Gorge residents are invited to participate in a celebration of the life, work and dreams of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. — virtually — on Monday, Jan. 18. The theme of this year’s celebration, sponsored by Gorge Ecumenical Ministries (GEM), is a paraphrased quote by Dr. King: “We are tied…

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The new warming shelter in The Dalles has been full since its opening in early November, and while they started off without electricity, they do now and The Dalles City Councilor Darcy Long-Curtiss reports that operations have been going well with no major problems.

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Volunteer Carmen Myers, part of a team from Columbia Bank, hustles Thanksgiving Day meals to cars lined up in the parking lot outside St. Mary’s Academy in The Dalles to receive a holiday meal. In the background, shuttling meals from kitchen to delivery area, is fellow volunteer Henry Warth.…

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Mallory Morrow of Wamic, mother of two children, Marco, 4, and Makhail, 2, is the 2020 recipient of the Bicoastal Media “Wheels of Hope” car, a 2014 Ford Focus.

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Small gatherings of veterans celebrated Veterans Day Nov. 11 in The Dalles. 

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On Nov. 11, the United States of America takes time to say thank you to the men and women who have served this country in military uniform.

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 …

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Four winning photos were selected in Columbia Gorge News’ Halloween Photo Contest. Each winner will receive gift certificates to Pietros Pizza. 

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Dewey Thomas, a long-time resident of Wasco and now living in The Dalles, is celebrating his 106th birthday Wednesday, Nov. 3, and the event will be celebrated with a “Birthday Card Party.”

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The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) has received approval from Food and Nutrition Services to disburse increased food benefits in October.