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HE FOLLOWING EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED, ACCORDING TO CGCC. A future date has not yet been announced.

Columbia Gorge Community College is hosting Oregon Book Award winner Omar El Akkad for a reading on Wednesday, Nov 30 at 6 p.m. The reading, followed by a Q&A, will take place in the CGCC Lecture Hall in Building 2 on The Dalles Campus.

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Ironsmith Alan Root often starts a project with unusual materials — 500 wrenches, for instance, or a wagon wheel — and ends with a freeform sculpture. His art can begin with things that others have already shaped or discarded: scrap metal, rebar and a vision.

Hood River Valley split its opening slate of non-league girls soccer matches last week and started its eight-match Northwest Oregon Conference schedule this week.

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On July 16, Oregon launched a new suicide and crisis lifeline (988) that will connect people in need of behavioral health crisis support in Oregon and nationwide to care and support, according to a press release from Oregon Health Authority.

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As high summer temperatures entered the region Monday, July 25, houseless and other vulnerable community members are at extreme risk of heat and sun exposure that threatens their health and well-being. In response, Mid-Columbia Community Action Council (MCCAC) has partnered with the City of Hood River, St. Vincent DePaul of The Dalles, Hood River Alliance Church, North Central Public Health District, Wasco County, Hood River County Emergency Management, Hood River Public Health, Columbia Area Transit, and LINK Public Transit to offer Cooling Centers options and transportation for community members who are experiencing unsheltered houselessness.

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Learning to make choices in life can be difficult for all of us but even harder for children. Have you ever asked a child what kind of ice cream they would like, and they are unable to make a choice? Children develop an understanding of making choices through experiences. As adults, we have metacognition of what is happening around us or what will happen with our options in different situations. Guiding your child in this process should lessen the frustration when a choice doesn’t turn out how they thought it should.

WHITE SALMON — Jordan Nagle, M.D., a board-certified family medicine physician, recently joined Skyline Health Medical Clinic in White Salmon. He and his family moved to the Gorge to embrace the healthy outdoor lifestyle and close community relationships available in a small town.

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Felipe Rayo, Brenya Rayo, Carmen Grodzki, Marta Yera, and Ubaldo Hernández (left to right) volunteer at the Comunidades booth during a Fiesta of Health on Jan. 15 at NorthShore Medical Group’s office in White Salmon, where 221 people received COVID-19 vaccinations. The event was free of char…

BINGEN — When a system works as designed and allows someone to provide the highest level of service, it can bring immense satisfaction, especially when it enables someone to help another human being improve their quality of life.

Johnny Young, an award-winning Nashville recording artist who grew up in Trout Lake and spent his formative years gigging around the Columbia River Gorge with the country-rock bands Crossfire and HookahStew, has released a self-titled album, available at participating ACE Hardware stores inc…

If the heat comes back and you or someone you know are in the need of a cooling place, the Lyle Lions has been set up as a cooling shelter for residents to gather. Liaison Annie Maguire said if the doors are not open and there is a dire need, call Joan Titus, Dean Oldenburg, Barb Mills or Ly…

I mentioned awhile back that rodeo is a big deal here in Glenwood. The Klickitat County Fair is also a very big deal, and many adults from our community volunteer as officers or in other positions, and as 4-H leaders, helping make the fair a great success each year. We are excited that, afte…

Rodeo is still a big deal here in Glenwood. Emma Patterson, daughter of Shane and Billie, just returned from competing in the Silver State International Rodeo in Winnemucca, Nev. While she didn’t place in her events, the experience was priceless and she is looking forward to the start of the…

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WHITE SALMON — Three Bingen/White Salmon-area organizations — CultureSeed, Gorge MakerSpace and the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation — have received grants from the Washington Youth Development Nonprofit Relief Fund to support out-of-school programming for vulnerable youth.

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WHITE SALMON — Three Bingen/White Salmon-area organizations — CultureSeed, Gorge MakerSpace and the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation — have received grants from the Washington Youth Development Nonprofit Relief Fund to support out-of-school programming for vulnerable youth.