The Gorge Gift Guide and Gorge Giving Guide are now available online.
Crews rushed to mount snow tires during the past week as motorists struggled to drive in snow and ice. Rain, and possibly freezing rain, are predicted Thursday
LOS ANGELES — Steve McQueen’s historic saga “12 Years a Slave” topped the nominations list for 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, boosting its Academy Awards prospects with four nominations. John Wells’ dysfunctional family adaptation “August: Osage County,” which hits theaters Dec. 25 and features an all-star cast including Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts, also picked up awards-season momentum with three nominations, including outstanding performance for the cast.
Marcus Denney will take charge at Gary Denney Floor Covering
An economy in dichotomy: Ask just about anyone and they’ll likely say that rural economies are in crisis.
Activists gather for protests
What's Happening from Dec. 11, 2013.
OREGON NATIONAL Guard’s Alpha Company 3-116 Cavalry, based in The Dalles, celebrated Christmas Dec. 7 with a party at the Shilo Inn catered by the Portage Grill. In attendance were 49 families with children and a total of 127 soldiers. Only two families were unable to attend due to snowy weather.
Head coach Bob Thouvenel announced The Dalles Wahtonka Cross Country teams’ end-of-year awards to cap a solid 2012 fall campaign.
If they can hold an opposing team to less than 32 points, chances are the South Wasco County Redsides could work their way to a win.
Lady Huskies use a 16-6 rally to upend Stanfield
Oregon City teammates Trevon Bradford and Hunter Knughton racked up 15 points each, and the Pioneers broke open a one-point halftime lead with a 32-20 spurt in the final half to post a 49-36 victory Tuesday in a non-league boy’s hoops matchup at Kurt Gym in The Dalles.
The Stanfield Tigers used a breakout first quarter and rode that big lead the rest of the way to a 79-49 road victory over Sherman Tuesday in non-league boy’s basketball play in Moro.
Team shoots 7 of 9 on free throws in OT for 79-74 win
KLAMATH FALLS (AP) — Oregon State Police say a southern Oregon man and his sister-in-law were killed and his brother was seriously injured when their Jeep Cherokee was hit by a freight train at a marked rail crossing south of Klamath Falls.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans signaled support Wednesday for a budget deal worked out a day earlier, a plan narrowly drawn but promoted as a way to stabilize Congress’ erratic fiscal efforts, avert another government shutdown and mute some of the partisan rancor that has damaged Americans’ attitudes about their lawmakers. “There’s a lot to like about it,” said one GOP congressman, John Fleming of Louisiana, as he emerged from a closed-door caucus meeting.
Portable basketball hoop is on lightly traveled cul de sac off a dead end street.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Dec. 11, 2013.
Program would serve 40 to 55
Gear up and get ready for action, which could include speaking up as well. Look at change as a new beginning. Take on whatever you are given with gusto and determination. This can be an eye-opening year, chock-full of satisfaction and opportunity. Good fortune is within reach.