Engineers can use the smallest amount of material possible and save our clients well more than the fees we charge in most instances.March 6, 2018 1:08 p.m. read more..
Google officially opened its third building Thursday in The Dalles — the Taylor Lake data center — following the completion of its first phase of construction. To mark the occasion, the internet search giant allowed the families of its employees, referred to as “Googlers,” local government leaders and some community members a rare glimpse of its new facility.March 19, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
Facing a potential $2 million budget shortfall, Hood River County has informally asked the regional jail what the fiscal impact would be if the juvenile detention facility was closed. The possibility was discussed at a budget hearing of the four-county Northern Oregon Regional Correctional facility last Wednesday.March 19, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
When the bright lights were on, The Dalles Dance Club Academy standouts Tora Timinsky, Olivia Prado and Bridget Donnell put on their best performance. At the Jump Dance Convention in Portland March 9-11, the trio received $250 scholarships to attend an upcoming dance convention invite to be held in San Diego, Calif. later this year.March 20, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
Students from The Dalles entered the Oregon State VEX Robotics finals as underdogs but walked out with the championship banner and a ticket to the world championship later this spring. “This is the first time any robotics team from The Dalles has advanced to the world finals level and displays a tremendous amount of work from the students and a high quality program run at TDHS,” said Wasco County 4-H coach Lu Seapy.March 20, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
The fifth annual Independence Day celebration in The Dalles will extend over a week, from Thursday, June 28, to Wednesday, July 4. The Fort Dalles Fourth Committee, which organizes the event, said the fireworks display will take place June 30, following a concert in the Lewis & Clark Festival Park. The Patriot’s Parade is on July 4, one of four events planned for that day.March 20, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
To the editor: The sharp divide in our politics is a deception. In almost every issue, broad agreement exists for progressive actions. The schism is the fabrication of extreme groups perpetrated to defend their archaic philosophies.March 19, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
To the editor: Seeing the negative and judgemental comments on social media regarding the 17-minute school walkout were disheartening. The 17 minutes those brave students spent was the best use of school time on Wednesday. They got a life lesson on the right of freedom of speech, the importance of compassion for others and the process of civic engagement......isn't that what we all want for our future leaders?March 16, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
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