Kegler's Corner: Josh Worth rolls 739

There were bunches of big bowling scores in last week’s league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. We can’t remember if the team of the week has ever racked up so many pins like this one did — a total of 4,000 pins from each bowler’s scratch series plus their handicap may be a record for a five-person team. It’s definitely an indicator of some mighty fine bowling, which means our bowlers are getting comfortable with our new synthetic lanes!

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Ribbon cutting at Museum

Museum holds ‘Show Boat Night’ Oct. 7

“It feels great to cut the caution tape,” said Lynn Orr, History Museum of Hood River County director, before cutting the ribbon Sept. 22 on the restored M.F. Henderson wheel at the museum.

Entertainment Update for Oct. 1

Nancy Cook at Clocktower; Dramatic performance of the Tell-Tale Heart; more

‘Grape Escape’ returns Oct. 8

The White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF) renews the annual Gorge Grape Escape on Saturday, Oct. 8. In addition to marking the Foundation’s first decade, the night will also launch the next, with a kick-off of the group’s anniversary endowment campaign.

Sports Briefs for Oct. 1

Police looking for help in elk poaching case; Sports story correction; HRC Northwest Area Trails reopen to motorized use

‘Tell-Tale Heart’ at library Oct. 5

Christopher Leebrick will present a performance of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Hood River Library. The show will also feature other spooky tales from around the globe and a discussion following the performance.

Kegler's Corner: Blooms rule!

Last week’s league action at Hood River’s venerable Orchard Lanes produced a hatful of prodigious scores. We knew it would be a short time before the big shooters in town found the range on our brand new synthetic lanes. The team of the week reads like a who’s who in Hood River bowling.

HRVHS graduate and soccer pro starts Gorge Soccer Academy

Matthew Dallman’s academy to host trainings in TD, HR

He’s played soccer professionally for nine years and has traveled around Europe to play the game, but now, Hood River’s Matthew Dallman is bringing that experience and knowledge back to the Gorge to help a new generation of soccer players.

Entertainment Update for Sept. 28

Open Mic at White Buffalo; Meet the Artist: Ed Feely at Lyle Hotel Sept. 28; more

‘KOOBDOOGA’ kicks off with artists’ reception Oct. 1

The Friends of the White Salmon Valley Community Library cordially invite the public to attend an artists’ reception in the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Entertainment Update for Sept. 24

Jim MacMillan at Volcanic; Elks Oktoberfest Sept. 24; more

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The Porch for Sept. 24

WELL SAID: “The man who doesn’t read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.” — Mark Twain

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Gorge Kids Triathlon

The beach, roads and trails of Hood River Waterfront were the scene of the sixth annual Gorge Kids Triathlon Sunday.

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Music fest, triathlon merge their energies

Two events, and the common elements of art and exercise, overlapped last weekend in ways that showed how nimble and creative the Hood River community can be.

Author Pete Fromm at pFriem Oct. 12

At 20 years old, Pete Fromm heard of a job babysitting salmon eggs for seven winter months alone in a tent in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. He leapt at the chance to be a mountain man, even with no experience in the wilds. Thirteen years later, he published a memoir of that winter, “Indian Creek Chronicles.”