Weekend fishing opportunities: Trout fishing continues to be good on Big Lava, Crane Prairie, Odell and North and South Twin lakes. South Twin lake has been chosen as a venue for Cabela’s “Fish for Milions” promotion, which began Saturday, May 4 and continues through July 7. Rainbow trout have been tagged with spaghetti tags that could be worth up to $2 million to the angler lucky enough to catch one. For more information and to register.
Saturday, May 25 – Animal Tracking Workshop, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Oxbow Regional Park. Learn how to identify beavers, otters, deer and other creatures at this workshop hosted by Metro. Registration and payment of $11 per adult required in advance. For more information, call 503-220-2781. Oxbow Regional Park is located at 3010 SE Oxbow Parkway, Gresham, OR 97080. Parking $5.
WILLAMETTE ZONE HUNTING OPEN: COUGAR, SPRING BEAR, SPRING TURKEY
Weekend fishing opportunities: Spring chinook fishing has slowed down in the lower Willamette River but persistent anglers are still catching a few fish. Steelhead fishing is fair on the North and South Santiam and spring chinook are starting to arrive in the system. Steelhead fishing is fair on the Clackamas River. Anglers are starting to pick up a few spring chinook on the Sandy and Clackamas rivers Trout stocking is in .full swing around the Willamette Valley and Portland metro area. Sites scheduled for stocking this week: Harriet Lake, Henry Hagg Lake, Mt. Hood Pond, Sheridan Pond, Silver Creek Reservoir, Trillium Lake, South Fork Yamhill River, Alton Baker Canal, Carmen Reservoir, Clear Lake, EE Wilson Pond, Foster Reservoir, Junction City Pond, Leaburg Lake, Salmon Creek, Smith Reservoir.
Editorial cartoons for May 26, 2013.
The time has come once again to honor those soldiers who died in the service of our country. We should feel that grateful remembrance more than once a year, but it is human nature to not think about those things as often as we should, so Memorial Day is a good reminder.
CHILDREN’S PAINTING: Local artist Mike Newman will teach how to paint a portrait on glass Wednesday, May 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Wonderworks Children’s Museum, 206 Madison St. No experience is necessary. All participants need is an 8-by-10-inch picture of the face of a loved one, an old shirt or apron and their favorite benefit.
Breakaway promotions is organizing the first Gorge-us Gals Ride all-women’s bike ride to benefit HAVEN, serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault Sunday, June 2, starting at 7 a.m. at Riverfront Park in The Dalles.
North Wasco Education Support Professionals awarded scholarships to Mikaela Hernandez and Grant Pearson of The Dalles Wahtonka High School awards night in May.
If you are like me, I worry about how to keep my kids entertained and learning throughout the summer. So how do we keep our kids busy during the summer months when parents still have to work? Have you given any thought to what your kids will be up to this summer?
GRANTS PASS — A new study has determined for the first time just how quickly frogs and other amphibians are disappearing around the United States, and the news is not good.
Seniors hand off torch to an up-and-coming class of youths If The Dalles Wahtonka seniors can take anything from this season, they put the baseball program back on the grid. TDW won 19 games, had a state top-10 ranked offense with 186 runs scored and claimed a league championship for the first time since The Dalles Wahtonka merged.
TDW softball team loses six seniors, but there is plenty of firepower coming up
PORTLAND, (AP) — The cold and rain that settled over northwestern Oregon on Thursday set records.
Honoring fallen warriors Wasco County Chief Deputy Lane Magill has never served in the military but is a strong supporter of active-duty troops and veterans; he recently visited Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia to pay his respects to the fallen.
You are likely to make some of your greatest gains just when it looks like everything is grinding to an abrupt halt. It will prove that you should never give up.
Emotional intimacy is the key to a healthy marriage and necessary for developing financial harmony. The secret to creating emotional intimacy is for each of you to meet the needs that are most important to the other. Emotional intimacy is key because it produces authentic trust and respect.
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have a teenage son who plays high school football, so I’m interested in the new concussion guidelines. Can you tell me what they say?
RICHMOND, Va. — Craft breweries from around the country are toasting the troops with a beer aged with a unique ingredient that symbolizes America’s pastime — baseball bats. Nine different brewers collaborated to create Homefront IPA, all using the same recipe, complete with orange peel and unfinished maple Louisville Sluggers. Toward the end of the fermentation process the beer soaks in a tank with the maple bats.
Today is Sunday, May 26, the 146th day of 2013. There are 219 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 26, 1913, Actors’ Equity Association was organized by a group of actors at the Pabst Grand Circle Hotel in