The driver of a van was killed Monday evening after traveling the wrong way on Interstate 84 just east of Arlington and crashing head-on with a semi-truck.
There’s going to be party in the parking lot outside the Community Meal site on Saturday and area residents are invited to come down, enjoy music and a hamburger, and learn more about the program to feed anyone in need of a hot meal.
Mary Wymer loves old buildings — not only for the architecture, but for the people, long dead, she can connect with in them.
No. 11 SWC drops 113 kills, serves at 92 percent in three wins
In six matches at the Riverside Volleyball Tournament, the No. 11-ranked South Wasco County Redsides lost one set to capture first place honors in a daylong event Saturday in Boardman.
DUFUR – The Dufur Rangers may have been swept in two matches Saturday at home versus 2A St. Paul and Culver, but head coach Kristin Whitley used the double dual as opportunity to gauge how her group would do against two top-3 programs. “Overall, I’m glad to have the opportunity to play such high-caliber teams,” Whitley said.
Police, fire, and medical reports from September 19
SALT LAKE CITY — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened Mojave desert tortoises. The recommendations, revealed in a leaked memo submitted to the White House, would scale back two huge Utah monuments — Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante — along with Nevada's Gold Butte and Oregon's Cascade-Siskiyou.
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Smoke hangs in the air around a statue of an angel in the graveyard of St. Peters Church in The Dalles. An air quality advisory for the region has been extended through Monday morning.
Sherman outgains Wallowa by 67 yards in its 54-40 loss
The Sherman Huskies trailed by 14 points in the fourth quarter, and rallied to get to within a 40-34 deficit with possession of the ball, but back-to-back interception returns by Wallowa sealed a 54-40 victory Friday in a non-league football game played at Powder Valley High School.
Aspen Cook wins; TD boys 2nd at Oregon City
Aspen Cook picked up her first win of the 2017 season, and the boys had six of their top eight varsity runners finish within the top third of the 145-person field for second place in the standings behind 6A Franklin at the Oregon City XC Invitational Saturday at Oregon City High School.
No. 3 Rangers use running attack in 56-8 Horizon rout
Playing in their first game since Aug. 31, the No. 3-ranked Dufur Rangers did not show any signs of rust against Horizon Christian.
Riverhawks extend streak to three after a 22-0 road performance
For the past eight quarters, The Dalles football team has played lockdown defense, holding Fort Vancouver and Brookings Harbor to a combined no points and no yards. Even with a 428-mile trip to Brookings, the undefeated Riverhawks had no letdown against a physical double-wing offense used by the Bruins, allowing 22 yards of offense in a 22-0 victory Friday in Brookings.
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Celebration of reopening scheduled Nov. 10 to 12
With work on the exterior of the Granada Theater almost complete, the owners of the historic, 1929-era theater are ready to schedule a “Grand Opening Gala” in November. Mayor Steve Lawrence said the work on the theater has been transformational.
The Wasco County 4-H Fair season has come to a close. It was an extremely eventful August with a pre-fair held Aug. 11–13, horse fair Aug. 18-20, Wasco County Fair Aug. 24-27, and Oregon State Fair Aug. 25 through Sept. 4.
TROUTDALE (AP) — Hiking trails affected by an Oregon wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge might be closed for months, authorities said Monday.
To the editor: I totally agree with Mr. Paul Crowley’s letter to the editor (Sept. 14) in The Dalles Chronicle. I, too, believe that fireworks in the hands of the public, especially kids, is dangerous and unnecessary.
To the editor: In the Chronicle’s Aug. 22nd Crosstalk, one of the authors condemned the Southern Poverty Law Center as a “far left” organization for naming the Alliance Defending Freedom and the Family Research Council as “hate groups.”
Is federal forest policy sound?
To the editor: While the left keeps highlighting their outrage with Congressman Walden, Greg and the president have quietly achieved successful legislation with the House approving more than 300 bills in just the first six months of 2017.