Gorge Life


The Porch for Jan. 13

Editor Kirby Neumann-Rea discusses the Cascade Locks arts scene and the Rooster Rock basalt "needle."

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Eagle Aloft

"Since it’s that time of year where the eagles winter-over in the Columbia River Gorge; I decided to head out to Balfour..."

January 13, 2018 midnight read more..

‘Salome’ At CCA

National Theater Live returns to Columbia Center for the Arts on Jan. 14 at noon, with broadcast of the play “Salome,” directed by Yaël Farber (mature audiences).

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Music is still rewarding for Roy Talley

Roy Talley, of Wasco, Ore., says he is approaching a milestone age of 70, but he still remembers all those years ago when he started playing music on the trombone, guitar and violin in early high school. “My mom was a well-known portrait artist, and I know she painted one of me playing the guitar,” Talley said recently. “A lot of her pieces went to my brother, and that one may still be around,” Talley said.

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Cascade Observations: Finding home

I’ve lived in the same house, with the same wonderful partner, for over 30 years. Our house isn’t big, or fancy, or elegantly decorated, but it’s our home, filled with comfort and love, and on a cold, grey day it’s a wonderful, cozy place to be. Curling up with a book on such a day is a treat.

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Car winner

Evelyn Charity of Hood River is the winner of the Nissan Leaf electric car, won in a drawing held at Riverside Community Church. Charity, a long-time RCC member, had her name selected on Dec. 20 from nearly 400 tickets, sold by the church to raise funds for its outreach and justice work and to promote the transition to e-cars and clean energy.

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Travelogue: Laos

In the United States, the era of big dam building ended some 30 years ago. That’s primarily because most of the best dam sites are already utilized and we’ve become much more aware of the environmental problems associated with dams. In the developing world, dam building is just getting started. River systems in Latin America, Africa, China, Southeast Asia, and Eastern Europe are being dammed at a staggering pace.

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Four to Go: January 10

HRV Nordic fundraiser Saturday; Martin Luther King Jr. events Jan. 15; FISH brick fundraiser ends Jan. 15; Adult Center Mardi Gras tickets on sale

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