FIREWISE

Spring!!! That familiar chapter, a reaffirming renewal of Nature’s beauty and the wonders of the Columbia Gorge, especially on High Prairie. The fresh greenery and the bursting brightness of wildflowers, the almost audible ‘Pop!’ of buds, and the leafing out … Continue reading

DID YOU KNOW? COOL FACTS ABOUT VALENTINE’S DAY

From https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/valentines-day-ideas/a26863/valentines-day-facts  St. Valentine wasn’t just one person. You may already know that Valentine’s Day was named after its patron saint, St. Valentine — but there’s actually some confusion surrounding which St. Valentine the holiday technically honors. According to History. … Continue reading

Josh HarrisonPhoto: Nance Carter On December 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2021, the High Prairie Community Center had its first Christmas Bazaar. Josh Harrison and Tami Woodruff coordinated the event. Tami handled all the phone calls and set up the building … Continue reading

WINTER GRACE

Patricia Fargnoli Photo: Mike Mahaffa  If you have seen the snow under the lamppost piled up like a white beaver hat on the picnic table or somewhere slowly falling into the brook to be swallowed by water, then you have seen beauty and know it for its transience. And if … Continue reading