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Photo gallery: Hood River County Fair

Scenes from the Hood River County Fair; photos by Kirby Neumann-Rea

Sports Briefs for July 29

Bridge of the Gods Run Aug. 13; Post Canyon 50K and Half Marathon Aug. 12

Bridge of the Gods Run Aug. 13; Post Canyon 50K and Half Marathon Aug. 12

‘Invention Camp’ Aug. 14-18

Oregon State University is offering a free summer camp for middle schoolers in the Gorge. Invention Camp takes place Aug. 14-18 at Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles campus, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Fair Time: HOOD RIVER COUNTY FAIR — ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Sammy Kershaw headlines on July 29

The 2017 Hood River County Fair runs Wednesday through Saturday, July 26-29, at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, with the theme “Get Your Biscuits in the Oven and Your Buns to the Fair.”

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Daily Bread: Blame it on The Moon

They say there is a first time for everything.

Entertainment Update for July 26

Andy T Band at Hood Crest, Blues Cabaret at Griffin House, more

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Kermes at St. Mary’s

Fellowship, food, games and music combined in Sunday’s Kermes, or carnival, on the grounds at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Belmont Avenue.

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Summer fun: a look ahead

Looking for fun later this summer? Here are four ideas:

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The Fair has fun for all

The County Fair is not all carnival rides and elephant ears. Nor is it all goats and quilt displays.

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The Porch: July 22

WELL SAID: “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank

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Pick of the Week: Children’s Park public meeting July 20

The community is invited to a meeting on Thursday, July 20 to discuss the well-loved, aging Children’s Park at 6 p.m. at the Hood River Fire Hall.

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Travelogue: Panama

Aboard catamaran, bikes and ATVs on remote Caribbean islands

My teeth chattered. In my tiny backpack, there were no socks or long pants.

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The comfort of quilts: Comfort Quilt Project underway at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital

The Comfort Quilt Project is now underway by the Spiritual Care Department at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital.

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Master Gardeners hosts International Master Gardener Conference

Central Gorge Master Gardeners hosted two tour busses July 12 at OSU Extension.

Entertainment Update for July 19

2017 GorgeGrass July 27-30; more