HRV baseball fundraiser Feb. 21; Gorge Roller Girls host Feb. 28 bouts
Last week we had some remarkable league action on the friendly boards at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes, and when the dust settled a truly eclectic mix of bowlers who shot the most over their averages ended up making our coveted Team of the Week. This particular lineup is particularly special because it’s comprised of three new faces who have never made it before
Tim Furlong and Joyce Ebersole took top honors over the last few weeks at Orchard Lanes, as you’ll read in this combined report from league action in the last week of January and the first week of February.
Jim MacMillan at The Pines; Gorge Sinfonietta plays Feb. 20; more
The Wizard of Oz will be performed at Parkdale Elementary School on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.
9,651 pages of pleasure
Signs and signals are everywhere that 2014 is behind me and the New Year has formally arrived. Bank statements recapping last year’s paltry interest earnings arrive in the mail box; I no longer write “2014” on dated material; and it’s time, once again, to recap the previous year’s reading history.
Hop Trip, more at White Buffalo; Tillinghast plays House Concert; more
A first-hand account of wild double rescue on Mount Hood
JAN. 31, 2015: Erik Broms was climbing down from the summit of Mount Hood Saturday morning when two climbers roped together came plummeting down the mountain, right at him.
Eastern Oregon University Musical Theatre program is onstage at the Hood River Valley High School Bowe Theatre Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. for a full program of popular music and dance from the past 50 years.
‘Adventure’ screens Feb. 20; Music at Lyle Hotel Feb. 14; more
Valentine Concerts at Skamania; Mark Womble plays Feb. 7; more
Young ladies and older ladies and their fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers and male mentors are invited to an evening designed to celebrate the importance of these special relationships. The Third Annual Columbia Gorge Young Life Father/Daughter dance will take place on Saturday Feb. 21, from 6-8 p.m. at the Hood River Elks Club at 3rd St. and Cascade Avenue.
Rules released last week account for projected run of more than 300,000 springers
Anticipating another strong return of spring chinook salmon, fishery managers from Washington and Oregon recently set the initial 2015 fishing season to run through April 10 on the lower Columbia River.
Patches of grass and rocks poke through the snow below the Mt. Hood Express chair lift at Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Area Saturday afternoon as sunny skies and warm temperatures continued to melt the already dismal snowpack.
‘Matt would approve’
Matt Klee dedicated a great deal of time and energy building things for others, and now, as a year since his death approaches, an impassioned community is coming together to build something for him.