Welcome to Fall everyone! I hope you are all ready to jump into the holiday season. Be sure to check out our Shop Local – Shop The Gorge pages of this issue. With nine kids between us and 17 grandkids spread out from Oregon to Oklahoma Rick and I areContinue Reading

The State of Washington recently showed its support of Skyline Hospital’s Emergency Department renovation and expansion through a capital budget award of $500,000 to the Expanding on Excellence campaign. “We are deeply grateful for this extraordinary gift and the inspiration it provides for others to support this project and SkylineContinue Reading

OnPoint Community Credit Union announced it made a $40,200 contribution to Oregon Food Bank following the credit union’s successful Refer a Friend campaign throughout the summer of 2019. The donation will help to provide more than 120,000 meals for individuals and families throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington. Sarah Berwick, OnPoint’sContinue Reading

By Lori Roach Fun Country Powersports has been a part of The Dalles landscape for more than 50 years and is the 4th oldest Honda dealership in the northwest, so 15 years ago when Mike and Lisa Erland purchased the business from George Hazel, who had owned it for 40Continue Reading

U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt recently announced $170,623,713 in grants from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to all 50 States, five U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia for state-identified outdoor recreation and conservation projects. LWCF funds are non-taxpayer dollars derived from Outer Continental Shelf leaseContinue Reading

By Renee Tkach Exploring the Columbia Gorge without a personal vehicle is getting easier this fall with the expansion of the Columbia Gorge Express connecting from Portland to The Dalles, seven days a week, starting in early November. Consider skipping the parking hassle and lessening your carbon footprint by havingContinue Reading

By Preston Roach Are you sitting there staring at your phone right now? You know you’re supposed to be doing something productive, but you can’t find the motivation so you’re googling it to see if other people have the same problem and what they have done to fix it. IContinue Reading

By Lori Roach “We have company,” my husband Rick hollered to me down the hallway. I stepped out of my office expecting to see our next-door neighbors, instead I was greeted by a young Chinese man standing in my kitchen. He wore a Ralph Lauren sweatshirt, smiled and nodded aContinue Reading