A Dr. Seuss-themed "Reading Tree," donated to the Festival of Trees by XiZeta, was, voted "Peoples Choice," and also yielded the highest price of $2,500 at Friday's auction. The tree was donated to Columbia Crest Clinic.
Editorial cartoons from Dec. 10, 2013.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A donor dropped a 1-ounce gold coin wrapped in a $100 bill into a Salvation Army red kettle over the weekend in Spokane.
SEATTLE (AP) — City planners have approved the plans for three large globes that will be part of the new headquarters for Amazon.com in downtown Seattle.
SEATTLE — Washington school officials and parents on Monday were given a new way to look at their schools - information on how much math and reading students are learning from year to year.
Duck’s player benched after snowball fight
To the editor: I would like to thank The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce and all the businesses who donated to the Shop Local contest.
To the editor: On Friday, Nov. 15, our brother Harold was at the Celilo Cancer Center to receive his daily radiation treatment for a cancerous tumor in his throat. While lying on the table in preparation for the radiation, the tumor cut off oxygen to his heart, causing it to stop.
To the editor: To those too young to remember John Lennon’s Christmas song, may we all listen to it this season and take heed: “So this is Christmas, for black and for white, the yellow and red ones, let’s stop all the fight.”
To the editor: I’ve read the letters regarding Food Stamps. Far worse than what can be bought with the EBT card are those things that cannot: Toilet paper, laundry soap, dish soap, shampoo, toothpaste, etc. Essentials. This is where the biggest change needs to be made.
As budget talks continue in Congress, the prospect is waning for an extension of expiring unemployment benefits.
Sherman, SWC split in tourneys; Dufur romps
SWC, Sherman and Dufur use first games as a test
What's Happening from Dec. 10, 2013.
HOOD RIVER — Due to the recent weather, there are icy conditions on all trails, downed trees, and many slides have occurred on trails. Icy conditions on trails make it more difficult to walk and create slippery footing. Please use caution when hiking trails and observe all signs posted about conditions.
Columbia Center for the Arts presents a staged reading of “Sweet and Sad,” by Richard Nelson, directed by Judie Hanel at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.
I know you’ve been around the ice block a few times, so you have heard how to stay safe in cold weather. But maybe just a few reminders might help to keep you upright and avoid falling — one of the major dangers during the cold and slippery winter months.
Columbia Gorge Community College is sponsoring a free College Goal Oregon event at The Dalles and Hood River campuses on Saturday, Jan. 11.
Here at the Chronicle, we try to recognize the hard work of our area’s students.
Silly snowman play will feature this season