Winter Wonderland

Winter storms arrived late but with a vengence this past week, with snow throughout the region and more forecast.

February 8, 2019 1:54 p.m. read more..

Tops in Tattooing

Put three accomplished tattoo artists under one roof and watch the friendly competition commence. Between them, Jacob Hanks, Jon Heiser and Denver Monaghan have over 40 competitive awards in their various specialties. They line the walls at their bright and roomy new location, at 1101 W. Sixth St.

February 1, 2019 1:44 p.m. read more..

Dancing with the Gorge Stars

The Dancing with the Gorge Stars Mirror Ball Trophy winner was Gorge Mickens from MCMC, left, performing Ballroom Hip Hop to MC Hammer’s “You Can’t Touch This.” Second place runner-up was Maria Peña of North Central Public Health District, right, performing the salsa to Shakira’s “Hips Don’t Lie.”

January 25, 2019 1:55 p.m. read more..

Winter waterfowl

A great blue heron stands on a small island in a pond at the corner of River Road and Klindt Drive in The Dalles as a pair of mallard ducks swims by in the background.

January 15, 2019 2:42 p.m. read more..

Dancing for stardom

Six local residents will be matching skills in a variety of dance styles for the sixth annual Dancing with the Gorge Stars. The dance contest, along the lines of television reality shows “Dancing with the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” starts at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at The Dalles High School auditorium. The event is a fundraiser for the Mid-Columbia Concert Association.

January 8, 2019 1:36 p.m. read more..

Black History Museum to visit The Dalles Library

The Black History 101 Mobile Museum will visit The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library’s Community Room on Tuesday, Jan. 8, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The museum’s founder, former social studies teacher Khalid el-Hakim, will give a talk from 12 to 1 p.m.

December 31, 2018 2 p.m. read more..

Building new musical connections

A 61-year-old man operating the instrumental behemoth that is a pipe organ: Two hands and two feet eloquently dance across the two keyboards and the two-and-a-half octave pedal board to sync 18 straight ranks (sets of pipes) in an endless array of rhythms and songs. His music is one moment a structured, pacing tune, the next a chorus of liberation and creativity.

December 25, 2018 6 a.m. read more..



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