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A lawsuit was filed Friday, July 21, in Wasco County Circuit Court claiming the regional jail is violating state law by holding immigration detainees. A 1987 state law prohibits the use of state or local resources to “detect or apprehend” people whose only offense is being in the country illegally.
Hugo Lutz of Sunny Dale Farm, The Dalles, holds up a pair of onions at The Dalles Farmer's Market Saturday, July 22.
The Dalles Chronicle earned two top awards in the 2017 Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.
TDLL squad beats Ashland and Del Norte by a 25-5 margin
PORTLAND – The Dalles Little League 10U All Stars were one inning from a perfect record and a semifinals berth. As it is, the Stars lost their opening game to Hollywood/Rose City by a 12-8 score on Saturday, but rebounded for consecutive lopsided wins over Ashland and Del Norte, Calif. by a combined 25-5 margin to inch a step closer to playing in Thursday’s championship rounds at the Oregon State Championships in Portland.
DUFUR – A new year brings feelings of optimism and excitement for Dufur head cheerleading coach Kelsey Peterson.
Police, fire, and medical reports from July 25
The owners of the old Tum-a-Lum building, soon to be the new offices of The Dalles Chronicle, hope a deteriorating mural on the building can be saved.
Community event calendar
In recent years wildfire seasons in the western United States have become so intense that many of us who make our home in dry, fire-prone areas are grappling with how to live with fire.
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.
13U Babe Ruth baseball squad beats Meridian in its final game
Following three consecutive losses at the start of the Babe Ruth Regional Tournament, The Dalles’ 13U team finished out strong with a 9-7 victory over Meridian, Idaho on Friday, as TD jumped out to a 9-0 lead and the pitching duo of Brock LaFaver and Jace Troutman staved off a late rally to give their team its lone victory.
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 ...