Rorick House opens June 7

The Wasco County Historical Society announces the opening of the Rorick House for the summer season. The House will be open on Saturdays and Sundays in June, July and August, beginning June 7.

Today in history, June 1

Today is Sunday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2014. There are 213 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 1, 1914, U.S. Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels issued General Order 99 banning alcoholic beverages from Navy vessels, yards and stations, effective July 1, 1914. On this date: In 1533, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, was crowned Queen Consort of England. In 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state of the union.

Looking back on June 1

Looking back on June 1, in the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Willis to speak on building the Columbia River Highway

Peg Willis, a lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest, grew up loving the Columbia River Highway.

May 25 in history

Today is Sunday, May 25, the 145th day of 2014. There are 220 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 25, 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, ordered the Virginia county to reopen its public schools, which officials had closed in an attempt to circumvent the Supreme Court’s 1954 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka public school desegregation ruling.

Looking back on May 25

Looking back at May 25, in the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Today in history, May 18

May 18 in history.

Looking back on May 18

Looking back on May 18, 2014.

Today in history, May 11

Today is Sunday, May 11, the 131st day of 2014. There are 234 days left in the year. This is Mother’s Day. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 11, 1944, during World War II, Allied forces launched a major offensive against Axis lines in Italy.

Looking back on May 11

May 11 in history, from The Dalles Chronicle archives

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Couple honored for volunteerism

Alsups of Wamic play major role in annual fair

Looking back on May 4

Looking back on May 4 in the Chronicle archives.

Sherman County historical museum opens

MORO — The Sherman County Historical Museum is now open for the season and visitors are welcome daily 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. through October.

History Dinner at Discovery Center, May 2

The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents the May history dinner, “A Walk Through China Town,” with Marilyn Urness, Friday, May 2. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles.

Elementary track meet is coming

Hundreds of kids from across the state are expected to participate in this yearly event


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