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Kim Stafford speaks in The Dalles Wednesday night

Oregon’s Poet Laureate, Kim Stafford, will give a public reading Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m., in the lecture hall at The Dalles campus of Columbia Gorge Community College, Building 2, 400 East Scenic Drive. The reading is part of a two-day college visit that also includes classroom discussions with students.

November 13, 2018 3:12 p.m. read more..
  

Ready to Raffle

This quilt will be up for raffle at the St. Peter’s Holiday Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 17, at St. Mary’s Academy, 1112 Cherry Heights Rd., The Dalles. Bazaar hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; raffle tickets are $1 or 6 for $5; and the winner will be drawn at 4 p.m.

November 13, 2018 2:37 p.m. read more..


Parade honors veteran families

Special recognition was paid to the family members of those who serve at the Veterans Day observance in The Dalles, which was held on Monday. “If you have someone in the military, you have also served,” said USMC (retired) Capt. Dan Brophy, chaplain for the Dalles Outpost of Point Man International Ministries.

November 13, 2018 2:24 p.m. read more..
 

Local students to perform

Leslie Blakely, Savannah Ezelle, Noah Holloran, and Jacob Valle, students at The Dalles High School, have been selected for the 2019 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City. They will perform in February with the Honors Choir and Women’s Choir, joining performers from the 46 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, several provinces of Canada, Australia, Bermuda, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, Poland, Qatar, and South Korea.

November 9, 2018 1:45 p.m. read more..
  

Veterans Day brings military flyover

Two F-15 fighter jets will fly over the The Dalles on Monday, Nov. 12, as part of the local observance of Veterans Day. The planes from the 173rd Fighter Wing of the Oregon Air National Guard are based at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls. They will zoom through the skies above The Dalles between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m.

November 6, 2018 1:41 p.m. read more..
 

Holiday Craft Kickoff

Jack Smith, The Dalles, shows off his creations at the Oregon Veterans Home craft bazaar Saturday, Oct. 27.

October 30, 2018 2:24 p.m. read more..
 

Fun Group illuminates holiday

Louis Red Cloud needed a little rope on Saturday. Some zip ties, and 170 feet of LED lighting were also in order. Kurt Conger had set up all the supplies and noted the new lights would reduce total wattage use from 3,000 watts to just 300 watts, while providing more luminance for all of The Dalles to see when the star is lit the day after Thanksgiving.

October 30, 2018 1:48 p.m. read more..

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