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Local ultramarathoner wins historic title in Antarctica race

Five races and over a million kilometers later, Jax Mariash Koudele is a world champion.

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Mt. Hood Meadows opens for the season

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort officially opened this past weekend.

Kegler's Corner: Jeremy Bloom and Zach Mohun Flourish

Jeremy Bloom was sure “in the zone” last week in 10-pin bowling league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.

Entertainment Update for Nov. 30

Ted Horwitz at White Buffalo, Secret Salsa meets Dec. 9, ‘Threeform’ plays Dec. 2 and Ryan Kolberg at The Pines

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‘He had an incredible gift for helping other people’: Sunday’s Meyer concert tributes Tim Ellis

A concert Sunday honors one of Hood River’s true musical friends, the late Tim Ellis. Violinist Aaron Meyer will dedicate Sunday’s annual holiday concert to guitarist Ellis, his long-time “musical sidekick,” arranger, and musical director.

Hardshell Harmony starts 2016 Advent Concert series

The four-piece Hood River folk band Hardshell Harmony starts the annual Advent Concert series, free to the public the next three Fridays.

Church News: Churches announce holiday schedules

Holiday service schedules, more

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Introducing Bart Vervloet, new CGWA executive director

For many people, especially longtime Gorge windsurfers, Bart Vervloet probably needs no introduction. He’s been active in the Gorge windsurfing and local recreation scene since the mid-1980s and has been a resident of the area for just as long.

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With snow flying, Meadows offers limited weekend opening

After a busy offseason, snowfall allows the resort to open three lifts Friday

Mother Nature teased powder hounds with an early-season snowfall in October, but now that the snow is falling in earnest on Mount Hood, ski resorts are preparing for limited openings this weekend.

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The Porch for Nov. 26

WELL SAID: “Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths. At whatever straws we must grasp, there is always a time for gratitude and new beginnings.” — J. Robert Moskin

Entertainment Update for Nov. 26

United Way benefit Dec. 4 with Aaron Meyer; Holiday Open House at Discovery Center Dec. 3; Author Santella at Double Mountain discusses beer book

‘Indoor Walking Club’ at Rockford Grange

The Rockford Grange is offering a new walking club on Sundays.

Entertainment Update for Nov. 23

John Bunzow at The Pines, Red and Ruby play Dec. 3, more

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Community to gather at Thanksgiving events

Turkey Trot Nov. 24, more

Kegler’s Corner: Hood River Supply tops Industrial League

Hood River Supply won Round 1 of the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes by literally steamrolling their competition. They won by a huge 29.5-point margin.