• Camas Days

    Downtown Camas, July 25 and 26th
  • Lacamas Valley Sheepdog Trial

    Jesse, by Bonnie Block
    The Lacamas Valley Sheep Dog Trial (Thursday, August 14th through Saturday, August 16th from 8 a.m.…
  • SUP Salmon Classic

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    The SUP Salmon Classic paddleboard race will take place on the waters of the Columbia River on Sunday,…
  • Outlaw Coffee Company

    3087 Evergreen Way Sunday Funday! Is that Barista Jessi or Bret Michaels?!? You'll have to stop by…

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Artist needed for Little Free Library in The Dalles

Hi, my first post here. I own a place on Scenic Drive in The Dalles. I just installed a "Little Free Library" in front of my house. It is the first one in the Columbia … [Read More...]


Plastic Recycling near The Gorge

You ever wonder where you can bring hard and soft plastics, and other recyclables that are not accepted at the curb? Far West Fibers is very close to the PDX airport. For awhile they were not … [Read More...]

Mount Hood and upper valley

Hiking Oak Ridge

There are scads of great hikes in the Columbia River Gorge. Some are mapped, while some are more off of the beaten path.  Oak Ridge Trail is a little bit of both. I enjoy this hike because, although … [Read More...]


Three additional oil trains

To readers of The Gorge Today, May 27th is the last day to tell the Department of Ecology to study the cumulative impacts of three additional oil trains per day headed through the Gorge to proposed … [Read More...]

Laurance Lake

Laurance Lake

Living in Parkdale, Oregon has many perks (shh...don't tell anyone), but one of my personal favorites is the town's proximity to Laurance Lake. At an elevation of 2980', during and just after the … [Read More...]

Parkdale, OR

A Gorge Must-Stay: The Old Parkdale Inn

There is more than one reason to visit Parkdale, but the Old Parkdale Inn just became my favorite. It seems many Gorge-Goers pass up Parkdale, though it's a mere 15 minutes from Hood River as well as … [Read More...]

Skyway Bar and Grill

Jammin’ at The Skyway

If you have the propensity towards affection for anything The Grateful Dead, you sure missed out the other night at The Skyway Bar & Grill. The Skyway is located in Zigzig, Oregon, nestled up … [Read More...]

Spring brings daffodils to Bonneville Lock and Dam

Bonneville Dam has gone Daffy!

Every year around this time, Bonneville Lock and Dam staff fields questions about the daffodils planted along the entrance road. After construction of the 1993 lock, thousands of daffodils were … [Read More...]