EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon sororities and fraternities are planning service projects at a California campsite where about 1,000 people left trash that took dozens of National Forest workers six hours to clear.
HOUSTON — At least two people are dead and five others are missing after this week’s torrential rains in Texas and Kansas, officials said Saturday, noting that though the threat of severe weather had lessened in Texas over the long holiday weekend, the focus is now on swollen rivers and waterways that are slowly rising and could flood homes.
HIROSHIMA, Japan — The survivors of the world’s first atomic bomb attack are used to hearing grand vows to rid the world of nuclear weapons. They just don’t usually come directly from the leader of the country that dropped the bomb on them in the first place.
See a variety of vintage aircraft during Open Cockpit Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Visitors can climb into the pilot seat of open plane, or try a bit of virtual flying using the Real Flight simulator. There will be a vertical wind table, glider-building station and the flight simulator lab at Pearson Field Education Center, 201 East Reserve St., Vancouver. 360-992-1815 or fortvan.org
Classy connoisseurs of classical music know that keyboard genius Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750, wasn’t only a prolific composer of mathematically minded musical masterpieces. He was also a prodigious producer of musical children.
BATTLE GROUND — Roughly 250 people packed a Battle Ground neighborhood street Friday evening to pay their respects to Jose Castillo-Cisneros, an act the boy’s grandfather called a profound act of kindness.