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As July comes to a close, renovations to the Granada Theatre in downtown The Dalles are in high gear, and it won’t be much longer before the theater reopens. “We are on track for the grand reopening gala Nov. 10, 11, and 12,” said Chuck Gomez, co-owner of the theater at the corner of Second and Washington streets.
The Queen of the West sits moored at the dock off Union Street downtown The Dalles in this photograph by local resident Gary Elkinton.
A scary encounter in the county assessor’s office, where a man silently filmed employees, ended with the film crew — known for filming police — praising Wasco County Sheriff Lane Magill for his professionalism.
Several of the players are expected back for another run in 2018
PORTLAND – As one of the wild card teams entering district and state action, The Dalles 10U Little League team made believers out of a lot of people. With a group of seven 10-year olds and six 9-year olds, and only three players with previous all-star experience, The Dalles captured a District 5 title and wound up with a 2-2 record at the Oregon State Championships for fourth place honors.
An iPad “Video Storytelling Camp” is coming to The Dalles next month. Those chosen for the camp — there is space for 10 local students — will have the opportunity to make videos using iPads.
WASHINTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley is pleased that key provisions in an Energy and Water Appropriations bill will help Oregon communities.
Police, fire, and medical reports from July 26
Police, fire, and medical reports from July 25
DUFUR – A new year brings feelings of optimism and excitement for Dufur head cheerleading coach Kelsey Peterson.
In Saturday’s loss, Hollywood/Rose City, out of Portland, jumped ahead 6-1 through one inning, but The Dalles chipped away at the lead, finally getting as close as a 7-6 deficit with a three-run top of the fifth, capped by a three-run home run by Cates. Down by one run, TD still had the bases loaded and two outs, but could not get the tying run home.
Coming off Saturday’s loss, The Dalles came out swinging in a big way, using a 10-run first frame to defeat Ashland in a 13-0 mercy-ruled triumph Sunday.
In Monday’s 12-5 victory over Del Norte, William Booth went 4 for 4 with four runs scored and four RBIs, Avery Schwartz added three hits, was hit by a pitch, scored a run and drove in another, and Sterling Coburn was 1 for 2 with a triple, two walks, a run scored and an RBI.
From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle
Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s new president and chief executive officer, Dennis Knox, wants to see urgent care clinics established in both The Dalles and Hood River. Knox is confident that his 37 years of experience as a health care executive, and co-founder of Urgent Point, a national company, will help move those projects, and many others, forward.
CLACKAMAS – Facing some of the lowest steelhead returns on record, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has already curtailed steelhead fishing seasons throughout the Columbia River basin by adopting rolling season closures, reduced bag limits, and a night angling closure for all species.
Looking Back on July 16, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.
To the editor: I have heard the story of a group of teens who stood by while a disabled man drowned. People are outraged and offended. Who could do such a thing? Why do people behave this way? It doesn't make you a better person than those kids just because you can come up with some ideological argument that justifies you standing by and watching people die when you could have done something to help.
Is voter fraud probe needed?
To the editor: This is in regard to Beverly Sherill’s accusations against our president. Yes, Beverly, he is our president and he is not a politician. Thank goodness!
To the editor: Deschutes Rim Clinic in Maupin has exciting news! Thanks to Senator Ted Ferrioli and Representative John Huffman and all of Rep Huffman’s work on our behalf, our ask of the State Legislature is in the process of being fulfilled!
The idea of beetles stripping flesh from bones sounds like the plot of a horror movie but, in the case ...