Beauty school gets makeover

The Gorge Academy of Cosmetology’s slogan is “creating beauty inside and out” and that doesn’t only apply to making people look fabulous. Owner Kerri Weed and her husband Tom have rehabbed the inside of the circa 1890s building at 422 E. 2nd St.—where they peeled up five layers of flooring to reveal the original, rich wood flooring—and are now working to do the same on the outside. Read more...

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Gift drive for foster youth Nov. 27

This year over 120 children in the Gorge will be spending their holidays in foster care, and area residents can help make them a little brighter by donating a holiday gift. Avenue Properties, Columbia Gorge CASA and Mid-Columbia Health Foundation have joined forces to create a Foster Youth Holiday Gift Drive, Nov. 27 through Dec. 15.

November 20, 2018 2:35 p.m. read more..
 

Gilliam County grant enables housing

Work has officially begun on a single-family home in Arlington, thanks to a new loan and grant incentive program in Gilliam County. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Nov. 1 at the construction site, celebrating the first construction project to be funded through the Gilliam County Attainable Housing (GCAH) program administered by Pioneer Community Development Corporation (PCDC).

November 20, 2018 2:27 p.m. read more..
 

Book drive for foster youth set

A book drive for children in foster care in area counties runs from Nov. 23-Dec. 15. The hope is to collect books for each of the approximately 200 children in foster care in Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam and Wheeler counties.

November 20, 2018 2:13 p.m. read more..


Fall Feast

A Cedar Waxwing feeds on fruit in the parking area of Columbia River Center, 400 Mt. Hood St., The Dalles.

November 20, 2018 1:58 p.m. read more..


Community Thanksgiving

A free community Thanksgiving Day meal will again be offered in The Dalles Thursday, Nov. 22, from noon to 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Academy, 1112 Cherry Heights Rd.

November 20, 2018 1:52 p.m. read more..

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Dufur tumbles its way into 1A title game

BEND – From the outside looking in, fans and spectators witnessed a crowning achievement, as the No. 1-ranked and undefeated Dufur Rangers captured their 32nd straight victory, 46-0 over Hosanna Christian in a semifinal contest played Saturday at Summit High School in Bend. In the locker room following the win, however, players and coaches were lamenting the many mistakes, missed assignments, mental gaffes and undisciplined penalties that marred a lopsided outcome.

November 20, 2018 1:32 p.m. read more..


Riverhawk runners get postseason awards

For The Dalles senior Emma Mullins, running has taught her how to focus on what’s important, from friends and family, to hard work and dedication. As the curtain closes on one phase of her career, Mullins can stand proud of her accomplishments in the cross country circuit. She earned first-team all-Intermountain Conference and was named to the all-state squad on the third team. Along with Mullins, Samuel Alvarez secured third-team all-state recognition and a first-team all-league bid to lead the boy’s team.

November 20, 2018 1:30 p.m. read more..


Athletics East team qualifies 15 for USATF Regionals

The Athletics East Running Club had 15 participants step up in a major way at the USATF Oregon Association Junior Olympic Championships last Saturday on the campus of Corban University in Salem. The team, which is comprised of harriers from Hermiston, Union, Dufur, Condon, Heppner and The Dalles, competed against 16 other teams and 461 athletes across several age groups that were all vying for places in the top-35 to advance to Saturday’s regional rounds.

November 16, 2018 1:23 p.m. read more..


Riverhawk soccer gets six all-league recipients

Once again, The Dalles boys’ soccer team improved on its record, goals scored and defense, which marked the third straight season of such an accomplishment under head coach Matthew Dallman. Intermountain Conference coaches rewarded Reed Twidwell, Jake Roetcisoender, Andy Lopez, Alex Gutierrez, Omar Torres and Julian Quintana for their league production, as Twidwell and Roetcisoender, both seniors, chalked up first-team honors.

November 16, 2018 1:22 p.m. read more..

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Gift drive for foster youth Nov. 27

This year over 120 children in the Gorge will be spending their holidays in foster care, and area residents can help make them a little brighter by donating a holiday gift. Avenue Properties, Columbia Gorge CASA and Mid-Columbia Health Foundation have joined forces to create a Foster Youth Holiday Gift Drive, Nov. 27 through Dec. 15.

November 20, 2018 2:35 p.m. read more..
  

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Letter to the Editor: Hopeless backwater?

To the editor: The Dalles Police Department has been awarded three grants to do patrols targeting D.U.I., cell phone use, and failing to yield to pedestrians. I abandoned old town last year when the same targeted sweeps were in effect. What do these good intentions do to the efforts of bringing business (shoppers) back to old town?

November 20, 2018 2:22 p.m. read more..
  
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