In the year ahead, you could have greater opportunities to operate in an independent, enterprising manner. There’s a chance that more than one of your endeavors will turn out to be quite grand.
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have an open sore on the bottom of my foot. Can I just cover it with a Band-Aid until it heals, or do I need to see a doctor?
You know what I really like — OK, pretty much love? A perfectly chilled salad plate and salad fork. That to me is the height of culinary perfection. The problem is I hardly ever remember to chill the plates and forks in time. Picture me doing the Happy Dance when today’s first tip popped out of my email inbox.
Shelley Reynolds-Wacker notched first place as an individual and she was a major cog in a top quartet that cruised to first place in the net category during golf action at Skamania Lodge Golf Course on Monday.
Legion team is riding a four-game winning streak so far The Columbia Gorge Hustlers ran their winning streak to four games after rolling to a two-game sweep with wins of 7-2 and 11-1 over the Northwest Star Knights Tuesday in American Legion baseball play at Quinton Street Ballpark.
Big Sky Conference foes battle it out in summer hoops tournament in Moro There are never enough big-time basketball games pitting the best of the best in the Big Sky West Division.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Seven al-Qaida-linked gunmen detonated a pick-up truck rigged with explosives at the gate of the U.N. compound in Somalia’s capital Wednesday, launching a bombs-and-gunfire assault that saw militants pour into the complex, killing at least nine people, including three foreigners, officials said.
President: We need ‘peace with justice’ BERLIN — Appealing for a new citizen activism in the free world, President Barack Obama renewed his call Wednesday to reduce U.S. and Russian nuclear stockpiles and to confront climate change, a danger he called “the global threat of our time.”
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from June 19, 2013.
For a lot of kids, summertime beckons with temptations — to sleep in late, watch too much TV, swim, roam. And that’s just the first day. Boredom soon sets in.
James Patrick Murray, a former sportswriter, said, “Show me a man who is a good loser, and I’ll show you a man who is playing golf with his boss.” That reminds me of a story about Sam Snead, who still has the most wins on the PGA tour. While an office boy, he was playing golf with his boss. They reached a downhill par 4 that was more than 300 yards. Snead, who had the honor, waited. His boss suggested that Snead should hit his drive. Snead pointed out that the foursome in front was still putting on the green. “Do you want a job tomorrow?” asked his boss.
A group of seven longtime The Dalles-area real estate brokers create a local branch of the Copper West Properties firm based in Hood River.
Molly Donnell has joined Windermere Glenn Taylor Real Estate as a broker in The Dalles, and will be assisting both buyers and sellers with real estate sales.
I'll love you, dear, I'll love you till China and Africa meet and the river jumps over the mountain and the salmon sing in the street. — W. H. Auden Singing your way: Salmon may not be singing in the street, as W. H. Auden wrote, but the Nez Perce, Umatilla, Warm Springs and Yakama tribes began their commercial sales from the summer fishery this week.
Event puts spotlight on commercial buildings The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce will host an Open for Business Tour on Saturday, June 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring nine downtown commercial buildings.
Eloy Pando has visions of one day seeing one of his contestants working with a superstar on “The Voice.”
After 10 years of operating one of the top bicycle races in the country, the Mt. Hood Cycling Classic will be closing up after this year’s event.
Steve Taylor and Rudy O’Riley tell stories and perform magic Tuesday, June 18, as The Dalles Wasco County Library kicks off this year's Summer Reading program, themed Dig Into Reading.
WINDSURFER Katie Burns had a close encounter with a sea lion over the weekend. “I was sailing out to the island and hit a sea lion with the nose of my board,” she said. “I fell in the water and he (or she) came up to my board and started hitting it with his snout."
An Environmental Protection Agency report faults Washington state for lax oversight at Hanford, the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site, saying the state employs too few inspectors and gives advance notice of inspections to the federal agency charged with managing the cleanup.