Gorge Life


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How to help: Christmas party for Native Americans, Christmas Project needs volunteers

Gifts are sought for all ages to pass out at a Christmas party for Native Americans at Lone Pine and other locations in the Gorge.

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Church News for Dec. 10: Journeys come to Church of the Nazarene, Musical Christmas celebration at Horizon, Advent services at Valley Christian

Journeys come to Church of the Nazarene, Musical Christmas celebration at Horizon, Advent services at Valley Christian

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‘Owen Meany’ at RCC this weekend

Weather permitting, “Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant” continues this weekend and next at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State Streets.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 10

‘Jazz Society’ at Stave and Stone, Gorge Bird Count meets Dec. 18, more

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‘Twist’ opens this weekend

Sylvester Von Scheister (Ann Marie Goodman) talks with Tailor (Azmat Bhatty) about a coat while children Norman and Edith (Noble Williams and Lara Clute) look on in “The Twist and the Trees."

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Travels in India

Enjoy an evening with Hood River Valley High School senior Deylan Gudiel as he shares his travels and experiences abroad on Dec. 10 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Hood River Library.

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Swags for Hospice

Odell Garden Club members Judy Wols Jackie Shaw, Jill McBee, Diana Carroll, Margaret Taylor and Norma Curtis, club president, recently made 64 mini swags at Hood River Valley High School for Heart of Hospice patients.

‘Last Chance Holiday Bazaar’ Dec. 10-11

Don’t miss a “last chance” to find special gifts, holiday decorations, tasty food, and many more necessities for the holidays.

Holiday show at Arts Center

Arts, crafts, toys, wearables, and more will be on display and available for purchase at the Columbia Arts Center’s Holiday Show and Sale through Dec. 24.

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The Porch for Dec. 10

WELL SAID: “We can worry about it or we can just wax our skis.” — David Skakel, of Mosier, with the proper attitude about the winter storm.

Speech team tops 5A at tourney

On Saturday, Dec. 3, the Hood River Valley Speech and Debate team attended the Clackamas Holiday Edge Tournament.

City asks for faith symbols to be displayed at City Hall

Do you have a flag and object that represents your faith’s and culture’s holiday traditions?

Entertainment Update for Dec. 7

Karaoke at Thirteen-O-One; ‘Two Spirit Jazz’ at The Pines; more

The Daily Bread: Living in The Miracle of Now

It’s 5 a.m. on Dec. 1. Six years ago to the minute, my mother, Ethel Pochocki, left the captive bonds of earthly life for a joyful reunion with her beloved parents.

Sense of Place Lecture Series: Crag Rats: Eight decades of mountain rescue service

When the Crag Rats Mountain Rescue beeper goes off, the call may take the elite team of Gorge residents racing up a mountain peak to rescue an injured hiker, scaling a rocky ledge to revive a hiker who has fallen over a cliff, into a blizzard to search for missing skiers, or to a mountain airplane crash scene for body recovery.