I’m a list maker. When the school year ends each June, I make my “To do” list, envisioning a productive summer mixture of professional study, deep cleaning, overdue visits with friends, produce preservation and a bit of exploration
Phase 2 is complete at Waterfront Park, seven years after a 2007 start that saw some skeptics
Sunbathers, soccer players, sandcastle builders and snugglers.
At 5:08 p.m. on Aug. 9, Skamania County EMS (SCEMS), Skamania County Fire District #4 (SCFD #4), and Skamania County Fire District #5 were dispatched to 1.5 miles past Dougan Falls on the Washougal River, to an area commonly referred to as Naked Falls, for swimmer with a shoulder injury.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has extended the comment period for the draft 401 Water Quality Certification for the proposed Coyote Island Coal Terminal project in Boardman. Comments will be accepted by email, mail or online by Wednesday, Sept. 24.
Mt. Adams Resource Stewards announces completion of the second Mt. Adams Community Forest purchase — a 284-acre property known as the Pine Flats Forest between Glenwood and Trout Lake.
Granite Construction is scheduled to begin resurfacing Washington State Route 141 Monday morning, starting at the Skamania County line.
At approximately 8 a.m. on Sunday, Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a body seen along the side of the Historic Columbia River Highway by a passerby just east of the Oneonta Gorge tunnel.
United Way benefit Sept. 5; Pacific Crest Trail Days Sept. 5-7; more
Musicians are known for breaking things. The other week, I helped out my friends in the Liberty Bond Jug Band, a band, by the way, that technically shouldn’t even need electricity to play music — and by the end of the gig, we had one questionably-functioning pre-amp and another guitar with only five strings left.
The Columbia River Gorge Quilters’ Guild (CRGQG) will present its annual Quilt Show at the Hood River Middle School, Aug. 14-16.
Sallie Ford’s new sound comes from an all-girl rock band. But as far as she can tell, there’s only one thing that’s really changed as far as touring and playing shows with her old band.
River City goes punk Aug. 12; Amber Charms returns Sept. 6; more
Jean Godfrey, executive director of Columbia Gorge Fruit Growers (CGFG), has a detailed job description with a simple purpose.
The best fruit in the fair is not available to eat.
Pastor Dean Kelly Jr. is the new pastor at Tucker Road Baptist Church, 1455 Tucker Road, succeeding Rev. Joe Gonzalez.