Fishing: a new family tradition for the Thanksgiving holiday

Fishing, clamming and crabbing will be free in Oregon Nov. 25-26

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife encourages Oregonians to start a new family tradition during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend — take the family fishing.

Kegler’s Corner: Young Shaiyan Brittle excels in Fraternal League

Shaiyan Brittle stormed into the bowling limelight in Hood River last week.

Sports Briefs for Nov. 19

The annual Mosier Twin Tunnels Turkey Trot is happening again this Thanksgiving (Nov. 24), featuring 12K, 5K, and 3K races.

‘Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant’ starts Dec. 3

Plays for Non-Profits, with director Kathleen Morrow, proudly announces the holiday showing of “Owen Meany’s Christmas Pageant,” to be performed at Riverside Community Church, 317 State St., Hood River, on Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and continuing Dec. 9, 10, 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee on Dec. 11 at 2 p.m.

Entertainment Update for Nov. 19

United Way benefit Dec. 4 with Aaron Meyer; Wasco Brothers Nov. 19; more

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A Cubs fan in Wrigleyville: ‘a singular, historic event’

“World Series.” “Chicago Cubs.” Phrases not linked in 71 years. Add “champions” and it had been 108. I had to be there … in Chicago … at Wrigley Field.

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Gala Fashion Show raises money for Christmas Project

The Gala Fashion show, the primary fundraising event for the Hood River County Christmas Project, is set to take center stage at the Best Western Plus Hood River Inn on Thursday, Nov. 17. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the show begins at 7 p.m

Entertainment Update for Nov. 16

Two chances to see Casey MacGill; more

‘Polar Express’ starts rolling

Mt. Hood Railroad’s “The Polar Express,” inspired by the book of the same title by Chris Van Allsburg, starts 2016 service on Nov. 12.

Kegler's Corner: Stan Pratnicki stars in Fraternal League

Three stars emerged from last week’s league bowling battles at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes: Stan Pratnicki, Patrick Olson and Wally Jaksha.

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Chair Affair Nov. 11

The annual “Chair Affair” event for Westside Elementary will be Nov. 11 at Springhouse Cellars from 6-10 p.m.

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Entertainment Update for Nov. 12

‘Catch Me’ closes this weekend; United Way concert benefit Dec. 4 with Aaron Meyer; more

‘Rooted’ Story Slam: Gorge residents present storytelling on Nov.10

What can you learn about your community in three to five minutes? Find out on Nov. 10, when nonprofit organization Livable Hood River presents an evening of storytelling by a diverse array of area residents.

Double Mtn. hosts fundraiser Nov. 10 for Tilly Jane cabin

Blue Collar Agency has partnered with Double Mountain Brewery, Doug’s Sports, Shortt Supply, and the Oregon Nordic Club to host a fundraiser for the iconic Tilly Jane A-Frame. The event will take place at Double Mountain Brewery on Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Entertainment Update for Nov. 9

Country Dance returns Nov. 12; Gospel concert Nov. 12; more