so it’s no surprise that Santa is on his way!

When and where to enroll for HR Christmas Project

Hood River County Christmas Project is getting ready for the 2014 holiday season.

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Retirement reception honors Georgia Donnelly on Thursday

The community is invited to a retirement party for Georgia Donnelly of BCI Group in Hood River, on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.

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Cliffhanger Cooperation

Teamwork and training pay off as Crag Rats and plenty of friends rescue runaway youth

Summertime training came in handy in wintry conditions last week on a Hood River cliff’s edge.

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Steaming Greeting

There is drama in vapor: this photo of a misty isle, aka Wells Island, in the Columbia just northwest of Hood River, shows that the wonder of nature is worth getting up for at 8 a.m. on a Sunday.

‘Bend in the River’ fundraiser rescheduled for Nov. 21 at 6 p.m.

On Friday, Nov. 21, the Hood River County History Museum will show “Bend in the River,” featuring the paddlewheel that is displayed in front of the museum. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the movie will start at 6 p.m.

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