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Locals enjoy dog agility trials

Organizers and competitors of the recent American Kennel Club’s Dog Agility Competition raved about the beautiful setting at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, according to organizer Sue Gaulke of Hood River.

HRV Hall of Fame Committee announces inductees

2014 class: two teams and five individuals

The Hood River Valley High School Athletic Hall of Fame Committee recently announced its list of inductees for the 2014 class. Among the athletes being honored for their past accomplishments are five individuals and two teams from HRVHS and one individual from Cascade Locks High School.

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Record numbers: July 4 run draws 507

Organizers of the Kollas-Cranmer Memorial Run were pleased, but apologetic, after the conclusion of this year’s July 4 event. A record number of regestered participants – 387 runners and 118 walkers – turned out for the annual tradition, making it the best-attended run since records were started in 1975.

Sports briefs for July 9

Kiteboarding 4 Cancer is this weekend; CGRA hosts Laser North American Championships

Entertainment Update for July 9

‘Dreams’ at Mt Hood Winery; ‘3 Speed’ at The Pines; more

‘Decades of Play’ July 13

The History Museum is bringing back “Decades of Play,” a fun filled free Family Day, on Sunday, July 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. The museum will have game stations inside and outside that will allow kids and families of all ages to play games and activities from the past century.

White Salmon River Fest returns July 9

Raft trip, barbecue and film discussion highlight 7th annual event in Husum

White Salmon River Fest and Symposium will flow with a variety of activities for all ages on July 9 in Husum, Wash.

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Second HR Huckfest a success

Big-air kiteboarding contest utilizes Xensr motion capture device

The second annual Hood River Huckfest was held last Thursday under sunny skies and moderate wind conditions, and at the end of several high-flying rounds, the big-air kiteboarding event had its champions.

Momentum builds for TD bike park

THE DALLES – Two residents of The Dalles hope to rally community support for a bike park with dirt jumps and berms that allow riders to test their skills.

Sports briefs for July 5

Strikers vs. Strikers Saturday a sendoff for U14 team; Wachsmuth earns national wrestling title; Gorge FC ties Inter United 2-2 in last game of season

Odell, CL, HR celebrate 4th

The Hood River parade rolls at 10 a.m. and fireworks shows are planned in Hood River and Cascade Locks, both at dusk. The Odell community parade starts at 4 p.m., with formation at 3:30 p.m. at Mid Valley elementary School.

History Museum hosts ‘Decades of Play’ July 13

History Museum hosts The History Museum is bringing back “Decades of Play,” a fun filled free Family Day, on Sunday, July 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. The museum will have game stations inside and outside that will allow kids and families of all ages to play games and activities from the past century.

Entertainment Update for July 5

Street dance at Double Mtn.; The Rugs at Trillium July 11; more

Dogs compete in AKC Agility

Event is July 4-7 at the Fairgrounds

If you are looking for an exciting family activity and if you love dogs, you won’t want to miss the American Kennel Club’s Dog Agility competition at the Hood River County Fairgrounds from July 4 through July 7. Show times are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

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Bowmen hosts annual 3D shoot

Longtime local archery club sees significant uptick in interest during last couple of years

The Hood River-based Appleknocker Bowmen archery club hosted its annual Little John 3D shoot late last month, and the record turnout of nearly 350 people is evidence that the sport is seeing a measurable resurgence, particularly in younger age groups.