Gorge Life


AstroGraph for September 17, 2014

It’s time to realize your potential. Keep your outlook realistic, and don’t spread yourself too thin. A focused approach, combined with your talent and determination, will help you make big strides toward your dreams, hopes and wishes. Keep your eye on the big picture.

Ask Dr. K: Antibiotics in animals is serious health issue

DEAR DOCTOR K: In a recent column on antibiotics, you didn’t mention their use in meat and poultry as a cause of antibiotic resistance. Hasn’t this contributed to the problem?

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What's happening from Sept. 17

MOSIER MUSEUM: By popular demand, Mosier museum at the former legion hall just north of the post office will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sept. 20. Please contact Marilynn Gholston Shaw at shaw.marilynn@gmail.com if you have questions or wish to volunteer.

Senior News: Lots of events at the senior center

I usually try to avoid being too focused on the Mid-Columbia Senior Center, but this week is going to be an exception because of these opportunities: Wednesday, Sept. 18: Passport to Happiness event from 1-2:30 p.m. Lauren Kraemer, OSU Extension Family and Community Health specialist, will demonstrate several healthy dishes.

Forest Service eyes eliminating roads

Plan could affect access to recreation

AstroGraph for September 16, 2014

Trust your instincts. You will tend to overanalyze your options, causing you to miss out on a great opportunity that could set the stage for a positive future. Think positively and get ready to take action. Do your best to avoid letting uncertainty lead to waffling.

Everyday Cheapskate: Showing up is hardest

Recently, I underwent that procedure no one my age likes to talk about. As much as I dreaded the exam, it was nothing compared to what I went through to get ready for it. Just seeing those words on the office door made me want to cut and run: Certified Financial Planner.

Ask Dr. K: Vaccine can reduce severity even after you’ve had shingles

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve already had shingles. Do I still need to get a shingles vaccine?

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Incredible Voyage

Unique hovercraft ‘Nemotoad’ takes maiden voyage

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Salmon run among largest on record

Run is forecast at 1.5 million adult and young salmon by year’s end

What's happening from Sept. 14

Nonprofit event schedule from Sept. 14, 2014

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Be ready: A three-day food supply is key

In the gorge, disaster comes at least once each year Get Ready event is Sept 20, at Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue, 1400 W 8th St., The Dalles, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Red Cross will be joined by Wasco County Sheriff’s Office, CERT, Medical Reserve Corps, Lifeflight, Food Bank, OSU Extension Service and SERVPRO.

Looking back from Sept. 14

Looking back on Sept. 14, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

AstroGraph for September 12, 2014

Put your life in order and get your ideas off the ground. An optimistic outlook will propel you in the right direction. Onlookers may not know how to deal with your enthusiasm, but the results will be proof that you’re on to something good.

Everyday Cheapskate: How to beat the temptation to shop til you drop

If you ever have stopped by the store to pick up milk and walked out with a big-screen TV, you know the power of temptation. As weak as we may feel at times, it is possible to face down temptation and win.



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