There will be more than one path leading to material acquisition for you in the year ahead. If you’re smart, you will choose the one that offers you consistent returns and not the one leading to immediate gratification only.
Dear Mary: While my sister was on staff at a summer camp last year, she did not launder her bedding frequently. Now that the bedding has been washed many times since being home, I’ve noticed that the pillowcases and comforter are dingy and do not look clean even though they’re fresh from the dryer. Is there anything that will brighten these dingy items? — Lexi, email
DEAR DOCTOR K: I’m a nurse who is allergic to latex, so I always use latex-free gloves. But I still occasionally break out in hives. Why?
Editorial Cartoons for May 23, 2013.
To the editor: This Fall each of the tax paying adults in The Dalles will have a chance to bring something to our town that we can be proud of.
To the editor: I want to take a moment to address both teens and parents of teens. My step-brother committed suicide Wednesday, May 15, and I don’t understand why or how he could have done this. Did you know that the risk of suicide increases dramatically when kids and teens have access to firearms at home and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nearly 60 percent of all suicides in the United States are committed with a gun. That’s why any gun in your home should be unloaded, locked, and kept out of the reach of children and teens and please never allow your child or teen to know where the key is kept.
PORTLAND, (AP) — An application for a liquefied natural gas terminal at Coos Bay has been filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Yearly program draws hundreds to small town along Oregon Trail WASCO – When volunteer organizers learned this year would be the 30th anniversary of the Memorial Day observance in Wasco, they decided to make it count — with a new logo, hats, shirts and a local calendar.
Parade grand marshals have decades of public service WASCO – Wasco Librarian Danee Rankin has a bachelor’s degree in three fields, including theology, and a master’s in social work.
Veteran injured in car wreck Christopher Kessell, a 2003 graduate of The Dalles High School, was paralyzed from the waist down in a solo car accident on Valentine’s Day in California and is heading home soon to live with his mom.
Lane Magill is keynote speaker on Memorial Day American Legion Post 19 has pared down the number of Memorial Day services in The Dalles — from six to two — in an effort to increase community attendance.
May is the time to get outside and enjoy a little sunshine (and the liquid variety is predicted to clear a little this weekend), it’s also National Family Month and National UV Awareness Month, so gather up the kids, slap on the sunscreen and sunglasses, and get outside to a local festival like Maupin’s Riverfest, or Wasco’s big Memorial Day Celebration (see front page), or any one of the local venues that may be taking their entertainment outside as the weather improves.
The Dalles-Wasco County Library is encouraging its members to take part in the Big Library Read.
A funny thing happened on the way to health care reform: Insurance companies began to compete with each other, right out in the open.
To the editor: America is sick with a disease, a disease called complacency. Please bear with me a moment.
To the editor: If you have ever been in need of emergency medical help or know of someone who has, please take the time to thank your local emergency medical services personnel.
GRANTS PASS — Environmental groups and a public health organization want the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to consider the big picture — from mining in Wyoming to air pollution in China — before allowing development of three Northwest ports to ship up to 100 million metric tons of coal a year to Asia.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Three members of a Michigan city council have abstained from voting on a measure that would have prevented them from abstaining on future votes.
SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle City Council committee has approved zoning for large indoor marijuana farms in some industrial areas of the city.
ONTARIO (AP) — An Eastern Oregon checkpoint aimed at keeping invasive species from hitchhiking into Oregon on boats has opened for the spring, and it found an infested boat the next day.