The human brain is amazingly complex and science is showing us just how interesting this three pound section of our body truly is. Parents of teenagers can attest to this wonderment. How many times do they look dumbfoundly at their adolescent and wonder, “What were you thinking?”
Group has met too many years to remember
REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft didn't use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Instead, with its new HoloLens headset, the company is offering real-world examples to show how you might use three-dimensional digital images — or holograms — in daily life.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Jan. 23, 2015.
DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor has prescribed prescription painkillers — opioids — for my severe back pain. They relieve my pain, but how can I reduce my risk of becoming hooked? DEAR READER: Simply being aware of the risk of addiction is a good first step in ensuring that you do not become addicted to prescription painkillers. I’ll explain a little bit about painkillers. Then I’ll describe some steps you can take to prevent addiction.
Team has five forfeits, but comes close in four matches
No. 9 The Dalles ready to take flight in challenging 5A Columbia River Conference
Marcus Borg, a professor emeritus from Oregon State University in religious studies and author of 21 books, died Wednesday of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Portland. He was 72.
DONETSK, Ukraine — Signs emerged Friday pointing to a major offensive in eastern Ukraine by rebels fighting to break off from the rest of the country. A rebel leader said they will continue to fight and won't join further peace talks — but left unclear whether they would respect this week's agreement to pull back heavy weapons from the front line.
The Nuestra Comunidad Sana, a program of The Next Door, is bringing Community Health Worker (CHW) training to the gorge region. Participants who complete the rigorous 90 hour course requirements are eligible for certification as CHWs in Oregon.
Nonprofit events calendar from Dec. 23
SPOKANE, Wash. – Northwest Farm Credit Services has awarded the Mid-Columbia Senior Center a $1,500 Northwest Farm Credit Services/CoBank Rural Community Grant Award.
Secretary of State Kate Brown is hopeful odds have improved to licensed drivers to voter rolls
Citizen files records request
Eliminate smell, not jobs, testify many
Feil breaks record; Clifford, Nelson each on record cusp
Elite gymnasts raise the bar while bolstering their ranks at recent meet in Hillsboro
A Portland based in-home care company has added a branch in Hood River, and will be serving The Dalles, Hood River and surrounding areas. Helping Hands Home Care NW president Toby Forsberg said in a press release, “In a growth industry with the demand we have seen throughout our service territory, it made sense to add a branch in the communities of Hood River and The Dalles.
A wagon outlined in lights, antique farm implements as table centerpieces and cowboy buffet style catering set the scene for The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Distinguished Citizens awards banquet honoring the "True Pioneers of our Time.”
To the editor: Compliments to the Wahtonka Community School and the American Legion, at which lodge the school students presented a dinner last week that as free for veterans.