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Mosier stories recalled Feb. 4

Join Mosier residents on Feb. 4 as they recall significant tales and events from Mosier’s past. Mosier is an entrepreneurial, welcoming town with a vast history unknown to many Gorge residents. Gorge Owned (GO!) invites you to learn about some of the dynamic people and stories that have helped shape the character and economy of this town, which today has a population of 430. Residents will use photos, videos and oral histories to explore Mosier’s most interesting tales from the past 100 years.

Life of Edward Curtis explored

The White Salmon Community Library invites participation in the Koobdooga program (A good book spelled backwards), by reading “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher” by Timothy Egan, which looks at the life and photographs of Edward Curtis.

Original Wasco Courthouse regional history forum programs scheduled

The original Wasco county courthouse history regional forum has a full slate of programs scheduled for February. Programs begin at 1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom, of the 1859 courthouse, 410 West 2nd Place behind the The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce visitor’s center.

Extension cord: ‘What were you thinking?’ The remodelling of the brain

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?”

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Ladies Who Lunch

Group has met too many years to remember

Hands-on with Microsoft's hologram device

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.

For the record from Jan. 23

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Jan. 23, 2015.

Ask Dr. K: Addiction risk from painkillers is usually low

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.

TD wrestlers take loss on road to Hermiston

Team has five forfeits, but comes close in four matches

Aiming for the upper echelon

No. 9 The Dalles ready to take flight in challenging 5A Columbia River Conference

Renowned OSU Jesus scholar dies at 72

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.

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Ukraine rebel offensive looming

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.

Health worker training course available free

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.

What's happening from Jan. 23

Nonprofit events calendar from Dec. 23

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Senior Center awarded $1,500 grant

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.

More Democrats could help voter registration bill

Secretary of State Kate Brown is hopeful odds have improved to licensed drivers to voter rolls

Wasco County’s Dec. health vote challenged

Citizen files records request

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Odor raises public concern

Eliminate smell, not jobs, testify many

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TD swimmers ride high at White Buffalo Meet

Feil breaks record; Clifford, Nelson each on record cusp

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Riverside off to fast start

Elite gymnasts raise the bar while bolstering their ranks at recent meet in Hillsboro

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