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Sweet Adelines offer singing Valentines

Surprise a coworker, parent, loved one and others with the gift of a live Singing Valentine delivered on your behalf this Valentine’s Day.

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Interesting People Series: Nepali trek guide speaks Jan. 5 at Mt. Hood Town Hall

Chandra Man Bajyoo, a 43-year-old Nepali guide who has done more than 100 treks in the Himalayas, will speak about his experiences at the Mt. Hood Town Hall on Thursday, Jan. 5 at 6:30 p.m. This is the first in a series of “Interesting People” talks at the community center, located at 6575 Hwy. 35 in the upper Hood River valley.

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Try Galore Jared, or rainbow skeet shooting in the luminous abyss

The end of the year brought a downheaval, but I stayed upcast and uphearted. I had the whole year since the last column, and all this to think about:

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Yesteryears: Golfers take advantage of unusually good weather in 1946

A number of residents who found themselves free of Christmas preparations last Sunday decided to play a round or two at the golf course at Oak Grove and found the weather entirely to their liking.

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Hood River Art Club exhibit

The Hood River Art Club is exhibiting works by members this month at the Hood River Library during regular library hours. Coming in January, the club will hold a show at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital through the month of March.

Bid on unique art benefit by Dec. 31

The community has three days to bid on a painting for a unique non-profit benefit that is itself a unique piece of artwork.

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Winning Windows 2016

Lucy Gorman, owner of Lucy’s Flowers on Oak Street, stands in front of her winning storefront display

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Tracks to '26: Annual questions: 9-year-olds talk about life

We met them in Kindergarten. Now, they are third-graders.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 28

Soul Street at White Buffalo; Ben Bonham at Stave and Stone; more

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Flor members relish their Hood River roots

It’s been a busy year for McKinley Kitts, Zach Grace and Dylan Bauld — three of the four members of the band rock band Flor.

‘A Community of Music 2.0’ concert Jan. 15

The Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association is proud to present “A Community of Music 2.0” on Sunday, Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. The concert continues the tradition of combining CGOA’s Jazz Collective Big Band with other notable community musical ensembles.

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‘Well done is better than well said’: A church readerboard year

This was the year that a readerboard stirred up some controversy.

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‘Beyond the Block’ quilt exhibit at White Salmon library

The public is invited to view a selection of colorful works created by the Gorge fiber artists’ group Beyond the Block: Art Quilters of the Gorge from Jan. 2-28 in the White Salmon Valley Community Library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery.

‘My Old Man and the Mountain’ author talk Jan. 17 at Columbia Center for the Arts

Waucoma Bookstore, Columbia Center for the Arts and Double Mountain Brewery are hosting author Leif Whittaker for a book talk on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts, 215 Cascade, Hood River.

Church News: Service schedules announced for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Updated for Dec. 24 edition

Updated for Dec. 24 edition