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U.S. Forest Service announces events

The U.S. Forest Service in partnership with Columbia Center for the Arts is pleased to announce several events during the month of August in celebration of the Wilderness Act.

What's Happening from March 28

Nonprofit events calendar from March 28, 2014.

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What's Happening from March 27

Nonprofit events schedule from March 27, 2014.

What's Happening from March 26

Nonprofit events from March 26, 2014.

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Acclaimed speakers appear at Leadercast

Gorge residents have the opportunity to access the knowledge and experience of nine internationally acclaimed leaders by attending Leadercast, a day-long event hosted by The Dalles Professional Women’s Alliance.

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4-H program fosters future engineers

After finishing their classes for the day, a handful of students gather at The Dalles High School to work on projects designed to enhance their technology skills and learn how to build ROVs, or remotely operated vehicles.

Local student named bee semifinalist

Ruby Dosier, an eighth grader at St. Mary’s Academy, was recently notified by the National Geographic Society that she is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2014 Oregon State Geographic Bee.

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Chess teams compete at state

The Dalles Middle School chess team achieved victory over Ponderosa Middle School and Hepner Junior High School at the State Chess for Success competition in Portland on Friday, March 14.

Discovery Center offers activities for area youth

The Gorge Discovery Center recently announced that children and students up through high school age will receive free admission to the center if accompanied by an adult through April 13.

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What's Happening from March 25

Nonprofit event calendar from March 25, 2014.

What's Happening from March 23

Nonprofit events from March 23, 2014.

Geocache hunt March 29

Geocaching is a big, outdoor, treasure hunt, and park rangers at The Dalles Lock and Dam invite the public to take part in an amazing race, geocache style, between 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, March 29.

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Pocket full of feelings

New tool designed to help kids understand their feelings help reduce a host of social problems

See the beauty of fungi in Hood River

Ascomycete fungi — which include morels and truffles — are among the most sought-after by mushroom enthusiasts and chefs. Local mycologist Michael Beug will be discussing these beautiful, complex, and oftentimes delicious members of the fungi kingdom on Sunday, March 23, at 2 p.m. at the Hood River Library. His talk will highlight his newly-published reference book, “Ascomycete Fungi of North America.”

Discovery Center offers Spring Break activities

A museum scavenger hunt and craft activities in the Kids Explorer room will be the special family fun activities during spring break weeks, March 22 through April 13, at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center.

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