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Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

CAST tackles dark classic that taps ‘the pulse of truth or illusion’

What is truth, and what is an illusion?

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Under Way: Eight years in the making, Mariana finds water — what will be home port for Hood River man’s giant catamaran?

One of the largest boats ever launched at the Port of Hood River is safely in the water, but the catamaran Mariana remains in an uncertain position: what will be its home port?

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All lines point to the coming new season

In many cultures, the September equinox is a sign of fall (autumn) in the northern hemisphere. In Greek mythology fall is associated with when the goddess Persephone returns to the underworld to be with her husband Hades. It was supposedly a good time to enact rituals for protection and security as well as reflect on successes or failures from the previous months.

Go ahead, take the Big Art walking tour

Outdoor gallery of large sculptures graces the waterfront, downtown

Two notations about sculptures in the new “Big Art” walking art gallery: one of them spins, and the other is not yet in place.

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Ellen Dittebrandt: The Art of Living

Ellen Dittebrandt’s gifts are already missed.

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Savor Summer

Kids get into the getting out

Thinking of an educational adventure for your kids next summer?

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Salsa and scalawags: local events for late summer fun

Want to have some fun in these last days of summer? Here’s a selection of things to do in the Gorge in the next week or so.

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What does wilderness Sound Like?

Composer Christina Rusnak wants to let you hear what a wilderness area sounds like.

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The ‘centerpiece’ blossoms: Phase 2 is complete at Waterfront Park

Phase 2 is complete at Waterfront Park, seven years after a 2007 start that saw some skeptics

Sunbathers, soccer players, sandcastle builders and snugglers.

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The prolific, delicious blackberry

Thinking of a blackberry binge?

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Fair Moments

One of the great things about the Fair is meeting up with friends you haven’t seen for a while.

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Teacher Adam Smith returns from rare visit to Arctic Svalbard

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Except for bears — bears will kill you.”

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Officers take ‘Cold Water Challenge’ to honor fallen colleagues

They were the coolest guys in town. Literally and figuratively. Four Hood River law enforcement officers dumped water on their own heads Friday in the parking lot of Hood River Supply. 41 buckets of ice water.

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Urinetown: With grit, CAST show looks to the sky

It’s hard to describe Urinetown, the Musical.

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Busy summer coming to Cascade Locks

A spirited Sternwheeler Days festival starts a busy Cascade Locks summer, bringing visitors from all over

Some big events are coming to Cascade Locks and Stevenson this summer, a testament to Cascade Locks’ growing place as a prime adventure sport locale: the North American Laser Masters Championship from July 11-13, the 14th annual Bridge of the Gods Kiteboarding Festival July 25-27, and the first Bridge of the Gods Half Marathon on Aug. 10.

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