Take a guided virtual road road trip down Interstate 84 and Washington State Highway 14 through the Columbia River Gorge with renowned geologist and photographer Dr. Marli Miller on Friday, Feb. 28 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center.
Main Street took over the Civic Auditorium ballroom Saturday night with a “March Merch Madness Kick Off” fundraiser, “Mardi Gras—A Chefs Choice Dinner.” The event featured music, dinner and a benefit auction, all in support of the The Dalles Main Street program. Participating restaurants inc…
The Oregon Department of Revenue (DOR) will host a series of meetings in the first week of March in central Oregon, eastern Oregon and the Columbia River gorge to provide information to business taxpayers and tax professionals about the administrative rules for Oregon’s new Corporate Activity Tax (CAT). DOR will be in The Dalles Wednesday, March 4, 6-7:30 p.m., at the Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC) lecture hall, building 2, 400 Scenic Drive.
The Dalles High School presents “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” a musical comedy with music composed by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics written by Tim Rice. Performances are Thursday and Friday, Feb. 20-21, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. The show continues next week with performances Thursday and Friday evening, Feb. 27-28, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday afternoon, Feb. 29, at 2 p.m.
In honor of her grandmother, the late Marlys Krein, Jenny Krein has set up a $500 scholarship for graduating seniors who exemplify Marlys’s well-known spirit of volunteerism.
“Finding the Wire Trail: Early Instant Communication in the Gorge” is the title of the Saturday, Feb. 22 program at the Original Wasco County Courthouse, 410 West 2nd Place in The Dalles. The program begins at 1:30 p.m., and is fourth in a month-long series of presentations.
When baseball is mentioned, teams and players come to mind, like the Washington Nationals, Stephen Strasburg and Ken Griffey Jr.
When America’s pastime is brought up around area old-timers, the Portland Mavericks come to mind.
Breweries from around the state will celebrate Oregon’s craft beer scene with the 12th annual Zwickelmania Saturday, Feb. 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Breweries will be opening their doors to the public with tours, tastings, meet-the-brewer sessions, and free samples.
The Sorosis Club of The Dalles is topic of the Regional History Forum presentation Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Original Courthouse, 410 West 2nd Place in The Dalles. It is the second in a month-long series of history presentation. Program begins at 1 p.m.
ReVoiced, an a cappella group from Florida, will perform at The Dalles Civic Auditorium Tuesday, Feb. 18.
Doors open at 6 p.m., performance begins 7 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 students, $12 adults, available at Columbia Gorge Toyota, The Dalles Middle School and online at revoicedthedalles/brownpapertickets.com. Cost is $15 at the door.
“Look at what we did, together!" That was the rallying cry of Don Warren, president of The Dalles Main Street, as he addressed a full house in the Civic Auditorium Theater Tuesday evening as the community gathered to learn whether the city would be the featured town on Season 5 of Small Business Revolution, an online video program.
We will really begin to see the change in day length in February. On Saturday, Feb. 1, sunrise will be at about 7:30 a.m., with sunset at about 5:10 p.m. By the end of the month, sunrise will be at 6:45 a.m., and sunset at 5:52 p.m. Day length will increase by about an hour and a half during the month.
Read about last week's History Mystery, guess this week's mystery photo, look back over 100 years in The Dalles Chronicle, and read about the Oregon anniversary of Women's Suffrage ratification.
- Entertainment Update for Feb. 26
- Marli Miller presents a virtual tour of Gorge geology
- Senior Living: Just how old are we, anyway?
- Republicans vacate state capitol
- SWC loses to Ione
- Unicorn style vaults Dufur to first district title since 2005
- Swimmers make final leap ahead at state championship meet
- Dodge’s impressive run puts him on brink of history
- Guest commentary: Avoid election misinformation in Oregon’s elections
- For the record
- Opinion page for Feb. 22-23
- Jacqueline Jones
- Scholarship honors longtime volunteer Marlys Krein
- Laura Ann (Morris) Comini
- John Edward Macnab
- For the record for Feb. 26
- Power naps, sons drive Affordable Portable into 7th year
- Bonham takes on leadership role
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