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How does a high school performing arts department put on its annual winter play during a pandemic? If you’re Hood River Valley High School Theater Arts Teacher (and Tony Award winner) Rachel Harry, you make it into a film.

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What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

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What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

What’s Happening is a free service of Columbia Gorge News and may be edited for length. Items can also be found online on the Columbia Gorge News website (Gorge Life tab); calendar items are updated daily. Send items to trishaw@gorgenews.com.

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Recalling the holiday programs from the golden age of television, the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association is preparing a pandemic-safe, holiday-themed variety show that will bring together both national and local talent for the benefit of local charities. The “Stay At Home Holiday Musical S…

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Friends of the Columbia Gorge, a Portland-based conservation organization dedicated to protecting the scenic, natural, cultural, and recreational resources of the Columbia Gorge — is accepting submissions for its sixth annual photo contest. The 2020 contest is entitled “Picturing Protection.”

The Dalles High School Drama Department’s production of The Radio Play Disaster by Don Zolidis continues Nov. 19-20. Harlan Bean, the self-proclaimed genius, is attempting to make history with his sci-fi radio masterpiece “Battle of the Planets.” Unluckily for him, his play is in the hands o…

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Join Seth Tibbott, founder of Tofurky, on Nov. 18 for a Sense of Place lecture on his incredible journey to become a pioneer in the early plant-based food movement. While many may recognize the “Tofurky” brand, in this presentation, Tibbott will take us back to Tofurky’s roots in Klickitat C…

The little rain we had this past week has lifted the county-wide burn ban as of Oct. 15 for central (Zone 2) and western (Zone 3) Klickitat County. The burn ban remained in effect for eastern Klickitat County (Zone 1) until Oct. 31. That doesn’t mean to go crazy and burn all your winter pile…

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Now in its 11th season, the popular lecture series will be live-streamed and video archived Trout Lake, Wash. (October 9, 2020) — Mt. Adams Institute has announced the line-up for the annual Sense of Place Lecture Series. Now in its 11th season, the series will feature virtual lectures rathe…

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Hood River county Early Childhood Committee will host its annual Children’s Fair on Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at River of Life Assembly, 979 Tucker Road, Hood River — with a twist, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The pandemic may have stopped the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association (CGOA) from performing live, but it hasn’t stopped the beat. 

A Murder Mystery Dinner with audience participation will feature The Fatal Fifties Affair by Eileen Moushey Friday, Sept. 25 and Saturday, Sept. 26, 6 p.m. at The Dalles Civic Auditorium, 323 E. Fourth St., The Dalles. Solve a murder and enjoy lots of laughs. The cast, above, includes Skot B…

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With September, we come to my favorite month for stargazing. Darkness comes earlier, yet nights are still warm. Weather is usually good, particularly in early September. And this year, there is plenty to see in the night sky.

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The seventh Annual Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest has been canceled for 2020, organizers for the event announced Thursday in a press release. The event, which is sponsored by FruitSmart and the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce, was scheduled for May 30 after originally being postpon…

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“Organic” comes to Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, Aug. 7-29.

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This year our dine and drink business locations throughout the Gorge have suffered with closures. You can help support your favorites by purchasing take out and gift cards. Many of these business will offer curb-side delivery and some will deliver to your home. Let’s keep the Gorge going strong!

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