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Facing the Big One: Public learns about Cascadia quake at open house

Scenes of devastation await Oregon when — not if, according to state emergency officials — the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake hits the Pacific Coast, impacting millions.

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Students ‘Make a Difference’

Hood River Middle School sixth graders Allie Doss and Thea Brevard made “comfort kits” for warming shelter and other community members as part of the “Make a Difference” class offered at the school.

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Pick of the Week: Lions Follies benefit Oregon Sight and Hearing Foundation

“Kid Awesome and the Disco Girls” is this year’s Mid-Columbia Lions Follies production, now playing in the Hood River Middle School auditorium — recently outfitted with hearing loop technology that turns hearing aids into wireless speakers.

Farming film screening and discussion happen April 27

The Hood River Library will host a screening and discussion of “Gaining Ground” on April 27 at 7 p.m.

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YESTERYEARS: ‘Lure of Hood River Valley’ booklet available in 1927

A new booklet, entitled “The Lure of Hood River Valley,” is now ready for distribution. The compilation of this booklet, which differs from any hitherto produced, was the work of C.N. Ravlin, chairman of the Publicity Committee of the Chamber.

Entertainment Update for April 26

‘Shakespearean Insults’ for teens; ‘Madame Butterfly’ screened April 30; more

‘Midsummer’ auditions May 6-7

Plays for Non Profits announces auditions for an August 2017 production of Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream.”

‘Sense of Place’ presenters needed

Gorge Owned (GO!) has issued a request for proposals for the 2017-18 Sense of Place Lecture Series.

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Cider Fest Tunes

Kerry Williams, Steve Alford and Matt Mesa perform the first set of music at Saturday’s Hard Pressed Cider Fest in Odell

Last events for Library ‘Reads’ program

April 28 ‘Dia de los Niños’ in Odell

Three winning posters were chosen for this year’s Hood River County Reads poster contest, created by students in art teacher Amirra Malak’s classes. Liam Longland won first place, Alivea Harsanyi second, and Gabby Shepard third.

White Salmon Valley PTO holds 25th annual silent auction April 28

The White Salmon Valley K-8 Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) will hold its 25th Annual Silent Auction on Friday, April 28 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Whitson Elementary School in White Salmon.

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Raices annual plant sale May 13

For the third year, Raices Cooperative Farm, an economic development program of The Next Door, will hold their organic plant start sale the Saturday before Mothers' Day, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in The Next Door parking lot, 965 Tucker Road, Hood River.

Church News: Carina Miller at Riverside, Nazarene Blossom Bazaar

Carina Miller at Riverside, Nazarene Blossom Bazaar

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Scholarship Benefit Saturday

Peter Marbach opens his studio for a one-day close-out sale April 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Día de los Niños celebration April 28

Event comes to Mid Valley Elementary School gym, open to ages 0-18

The Hood River County Library will be celebrating Día de los Niños on April 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Mid Valley Elementary School, in the gym.

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