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Liberace exhibit offers glittery memorabilia

LAS VEGAS (AP) — For years, Las Vegas tourists have had no place to pay their respects to one of the glitzy town’s founding fathers.

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WAAAM expands display

The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum has expanded into its new building bringing the total display area of the museum to over 100,000 square feet.

Looking Back on Nov. 24

Looking back on Nov. 24.

Day burned into local memories

For much of the population living today, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy is strictly a historical event, found in movies or books.

More The Dalles, Hood River papers to be digitized

Additional historic newspapers from Hood River and Wasco counties will soon be made available online thanks to several grants.

Today in History

Nov. 17 in history.

Oregon trail story retold

The Lost Wagon Train of 1853 has faded into history, but the experiences of the homesteaders who took the harrowing shortcut into the upper Willamette Valley continue to live on. The unique Oregon Trail story has been brought back to life earlier this month in time for its 160th anniversary during two reader’s theater performances. More than 60 people attended the Saturday, Nov. 2 performance at the Wildish Community Theater in downtown Springfield, which benefited Start Making A Reader Today.

Looking Back on Nov. 17

Looking back on Nov. 17.

Today in History

Nov. 12 in History.

Looking Back on Nov. 10

Nov. 11 in History, The Dalles.

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Descendants visit home of fort commander

KINGS VALLEY (AP) — Thirteen-month-old Newell Daniels slowly toddled up the stairs with help from his mother, Zanne Augur, this past Saturday as they toured the A-frame dwelling on the historic grounds of Fort Hoskins outside Kings Valley.

Looking back on Nov. 3

Looking Back on Nov. 3.

Chinese ‘laundry wars’ subject of history talk

Marilyn Urness will share her latest research on the “Laundry Wars” at the turn of the last century during the annual meeting of the Wasco County Historical Society Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Mid-Columbia Senior Center. Registration is at 11:30 a.m. and luncheon at noon, followed by the program at 1:30 p.m.

Today in History, Oct. 27

Today is Sunday, Oct. 27, the 300th day of 2013. There are 65 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History:

Looking Bac, Oct. 27

Looking Back at Oct. 27.

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