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Food program gets boost

Columbia State Bank challenged customers and employees to donate canned and boxed food items for the Community Backpack Program and, by the end of one month, had a big stash to deliver. The “Take a Bag & Fill It” challenge will be an ongoing effort, said Kara Simpson, vice president and branch manager.

October 16, 2018 2:38 p.m. read more..


65th Reunion

The Dalles High School Class of 1953 held their 65th reunion September 21 and 22, with a gathering at Spooky’s Restaurant on Friday evening and dinner on Saturday evening at the Shilo Inn Portage Grill.

October 16, 2018 2:35 p.m. read more..


WorkSource hosts job fair

WorkSource Columbia Gorge has partnered with local employers from across the Gorge to host a job fair in Washington Thursday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Elks’ Lodge, 124 NE Church Avenue, White Salmon. Participating employers need electronics assemblers, composite engineers, maintenance technicians, database administrators, cabinet makers, and more.

October 16, 2018 2:34 p.m. read more..


Masters Family Circus to perform

Students at St. Mary’s Academy have a busy week planned as they prepare to join the circus. They will be learning the basics of circus performance ahead of this weekend’s “Masters Family Circus” performances Saturday and Sunday, with two shows daily at 2 and 5 p.m. at the academy, 1112 Cherry Heights Rd. in The Dalles.

October 16, 2018 2:14 p.m. read more..
 

Helping Hands hosts ‘Key to Escape’

Local nonprofit Helping Hands Against Violence is planning a “dinner adventure fundraiser” featuring a locally sourced organic dinner and an escape room-like experience designed by local escape room experts Escape the Hood.

October 9, 2018 2:56 p.m. read more..


TD Chamber seeks nominees for event

The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce invites community members to nominate businesses and individuals for recognition at the chamber’s annual banquet on Jan. 17, 2019. Nominations are due Dec. 7 at the chamber. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

October 9, 2018 2:55 p.m. read more..
   

Lions: ‘Together we can’

A “New Century Lion” workshop on the theme “Together we can” will be held in The Dalles Saturday, Oct. 13, at Columbia Gorge Community College in the Fort Dalles Readiness Center.

October 9, 2018 2:36 p.m. read more..


Open house for outreach

Community members are invited to learn more about a volunteer program to help the homeless during the winter months on Saturday. The Dalles HOPE Warming Place is hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 13 at the shelter site owned by St. Vincent DePaul, 315 W. Third Street.

October 9, 2018 2:17 p.m. read more..

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