Nonprofit events calendar from July 23, 2014.
Tee it up, tap it in and try your luck at the Buck Brush Bramble Golf Tournament, Tuesday, Aug. 19, at The Dalles Country Club.
Your keen interest in helping others will come to the forefront this year. You will have to decide which among many possibilities will be the most effective and valuable. By developing a friendship with someone older, you will gain knowledge, expertise and profound perception.
The Arlington Community Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Annual Arlington Show ‘n’ Shine Car Show Saturday, July 26.
There’s just something satisfying about knowing how to make perfectly uniform meatballs, chocolate mousse or baked potatoes in half the time. Today I have a plethora of fun and easy kitchen tips that are sure to raise your kitchen IQ and make you smile at the same time.
“The dinner table is set, the family is gathered… and everything just goes downhill from there.” That’s how Augustus Thomas, writer and director of After School Production’s latest summer one-act describes “Soap.”
DEAR DOCTOR K: I saw my doctor about a patch of rough, brown skin that I noticed on my upper arm. He said it is actinic keratosis and needs to be removed. Is it cancer? How will it be removed?
New project aims to promote community literacy
The gorge commission has asked for a moratorium on all new coal and oil transports through the gorge until a risk analysis is done and measures are in place to avoid derailments and provide mitigation should they occur.
Flat fee would redeem operating costs
Authorities watch for lightning-sparked fires as fuel dries.
The Shaniko Butte Fire received a quarter-inch of rain on Tuesday afternoon from a thunderstorm that also produced a powerful display of lightning and thunder. 900 strikes were detected on and near the Warm Springs Reservation. Firefighters will be on the lookout today and throughout the week for possible “sleeper” fires from lightning strikes that begin to show up when the fuels start drying out.
Baseball team defeats Salem/Keizer 11-4 in finale
R.J. Hicks scores late run for first in bull riding; Casey Maddox is tops in saddle bronc
HILLSBORO (AP) — There’s mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn’t involve the typical spray paint or broken windows. No, we’re talking pastry here — maple bars smeared on cars, doughnuts left atop windshield wipers, pastries littering a yard.
Trayvon Bromell is making bold predictions for the junior world track championships this week.
EUREKA, Calif. (AP) — The Yurok tribe launched a large-scale raid Monday targeting illegal marijuana grows along the Klamath River that have threatened the reservation’s water supply and damaged its ecosystem.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.
Do we always have to act our age? Do we really have to stop dressing up for Halloween, or drawing with watercolors and crayons? Or telling corny jokes we have all heard several times before (but still find amusing)? If you are 92, should you really climb under the house when your wife is afraid she will have to call 911 to pull you out? (I don’t think you really want to be the opening segment on the Channel 6 news: “Stubborn Geezer in over his head.”)
OSO, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of pieces of personal property have been recovered from the site of the March 22 mudslide near Oso.