Steelhead, Chinook fishing clinic Feb. 27

Local fisherman Greg Short and the Hood River Watershed Group are hosting their annual Steelhead and Spring Chinook Fishing one-day clinic.

Entertainment Update for Feb. 6

Anderson Gould at CEBU; ‘Power Trio’ at Double Mt.; more

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Downed trees: Scenic Area will wait for winter’s end to launch repairs to damaged trails

Wind and rain storms in December and January have created a mess of downed trees and small landslides on trails in the western part of the Columbia River Gorge, and hikers can expect to encounter obstacles for at least the next few months.

Marimba ‘Mid Winter Party’

A marimba “Mid-Winter Dance Party” for all ages happens Feb. 19 at Bingen Theater in Bingen.

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Are You Ready? Survival 101

Experts list the simple tools of staying alive

Hood River is known as an outdoor mecca, and with the increase in traffic comes an increase in the calls for lost or injured recreationalists.

Entertainment Update for Feb. 3

Garoutte plays White Buffalo; Two Darn Bad plays Feb. 4; more

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Imagining a world with no winners and no losers

I ask a lot of folks how and why they got started in music, and their answers are always enjoyable because of personal reasons near and dear to one’s heart.

Kegler's Corner: Alex Frazier tops Team of the Week

The torch has passed, it’s time to acknowledge youth once again, stop the presses: let it be known from this point forward that Alex Frazier has arrived.

‘Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils’ to show at Discovery Center

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, in partnership with OPB, presents an advance screening of the new OPB Oregon Experience documentary, “Thomas Condon: Of Faith and Fossils,” Friday, Feb. 12 at the Discovery Center, located at 5000 Discovery Drive in The Dalles. An optional lasagna dinner will be served at 6 p.m. for $15, followed by the film at 7 p.m.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 30

Marimba dance party benefits Peace Village Feb. 19; Mesa, Reynolds at The Pines; more

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The Daily Bread: The Art of Discipline

It started with the yuletide moon.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 27

Scratchdog Stringband at Trillium Café Jan. 30; Brothers Gow return to River City Saloon Jan. 29; Maryhill Winery celebrates

Kegler's Corner: ERS wins second round of Industrial

Last week the Excavation Rental Supply (ERS) team won the second round in the Monday night Industrial League at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Bowling for the ERS quintet are Jesse Davis, Spencer Johnisee, Zach Mohun, Woody Eskildsen and Mark Chabotte. ERS took the second round with relative ease, topping the next best team by 14.5 points.

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The snow keeps coming

Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort was already one of the top 10 snowiest ski areas in North America before a storm dropped 20 inches of snow in a 24-hour period from Tuesday to Wednesday.

Entertainment Update for Jan. 23

OneParty: One Breath Beverage Kickstart launch at Kickstand; more