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History Museum of Hood River County hosts open house Saturday

The History Museum of Hood River County hosts its Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 16 from noon to 4 p.m.

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‘Loving Vincent’ Dec. 20 at CCA

“Loving Vincent” is the world’s first fully oil painted feature film, and it will show at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at the Columbia Center for the Arts. The unique movie brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his story.

Church News: Advent, Christmas schedules announced

Updated for Dec. 16 edition

Entertainment Update for Dec. 16

Entertainment Update for Dec. 16

Holiday Happenings, updated for Dec. 16 edition

Holiday happenings

How to help during the holidays

Wells Fargo bank branches throughout Oregon and S.W. Washington are helping out those in need by collecting donations of food and toys this month.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 13 edition

Two Spirit at The Pines; Kerry and Chic at the Buffalo; more

Pick of the Week: Voci Choir presents choral music from around the world

In nearly every world tradition and faith, singing and music play an important role. Music in the sacred tradition can be intimate and reflective, celebratory and exuberant, mysterious, and even challenging. Its role is to communicate something timeless.

Cascade Observations: Special Gifts

Though it’s only early December, I’ve already received two extraordinarily special gifts. The first gift arrived in the fall, when Jack O’ Lanterns still decorated the front steps. It didn’t come in a box, or wrapped in holiday paper. It arrived in a humble canning jar, its contents as precious to me as the gold, frankincense and myrrh delivered by the three kings to Bethlehem so many years ago. The gift? A jar of strawberry jam, canned with love last spring, when its maker had just learned he had only months to live.

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YESTERYEARS: Postal Service breaks ground on new Odell distribution center in 2007

Groundwork has already begun in Odell on the new distribution center for the Hood River Post Office.

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Holiday Happenings, updated for Dec. 13 edition

Dec. 14 — Tree of Remembrance Memorial, 5:30 p.m. at Anderson’s Tribute Center, Hood River. Decorate an ornament in memory of a loved one; live music. Can be placed on Tree of Remembrance and taken home later, or taken home that night.

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Gorge Winds Band holds Christmas concert Dec. 17

The 18th annual Christmas Concert for The Gorge Winds Concert Band has been set for 3 p.m. on Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church.

Friends at 40: Hood River visitors revel in Tsuruta hospitality

It all started when we picked up Hood River folks from Aomori-Shin Station.

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Ducks Unlimited

Gary Templin, right, Gorge Chapter Ducks Unlimited chair, and Rich Thurman, Oregon District chair, accept their award.

CGCAN hosts holiday party Dec. 20

Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network and partners will celebrate the holiday season with a kid-friendly potluck supper and program on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at Springhouse Cellar.

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