From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle
The Dalles freshman Tressa Wood placed eighth in the 3,000 meters this morning with a personal-record time of 11 minutes and 15.63 seconds at the 5A OSAA State Track and Field Championship in Eugene, improving on her old PR set at districts last week in Hermiston (11:23.34).
Sherman and Dufur boys finish top-10; SWC girls end up ninth
On the final day of 1A state track and field action in Eugene, the Sherman 4x100-meter relay team placed second, Ezekiel Stelzer added a second-place run in the 1,500 and South Wasco County junior Ana Popchock set a school record in the triple jump to lead their respective teams.
TD cannot finish its comeback bid in 3-2 setback to Putnam
MILWAUKIE – One play, one hit, one bounce, one break. That’s all that stood between The Dalles baseball team from a state play-in upset win over No. 7 Rex-Putnam.
To the editor: Genesis Chapter 1 describes the creation of grass by God: “Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed … and God saw that it was good.” No weeds. But then after Adam eats from the Tree of Knowledge (“Science" in Latin) the ground is cursed, described at Genesis 3:18 “Thorns and thistles shall it bring forth.” Weeds.
To the editor: I read a few letters to the editor that mentioned the Independence Day holiday being observed on July 1st. I was a bit puzzled until I came upon the front page article in the Chronicle that explained the change. While I can understand the logical and practical reasons for the change, my emotional side can't accept it.
Sunshine deserves equal treatment
Community event calendar from May 21
The other day Steve Gifford was watching an old barn get torn down across the road from him on East 18th Street, and he saw an old, musty photo album on the ground, ready to be scooped up by the backhoe. He rescued the album and passed it off to the Chronicle.
Sherman, Dufur and South Wasco County put on a good showing at Historic Hayward Field for the 1A 2017 OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab Tires Track and Field Championships.
Sherman senior scores 4th at district tournament
Sherman senior Meghan Belshe placed fourth overall during the Special District 4 4A/3A/2A/1A Tournament held last Friday and Saturday at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash. “I am very excited to go to state for the second time,” Belshe said.
Varsity players open eyes with breakthrough performance at districts
Although The Dalles High School boys tennis team did not advance to the state championship round, head coach Shea MacNab was pleased with the growth the team experienced and sees reason for optimism as the 2017 season comes to an end.
PORTLAND (AP) — Plans for a $700 million high-voltage electrical transmission line between Oregon and Washington state have been canceled after the cost doubled over the last eight years, The Bonneville Power Administration said Thursday.
Police, fire, and medical reports from May 19
The initial outreach work of The Dalles Blue Zones Project — a three-year community wellness initiative — begins next week with a series of focus group sessions over three days. The focus groups will seek input on a variety of topics, from creating more trails and sidewalks, to ways to make workplaces more productive and employees happier, to how churches can contribute to the town’s well-being.
The city of The Dalles and Local 503 of the Service Employees International Union have reached agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement.
A repaving project will require the complete closure of the Brewery Grade roundabout Sunday night and restrict driving on Monday and Tuesday nights.
Sherman County residents expressed anger Wednesday not only about Azure Farms, Inc., violating local and state weed control laws, but urging a social media uprising against enforcement action.
The Dalles Theatre Company presents “Beauty and the Beast” on stage at Columbia Gorge Community College, Building 2, in the third floor lecture hall.
Hawk senior goes 4-1 in a third-place tennis effort
Kiana Pielli went 4-1 to clinch third place and a singles state berth and The Dalles girls’ tennis team picked up second-place honors after play this weekend in Hermiston.