Five bands will square off for a chance to win cash, prizes and professional exposure at the second annual Rivertap Battle of the Bands, Friday, Aug. 29. Organizers are taking applications now for the event.
Put past unpleasantness behind you. Rehashing former mistakes or disappointments will sap the energy you need to move forward. Hard work and a positive attitude are the best tools to help you move forward. Live in the moment and aim to build a brighter future.
Dear Mary: I sure hope you can help me. I’m at the end of my rope with the floor of our fiberglass shower. It’s stained and gross. I’ve wasted a lot of money on fiberglass cleaners but nothing works. I cannot afford to replace the shower, which is in excellent functional condition. Any suggestions? — Roy M., Utah
DEAR DOCTOR K: I cook with kosher salt, which doesn’t contain iodine. Am I getting enough iodine in my diet? Can I get iodine from other foods?
Weekend fishing opportunities and links to full Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recreation reports for the Willamette, Central, Columbia, Northeast and Southeast zones.
The Charlie Brown Juggling Show will be at the Sherman County Public/School Library Tuesday, Aug. 5, 11:00 a.m.
Nonprofit events calendar from July 30, 2014.
African Art from the Mary Johnston Collection will open Aug. 9 at Maryhill Museum of Art.
The third Thursday book group will be discussing “The Giver,” by Lois Lowry at its August meeting at 6:30 p.m. at The Dalles-Wasco County Library.
Inactivity will be your downfall this year. Make a point to keep moving ahead until you reach your goals. If you surround yourself with reliable and supportive people, you will be able to fulfill your dreams and achieve your desires. Participation will make a difference.
Sharing readers’ tips with you reminds me just how much we can teach each other. Just when I think I couldn’t possibly learn anything new, here comes another charming way to save time or money every day from readers just like you. You make opening my mail so much fun!
DEAR DOCTOR K: I have athlete’s foot. How can I get rid of it? And how can I make sure I don’t get it again?
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week announced it has extended by 15 days the public comment period on a draft plan detailing possible alternatives to reduce predation by double-crested cormorants on juvenile salmon and steelhead that are listed under the Endangered Species Act.
Upper Columbia River sockeye salmon that have amazed in recent years with record returns to the Okanogan River system now have more room to roam with new access to an area where potentially more fish can rear, and keep those adult returns strong.