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.”

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‘30 Years of Television Animation’ Sept. 24

On Sept. 24, Columbia Center for the Arts will present “30 Years of TV Animation” with Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the presentation starting at 7 p.m. The event is suitable for all ages. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students and seniors, and are available at the gallery or

Entertainment Update for Sept. 17

Music Festival of the Gorge returns to HR Sept. 17; Hops Fest returns Sept. 24; more

Harvest Moon Walk Sept. 16 on Riverfront Trail

Take time to appreciate the Harvest moon on Monday, Sept. 16 when the Discovery Center offers a free interpretive walk down the scenic Riverfront Trail.

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‘Emerging Artists’ now at CCA

Columbia Center for the Arts is showcasing “Emerging Artists” in this month’s gallery show. An emerging artist is someone in the early stages of their career, who hasn’t yet established a solid reputation as an artist. Work can be raw and rough, or refined and sophisticated.

Entertainment Update for Sept. 14

Minstrels ‘St. Cinder’ at The Remains Gallery; Music Festival of the Gorge returns to HR Sept. 17; more

KEGLER’S CORNER: League bowling action starts up at Orchard Lanes

The 2016-17 league bowling season started last week at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Most bowlers had to fight off considerable rust after being away from league action since last season ended four months ago and there was a fresh twist awaiting them: Brand-new, state-of-the art synthetic lanes.

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Local outrigger canoe club finds success at prestigious Hawaii race

The Hood River Outrigger Canoe Club had the opportunity to send 13 members to Hawaii to join more than 2,500 other paddlers from around the world for the Queen Lili’uokalani Long Distance Canoe Races.

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HRVHS starts rehearsals for ‘Catch Me If You Can’

Hood River Valley High School students and teachers have started rehearsals for this fall’s musical, the Tony Award winning “Catch Me If You Can."