Stories for September 2012


Wednesday, September 26

Gorge fire grows to 40 acres

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.

September 26, 2012 11:18 a.m. read more..

Tuesday, September 25


Advanced Placement scholars announced for 2012

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.

September 25, 2012 5:54 p.m. read more..

Chenowith student granted wish through foundation

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.

September 25, 2012 5:53 p.m. read more..

Author brings Babymouse to The Dalles

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.

September 25, 2012 5:49 p.m. read more..

Cherry Crush holding tryouts

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.

September 25, 2012 4:28 p.m. read more..

Redsides finish second at tournament

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.

September 25, 2012 4:26 p.m. read more..

Muddy trails for T-Dub harriers

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.

September 25, 2012 4:15 p.m. read more..

Saturday, September 22


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