Photo by Mark Gibson
The Dalles has long worked toward a goal of expanding westward, into the Foley Lakes area, pictured above, but the national scenic area boundary has been a barrier. It will continue to be a barrier, city officials say, even though work will finally get finished soon on a long-awaited scenic area project of creating legal descriptions of the boundaries around 13 gorge communities.
As of Saturday, April 9, 2016
The gorge commission is finally firming up the boundaries of urban areas in the national scenic area, but the news really doesn’t help The Dalles, the town most anxious to expand its boundaries...