Efforts to construct a domestic violence shelter in Klickitat County continue steadily, with just under half the funding goal met.That includes a $250,000 award from the state for construction costs, as well as a $20,000 donation from Skyline Foundation, an anonymous donation and $40,000 gra…
For the last eight weeks, I’ve focused on COVID-19 related issues, from how to receive your Economic Impact Payment (which most of you should have received by now), through coping with self-isolation, to last week’s column about how to wear and care for your facemask.
After a long waiting period the Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA) will reopen its doors on Friday, June 5 to celebrate First Friday with the exhibit, “Essential: Ebb and Flow.”
Like a well-aimed hose or a careful prune of a pear branch, the legacy of orchardist and firefighter Ken Tamura is hitting just the right spots.
The Hood River County Library District will begin offering curbside services and library material returns at the Hood River County Library on Thursday, May 28, and the Cascade Locks and Parkdale branches on Saturday, May 30. Cardholders may reserve and pick up books, movies and more, all whi…
Four-year-old Izzak Tumlinson was the right kid in the right place at the right time.Last Wednesday, May 20, he was at home when he went into the bathroom and saw a family friend lying on the floor, eyes closed.Little Izzak immediately ran to his mom, who called 911. The woman, who’d become …
Welcome to June, warmer weather, and the start of summer. Our nights may be shorter, with darkness coming later, but the beauty of our night skies makes the wait worthwhile.
Mosier Community School students in a small “pod” under the guidance of Mrs. Drewett, were asked to write on the theme of Teacher Appreciation week.
Mary Bursile Davis and Russell L. McDonald have been selected the 2020 Wasco County Pioneer Woman and Man of the Year. For the second time in the 97 years, the annual May Pioneers luncheon did not take place. This year, it is because of the COVID-19 virus that is sweeping the United States a…
As the state starts reopening, we are all holding our breath hoping the dreaded “second wave” doesn’t come ashore — while wishing life could return to the way it once was when we only had to worry about our next doctor’s appointment, our loving but controlling adult children, or whether the …
Columbia Gorge News presents ways to help around the Gorge during the COVID-19 pandemic. If your group would like to be included in the listing, email information to Trisha Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To say that children and teens are struggling emotionally as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is an understatement. For many children in our community, schools are their safe havens, friends are their allies, and adult role models like teachers and coaches are their lifelines. Suddenly and …
Lu Seapy, Oregon State University Extension’s 4-H youth development STEM educator in Wasco County, tends to stay busy. She supports up to 12 robotics and computer science teams at any given time, and her six after-school programs involve nearly 100 students.
They are making sure that residents get to vital treatments like dialysis or chemotherapy. They are bringing groceries and prescription medications to residents whose underlying health issues put them at high risk if exposed to the novel coronavirus. They are sewing masks for colleagues and …
You may be venturing out more because you’re going crazy or there are just some items you need: Plants for the garden, your prescriptions and toilet paper (shop early).When you do go shopping, the North Central Public Health District has several tips on how to be a more considerate shopper.T…
- Living in COVID Times: A Community Conversation June 3
- State scrambles to process avalanche of unemployment claims
- ‘Our community does need help!’: Funds come in for Klickitat County domestic violence shelter
- Senior Living: Words can mean a lot—even those we don’t use anymore
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- Essential: Ebb and Flow
- Little Hero: Officers recognize 4-year-old Izzak of The Dalles
- OSP seizes 30 pounds of meth
- State of emergency extended for TD
- Wasco County Pioneers of Year named
- Stepped Up Policing
- Fire damages MCMC building in Hood River
- Wasco elects new DA
- OR struggling with pandemic response
- Deaths for May 13
- Primary election results for Wasco County
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