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Fire impacts six in White Salmon

Fire impacts six in White Salmon Disaster response staff with the Cascade Region American Red Cross responded to a home fire the evening of Friday, June 15 in the 200 block of Loop Rd, in White Salmon. The fire affected six, including three adults, three children and multiple pets.

June 17, 2018 9:19 a.m. read more..


Eight years of 'Sunshine'

Molli Martin, co-owner of Sunshine Mill, prefers to work behind the scenes while her husband and daughter handle public presentations and media inquiries, but this year is different. In March, the Martins paid off a nearly $540,000 land sale agreement after seven years and received title to the iconic property on the east end of town. The achievement is cause for celebration, said Martin, who wants to share the family’s success with the community.

June 15, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

Letter to the Editor: Walden award

To the editor: In today’s “right on” or “left out” news coverage, I’m pleased to unload this bulletin: The American Life Sciences Innovation Council (ALSIC) has given Congressman Greg Walden the “2018 Champion of Healthcare Innovation Award.”

June 15, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: What’s next?

To the editor: Diane Weston, your recent letter to the editor “hit the nail right on the head.” What’s next? I have been a loyal Chronicle reader since 1958.

June 15, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Need realism

To the editor: "Better to jaw jaw than war war,” Winston Churchill. Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un is a potentially positive step in moving away from military conflict with North Korea. At the same time, we must be realistic about outcomes.

June 15, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TDLL names off its three All-Star squads

The Dalles Little League has enjoyed a solid hold on District 5 Tournament dominance over the past few years and fielded three all-star teams this year that have visions of continuing that successful trend. Last weekend at Kramer Field, league commissioner Nickie Hage announced the 12U, 11U and 10U squads and their coaches, and those groups will be on full display in front of their home crowd for a week of pool play and bracket contests.

June 15, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
  

Share your hunting, fishing yarns

Are you a Gorge sportsman? Share your story and tips with your community! The 2018 The Gorge Sportsman, a magazine about hunting and fishing in the Gorge, publishes in July, and we would love to tell YOUR story.

June 15, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
 

Mom Prom returns for Jase

After a year off, Mom Prom is back June 30 to benefit Jase Gibson, an infant from Dufur fighting a rare type of cancer called neuroblastoma.

June 14, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Gorge transit routes celebrated Saturday

Car-free travel throughout the Columbia River Gorge just became a lot easier. Starting June 11, CAT officially began Monday-Friday service on four fixed routes: One that makes the trip between Hood River and The Dalles about eight times a day, another that goes from Hood River to Cascade Locks about seven times a day, one between Hood River City and Upper Valley that makes about nine roundtrips a day, and one in Downtown Hood River that offers about 12 roundtrips a day.

June 14, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Study: A fifth of rural OR kids in poverty

SALEM — More than 20 percent of children in rural Oregon live in poverty, a new study finds. A report from Save the Children places Oregon 24th among states in terms of how its rural children are faring economically.

June 14, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Crush scores 2nd at Donald Duck Tourney

Mother Nature played a role in last weekend’s Donald Duck Birthday Tournament. Saturday and Sunday in Newberg/Salem, the 10U Cherry City crush softball squad cruised to a 4-0 record, but rain washed out the championship game, so head coach Roger Hoylman and the players showed a gesture of sportsmanship in deciding to give the first-place trophy to the Sherwood Fireballs and the Crush took home runner-up honors.

June 14, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


‘Learning communities’ aid students

Attending college can be a challenge. Personal finance, time management, language barriers and life’s everyday stresses sometimes lead students to drop classes or quit college entirely. That’s where “learning communities” help make a crucial difference — students discover they don’t have to face these challenges alone

June 14, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Investigative series turns lens on AmeriTies

A three-part series this week first looked at the AmeriTies West tie plant operations and then at what the plant has done to address odor complaints concerning naphthalene. Today, it recaps an investigative series by the Cascadia Times that says residents in The Dalles are breathing toxic air.

June 14, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


AmeriTies seeks to be good neighbor

A three-part series this week first looked at the AmeriTies West tie plant operations. Today’s second installment focuses on what the plant has done address to odor complaints concerning naphthalene. Tomorrow’s story recaps an investigative series by the Cascadia Times that says residents in The Dalles are breathing toxic air.

June 13, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Students learn to be ‘Internet awesome’

Students at The Dalles Middle School learned Tuesday how to be “Internet awesome” during an Online Safety Roadshow developed by Google. The program has been touring the country for five years and has presented in every state, said team leader Matt Thielen.

June 13, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


‘Hail to the Jeep’

The Columbia Gorge Veterans Museum invites community members to celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday by visiting the “Hail to the Jeep” car show with dad.

June 13, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

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