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
20 Years Ago-1993 Murals on Craig Office supply and Tony’s Town & Country were approved by The Dalles Historical Landmarks Commission Wednesday. Roger Cook of Sandy, the official artist of the Oregon Trail Sesquicentennial will paint the 10x68’ Craig mural, said W.E. (Webb) Peterson, of The Dalles Mural Society. Also approved was a 40x26’ mural on the Tony’s building, to be painted by Robert Thomas of Idaho. The Mural Society applied for both murals. No drawings on the content of the proposed murals were presented to the commission, but submission of schematic drawings and proposed colors for the murals and a description of how the mural will be placed on the Craig building were among the three conditions the HLC attached to its approval.
It looks like we have fairly nice weather for Memorial Day for a change. The weatherman is calling for a partly sunny day with a high near 70 degrees. In the past it seems like every Memorial Day was wet, windy and more or less miserable to be outside. With that nice thought in mind here are three of my favorite family hikes that also feature fine places to have a picnic lunch.
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BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (AP) — Police in one western Pennsylvania community are searching for Bigfoot — but this quest has a better chance of success than most.
June 2 dinner will help with Mayo Clinic trip When Letitia Robarge started throwing up in 2009, she assumed she had the flu.
Judge cautions about another strike Angela Lindell, a former athletic coach at Dufur School District, has spent most of the week in jail for twice violating her probation by consuming alcohol.