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SMART invites new volunteers for school year

As the start of school year looms, The Dalles SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) reading program is preparing for another year.

Group mulls drug testing by parents

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — A nonprofit social services organization is considering giving parents drug tests to take home and use on their kids.

What's happening from Aug. 19

Nonprofit events calendar from Aug. 19, 2014.

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Marines stop in TD on tribute ride

Journey is about healing

What's happening from Aug. 17, 2014

Nonprofit events calendar from Aug. 17, 2014

What's happening from Aug 13

Nonprofit calendar from Aug. 13, 2014.

What's happening from Aug. 12

Nonprofit events from Aug. 12.

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After losing home to fire, Pincock ponders next steps

Having your house burn to the ground never comes at a good time, but the fact that the Rowena Fire came just shortly after Jennifer Pincock and her family finished remodeling her Foley Lakes home was like adding insult to injury.

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2013 Pig Bowl recipient completes transplant

Organizers seek ideas for 2014 Pig Bowl recipient

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What's happening from Aug. 8

What's happening from Aug. 8, 2014

Arts and entertainment calendar

Arts and entertainment calendar, 2014.

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Professor Algernon brings magic, steampunk to Civic

Professor Algernon, a magician with an international fan base, will bring his Steampunk “World of Oddities and Wonders” to The Dalles Civic Auditorium Saturday, Aug. 9, with a children’s show at 3 p.m. and a general family show at 7 p.m. Along with his magical troupe — a gypsy princess, dwarf engineer, and a human fairy — the Professor will take his audience on a whirlwind tour through time and space with full-stage illusions and clean, family-friendly humor.

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Gorge Artists Create show opens

THE DALLES ART CENTER celebrated the opening of the “Gorge Artists Create” open juried show with an artist reception Thursday, Aug. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Event benefits Wash. food programs

BINGEN —Washington Gorge Action Programs Food Banks and Nutrition Programs will host its first Food Bank Fundraiser at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Habitat for Humanity groups celebrate merger

The Dalles Habitat for Humanity and Mid-Columbia Habitat for Humanity are now one organization, Columbia Gorge Habitat for Humanity


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