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School bond pitched at town hall meeting

It would cost taxpayers up to 50 percent more to build four new schools with individual bond levies, as opposed to the school district’s proposal to seek a single bond amount for all of them, a school official said Wednesday.

April 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Grant apps filed for Maupin

A Federal Lands Access Program (FLAP) grant for two transportation projects in Maupin could be available in 2022. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT), with Wasco County and the Bureau of Land Management, filed the grant application earlier this month.

April 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Finding the perfect dress

The Chronicle is covering the preparations of Kylie Reed and Josh Duling for their late summer wedding. This is the second installment of the occasional series and involves one of the biggest challenges for the bride: finding the perfect dress.

April 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Cherry Festival kicks off downtown

The Northwest Cherry Festival begins Friday. Festivities will be held on First Street, between Union and Madison streets, with events at the Granada Theater and Civic Auditorium.

April 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Lady Hawks take a 7-1 loss to Pendleton

With members of The Dalles boys’ tennis team showing up in full force as a show of school spirit and support, Arlette Santillan posted a singles victory and The Dalles girls’ tennis team increased its set win total in its previous league match from 38 to 46 in a 7-1 loss to Pendleton Wednesday in varsity play at The Dalles High School.

April 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD wins one at Wilsonville

The Dalles girls’ tennis team squared off against a tough Wilsonville team on the road Monday and had the No. 1 doubles tandem of Lupita Contreras and Natalie Varland step up their game with an impressive three-set triumph, as Wilsonville tallied an 8-1 home victory.

April 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Records fall in Glenwood

With a triple jump record already in the bag, South Wasco County senior Ana Popchock was in the mood for more. The standout senior shattered an 11-year old 300-meter hurdle record with a personal-record time of 47.42 seconds for first place, breaking the previous mark set by Annie Larlee in 2007 (47.60), by .18 seconds at the Mount Adams Invitational Wednesday in Glenwood, Wash.

April 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Sherman boys take flight

Keenan Coles and Mercedez Cardona each posted wins, and several others added runner-up finishes to lead the Sherman Huskies in Wednesday’s Mount Adams Invitational from Glenwood, Wash.

April 26, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

Dufur school opens pantry

In a first, a food pantry will be available at Dufur School, stocked with free, healthy food. Its grand opening is this Friday, April 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the home economics room of the school. The pantry is open to any student that attends Dufur School and their family.

April 25, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

Kindergarten preregistration begins May 7

Registration for children planning to attend kindergarten next fall in The Dalles public schools will take place May 7-11, during school hours, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at all three elementary schools.

April 25, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TDHS students travel abroad

Students from The Dalles High School spread out over the globe during spring break, some heading to Guatemala to help the poor and others getting firsthand glimpses of Roman ruins.

April 25, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Creator always right

To the editor: There is an instinctive but incorrect assumption that the Creator of heaven and earth must communicate with human beings using the simplest manner possible to guarantee that we will love Him.

April 25, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Vote Schwartz

To the editor: Kathy Schwartz brings not only governmental management experience but also private industry experience if she is elected to the Wasco County commission on May 15. This breadth of managerial experience would be an asset to the Wasco County commission.

April 25, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Gonzalez’s gem has Hawks trending upward

With their backs against the wall, The Dalles Riverhawks needed a breakthrough performance to climb back into postseason contention. Jose Gonzalez was the right man for the job. The senior right-hander tossed a complete-game, four-hitter with one walk and five strikeouts with no earned runs, and also added two hits and three RBIs to help lead the Riverhawks to a 5-2 victory over Hermiston in baseball action from Bob Williams Field.

April 25, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Softball has rally cut short, 11-7

The Dalles softball can take a lot from Tuesday’s loss – they kept fighting until the very end. Down 11-1 through four and a half innings, TD scored a run in the fifth and added five in the sixth to get to within a four-deficit, but could not finish the roaring comeback in what ended up being an 11-7 loss to No. 7-ranked Hermiston at 16th Street Ballpark.

April 25, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Sherman throttles Dufur, 20-2

The No. 9-ranked Sherman Huskies captured their sixth consecutive win, after a 20-2 mercy-ruled triumph over Dufur Tuesday at Dufur City Park.

April 25, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


New subdivision planned

A local developer is planning a 25-lot expansion of his subdivision at West 14th and 15th streets between Meeks and Elberta streets. He’s already developed much of the first half of the subdivision and has applied with the city of The Dalles for permission to subdivide four large lots into 25 smaller lots, each measuring an average of 75 by 100 feet.

April 24, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


An Evening With Piano

Musician Steven Vanhauwaert presented “An evening with piano” on The Dalles High School stage Monday evening in a Mid-Columbia Community Concert Association performance.

April 24, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

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