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Gorge railroads topic of talk

Learn about the history of railroading in the Columbia River Gorge from Bill Burgel, former chief train dispatcher for Union Pacific, Friday, Jan. 25 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. Tickets for the 6 p.m. dinner and program are $16, 7 p.m. program only, $5.

December 7, 2018 2:41 p.m. read more..


Party, video shoot planned

Gorge Community Music (CGM) in The Dalles celebrates Saturday, Dec. 15, with a Christmas Party and live video shoot from noon to 3 p.m. GCM is located at 410 E. 2nd St., The Dalles. Immense Imagery will be capturing the official launch of GCM’s own line of handmade Hawai’ian hardwood “Ho’okipa” ukuleles, and GCM co-owner Caleb Prescott is hoping to get the community involved.

December 7, 2018 2:33 p.m. read more..
  

Project ELFF

Volunteers were sorting donated food items destined for Christmas boxes during the ELFF Food Drive (Everybody Loves a Fire Fighter) Wednesday night. The three-day drive covered The Dalles Tuesday and Wednesday nights and Dallesport Thursday night.

December 7, 2018 2:18 p.m. read more..


Tax hikes a ‘challenge’

SALEM — Thousands of Oregonians could see more money taken out of their paychecks and companies would be writing bigger checks to fund Gov. Kate Brown’s proposed budget and revamp the state’s education system. Brown needs to find $2.6 billion more than is already being paid in state taxes to cover her proposals for the state’s next two-year budget. It’s likely much of that sum would come from corporate or personal income tax increases.

December 7, 2018 2:09 p.m. read more..


Tribal housing moves forward

Much of a century has passed since the federal government promised to replace tribal housing lost when dams inundated fishing villages along the Columbia River. Now, two separate housing projects seeking to fulfill that promise are both making headway.

December 7, 2018 2:07 p.m. read more..

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Rangers plan to use their speed advantage

DUFUR – Anytime a team can roster state-champion track stars and some savvy veterans to go with some big six-footers in the paint, good things can unfold. That is what Dufur’s first-year head coach Hollie Darden is hoping for this winter on the basketball court, as he patrols the sidelines for both varsity basketball teams.

December 7, 2018 1:47 p.m. read more..


Increased development sought for Redside boys

MAUPIN – Last season, it took seven games for the South Wasco County Redsides to win two games. So far, SWC has already won one game in a pair of tournament contests and this up and coming group is aiming for more consistent play to climb higher and higher in the Big Sky Conference standings.

December 7, 2018 1:45 p.m. read more..


Focused SWC girls dialed in for the long haul

MAUPIN – In her three years as a varsity basketball player, South Wasco County senior Jada Myers has been on teams that have gone 47-28 overall, 29-13 in league action. Last year, the Redsides broke through in a major way with 23 wins, a perfect 14-0 league record and the program’s first Big Sky Conference title since the 1983 campaign. Myers says all those numbers are in the past.

December 7, 2018 1:43 p.m. read more..


Football players share all-star experience

Brick by brick, the building of a powerhouse football program is taking shape in The Dalles. That is why it was an important first step for 11 athletes to earn the chance to participate in the Football University/Island Boy Camp National Championships last week in Tacoma, Wash.

December 7, 2018 1:42 p.m. read more..

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Gorge railroads topic of talk

Learn about the history of railroading in the Columbia River Gorge from Bill Burgel, former chief train dispatcher for Union Pacific, Friday, Jan. 25 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles. Tickets for the 6 p.m. dinner and program are $16, 7 p.m. program only, $5.

December 7, 2018 2:41 p.m. read more..
 

Party, video shoot planned

Gorge Community Music (CGM) in The Dalles celebrates Saturday, Dec. 15, with a Christmas Party and live video shoot from noon to 3 p.m. GCM is located at 410 E. 2nd St., The Dalles. Immense Imagery will be capturing the official launch of GCM’s own line of handmade Hawai’ian hardwood “Ho’okipa” ukuleles, and GCM co-owner Caleb Prescott is hoping to get the community involved.

December 7, 2018 2:33 p.m. read more..


Project ELFF

Volunteers were sorting donated food items destined for Christmas boxes during the ELFF Food Drive (Everybody Loves a Fire Fighter) Wednesday night. The three-day drive covered The Dalles Tuesday and Wednesday nights and Dallesport Thursday night.

December 7, 2018 2:18 p.m. read more..

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