Entertainment Update for Jan. 4

‘Old Man’ author visits Jan. 17; World’s Finest in town Jan. 6; more

Entertainment Update for Dec. 31

World’s Finest in town Jan. 6, New Year’s Eve music planner, more

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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.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 28

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

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Patrons line up, and a U.S. Postal Service employee works the window for parcel pickups, Tuesday at the Hood River Post Office.

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Yesteryears: County expects modest growth in 1996

The “crystal ball stuff” of population projections shows Hood River County experiencing a relatively modest growth rate over the next 20 years, according to the county planning department.

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Roots and Branches: Winter charm

Living in Hood River affords you the opportunity of experiencing four unique seasons.

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The Bond of Boxes and Bags

All December, community rallies again for FISH, Christmas Project and more

Clearly there is not enough space here for all the acts of goodwill shown by Hood River County residents for Christmas Project, FISH food bank and other project to help those in need.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 21

‘Al & Nolan’ at Stave and Stone, New Year’s Eve music planner, more

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Stuffing Stuffies

Christmas Project volunteer coordinator Kym Zanmiller, left, laughs with Jacquie Barone at the table laden with stuffed animal toys during this week’s toy and gift organization party at Hood River Fairgrounds.

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Steep Slope

Yellow “Caution/Cuidado” tape stretches from power pole to power pole at Seventh and Montello.

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Santa Visits

Alexia Aguilar, a Westside Elementary kindergartener, hugs Santa Claus Thursday during the annual Hood River Rotary holiday luncheon in the Gorge Room at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn.

Entertainment update for Dec. 17

La Boheme screens Dec. 18, Karaoke at Thirteen-O-One, more