Welcome to December! Our last month of the year features the beginning of winter, some great evening passes by the International Space Station, and bright planets visible in the morning sky. Clear December skies may be rare, but step outside when you get a chance, the views will be worth it!
Area youth, and adults, will get the opportunity to don Halloween costumes and gather treats two weekends in a row.
Celebrate Sam Hill’s love of roads, the automobile, and the arts on October 3 and 4 at Maryhill Museum of Art.
Gorge Grown Food Network will be hosting its second annual farm-to-table Harvest Dinner on Sept. 27 at Kiyokawa Family Orchards.
Underwood Community Park has a beautiful new park bench, thanks to the generosity of the family of Sharon Harmsen, former resident and Relief Postmistress for the Underwood Post Office.
Teresa (preferably known as Melissa) Fortanel’s Fun Run, also being called a color run, is set for Saturday, Sept. 26, at 9 a.m., starting at Bingen’s Daubenspeck Park. Fortanel has planned the Color Run as a senior project for her final year at White Salmon’s Columbia High School.
Fermentation may seem like a scary task to take on, since botulism is a potential risk, but that didn’t deter members of the Stevenson and Carson communities who gathered last week to learn a thing or two about fermenting vegetables.
It’s shaping up to be quite an exciting showcase of regional wines, ciders, artistic talent, and culinary food. This year White Salmon’s annual Art & Wine Fusion party (the 12th in a row) is scheduled for Saturday, July 25, from 3 to 10 p.m.
For those who are staying put for the weekend, there’s plenty to do in White Salmon, and its surrounding communities, to celebrate this year’s Fourth of July.
Members of the Bingen and White Salmon community gathered Saturday afternoon, June 27, in Bingen’s Daubenspeck Park to observe the unveiling and dedication of the new skate park sign and honorary plaques.
The 2015 Ketchum Kalf Rodeo Queen is 15-year-old Shania Weifenbach. Shania is the daughter of Steve and Sonya Shields of White Salmon. Shania is a straight-A student at Columbia High School where she just completed her freshman year.
Radio Tierra and Columbia Center for the Arts are proud to present the live radio broadcast of Independence Eve at the Bingen Theater, July 3, 7 to 9 p.m. featuring the music of the “Columbiaires” of “It’s a Wonderful Life” fame, singer/songwriter Alonza Garbanzo, Mariachi Los Temerosos De Juan Antonio, Harmony of the Gorge, the poetry of William Stafford, Tongue Twisters with Kirby Neuman Rae, and much, much more.
Children, teens and adults, too, can have fun and earn rewards while keeping their reading skills sharp with no-fee summer reading programs at the White Salmon Valley Community Library.
Lyle High School hosted artist Daniel Dancer of Mosier last Friday for the district’s Art for the Sky event. Students from Dallesport Elementary, the Wishram School District, Lyle Secondary School, and Lyle community members participated in the event, creating a human painting of a salmon in a field behind the high school.
Friday April 24, was the last talk in April’s Wild About Nature series coordinated by Joy Markgraf. Robert Michael Pyle spoke to a full house at White Salmon Valley’s public library, Friday evening. The presentation was titled, Butterflies and Bigfoot on the Wild G.P. (Gifford Pinchot).