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'Owen Meany': Edgy, sardonic pageant

This comedic play is both theatrical AND theological.

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Standing up for Standing Rock

Destination: Cannon Ball, N.D. Two Mosier men are heading to the frozen plains this month to support the protesters at Standing Rock.

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‘Food Security Coalition’ starts work

Fighting hunger formally started with lunch.

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‘He had an incredible gift for helping other people’: Sunday’s Meyer concert tributes Tim Ellis

A concert Sunday honors one of Hood River’s true musical friends, the late Tim Ellis. Violinist Aaron Meyer will dedicate Sunday’s annual holiday concert to guitarist Ellis, his long-time “musical sidekick,” arranger, and musical director.

City nears ‘Sanctuary’ status

Sanctuary: a place of refuge and protection — Merriam Webster. Sanctuary city: official status by a city as resisting enactment of federal immigration policies.

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Watch a new ’12 Days’ song

Ever heard “The 12 Days of Christmas”?

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The Porch for Nov. 26

WELL SAID: “Thanksgiving comes to us out of the prehistoric dimness, universal to all ages and all faiths. At whatever straws we must grasp, there is always a time for gratitude and new beginnings.” — J. Robert Moskin

Council to act on Title 5 rental rules

HR Council meets on Monday and Tuesday

Hood River City Council meets on two consecutive evenings this week — its regular meeting Monday and Tuesday’s special meeting held solely to consider passage of an emergency ordinance on Title 5. This pertains to rules for short term rentals in residential zones.

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Warming Shelter opens Nov. 27, at ‘new’ locations

The Hood River Warming Shelter remains in transition, with a one-week delay for opening.

The Ale List: Fruit comes forward at Logsdon, pFriem

Fruit gains a big lift this month with three beers made from unusual fruits, pouring at pFriem Family Brewing and Logsdon Farmhouse Ales. Both are redolent, colorful ales, distinct but not overpowering with the flavor and aroma of their essential fruit: plums at Logsdon (Zuur Pruim — sour plum in Flemish) and at pFriem the blueberry Bosbesson and Farmhouse made from … kumquats.

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