Welcome to February, our shortest month. The month will feature great evening views of Venus, Jupiter in the morning, and some nice overhead passes of the International Space Station. Step outside when the weather clears!
This winter has been rough on White Salmon Valley School District. Last week, students attended school for two days, Thursday and Friday, both days had two-hour delays.
White Salmon’s swimming pool project has moved into a new phase: estimating the cost of building the pool design selected by the City Council on Jan. 4.
Inclement weather, ice deluges, unplowed roads — there’s a lot getting in the way of mail carriers trying to deliver parcels and letters.
The Next Door’s annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake event benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge is right around the corner. The fun takes place on Saturday, March 11, at Orchard Lanes in Hood River.
Every year bald eagles congregate along the Columbia River in search of food during their winter migration.The Dalles Dam Visitor Center is a popular site for visitors to see bald eagles in their natural habitat.
The White Salmon Valley School District’s schedule is shifting two days in June (so far) to accommodate this year’s unusually high tally of snow days.
The public is invited to the opening of a new exhibit, “A Community Forgotten: Uncovering the Story of The Dalles Chinatown,” Saturday, Jan. 28, at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles.
With freezing temperatures and wind chills in the teens expected for the next few days, the Red Cross has issued the following cold weather and heating safety tips...
The public is invited to view a selection of colorful works created by the Gorge fiber artists’ group, Beyond the Block: Art Quilters of the Gorge from Jan. 2 to 28 in the White Salmon Valley Community Library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery.
Happy New Year! Start the year off right – given clear skies, after sunset, tear yourself away from the Bowl game and cast your gaze to the southwest. Brilliant Venus will join a dazzling crescent Moon in the early evening sky, with the planet Mars a bit farther to the left. Don’t wait too long, as the Moon will set by about 7:30 p.m.
Mascot naming contest? Polar plunge? Just a few of the local activities listed in this week's Sports Digest.
The silent night was pierced with sirens squalling and lights flashing as the decorated EMT vehicle caravan brought Santa to the Activity Center last Saturday night.
Almost 400 students aged 9 to 14 from schools all around the Gorge showed off their robotic talents over the last two weekends in the Gorge.
If local author Jack Stembridge had thrown away his text from twenty years ago, “The Best Christmas Yet” would have never happened.