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Redsides blanked by Arlington

The South Wasco County Redsides struggled offensively, and the Arlington Honkers took full advantage. Thomas Evans and the No. 11-ranked Honkers jumped out to a lopsided 43-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 57-0 win in non-league football action Friday night in Arlington.

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No. 18 Sherman opens floodgates on Pilot Rock

Huskies total 500 yards of offense in a 54-14 blowout

Senior quarterback Jacob Justesen tossed a career-high five touchdowns and rushed for two scores to spearhead a 54-14 Sherman triumph over Pilot Rock Friday in a 1A football contest played in Moro.

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Rugged Bruins roll it up on the Riverhawks

Rushing game extinguishes The Dalles’ early spark

After a blazing start to the season with three consecutive wins, The Dalles football had a little bit of its fire extinguished Friday night against Columbia, out of White Salmon, Wash.

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Looking Back on September 24, 2017

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

Letter to the Editor: Who is extreme?

To the editor: In the Sept. 8 Chronicle “article,” “Walden Talks Politics...”, Congressman Walden stated “Indivisible, which seems to draw a lot of extremists, is not a movement designed to build agreement and unity.” Walden's assertion is absolutely untrue.

Letter to the Editor: Smoke and mirrors

To the editor: Enough smoke and mirrors.

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Editorial: Council, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

Council, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

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Lifestyle Tour

The P.E.O. “Home Away from Home” fall tour offers area residents the opportunity to explore six bed and breakfasts, and short-term rentals, in The Dalles while “helping women reach for the stars.”

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Huskies score a four-set home win

The Sherman Huskies evened their record to 2-2 on the season after a four-set home victory Thursday against Condon-Wheeler.

Dufur dismantles Ione in three sets

The Dufur Rangers jumped into sole possession of second place in the Big Sky Conference after a 25-17, 25-15 and 25-12 three-set sweep over Ione Thursday in a league volleyball match played in Dufur.

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TD loses CRC showdown to Hood River

Hood River Valley and The Dalles hit the court for the first of three Columbia River Conference matches Thursday, with the No. 17-ranked Eagles striking first for a three-set sweep Thursday in a varsity volleyball contest played at Kurtz Gym.

For the Record for September 22, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from September 22

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Local speller takes top spot

Most people have never heard the word “qiviut,” let alone are able to spell it correctly. It refers to the luxuriously soft underwool of the musk ox. Local speller Sonja Jacobsen sailed through that word, along with words like crepuscular, phloem, and sybaritic, to take the state title in the highest division at the Oregon State Spelling Bee in Salem Sept. 2.

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Resources available for those impacted by fire, I-84 closure

Businesses throughout the Columbia Gorge have experienced impacts as a consequence of the Eagle Creek Fire and resulting closures of Interstate 84, including loss in customers, increased transportation costs, difficulty getting supply deliveries and challenges transporting products to market.

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American Tribute

Small American flags are showing up around The Dalles, mounted with hardware and positioned on fence posts in visible spots. The identity of the person posting them is not known.

Ban on using cell phones while driving starts Oct. 1

The Dalles Police Officer Jeff Kienlen just got back from a traffic conference, where discussion touched on the fact that fatal crashes are on the rise, mostly due to distracted driving. And so the timing is apt for the Oct. 1 start of Oregon’s new distracted driving law, which bans holding a cell phone or other electronic device while driving.

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Teams back on the gridiron for weekend tilts

Sherman, SWC play Friday; Dufur off to Tacoma

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Riverhawks get to strut their stuff at home

The Dalles hosts White Salmon at 7 p.m. Friday

After mostly practicing indoors over the past two weeks, The Dalles football team had a chance to strap on the pads and work out the kinks for Friday’s 7 p.m. home matchup versus Adam Goodwillie, Tylan Webster, Chandlor Bucklin and the Columbia Bruins out of White Salmon.

For the Record for September 21, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from September 21

Guest Column: We must act to prevent wildfires

Oregonians have faced some of the worst fires in our state’s history this year. We have watched in shock as every day comes with more smoke and reports of new fires. With arrival of the first fall rains, we can and should turn our attention to the recovery efforts after the fires.


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