Every year first responders in the Columbia River Gorge, which always includes some branch of law enforcement (the self-effacing “Pig” in Pig Bowl), hold a football game to raise funds for people in serious need. The event has been around for more than 20 years and has raised a lot of money for a lot of people. This year’s event is Saturday, September 24, at 7 p.m. at Wahtonka Football Field in The Dalles and pits Columbia Gorge Law Enforcement—including officers from Goldendale—against Columbia Gorge Firefighters. Las Vegas has not yet given odds on the game.

All proceeds generated go to support a person in need. This year that person is: