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John Day River’s Cottonwood Canyon celebrates new facilities

The public is invited to tour a new education center and four cabins at Cottonwood Canyon State Park from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 18. The grand opening celebration will include presentations, a ribbon cutting and a tour of the new facilities, which include a 1,500-square foot Experience Center that will serve as a classroom for outdoor education and a reservable event space.

September 7, 2018 1:51 p.m. read more..


Fishing reopens at mouth of Deschutes

The combination of cooling water temperatures in the Columbia River and a river-wide steelhead retention closure have allowed managers to re-open fishing in the closed area adjacent to the mouth of the Deschutes River effective Thursday, Sept. 6.

September 7, 2018 1:38 p.m. read more..
 

Film explores ‘The Ripple Effect’

In commemoration of World Suicide Prevention Day Sept. 10, a special screening of a film made to save lives is being presented by Youth Think, an organization that promotes healthy lifestyles. “Kevin Hines’ Suicide – The Ripple Effect” will show at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at The Dalles High School, 220 East 10th Street. There is no charge to attend.

September 7, 2018 1:36 p.m. read more..


Man killed by train had tech following

A man killed by a train in The Dalles in mid-August had a Youtube following and was a “minor celebrity” in the computer world for doing the Herculean task of writing his own operating system, a fan said. Terrance Davis, 48, was killed Aug. 11 near West First and Terminal Avenue.

September 7, 2018 1:34 p.m. read more..


Court Club gets new name, new ‘culture’

The Dalles Fitness & Court Club has a new name to go along with major changes in programs and renovations of the Pomona Street facility. The local gym is now called Gorge Athletic Clubs, the same name given the Hood River Sports Club, which is also owned by Clark and Carol Emmerson.

September 7, 2018 1:31 p.m. read more..


A road less traveled

Todd Walter of The Dalles doesn’t have a mechanical background, but he acquired advanced skills by modifying his stock 2007 Toyota Tacoma to hold its own in a grueling off-road race across the Nevada desert. “I am self-taught,” he said. “I’ve learned a lot from friends and other people.”

September 7, 2018 1:29 p.m. read more..


Film explores ‘The Ripple Effect’

In commemoration of World Suicide Prevention day Sept. 10, a special screening of a film made to save lives is being presented by Youth Think, an organization that promotes healthy lifestyles. “Kevin Hines’ Suicide – The Ripple Effect,” will show at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at The Dalles High School, 220 East 10th Street. There is no charge to attend.

September 5, 2018 2:34 p.m. read more..


MCMC RNs okay contract

Nurses at Mid-Columbia Medical Center have overwhelmingly ratified a three-year contract that raises wages and limits the variable shifts that saw them working both day and night shifts days apart.

September 5, 2018 1:13 p.m. read more..
   

Helping Hands crisis line training

Helping Hands Against Violence (HHAV) believes that change happens one caring voice at a time. This fall, crisis line training will be held in Hood River on Wednesday nights from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. beginning Sept. 26 through Oct. 24.

September 4, 2018 2:15 p.m. read more..

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