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ESA installs new officers

On May 27, Delta Kappa ESA installed Debbie Sanguras as the new president for 2017-2018 during a luncheon held at the Columbia Gorge Hotel.

Green Drinks at Big Winds

The next Gorge Owned Green Drinks happens June 13 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Big Winds in Hood River.

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Yesteryears: Building dedicated at fairgrounds in 1987

They dedicated a brand-new building at the Hood River County Fairgrounds last Saturday, and the focus was on volunteers when Fair Manager Doris Jensen gave credits to highlight the program.

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Tours of historic Cloud Cap Inn begin June 25

In cooperation and partnership with the Hood River Crag Rats Mountain Rescue Organization, the Hood River Ranger District will once again host free interpretive tours of historic Cloud Cap Inn.

Have lunch and ‘Talk About Dying’

“Talk About Dying,” a program developed by Oregon Humanities, comes to the Hood River Valley Adult Center on June 19. Lunch will be served at noon, with the conversation beginning at 1 p.m.

Faith moves RCC; votes to become immigrant welcoming congregation

Members of Riverside Community Church, United Church of Christ (UCC), have voted to become an “Immigrant Welcoming Congregation.”

Wasco County Historical Society program June 17

The public is invited to the first of three summer programs hosted by the Wasco County Historical Society on Saturday, June 17 at 1 p.m. at the Moody/Rorick House, 300 W. 13th St., The Dalles. Local historian Karl Vercouteren will present “Vogt Opera House: The Sequel.”

Mt. Adams Bike Tour June 24

The Mount Adams Country Bike Tour will give scenic tours in the Trout Lake area on June 24.

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Adopt A Dog: taking care to find the right match

Limping among January snowdrifts, a sweet Schnauzer-mix was found wandering near Cascade Locks. Rescued by a Hood River County sheriff’s deputy, “Phoebe” began her journey as another Hood River Adopt A Dog (HRAAD) success story

Hapa Hillbillies celebrate 14 years

Every now and then an email comes along that is so detailed and nicely written that it would seem a shame to try and re-write into a story, and well known guitarist Ben Bonham has done just that. I’d

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Local teacher Scott Walker pens children’s book

Hood River Valley High School English teacher and volleyball coach Scott Walker recently added another label to his name: Published author.

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Mr. HRV: Sean Gray wins senior extravaganza

“Part magic, part circus,” as teacher and emcee Nan Noteboom called it, Mr. HRV 2017 is in the books.

Entertainment Update for June 7

Tilly Jam Boys at White Buffalo, more

David and Irene Benton celebrate 60 years

David and Irene Benton celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 8. They were married in El Cajon, Calif., on June 8, 1957.

Heading out? How to safely enjoy Gorge

Memorial Day marked the start of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area’s peak visitor season, but outdoor enthusiasts who plan ahead can experience the Gorge safely and sustainably.