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‘King of Roads’ film documentary premieres at Discovery Center

The public is invited to the premiere of “King of Roads,” on Friday, Feb. 24, at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., followed by the 7 p.m. program.

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Cultivate Columbia Gala honoring Margaret Walker, celebrating the arts

The Skyline Foundation will host its annual fundraising gala Cultivate Columbia on Saturday, March 11, in the hospital’s event space, which overlooks the Columbia River Gorge. This year’s event will honor community volunteer Margaret Walker for her decades of compassionate service to Gorge communities – while celebrating the arts and bounty of our region.

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Snow berms in your driveway? Volunteers can shovel it away

Need to have your driveway shoveled out?

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Fire Prevention: Get your chimney checked

This past week yet another home was severely damaged by a fire likely caused by a chimney problem. Our prolonged cold weather has prompted higher use of all types of heating appliances and each has its own risks and safety requirements. Wood burning stoves and chimneys require close inspection and regular maintenance. Even the high efficiency catalytic stoves can create a hazard.

Behind the snow day: deciding whether to close or delay school

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.

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WS pool project advances to pricing phase

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.

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Keep getting your mail, even in snow

Inclement weather, ice deluges, unplowed roads — there’s a lot getting in the way of mail carriers trying to deliver parcels and letters.

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Bowling in Gorge for kids’ sake

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.

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White Salmon Schools adding snow days in June

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.

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Uncovering the story of The Dalles Chinatown

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.

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Red Cross issues cold weather safety tips

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...

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Zipper quilt challenge exhibiting at library

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.

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Kids, adults visit with Santa Claus Saturday night

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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.

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Fourteen teams advance to state robotics tournament; weather leaves 16 at home

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.

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Rotary donation builds Gorge Makerspace fort

After two months of swinging hammers, and safely wielding power tools, a new structure stands plumb and proud in the backyard of the Community Youth Center.

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