Half the Gorge Sky will hold a Book Lover’s Ball benefit event at the Sunshine Mill Winery in support of literacy and girls’ education at the Sunshine Mill Winery
Hood River County Library District patrons now have access to three handy new electronic resources, thanks to the library district and Libraries of Eastern Oregon.
Art celebrating the Columbia Basin’s heritage of dryland wheat farming will make special appearances in Pendleton and Moro over the next two months.
Gorge Artists Open Studios tour is seeking tour artists for its 2014 event.
KYLIE TALAMANTE, 15, submitted this friendly canine photo for the youth summer photo contest. The contest entry deadline has passed and the special photo section is being assembled for publication sometime this month.
“Grim and Fisher,” a full-face mask mime comedy set to music, is presented as the Mid Columbia Community Concert Association first 2013-2014 season concert, Wednesday, Sept. 18 at The Dalles Wahtonka High School at 7 p.m.
THE GORGE’S traditional Irish band, Barley Draught, will perform in a benefit show.
Yesterday, I stressed considering your options at trick one. Here is another example. If South plans carefully, he has a good chance to make his contract. But if he plows forward thoughtlessly, he will probably fail. South is in four spades. West leads the club king, and East signals with his jack. What should declarer do?
J. William Fulbright, a Senator representing Arkansas from 1945 to 1975, said, “We must dare to think ‘unthinkable’ thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world.”
This Week Sept. 5 - Kiwanis Steak Feed, 5-7 p.m., Sorosis Park, The Dalles
MORO — In the Sherman County Artist series featuring local artists, the Sherman County Historical Museum showcases Sewing Creations by Kathleen Danielson.
Portland rock band One From Many performs Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, which will include a free youth music workshop before the performance.
Who said, “We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy”? Interestingly, when hunting suitable quotations for these columns, this is the first I found exactly word for word credited to two different people; in this case, Henry David Thoreau and Richard M. Nixon. Is it possible that Nixon borrowed from Thoreau?
A young, idealistic rebel from a desert planet seeks to fight an unjust, tyrannical emperor with a space station capable of destroying planets.
Windows to Heaven: Treasures from the Museum of Russian Icons will open at Maryhill Museum of Art Sept. 14, and run through Nov. 15.
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