Public Record


Research genealogy without use of Internet

Terri Earl, a member of Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society and a certified member of the National Genealogical Society will be giving a presentation on researching without using the internet at the Society’s Oct. 12 meeting.

Sign, sing at library workshop for children

Parents and caregivers along with their infants and toddlers are invited to a hands-on “Sign, Sing, and Playtime” workshop at the White Salmon Valley Community Library on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 10 to 11 a.m.

Trout Lake News: Dinner serving tonight at 5

Just like last month, get the paper, read the column and immediately rush out to attend the Senior Dinner which will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10, the day the paper arrives.

Underwood holds annual potluck, elects officers

Mary Kapp and Kathy LaMotte “spear headed” the Underwood Class Reunion! It was a big success. There were about 100 people in attendance.

Glenwood News: Help barrel racer travel to nationals

Vicky Valdez has qualified, along with several relatives, to compete in the Indian National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nev., on Nov. 5 to 9. A fundraiser will be held at the Glenwood School from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, to help raise money for Vicky’s traveling expenses to the INFR.

Lyle News Fire department to host open house

Lyle Fire Chief Scott Brew-er’s Fire Report: Lyle fire departments want to welcome the community to an Open House to celebrate National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6 to 12.

Lyle News: Schools start calling system

News from Jennifer Machado, the Lyle School District coordinator, (to Sara Sanderson): This year the Lyle School district has a couple of really cool things going on. It has initiated a calling system that will allow school representatives to call everyone that would like to be notified of events that may be happening at the schools (i.e. fundraising dinners, open houses, etc). If any community members would like to be added to the call list, they can either call the school or email their contact information to Also, they have launched a newly redesigned website at .

Learn about natural anti-aging strategies

A free lecture on anti-aging strategies will be held Monday, Sept. 30, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the White Salmon Community Library.

Car is King during Maryhill Museum weekend Free festival takes place Oct. 5, 6

One of the Northwest’s first and most vocal advocates for modern roads was Maryhill Museum of Art founder Sam Hill.

Tease photo

With Aerovel, McGeer tries for civilian unmanned aircraft application

Upon walking into the expansive wooden home off of Oak Ridge Road in Husum, an unexpected site awaits.

Lifestyle test


Discover the Columbia River Gorge in three days

The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center in The Dalles is offering a three-day workshop Sept. 11, 12 and 13 for adults which explores the geology, the plant life, and the history of the Columbia River Gorge. Transportation and lunch will be provided.

Discovery Center hosts Haunted History Dinner

There are over 70 historic buildings in The Dalles steeped in the wild history of the old west. If only these walls could talk! Or, can they?

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