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Storm warnings issued

HOOD RIVER - Hood River County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management advises that NOAA/National Weather Services is predicting the Columbia River Gorge and particularly the Hood River Valley will have significant snow and possible high wind impacts tomorrow (Thursday), December 8th through Friday. Storm arrival is predicted to be around 10am and they warn to not be fooled by mild conditions in the morning hours. Snow will be continuous all day and night with 5-10 inches of snow at river level. Snow will turn to freezing rain with a 1/4 to 1/2 inch of ice predicted. Wind gusts of 55 to 75 mph may occur in the western gorge. Please plan accordingly. Transportation will be significantly hampered and there is potential for power outage and other secondary problems.

Strong winds, snow and ice could trigger power outages in region

Strong winds, snow and ice could trigger power outages in region

For the Record from December 7, 2016

Police, fire, and medical records from Dec. 7, 2016

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Guru on the Move

Tech Guru, a new business serving The Dalles area, celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Nov. 29 in front of The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce building at 404 W. Second Street.

Tum-A-Lum to acquire Marson and Marson

Tum-A-Lum Lumber, a chain of retail building material centers in Oregon, announced last week it had reached an agreement in principle to acquire Marson and Marson Lumber Inc. in Leavenworth, Wenatchee, Chelan and Cle Elum, Wash.

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Schertenleib named top Realtor

Being the best realtor seems to run in the family for sisters Becky Schertenleib and Nan Wimmers, co-owners of Columbia Gorge Real Estate in The Dalles.

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Derailment costs continue to rise

VANCOUVER (AP) — Six months after a train hauling Bakken crude oil derailed in Mosier, officials in Washington, Oregon, and elsewhere are still tabulating a bill to send to Union Pacific Railroad.

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Standing up for Standing Rock

Two Mosier men are heading to the frozen plains this month to support the protesters at Standing Rock.

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Dance contestants get pep talk

Six contestants in the upcoming 2017 Dancing with the Gorge Stars competition got advice Monday evening from past winners — and some who didn’t take home the Mirror Ball Trophy.

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NWPRD opens winter activities

Hoops and soccer clinic being held

Even during the winter months, the Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation Department has openings for several youth activities, adding a basketball seminar and soccer tutorial to the long list of upcoming events.

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TD stages a comeback

No. 9 Hawks use 19-11 run in fourth to defeat Dallas

With a two-point setback last Friday to Sandy still hanging over their heads, The Dalles coaches Dan Telles and Craig Compton wanted to see spirited response from their girls’ basketball team Tuesday against the Dallas Dragons.

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Deep ball helps lead Hawks to first win

Team hits on 13 3-pointers in their 85-69 road victory

The Dalles Riverhawks trailed by three points at the end of the first quarter, but over the next 16 minutes, spanning the second and third quarters of play, the team had its stroke going enough to grab a lead and hold on for an 85-69 victory over White Salmon, Wash. Tuesday in a road clash at Columbia High School.

For the Record from December 6, 2016

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Dec. 6

Letter to the Editor: Value of federal dams

To the editor: Tonight, citizens of The Dalles have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reaffirm the value of the Columbia and Snake federal dams, their associated energy infrastructure and the river system to the Northwest.

Crosstalk: Castro’s legacy was deeply disturbing

Castro’s legacy was deeply disturbing

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The story of Christmas

The Dalles Worship Choir is in its 12th season and will be performing “The Journey of Christmas – Share the Story,” in two churches this week.

TD city to hold ‘meet and greet’

The city of The Dalles invites the community to attend a “Meet and Greet” event on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the city council chambers at The Dalles City Hall.

Downtown hosts Santa Saturday

The annual Santa in the Downtown event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, and again on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the former Griffith Motors building, 523 E. Third Street (across from Sawyer’s True Value).

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Airport project readies for take off

As operations at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport continue to expand and diversify, new facilities are on the drawing board to keep up with increasing demand.

Agencies look at dam removal

Three federal agencies will take public comment in The Dalles tonight, Dec. 6, about the effect of 14 dams on air, water, land and wildlife along the Columbia and Snake rivers.

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