Columbia Gorge Discovery Center is celebrating Mardi Gras Friday, Feb. 28, beginning at 6 p.m. Put on your masks, beads and other bright colored bling and celebrate Fat Tuesday (a few days early) with Mardi Gras Creole cuisine and all that jazz.
Defending champion Bruce Ludwig will face nine other community members in the 2014 SMART Tongue Twister Tournament, Feb. 28 at a new location, Columbia Center for the Arts.
This report covers the last two weeks of league action at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes. Topping everybody in scoring was lefty Greg McDaniel, who unleashed that McDevastating ball of his in the Wednesday night Fraternal league to rack up a whopping 733 series that was capped by a fine 268 game.
With the exception of the Westside Community Trail, Barrett Park has remained largely undeveloped as Hood River County Parks and Recreation has fought and continually lost battles to develop public recreation facilities on the 31.4-acre parcel located on the west side of Hood River.
The Hood River Valley was well represented last weekend as Nordic skiers traveled to Bend to compete in the Sunnyside Pursuit Classic and Freestyle Junior National qualifier.
The latest installment of Buzz Ramsey’s Outdoor News (see column below) casts into the Northwest fishing guru’s ocean of fishing knowledge and pulls up yet another of his many meticulous strategies to increase chances of success with rod and reel.
It was nearly a year ago, while drifting Oregon’s Wilson River, when co-worker Jarod Higginbotham hooked two steelheads on a double-rig, fished below a float.
Little League sign-ups Feb. 4-6; more
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents “Sasquatch Signs and Symbols,” with Paul Graves, Saturday, Feb. 22, at 5:30 p.m. The evening event at the Discovery Center begins with a taco bar dinner at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation at 6:30.
Middle school track volunteers, coaches needed; Little League sign-ups Feb. 4-6; HR Babe Ruth returning, sign-ups Jan. 29, Feb. 9; HRVHS baseball fundraiser Feb. 8
Columbia River Gorge Songwriter Summit Jan. 31; more
The second-annual Young Life Father-Daughter Dance happens Feb. 22 at the Hood River Elks Lodge from 6-8 p.m.
The first Dive-In Movie in Hood River happens Saturday at the Hood River Aquatic Center.
Middle school track and field volunteers, coaches needed; more
An interactive event promises romance, an Italian dinner, dancing, troubadours, and intrigue as you discover how Valentine’s Day began when you step back to 269 AD and meet Father Valentine, (played by Lou DeSitter) Feb. 14, at the Hood River Elks Club at 6 p.m.