“The Democratic National Convention is happening under a police state.” — Walter Cronkite, in a real clip from the film “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”
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Ever since college, I’ve had a deep fascination with our shameful history around slavery, the Civil War and the failure of the victorious Nort…
More than 150 years after the Civil War ended, the remains of a Union soldier are going home for a burial with full military honors. The cross country journey of the late Jewett Williams begins in Oregon and ends in Maine, with two stops in the gorge on Monday, Aug. 1. Area residents are being urged by Rod Runyon, Northeast District ride captain for the Patriot Guard Riders, to pay their respects to Williams when the carrier holding his cremated remains has brief stops in Cascade Locks and The Dalles.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Upper Valley already, with the snow on the ground and a chill in the air, so it’s no surprise that Santa is on his way!