History Mystery and Looking Back for Nov. 10, 2019.
Politics get very ugly in The Election by Don Zolidis, a timely satire on contemporary politics. The show at The Dalles High School Auditorium opened Nov. 7, with additional performances Friday Nov. 8 and Saturday Nov. 9. Next weekend, shows run Nov. 14, 15 and 16. All performances are at 7…
Monday is Veterans Day and I hope you can take time to honor—in your own way—the veterans who served our country, whether it is by watching or participating in the Veterans Day parade at 11 a.m., attending the community potluck hosted by the VFW Post and Auxiliary 2471 at the Oregon Veterans’ Home following the parade, or by showing your appreciation by volunteering year-round at the Wasco County Veterans Service Office.
Surprised, surrounded by media microphones and cameras, Ashely Raby of The Dalles still took a moment to call home and let them know she would be late. “I’m going to be a little bit late,” she told her mom. “I just won a car.”
The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center celebrated Indian Autumn with an open house Saturday, Nov. 2, with Native American guests, vendors and activities along with free entry to the museum’s displays. The event was well attended, with a steady stream of visitors throughout the day.
Main Street volunteer Katie Kuehnl helps set up Halloween decorations at City Park on Union Street early Thursday in preparation for “Monsters in the Park” Halloween evening. The popular kid-focused event featured a haunted house, booths and activities and was organized by the Northern Wasco…
With November, our rainy season is normally in full swing.
That’s important, as precipitation replenishes our landscapes after a dry summer and we begin to build a mountain snowpack. But alas, this also means lots of cloudy skies and limited opportunities for stargazing. But when the clouds do part, enjoy the view of fresh snow in the mountains, and look skyward when darkness comes!
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