As of Wednesday with one more week left in regular season
Final push for league championship being made by the top teams in the standings
Youth Track event set for June 4; Hoops camp for June 24-28
Tom Conklin has these two local events planned to get youths involved in sporting activities
Sherman senior advances to consolation semifinals
Sherman senior Maddie Belshe won a consolation match and advanced all the way to the semifinal bracket, but wound up losing on the second day of 4A/3A/2A/1A state tennis action at the University of Oregon campus in Eugene.
Rangers are hoping to catch some lightning in a state bottle
It has been business as usual for the Dufur Ranger baseball team, as it kicks off the start of the 2013 state playoffs on the road in John Day at 4:30 p.m. tonight against No. 1-seeded Grant Union.
Team is underdog on the road versus Churchill
The Dalles Wahtonka softball finds itself in familiar territory tonight with a chance to put itself one step closer towards a championship matchup. While it is nice to think that far ahead, the Eagle Indians are focused on the next step in a first-round tussle on the road at 5 p.m. tonight against the Churchill Lancers.
Baseball team hosts Corvallis at 4:30 p.m. tonight
Two teams who faced each other early in the 2013 campaign lock horns again at 4:30 p.m. tonight – there is much more on the line this time around however. The No. 6 seeded Corvallis Spartans come to town for a first-round state baseball playoff game against No. 3 The Dalles Wahtonka for an opportunity to extend their season.
North Wasco County School Board candidates Dean McAllister, John Nelson and Eric Nerdin won seats in the Tuesday, May 21, special district election, as did Bill Wolfe and John Willer, the firefighter-backed ticket at Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue.
JOSE CASTRO, 4, plays with a puzzle at the Children's Fair in City Park Saturday, May 18. The table was run by Columbia Gorge Education Services. Mark B. Gibson
WASHINGTON — Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior. It said teens are sharing more personal information about themselves even as they try to protect their online reputations. Teens told researchers there were too many adults on Facebook and too much sharing of teenage angst and inane details like what a friend ate for dinner.
The Legislature has agreed that Oregon residents from three Pacific Ocean island nations won’t have to renew their driver’s licenses each year.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that would provide more environmental protections against derelict vessels in Washington’s waterways.
BEIJING (AP) — Authorities are investigating rice mills in southern China following tests that found almost half of the staple grain in one of the country’s largest cities was contaminated with a toxic metal.
SALEM (AP) — Three Oregon timber counties are asking voters to raise taxes to restore deep cuts to law enforcement forced by the expiration of a longstanding federal subsidy.
Image of missionary Jason Lee could be replaced in U.S. capital
SALEM — The Oregon House voted Monday to pull a statue of Oregon pioneer Jason Lee from a prominent place in the U.S. Capitol and replace it with one of the late Mark Hatfield, one of the most influential politicians the state has seen.
Twister flattens Moore, Okla.
At least seven children died as a tornado ripped through Plaza Towers Elementary School, but many more were pulled from the wreckage to be reunited with their families.
McShane named U.S. Judge
Officials mark 60th year end to Asian war
Thirty Korean War veterans who reside at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles were honored last week at a special ceremony that also served as a cultural enrichment experience.
A village for homeless people modeled on one in Portland could be open this summer in Eugene. Organizers of Opportunity Village Eugene are accepting applications in hopes of finding a dozen homeless people and opening the village in July, The Register-Guard reported Monday.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Gov. Jay Inslee signed off on an $8.7 billion transportation budget Monday that puts money toward maintaining state roadways and continues spending on existing big-ticket projects.
Dallesport Elementary School students had the opportunity again this year, to become published authors, through Student Treasures Publishing.