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I84 closed through gorge

The Oregon Department Of Transportation closed eastbound Interstate 84 through the Columbia River Gorge Saturday morning from Troutdale to Hood River, milepost 17 to milepost 64, after icy conditions caused numerous accidents. The westbound lanes remain open. ODOT will re-open the road when conditions improve and the the road is safe again. CANCELLED: Wahtonka Community School Holiday Bazaar has been rescheduled from Saturday, Dec. 10, to Saturday Dec. 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Wahtonka Campus. Santa pictures. Cost $2 or 2 cans of food, to benefit Community

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Hawks pick up 16 wins at Oregon City tourney

Sherman takes sixth straight in dismantling of Arlington

Under first-year head coach Paul Beasley, The Dalles wrestling team is off to a solid start to season after scoring 16 match wins and seven top-15 finishes, including 10th by Logan Manciu and sixth by Jonathon Urenda at the 18-team Tyrone S. Woods Memorial Tournament last Saturday in Oregon City.

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Rangers have postseason on their minds

Although breaking in 5 freshmen, team leaders see potential

Playing an underdog role last season, the Dufur Rangers won six games and finished one victory short of earning a trip to the Big Sky District Tournament.

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TD funeral home opens

Jack Trumbell has a mystery to solve at Celilo Chapel, his new business in The Dalles.

‘Meet and greet’ draws slim crowd

About 40 people turned out on a cold Wednesday evening for the city’s inaugural “meet and greet” in the council chambers at The Dalles City Hall.

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Snow leads to TD bus mishap

A school bus loaded with middle schoolers had to lock its brakes when it was cut off by another driver as it turned into the Wahtonka campus parking lot Thursday, and it slid into a fence, damaging both fence and bus.

Friday closures and delays

Sherman County School District Superintendent Wes Owens announced that the district cancelled school and all basketball games for Friday, Dec. 9. North Wasco County Schools will be CLOSED on Friday, December 9th, 2016 due to inclement weather. All events/activities are canceled. District 7 Circuit Courts are closed today – affecting Wasco, Hood River, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler counties. All Hood River County Library District locations - Hood River, Cascade Locks, and Parkdale - will be closed on Friday, December 9, due to inclement weather. Columbia Gorge Community College: Campuses closed Friday Dec.9th.

For the record from Dec. 8

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Dec. 8, 2016

‘Got Your Six’ throw party

The new band “Got Your Six” is throwing a Christmas party Dec. 22 at the Oregon Veterans’ Home that will include a buffet and holiday music, all at no charge.

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Riverfront Trail closes in on completion

Final segment will detour from north side of I-84

Since 1988 – nearly 30 years ago – Dan Durow has been involved with creating a trail from what is now the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center to The Dalles Dam.

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Donor doubles coat drive yeild

With the successful 2015 winter coat drive already under its belt, Columbia Bank set out this year to repeat the effort.

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Papa Murphy's Player of the Week: Sherman's Treve Martin

Treve Martin, of the Sherman Huskies, averaged 24.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.5 steals, three assists and 1.5 blocks in two games over the weekend to lead the Huskies to the Sherman Invitational title

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Turkey Trot draws 330 harriers

Big crowd comes through for Mosier fundraiser run

A record crowd was in attendance for the Hood River 3k, 5k and 12k Turkey Trot on Thursday, Nov. 24 held at the Mosier Twin Tunnels.

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Riverside gymnasts finish the year strong

All levels shine bright at the state meet in Eugene

And the competition turned out to be tough indeed. Over 20 teams congregated in the Willamalane Sports Center in Eugene. Among them were the best compulsory-level gymnasts in the state of Oregon.

Weather closures for Thursday

A list of weather related school and program closures for Thursday: UPDATE: Columbia Gorge Community College: Campuses will be closed at noon Thursday Dec. 8th and all day Friday Dec. 9th. UPDATE: TDHS games and choir events cancelled. TDMS Games, builders club cancelled. UPDATE: Friends of D21 Music Fundraiser - braveART, Paint Party - CANCELED UPDATE: Dry Hollow Elementary School: Winter Program for 1st grade, 5th grade and Valhalla - CANCELED UPDATE: Mosier Community / Middle School: Family Night, Dinner & Performance - RESCHEDULED for Tuesday, December 13th, 2016.

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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