Both of TD’s cross country teams qualify for state meet
Wednesday, under rainy skies and sloppy terrain, the Riverhawk boys notched three top-10 finishes for second-place honors and their first trip to state since The Dalles and Wahtonka were combined in 2003-2004.
No. 12 Dufur travels to play at Crosshill at 4 p.m. Saturday
Wednesday in Dufur, the No. 12-ranked Lady Rangers took a big first step toward reaching their goal of reaching Redmond with a three-set home sweep over Damascus Christian in a 1A state sub-round volleyball match played at Dufur High School.
Bobbi’s Way In-Home Health Care, a gorge business that began accepting clients on Sept. 1, is all about caring. In fact, “Caring is Our Mission” is owner Kaleena Casey’s formal vision statement. The new health care service was officially licensed to serve in Oregon in July and is headquartered in Hood River.
The world-renowned Vienna Boys Choir is performing in Hood River on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m., brought by the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association.
The annual downtown trick-or-treat event in The Dalles takes place Monday, Oct. 31, from 3 to 5 p.m.
Wasco County to hear appeals
Following the Wasco County Planning Commission’s recent 5-2 decision to approve Union Pacific Railroad’s proposed double-tracking project in Mosier, three appeals have been filed — including one from the railroad itself.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and the Oregon Health Authority will host an air quality open house Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to talk with community members about AmeriTies.
Team is swept in 5A state play-in volleyball match on Tuesday
Tuesday in St. Helens, the Riverhawks hit the hardwood for a 5A state play-in match against the No. 13-ranked Lady Lions looking for a chance to extend the season. However, St. Helens won the match in three sets, by scores of 25-13, 25-16 and 25-18.
Rangers lose to Arlington; to host a sub-round match
The Lady Rangers swept past South Wasco County in three sets to advance to the district championship, but ended up losing in three to eventual district champion Arlington in the finals Saturday in tournament action at Kurtz Gym in The Dalles.
TD focused on play-in tilt against No. 5 Wilsonville
With the regular season in the books after Tuesday’s 6-0 loss to Hood River Valley, The Dalles boys’ soccer coach Matthew Dallman is looking forward to rolling out his team for the playoffs and this weekend’s state play-in date against No. 5-ranked Wilsonville.
Dana Journey is 30 and running for The Dalles City Council out of the belief that youth and energy are a plus when it comes to finding new ways to create economic development. “What I will bring is a new perspective, and I’m a go-getter – when I get ideas, I like to get them done,” he said.
To the editor: I’ve heard so much talk about honoring the vet lately. And, as a vet, I thank you through my heart. This makes me think of my brothers who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our children and the American dream.
To the editor: What do we get with Hillary as president? We will have a U.S. Constitution that is very different than it is now with the new judges she appoints.
To the editor: The family of Sean Kennedy would like to express our sincere gratitude to all who attended the memorial service at Anderson’s Tribute Center and the celebration of his life at Spooky’s.
To the editor: If the reality TV antics of the 2016 presidential election have you feeling depressed, the answer may lie further down the ballot. Here there is much to care about:
To the editor: Please vote Susan Harris for mayor. Susan is a businesswoman who will bring a fresh approach to our city government. Susan is fiscally conservative, experienced and motivated. Please vote for Susan and for her positive vision for The Dalles.
To the editor: Oh how I wish I could vote for Solea Kabakov for mayor! As a resident of The Dalles, but living outside the city limits, I am unable to have a voice in this election that impacts our city.
To the editor: Unlike our Congressional Rep. Greg, Walden, I believe Hillary Clinton is the only reasonable option to vote for on the presidential ballot this election. Not in my lifetime have I seen someone nominated by either major party so unfit for office as He Who Shall Not be Named.
To the editor: It is now time for U.S. Rep.Greg Walden to retire. Rep. Walden has lost his moral compass and his sense of loyalty to the United States in his continued endorsement of Donald Trump. Mr. Walden believes that despite Trump’s predatory behavior with women, his racist attitudes toward immigrants and his unsteady temperament he (Trump) is suited to lead our nation.
To the editor: I think it is very important to retain Mayor Stephen Lawrence, and Councilor-at-large Taner Elliot, in the opposed contests. The current mayor and council have taken on some long festering issues that needed to be addressed. This was not without criticism, from some of the special interests.