PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of residents near a western Oregon wildfire have heard some good news: Fire crews are making progress against the fire southeast of Estacada, and it is 7 percent contained.
SEATTLE — As more marijuana producers move their plants indoors over the next two decades, the grow operations in Washington state are expected to need as much electricity each year as what a small Northwest city consumes, according to an energy forecast by regional power planners.
This month, the Oregon Secretary of State’s office will be mailing postcards to eligible voters across the state, offering them the opportunity to register to vote. The postcards will be sent to Oregonians who, according to county records, may be eligible to vote.
Reunion planned Saturday afternoon
Local expats await the Scottish independence vote, on tap for Sept. 18
Quick peek at a busy weekend in The Dalles
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 16, 2014
The Dalles Middle School hit the gridiron Saturday against Madison in what turned out to be two close games.
The South Wasco County Redsides were in action Saturday for a double dual against Country Christian and Trinity Lutheran and lost both matches while on the road in Bend.
Dufur goes undefeated for title victory Saturday
Varsity football squad racks up 529 yards of offense in 62-20 triumph over Alsea
Two largely silent collaborators in the transport of fossil fuels through the Columbia River Gorge spoke up Sept. 9 before the Columbia River Gorge Commission.
To the editor: Since 2010, The Dalles HOPE Warming Place has opened its doors to provide overnight shelter for those without the comfort of a place to stay during cold weather.
To the editor: I have known Bridget Bailey since my family moved here for my position at Farm Credit Service more than 30 years ago. Her family was very welcoming to my sons and we have remained friends with them since that time.
To the editor: (Edited for content.) It’s one thing for an incumbent politician to oppose the challenger with ads, personal appearances and sound bites. It’s quite another to punish a challenger using the force of government.
To the editor: It was a bittersweet moment for me when Governor Kitzhaber announced his decision to choose Karen Ostrye as our new Circuit Court Judge. I had been Karen’s legal assistant for more than 11 years and the decision meant she would be leaving our office.
To the editor: This letter is addressed to the thoughtless individual that dumped kittens on the freeway between The Dalles and the Discovery Center. One was found soon after you dumped it, and it was in good shape.
Nonprofit events from Sept. 13, 2014.
Students show their support
The City of The Dalles Public Works Department will be flushing fire hydrants over the next few weeks, starting at the top of the system and working down.