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 man from The Dalles was arrested last week for the alleged sexual abuse and exploitation of a child under the age of 14 in Sherman County.
Clinics in Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties, and Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, have recently received rapid COVID-19 tests that produce results in just 15 minutes.
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) previously released guidance for schools which detailed a variety of learning paths they may take during the 2020/2021 academic year.
Voter turnout is running high throughout the Mid-Columbia, a reflection of acute concerns over ballot security throughout the U.S.
The COVID-19 outbreak at Flagstone Senior Living that killed 13 senior residents, and infected 51 people in total, appears to be over.
Oregon artists may now apply to a new Artist Relief Program created by the Oregon Arts Commission in partnership with The Oregon Community Foundation and the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation. Awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will be distributed until the program fund, totaling ju…
The LINK Public Transportation has an additional bus route serving key stops in The Dalles, circling the city on a one-hour loop Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Riders can get on stops at The Dalles Transit Center, Seufert Park, Water’s Edge, East 12th Street and Dry Hollow Road, Mid…
Uno de los residentes de cuidado de la memoria en Flagstone Senior Living que había contraído COVID-19 falleció durante el fin de semana. Eso marca la decimotercera muerte en la instalación relacionada con el brote allí y eleva el total de muertes del condado de Wasco a 16.
Another memory care resident at Flagstone Senior Living who had contracted COVID-19 passed away over the weekend. That marks the 13th death at the facility related to the outbreak there, and brings Wasco County’s total deaths to 16.
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.
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…
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.
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.
All residents of Flagstone Senior Living’s Memory Care Unit have been transferred to COVID-19 units at outside facilities so the residents can receive 24/7 care and Flagstone can professionally clean and disinfect the Memory Care Unit, also known as The Atrium.
Columbia Gorge Community College’s mission is “Building dreams and transforming lives by providing lifelong educational programs that strengthen our community.” So, how’s the college doing? CGCC invites you to complete this customer survey by Wednesday, Oct. 14. Your responses will help the college gauge public awareness of programs and services; there’s also opportunity for suggestions to improve.
Mid-Columbia Economic Development District (MCEDD) will be hosting the 2020 Columbia Gorge Economic Symposium on Friday, Nov. 6 in a virtual format. With the impacts on the regional economy from COVID-19, this year’s annual event will focus on economic and employment trends, recovery and res…
Every year, National 4-H Week sees millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni come together to celebrate the many positive youth development opportunities offered by 4-H. The theme for this year’s National 4-H Week, Opportunity4All, is a campaign that was created by National 4-H Counc…
Understanding Medicare is not a walk in the park. It’s more like crawling through a dark cave: Disorienting and challenging. And every year during Medicare Open Enrollment from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, you get to explore that cave again!
Julie and Harley Newland of 419 E. 10th St. are the winners of the October 2020 Beautification Award from The Dalles Beautification Committee and Columbia Gorge Realty. The sign will stay in the Newlands’ yard through the end of October, at which time it’ll move on to November’s winner. Afte…
A new multi-use studio is set to be springing up close to downtown Bingen soon. Previously home to USAUTOCARE, the shop-turned-studio will provide plenty of space for artistic endeavors.
Hood River City Council was scheduled to consider in its Monday meeting whether to take the next step in developing a new police facility — and possibly a joint facility for city police and Hood River County Sheriff.
Bethel UCC in White Salmon invites the community to a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. This will be an outdoor service led by Pastor Laura Robinson, pictured at right with two friends. Four-footed friends must be on leash and feathered or finned friends contained. The Bet…
301 Gallery hosts an October show by artist Peggy Ohlson together with sculptor Kim Lewis. The show opens Oct. 2 from 5-7 p.m., masks required. 301 Gallery is open every day between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 301 Oak St. in downtown Hood River. Christine Knowles of 301 said this is Ohlson’s first…
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- Winter burn regulations in effect
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- Halloween Contest Winners Named
- COVID-19 rapid tests distributed
- Wasco, Sherman county districts preparing for on-site learning
- Ballot turnout tops 40 percent in Wasco, Hood River counties; ‘Things are hectic,’ Klickitat clerk says as Nov. 3 date nears
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