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Vintage bridal gowns now on display at History Museum

Vintage bridal gowns are now on display at the History Museum of Hood River County, in a exhibition titled “Bridal Gowns of the Past.”

The Porch for June 24

News editor Kirby Neumann-Rea recalls his response to a street race proposition and tackles curb issues.

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Art of Community revised

Revisions to the Art of Community walking tour (aka Big Art) gallery, now in its third-year, are complete.

High Prairie Firehouse Sale back this weekend

The High Prairie Firehouse Sale happens June 23-25 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at the High Prairie Community Center at 701 Struck Road, about seven miles up Centerville Highway from Lyle, Wash.

Roots and Branches: High energy children and the belief to succeed

June has been jumping, packed with year-end school activities, community projects and preparation for the upcoming harvest.

Entertainment Update for June 21

‘Jazz Adventures’ at Stave & Stone, more

Loretta and Patsy: Together Again

A Tribute to Patsy Cline & Loretta Lynn

Two of the Northwest’s most renowned female singers, Mary Cameron and Julie Amici, will join forces to perform a musical tribute to the great country artists Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline.

Independence Day events coordinator: ‘You don’t want to miss July 4 activities’

July 4 coordinator Tom Yates writes, “With July 4th event posters printed by the Hood River Chamber of Commerce, I had a pleasant time lately walking the business areas of our county, handing out the posters. I talked to a whole lot of nice people!"

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The Ale List: Not particularly Bourbon Street: a look at the ‘Hood Orleans’ myth

Back before I drank beer, LONG before (and I only took it up at age 24) I remember a Seattle Times report that the famed Ivar’s Acre of Clams restaurant got in trouble for putting lesser beer into Heidelberg empties and selling it to go with the bivalves.

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YESTERYEARS: Hottest day of the year recorded in 1967

Thermometers here recorded the hottest day so far this year on Monday before thunder clouds moved in to cool off the area during the evening.

Local notes: Thanks and appreciation

Ruby Patterson and Mason Leavitt of HRVHS Speech and Debate write:

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National Theatre Live from London comes to CCA June 25

National Theatre Live is the National Theatre’s groundbreaking project to broadcast world-class theater to venues around the world. Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River recently obtained the rights to bring this theatrical experience to the communities of the Gorge.

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SPAMALOT: Monty Python classic spoof takes stage in Bingen

King Arthur and faithful Knights Bedevere, Lancelot and Dennis pursue the Holy Grail nightly for a couple of weeks in Bingen, parrying hilariously with the French Taunters, the irrepressible (and limbless) Black Knight, Tim the Enchanter, and others along the road to Cametlo. Er, Calmeto — Camelot, that is.

‘Kids Tri’ sign-up open

The Gorge Kids Triathlon returns to Waterfront Park in Hood River on Sept. 17. Kids can run or swim across the swim beach, then choose from various length bike and run courses. Proceeds promote health and fitness programs in the Hood River County schools.

CL Business Showcase scheduled for June 22

The 2017 Cascade Locks Business Showcase will be on June 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Cascade Locks Marine Park Pavilion.

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