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Looking back on Feb. 1

Looking back on Feb. 1.

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Looking back, Jan. 25, and History Mystery

Looking back on Jan. 25, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle. History Mystery is a regular feature of The Dalles Chronicle Sunday print edition.

Mosier stories recalled Feb. 4

Join Mosier residents on Feb. 4 as they recall significant tales and events from Mosier’s past. Mosier is an entrepreneurial, welcoming town with a vast history unknown to many Gorge residents. Gorge Owned (GO!) invites you to learn about some of the dynamic people and stories that have helped shape the character and economy of this town, which today has a population of 430. Residents will use photos, videos and oral histories to explore Mosier’s most interesting tales from the past 100 years.

Life of Edward Curtis explored

The White Salmon Community Library invites participation in the Koobdooga program (A good book spelled backwards), by reading “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher” by Timothy Egan, which looks at the life and photographs of Edward Curtis.

Original Wasco Courthouse regional history forum programs scheduled

The original Wasco county courthouse history regional forum has a full slate of programs scheduled for February. Programs begin at 1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom, of the 1859 courthouse, 410 West 2nd Place behind the The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce visitor’s center.

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Braceros of the Pacific Northwest topic of discussion Jan. 31

Culture a la Carte, a free evening presentation on the topic of Braceros of the Pacific Northwest, is scheduled Saturday, Jan. 31, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive.

Memories of a Christmas truce in WWI

PLOEGSTEERT, Belgium — With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air: “Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht” (“Silent Night, Holy Night”).

Looking back, Dec. 14

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

Tacoma Art Museum opens expanded wing

TACOMA, Wash. — When Tacoma Art Museum throws open the doors to its new Haub Family Galleries wing next weekend after 11 months of construction, there will be a lot to celebrate beyond the first exhibit: "Art of the American West: The Haub Family Collection."

Looking back on Nov. 16

Looking back on Nov. 16, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Looking back from Oct. 26

Looking back on Oct. 26, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Loyalty in the face of Prejudice

The Dalles resident Morioka featured in Bend museum through Nov. 1

Looking back on Oct. 19

Looking back on Oct. 19, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Mystery at the Rorick House

Two framed pictures appear inside historical house despite lock, alarm system

Looking back on Oct. 12

Oct. 12 from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

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