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Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Finally, a movie review that makes sense to me

A year ago I had the pleasure to interview NYC-based folk singer Christine Lavin. She was supposed to do a show at the Aladdin Theater in Portland but unfortunately the show got cancelled at the last minute.

Take the Polar Bear Plunge on Jan. 1 at Maryhill Park

Are you looking for a cool, fun and refreshing way to start the New Year? The Central Klickitat County Park and Recreation District has the answer for you: the 8th Annual Polar Plunge at 10 a.m. on New Year’s Day at Maryhill State Park.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 25

Mile Marker 6 returns Jan. 6; Erick Haynie at CEBU Dec. 26; more

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Meadows opens

Ask the Magic-8 Ball last week if Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort would open in time for Christmas and it would have answered “Extremely unlikely.”

Supreme court decision has big implications for nation’s ski resorts

SALEM (AP) — The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday a ski resort’s broad liability waiver cannot prevent a paralyzed snowboarder from suing

Entertainment Update for Dec. 20

Live Fire Dancing at Solstice; Smiley at Everybody’s Brewing; more

Sports briefs for Dec. 20

Meadows hosts brewfest, pineapple toss Saturday; Bonneville pool winter sturgeon season set

Winter activities for kids

Hood River County Community Education is offering several sports-related options to help keep kids occupied over the winter break and through the winter. More information and registration for the following activities can be found at hrcommunityed.com or by calling 541-386-2055.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 16

Mark Womble plays Dec. 20; more

Kegler's Corner: Kawachi wins City tourney

The 2014 City Bowling Tournament was conducted at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes last week and here are the results:

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Dec. 20 concert benefits Lila May Schow

Lila May Schow, whose family is facing indefinite travel plans and new medical deductibles in January in her fight against cancer, will be the beneficiary of a concert Dec. 20 at the Hood River Middle School auditorium from 7 to 9 p.m.

Last Chance Holiday Bazaar Dec. 13-14

A favorite event of procrastinating shoppers — the Last Chance Holiday Bazaar — takes place at the Hood River County Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13-14.

Entertainment Update for Dec. 13

Robert Blake at CEBU Lounge; ‘Ritual’ at Springhouse Dec. 16; more

Sports Briefs for Dec. 13

Vote for Gio Magana; Coming up in prep sports; more

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Community mourns loss of crazyman Kjell Sporseen

Kjell Sporseen died doing what he loved, and although that fact doesn’t take the pain away from his loss, it does offer some solace to the disheartened friends and family he left behind.