Mid-Columbia Senior Center, The Dalles, is hosting a Surplus Sale Event this Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot.
There is something decidedly welcoming and comforting about houseplants, which is what I seek during trying times — and these are trying times. The old standards, philodendron and spider plants, are still around (and I believe those macramé hangers are making a comeback), but there are so ma…
Dickey Farms, 511 W. Steuben St., Bingen, hosts a family-friendly “Mini Harvest Fest” Oct. 24-25. Every child is invited and Halloween costumes are encouraged, said a press release. The event will include apples, cider, candy, pumpkins, corn on the cob, tamales, pizza, hot chocolate and more…
Fall has arrived beautifully and I’m sure you are all enjoyed the warm sunny days before the rains came as much as we did at our house. Now is the time when cattle are being moved home from summer pastures and there may be cattle drives on the highways from time to time. Please use caution w…
The pandemic has claimed another event. The Lyle Christmas Bazaar held each November at the Activity Center has had to cancel this year. There seems to be no end to this virus, and all of the threats that go with it.
The top two candidates for Secretary of State said Oct. 12 they did not want to use that office as a stepping stone to running for governor in 2022 and questioned each other’s independence from influence by their political parties.
Also running for the District 3 position is Miland Walling, who did not respond to the questionnaire. Information on Walling can be found at www.facebook.com/MilandforCommissioner.
The Hood River County Education Foundation (HRCEF) board approved a $20,000 gift to Hood River County School District (HRCSD) to support distance learning efforts in its Monday, Sept. 14, meeting.
You may remember this Emo Philips quote that I’ve shared before. “I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.”
It really does take a whole village — and because kindness knows no boundaries, the devastating wildfires are proof of the Northwest’s enduring spirit of generosity.
The Hood River City Council directed $195,000 in CARES Act funding to local partners that aid social services agencies, business organizations and individuals economically impacted by COVID-19.
A modified Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair took place at the Hood River County Fairgrounds this past weekend, Oct. 16-17, with some COVID-19 safety precautions in place. Painters-tape arrows on the floor guided shoppers on a one-way route through each fair building, hand sanitizer stations were p…
I don’t know about you, but the idea of fall house cleaning is not high on my bucket list. Now, don’t get me wrong, I clean house … on occasion, but it’s my garden that requires my attention now. The dust bunnies can wait!
Skyline Health is offering no-cost flu shots beginning October 1 at its medical clinic located at 211 Skyline Drive in White Salmon. The clinic is open Tuesday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., for flu vaccinations. To make an appointment, call 509-637-2810.
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Portland General Electric Company announced Oct. 17 it has permanently shuttered its Boardman Generating Station in Eastern Oregon’s Morrow County. The closure fulfills an agreement PGE reached with stakeholders, customer groups and regulators in 2010 to significantly reduce air emissions fr…
The “Columbia River Indian’s Giveaway” event happens Oct. 24 at Discovery Center in The Dalles. The socially-distanced event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the center, 5000 Discovery Drive in The Dalles.
Canned goods and other food donations are requested in the annual Feed the Gorge food drive, through Oct. 31 at locations in Hood River, Klickitat, Skamania and Wasco counties.
A rare dust event obscures the Washington side of the river Monday in these images taken from Hood River Marina beach at about 1:30 p.m. The plume covers part of Hood River bridge, and walkers on Marina Beach are framed against the plume. A parfait of dust, green river water, and beach strat…
Desperate times call for desperate measures. Organizations like The Next Door that recruit and certify foster parents are pulling out all the stops to support children and teens in need of loving and consistent foster homes. For more information, call 541-386-6665 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
La Administración de Pequeñas Empresas de EE. UU. (SBA), en consulta con el Departamento de la Tesoro, publicó una solicitud de perdón de préstamos más simple para préstamos del Programa de Protección de Cheques de Pago (PPP) de $ 50,000 o menos.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, has released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and admini…
Crestline Construction will be paving on Jewett Blvd. beginning Monday, Oct. 19 through Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. In addition, the city was notified that Klickitat County PUD will be replacing power poles on Jewett Blvd. between Skyline Drive and Fireman's Park (Grandview) at the same time. Exp…
Women who have primary financial responsibility for themselves and their dependents and have financial need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects can now apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards for Women. Applications are available online at bit.ly/LYDA-apply a…
El Departamento de Salud del Condado de Hood River ha informado sobre el primer fallecimiento de un residente del condado de Hood River por COVID-19.
Each year, The Next Door hosts “Stories of Hope” to share firsthand narratives from Gorge community members who have been helped by the organization’s many services.
The 70th Annual Washington State Weed Conference will be offered online and free to the public, according to the Washington Vegetation Management Association and the Washington Invasive Species Council.
You may have noticed some extra activity going on downtown The Dalles last weekend. If so, you probably caught a group of volunteers painting along the side of the Bohn-Wood building on the 100 block of E. Third Street, next to City Hall.
Following an extensive search process, the City of Hood River has selected Mark Janeck as the City of Hood River’s new public works director. Janeck’s first day was Sept. 21.
It has become an annual ritual: My Medicare Wellness Visit with my primary care provider. It gives us a chance to update my prevention plan by reviewing my health status and identifying any risk factors — and most importantly a chance for me to grumble about how my body isn’t behaving as it should!
Winter warming shelters provide an invaluable service to the area’s homeless population, but the COVID-19 pandemic adds another layer of difficulty to operations that primarily rely on donations and volunteers to keep going: Their operating space is too small to accommodate social distancing.
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- Obituary: Jimmy Guthrie
- Mugen Noodle Bar blends culinary traditions
- Flagstone residents removed from facility
- First Hood River County COVID-19 fatality reported
- Learning at a distance: ‘It’s not easy’: Families maneuver school, work and equity concerns
- Obituary: Tim Boyette
- A long struggle for space: Warming shelters transition to a non-congregate, socially-distant model
- Obituary: Donald Carpenter
- Downtown trick-or-treat events canceled
- Obituary: Kraig Hull
- Mid-Columbia Senior Center hosts surplus sale Saturday
- Master Gardeners: Houseplants: A winter oasis
- Dickey Farms hosts 'Mini Harvest Fest' for kids this weekend
- Police reports, Oct. 21 edition
- Glenwood News: Get ready for ‘Shoebox Season,’ cattle on the road
- Lyle Community News: Dallesport-Murdock Fire Dept. will hold Halloween open house
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