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WS Library holds ‘Boys in the Boat’ talk Oct. 22

The Friends of the White Salmon Community Library invites the public to a community discussion of the KOOBDOOGA: Community Reads featured book, “The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.”

Entertainment Update for Oct. 19

Salon series returns Oct. 20 at Stave and Stone, Icons!2 art show Friday at The Remains, more

Teen Halloween party at library

Come to the Hood River Library on Sunday, Oct. 30 for an evening of snacks, candy, games and some spooky (and probably silly) movies and stories. Teens and tweens will have the library to themselves for the night.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 15

Cowboy music and poetry concert Oct. 23 in Bingen; Harvest Party at Logsdon; more

Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair returns to fairgrounds

Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair, presented by Griffith Motors, arrives Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy’east Road, near the community of Odell. Admission and parking are free.

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On air, on stage: CAST presents two radio theater plays

‘The Maltese Falcon’ and ‘Casablanca’ continue this weekend

A double dose of classic stories forms the third annual radio theater production at Columbia Center for the Arts, with faithful takes on the classic stories “The Maltese Falcon” and “Casablanca.”

Kegler's Corner: John Miller rolls 266/680

Bowling league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes was smoking hot last week! Five scratch 700 series were rolled and seven bowlers finished up 100 pins or better over their three game sets.

Mount Hood Snowboard Team soars with School Aid

Fall is here and the Mount Hood Snowboard Team is gearing up for another season of competition and travel that culminates at USASA Nationals in Copper Mountain, Colo. The kids compete in half pipe, bordercross and slopestyle competitions.

‘The Boys of ’36’ at WSVCL Oct. 15

In connection with the month-long KOOBDOOGA: Community Reads 2016 project, the Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library invite the public to view the 60-minute PBS American Experience film “The Boys of ’36” (2016) on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 2 p.m. in the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery. Introduction and remarks will be made by Helen James, former competitive rower and gold medal winner in the US Rowing Masters National Championships.

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Downtown walking tours return

The fall series of walking tours of historic downtown Hood River, presented by The History Museum of Hood River County, has begun.

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The Porch for Oct. 8

WELL SAID: ”Ours is the age that is proud of machines that think and suspicious of men who try to.” — H. Mumford Jones (1892-1980)

Entertainment Update for Oct. 8

‘Full Moon’ screens Oct. 19; Secret Salsa hosts Zouk dancing; more

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Daily Bread: Mornings with Jack

It started with a phone call at night last October from a concerned neighbor who knew we had cats — a cat was by the side of the road; could it possibly be ours?

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‘Maltese Falcon’ and ‘Casablanca’ open at CAST

The spirit of “radio days” comes through in the new production at CAST Theater, Columbia Center for the Arts, opening this week.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 5

‘Show Boat Night’ Oct. 7; All you need is ... to come on the Magical History Tour; more