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“Raised Country” Music Festival Aug. 5

The “Raised Country” music festival in Antelope at 1 p.m., Aug. 5, on the church lawn will feature music, entertainment, a Chuckwagon BBQ and kids’ activities all in one location, according to a press release.

July 13, 2018 2:50 p.m. read more..

Officials earn Les Schwab bids

Two long-time members of the Mid-Columbia Football Officials Association, Terry Stephens and Gene Saldivar, were selected to participate in the 71st annual 2018 Les Schwab Bowl at Hillsboro Stadium on June 16.

July 13, 2018 2:35 p.m. read more..

Hustlers climb up the league standings

In the opening-game of the three-day Seaside Tournament, the Columbia Gorge Hustlers have their six-game winning streak snapped Thursday by an 11-6 margin versus Seaside. The Hustlers (21-10 overall) totaled 10 hits and five walks and left nine runners on base, including the bases loaded in their three-run sixth-inning surge, where they got to within an 8-6 deficit, but an inning-ending strikeout short-circuited the rally.

July 13, 2018 2:30 p.m. read more..

14U Crush caps summer with third place

With a final chance to end the season on a positive note, the 14U Cherry City Crush softball squad tallied a 3-1 record for third place at the two-day Newberg Tournament ending July 1.

July 13, 2018 2:28 p.m. read more..

Editorial: Land dispute has deep roots

Harney County ranchers Dwight Hammond Jr. and Steven Hammond were released from a federal prison in California this week and flown home to Burns in a private jet, where they were greeted by a crush of well-wishers and family.

July 13, 2018 2:14 p.m. read more..

Letter to the Editor: Uniforms available

To the editor: The sport uniforms used by students of TDWHS with Eagle-Indian logo have been made available for purchase by donation. If you, or someone you know, attended high school starting in 2007, with the Eagle-Indian mascot, please pass the information along.

July 13, 2018 2:08 p.m. read more..

Maryhill Winery to discontinue concerts

The Aug. 25 Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite show at Maryhill Winery will be the last concert at the beautiful 4,000-seat amphitheater as the winery, one of Washington state’s largest, has decided to discontinue future summer concerts after 2018, according to a report by the Goldendale Sentinel.

July 13, 2018 1:57 p.m. read more..

ODFW invites hunters to forum

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife will host a public meeting to discuss big game hunting regulations and tag numbers for 2019 next week in The Dalles. The forum begins at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, in the Dalles ODFW Screen Shop, 3561 Klindt Drive.

July 13, 2018 1:55 p.m. read more..

OHA: Marijuana program needs more oversight

SALEM — The state's reporting and tracking of medical marijuana has been "inadequate and inaccurate," increasing the risk of medical marijuana being diverted into the black market, a new state report says.

July 13, 2018 1:50 p.m. read more..

Fall registration begins at community college

Fall registration at Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC) began July 9 for returning students and July 11 for new students. Classes start Monday, Sept. 24, and the college encourages prospective students to register as early as possible.

July 13, 2018 1:43 p.m. read more..

Dallesport Fire

A fire Thursday night at Impact Alloys Foundry in Dallesport was largely contained to powerlines and pallets behind the foundry, according to information from the Columbia Gorge Wildland and Fire Information Page on Facebook.

July 13, 2018 1:42 p.m. read more..

District 21 seeks better scheduling

Coaches met with the D21 school board in late June in hopes of creating a better system for using school and community sports facilities. They left with a goal of better communication, a plan to explore scheduling software that is more user friendly for both coaches and building administrators, and possibly centralized scheduling.

July 13, 2018 1:39 p.m. read more..

D21 to seek $235M bond

The D21 school board voted Thursday to seek a $235 million bond authority in November to build four schools after hearing polling of likely voters found support for it at 53 percent. After more information and messaging was given to those surveyed, support increased to 61 percent.

July 13, 2018 1:38 p.m. read more..

Exhibit at Maryhill more than meets the eye

If you look closely at Ovidio Cartagena’s painting, the artist’s face becomes apparent in the lower right hand corner. Cartagena, and about a dozen other artists, are exhibiting paintings that have been created in the Atelier process of painting at the Maryhill Museum of Art.

July 13, 2018 1:36 p.m. read more..


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