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Lawnmower racers gather in Wamic

The final two-day lawn mower racing competitions of the season will take place Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31, in at the Pub and Grub Sportsman’s Park in Wamic.

Arts and entertainment calendar from Aug. 28

Entertainment calendar from Aug. 28, 2014.

Comic prepares teens for earthquake damage

The Oregon Office of Emergency Management and Dark Horse Comics have released a new comic book titled, "Without Warning," that is aimed at teaching earthquake preparedness to teenagers.

TD, Mosier students in state spelling bee

Sonja Jacobsen of The Dalles and Skyler Reid of Mosier will be representing Wasco County this year at the Oregon Statewide Spelling Championship.

What's happening from Aug. 26

Nonprofit events calendar from Aug. 26, 2014.

Get Ready events help prepare for disaster

PORTLAND — The American Red Cross and NW Natural are teaming up during National Preparedness Month to help Oregonians and Southwest Washingtonians prepare for a natural disaster or emergency.

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Thompson, Townsend earn praise

Both coaches awarded 40-year plaque by Oregon Athletic Coaches Association

What's happening from Aug. 22

Nonprofit events calendar from Aug. 22, 2014.

Lupkes builds kiosk for Eagle Scout project

Parker Lupkes is helping make Sorosis Park a better — and more informative — place.

Lego League kicks off Robotics season

The FIRST Lego League season is kicking off as school is back in session. The league is a team engineering and science program for kids, ages 9 to 14, that culminates in an international robotics tournament.

History of Mosier aired

The Wasco County Historical Society Summer History Talks at the Rorick House will feature the City of Mosier at the talk Sunday Aug. 24, 2014.

Arts and entertainment calendar

Arts and entertainment schedule from Aug. 21, 2014.

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SMART invites new volunteers for school year

As the start of school year looms, The Dalles SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) reading program is preparing for another year.

Group mulls drug testing by parents

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — A nonprofit social services organization is considering giving parents drug tests to take home and use on their kids.

What's happening from Aug. 19

Nonprofit events calendar from Aug. 19, 2014.

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