Medical advice from Dr. K.November 29, 2015 noon read more..
The Village IdiotNovember 29, 2015 noon read more..
Cost saving tips for shopping for grandparents.November 27, 2015 noon read more..
Medical advice from Dr. KNovember 27, 2015 noon read more..
Medical Advice from Dr. KNovember 25, 2015 noon read more..
Money saving tips from Mary Hunt.November 25, 2015 noon read more..
The Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics task Force arrested a man and woman Nov. 19 on drug charges during execution of a search warrant at 4625 Orchard Road. William Hammond III, 36, and Cassie Crabtree, 31, were taken into custody at the residence.November 24, 2015 2:49 p.m. read more..
Medical advice from Dr. KNovember 24, 2015 1:45 p.m. read more..
A column by local writer Scott McKayNovember 24, 2015 1:43 p.m. read more..
Fall fundraisers are underway for the Distinguished Young Women scholarship program in The Dalles. Eighteen young women will be participating. Program participants are partnering with JD Smith Jewelers for the seventh year. There are hundreds of gorgeous pieces to choose from in many price ranges. Sales will raise funds for the program.November 21, 2015 2 p.m. read more..
To the editor: After 20 years of endless gridlock in our federal forests, it's time to address the underlying crisis threatening the health of our rural communities and millions of acres of forests each year lost to wildfire by restoring active, sustainable management to these public lands.November 19, 2015 3:24 p.m. read more..
To the editor: For many years it has been the desire of everyone who cares about children and teenagers in the Mid-Columbia to see a youth center built to help them reach their greatest potential. A positive affordable and safe place for youngsters to go and be mentored by encouraging adults while doing fun activities. A place where young people can take part in music, art, sports, computers and drama, just to name a few, while also learning valuable life skills.November 19, 2015 3:22 p.m. read more..
PORTLAND (AP) — For the second time in two weeks, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) energized and brought into service a new 500-kilovolt transmission line, this time connecting central Washington and Oregon. The 28-mile, single-circuit line connects BPA’s Big Eddy Substation in The Dalles to the new Knight Substation northwest of Goldendale, Wash.November 18, 2015 1:37 p.m. read more..
The annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will take place Thursday, Nov. 26, from noon to 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Academy in The Dalles. Sponsored by the Salvation Army, the free meal is prepared by 50-60 volunteers who will begin work next Monday and continue on Tuesday and Wednesday.November 18, 2015 1:36 p.m. read more..
SEATTLE (AP) — At least three people have died and hundreds of thousands were without power on Tuesday as a severe storm packing high winds unleashed across the Northwest. In Oregon, thousands were without power in the greater Portland area and a flood watch was issued for the northern Oregon coast through Wednesday. State officials said heavy rain caused Portland's sewer system to overflow into the Willamette River and residents were urged to avoid contact with the river through Thursday evening.November 18, 2015 1:32 p.m. read more..
The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for sections of NE eastern Oregon, including Wasco, Sherman and Klickitat counties. Travelers are advised to be prepared for high winds, especially while operating high profile vehicles such motor homes, travel trailers or commercial trucks. Travelers should also be prepared for possible delays due to downed trees and watch for blowing debris, dust or snow. MAIN IMPACT COUNTIES: Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Jefferson, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, Wheeler, Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Kittitas, Klickitat, Walla Walla, and Yakima.November 17, 2015 11:57 a.m. read more..
To the editor: The departure of the city manager, the arrival of two new city councilors coupled with a visionary mayor gives us a unique opportunity. We have an opportunity to look at alternative models and approaches to providing city services.November 17, 2015 11:39 a.m. read more..
"We love France," read one sign on Saturday. "Pray for France," read another. Two Secret Service vehicles were parked outside as people came by to drop off more flowers and wine at the makeshift memorial.November 14, 2015 1:20 p.m. read more..
The looming court battle over the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission’s decision to remove gray wolves from the state endangered species list is a prime example of the growing disconnect between people in urban centers and food producers in rural areas.November 14, 2015 9:51 a.m. read more..
PARIS (AP) — Several dozen people were killed in a series of unprecedented attacks around Paris on Friday, French President Francois Hollande said, announcing that he was closing the country's borders and declaring a state of emergency.November 13, 2015 3:23 p.m. read more..
Oregon needs different approach to prison managementNovember 12, 2015 1:16 p.m. read more..
Matthew Klebes, director of The Dalles Main Street, is promoting a new campaign that allows community members to show support for small businesses downtown. “Shop Small Saturday” takes place Nov. 28 and Klebes believes it will create an interactive opportunity for customers.November 12, 2015 1:09 p.m. read more..
TD Oil Can Henry’s joins company fund drive for vetsNovember 11, 2015 2:10 p.m. read more..
The Dalles Yacht Club is interested in taking over management of the marina and is likely to float a proposal by the port commission in the near future. In September, The Dalles Port Commission voted unanimously to get out of the marina business by the end of 2016.November 11, 2015 2:07 p.m. read more..
To the editor: Each year local downtown merchants come together and hold the annual “Safe Downtown Trick-or-Treat” event, and each year this event seems to grow. In 2014 The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce partnered with The Dalles Main Street Organization and Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation to hold a candy drive that would help the businesses with the candy demand.November 7, 2015 6 p.m. read more..
To the editor: Time is running out for those who want to experience the Mini-Museum of Military Memorabilia (M-4) because it will be dismantled soon after Veterans Day. The M-4 may be just a window display, but the items on view stir strong memories of times gone by and of those who did their part to preserve the freedoms we all enjoy.November 5, 2015 11:34 a.m. read more..
To the editor: As a past Wasco County planning commissioner, president of Wasco County Fruit and Produce League volunteer representative, I feel the need to comment on the recent letters on our current mayor and city councilors.November 5, 2015 11:33 a.m. read more..
To the editor: The gorge is threated by an onslaught of dirty fossil fuel transport proposals: two coal-by-rail projects and 15 oil-by-rail projects. If all these proposals are approved they could add over 100 more trains travelling through the gorge per week. Each project, however, has to run the gauntlet of an environmental review process where we, the public, get to provide input.November 5, 2015 11:32 a.m. read more..
Oregon is a big, diversified state on a number of levels. In a sense, two distinct cultures exist side-by-side. The size of the state, along with the sharp political divisions that endure, can create a gulf between perception and understanding.November 5, 2015 11:31 a.m. read more..
Wasco/Hood River County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Kevin MacIntyre reminds producers to review available USDA crop risk protection options, including federal crop insurance and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program coverage.November 3, 2015 1:53 p.m. read more..
McCall gets Hawks’ lone goal in state play-in matchNovember 3, 2015 1:48 p.m. read more..
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