Gorge Life

Roots and Branches: ‘Snarled yarn’ travels

I have been a road warrior these last few weeks, crisscrossing Oregon in pursuit of our granddaughter’s softball fields and meeting with tribal and county purveyors of prevention. These two very diverse activities have taken me along roads familiar and others less traveled.

May 16, 2018 midnight read more..

Kaleidoscope: After the fire

The Eagle Creek fire began Sept. 2 and was officially declared contained on Nov. 30 last year, but the effects are still being felt, from closed trails to lost business revenue.

May 16, 2018 midnight read more..

Hood River actor performs in ‘80s Teen Musical in Portland

Building on the success of their sold out smash hit “Heathers: The Musical,” Staged! presents the world premiere of “John Hughes High: The 1980s Teen Musical,” a piece designed for teen performers by Mark LaPierre (4X4=Musicals) and Eric Nordin (The Snowstorm) and directed by Diane Englert (“Heathers: The Musical”).

May 9, 2018 midnight read more..

The Daily Bread: A River Damned

In the nearly three years I have been documenting the entire Columbia and people of the river, one thing has become abundantly clear. It is less a river but more a series of slack water lakes made into a perfect machine, reverse engineered to benefit corporate interests.

May 2, 2018 midnight read more..


Information from the News and our advertisers (Want to add your business to this to this feed?)