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 By Contributed    Community    March 29, 2017 

Archaeologist to speak on historic Chinese Quarter dig

Join Chelsea Rose for “Rising From the Ashes, the Archaeology of the Jacksonville Chinese Quarter” Thursday, April 6 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles,...

 

Dam safety state priority; few failures in over century

After the Oroville Dam crisis last month forced nearly 200,000 people to evacuate their California homes, Washingtonians may wonder if the dams that...

 
 By Matt Spaw    News    March 15, 2017

Senate action eases building-permit anxiety over well-water sourcing; House action next

OLYMPIA, Mar. 13 - A Senate-passed bill allowing local governments to approve development using Department of Ecology (DOE) water rules awaits action...

 

Summer jobs for Central Washington teens

Ecology Youth Corps offers work experience and protects the environment UNION GAP – The Washington Department of Ecology’s Central Regional Office in Union Gap plans to hire 72 teenagers...

 

Celebrate CTE Month

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) month. The goal of CTE is to prepare youth with hands-on educational experiences and leadership opportunities that align to their future career path.... Full story

 
 By Roger Nichols    News    February 8, 2017

PUD reports on outages, projects

Most of the news from Monday's Goldendale City Council meeting came not from council members themselves but from those who addressed them. That...

 

Glenwood Middle School girls bring home volleyball trophy

Let’s give a big shout out to the Glenwood Middle School Eagles Girls volleyball team for, once again, bringing home the championship trophy. The girls demonstrated excellent skills and teamwork...

 

Port closes door on RAMCo cleanup

After nearly a decade of effort, the Port of Klickitat is closing the door on the environmental cleanup of the Recycled Aluminum Metals Company (RAMCo) disposal site located at its Dallesport... Full story

 

Local grads, Keithly are on the fire lines

This is shaping up to be a serious wild fire season once again. A Glenwood High School graduate, Amy Keithly, and Columbia High School (White Salmon) graduate, Jake Keithly, the daughter and son of...

 

Summer jobs for Central Washington teens

The Washington Department of Ecology's Central Regional Office in Union Gap plans to hire 72 teenagers throughout Central Washington this summer as...

 

Driver falls asleep, 3,900 gallons of gasoline dumps on roadway

SR14 was shut down for more than 10 hours on Sunday following an accident just west of Roosevelt. The driver of a tanker truck carrying about 11,300 gallons of gasoline fell asleep, according to...

 

Schools to hold career and technical education open house

Goldendale schools are highly involved with technology and career issues, and next Tuesday they will hold an open house on the topics. February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) month. The goal...

 

Council hears of 'chilling' active shooter instruction

The major item of Monday’s Goldendale City Council meeting was a report on the shoreline master plan from Mark Daniel of Reid Middleton, the engineering firm hired by the city to help develop the...

 

Burn ban lifted in county

Stage 1 burn bans that started as early as Dec. 29, 2015, have been lifted in Klickitat, Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties, the Washington Department of Ecology announced Monday....

 

Lights Out: Going Dark in the Columbia River Gorge

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents Lights Out: Going Dark in the Columbia Gorge, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Bob Yoesle will talk about the effects...

 

Conservation District looking at spread of invasive weed

In May of 2014, Eastern Klickitat Conservation District obtained a grant from the Department of Ecology to develop an Integrated Aquatic Vegetation...

 

Mammoth Endeavors at Discovery Center

Take a trip through the Ice Age during Mammoth Endeavors, Saturday, Nov. 14 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive in The Dalles. The event features a drawing workshop from 1 p.m....

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    October 7, 2015

Mayor says no to liquor plan for Halloween Trunk or Treat event

New Goldendale Mayor Mike Canon did not take long in demonstrating that there's been a change in philosophy along with a change in personnel in the...

 

Discovery Center and Ft. Dalles Museum to participate in Museum Day Live!

Smithsonian magazine designates Saturday, Sept. 26 as the 11th annual Museum Day Live! Participating museums in the Mid Columbia area include Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Fort Dalles Museum....

 

Discovery Center presents First Foods of NW Tribes

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents Linda Meanus with "First Foods of the Northwest Tribes, Friday, Sept. 11. The Culture a la Carte...

 

Online check for toxic algae

Lakes, rivers and Puget Sound are experiencing more intense and widespread algae blooms this summer and scientists believe warm water due to the state’s drought is partly to blame. The Washington...

 

Air quality warnings issued

Elevated concentrations of wildfire smoke is causing unhealthy air quality in Central and Eastern Washington. The Washington Department of Ecology and National Weather Service have issued an air...

 

Weird World of Science day camp for kids Aug. 4-7 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center

Columbia Gorge Discovery center hosts the Weird World of Science day camp for kids, Tuesday, Aug. 4 through Friday, Aug. 7 for children first to sixth...

 

WDFW closing selected streams due to drought and heat

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is working with the Washington Department of Ecology and other state agencies, the federal government, tribes and conservation groups to prepare...

 

Art and archaeology at the Discovery Center

Take a trip through the Ice Age during Mammoth Endeavors, Saturday, June 27 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive in The Dalles....

 

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