Wednesday, September 26
A fire that started near the south side of the freeway about one mile east of Hood River Tuesday evening grew to about 40 acres this morning, burning through grass, oak and conifers on private and federal land.
Gone fishing in The Dalles.
Tuesday, September 25
Anticipation was heavy on Sept. 18 as students of Mosier Middle School each received an iPad.
Eight members of the Class of 2012 and nine current seniors at The Dalles Wahtonka High School have been given the title of AP Scholar based on the number of Advanced Placement tests they passed. The College Entrance Examination Board awards the title of AP Scholar every fall to students who have passed (with a score of at least three out of five) at least three advanced placement exams, earning college credit for those courses.
The backpack that Mirella Barrera wears to school at Chenowith Elementary every day this year is not just a backpack to her.The bag is autographed by Victoria Justice — star of the Nickelodeon show Victorious, pop singer and an idol of Mirella’s.
Matthew Holm creates comics with his sister
Elementary school students dragged their parents to Klindt’s Booksellers last week to get a signed book after author Matthew Holm visited local elementary schools on Sept. 19.
In a pair of matches over the weekend, The Dalles Wahtonka was in action at Hermiston and in Wilsonville.
The 14U Cherry City Crush competitive 14U fastpitch softball team is holding tryouts for girls in the seventh and eighth grades from noon until 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 16th Street Ballpark in The Dalles.
SWC goes 3-1, loses to Central Christian in final
With a team on the cusp of achieving some great things for the 2012 season, the South Wasco County Redsides may have reached a tipping point of success after this past weekend’s performance while at the annual Redside Volleyball Tournament in Maupin.
Eagle Indians battle the terrain at annual Seaside Three Course Challenge
It is the fun time of year when The Dalles Wahtonka cross country gets the chance to participate in the tough Three Course Challenge at Seaside.
Saturday, September 22
Frederick Field pleads guilty to one count of rape, 11 counts of sex abuse
Dr. Frederick Field, 47, was sentenced to 23 years in prison Tuesday after admitting to 11 counts of sex abuse and one count of rape involving 12 former patients and co-workers at Mid-Columbia Medical Center.