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Author explores gorge hiking opportunities

Oregon author Don J. Scarmuzzi will share his book on hiking the Columbia River Gorge Tuesday, March 8 in The Dalles.

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ODOT posts new speed limits on I-84

Motorists will see new speed limits on some highways in Eastern and Central Oregon as of today.

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A hand-up when it’s needed most

Norman Vincent, 68, had to fight back tears when several residents of The Dalles showed up at his motel room door on Feb. 19 to deliver a motorized wheelchair. After all, a Navy veteran is supposed to be stalwart and not show emotion. “I’ve been in a wheelchair for so long,” said Vincent. “I think very much of this. I did my time and I paid taxes all my life and now I need a little help.”

Reserve a spot at the 2016 Tradition of Compassion award event

Community members are invited to reserve a seat at the 2016 Tradition of Compassion Philanthropy Awards ceremony, which takes place at 5:30 p.m. March 3 in Kurtz Gym at The Dalles High School, 220 E. 10th Street.

What's Happening for Feb. 23

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here: E-mail to tdchron@thedalleschronicle.com or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

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Daddy Daughter Dance

Over 500 people attended the Daddy Dance Saturday at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center

What's Happening for Feb. 19

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here: E-mail to tdchron@ thedalleschronicle.com or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

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Historic highway ride planned for June 18th

Friends of the Historic Columbia River Highway have planned their 10th annual Gorge Ride fundraiser for June 18.

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Foundation receives grant

Northwest Farm Credit Services has awarded Mid-Columbia Health Foundation of The Dalles a $2,000 Northwest FCS Rural Community Grant to buy equipment for The Dalles High School weight room and encourage the community to use the facility.

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Youth shelter finds home

Linda and Gary Casady spent four long years looking for a house they could turn into the Youth Empowerment Shelter. Late last year they finally found it and signed a one-year lease on Jan. 1.

What's Happening for Feb. 16

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here: E-mail to tdchron @thedalleschronicle.com or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

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History Forum explores ‘Becoming Oregon’

West Linn educator Robert Hamm traces Oregon’s formative years at the Original Courthouse, 410 W. 2nd Place in The Dalles Saturday, Feb. 20 at 1 p.m.

What's Happening for Feb. 12

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here, 75 words or less. E-mail to tdchron@thedalleschronicle .com or fax to 541-298-1365 or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

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Memorial Walk

Dick Yecny strolls between monuments at the Veterans Memorial at Sorosis Park in The Dalles.

College offers training

Columbia Gorge Community College is offering a flagger certification course Tuesday, March 1.

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