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Back to school

Latricia Ice, support staff at Dry Hollow Elementary, left, greets first grader Charlotte Conkey as she gets off the school bus and goes to her classroom Monday morning, the start of classes for North Wasco County School District 21 and others.

For the record from Sept. 1

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 1, 2015.

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Tribes add ‘tool’ to job box

Warm Springs open office to help members

Cougar killed by steer owner

Livestock owners on farms between Sandlin and Sevenmile roads are on edge after six sheep and a steer were killed by a mountain lion, otherwise known as a cougar, in a little more than a month.

Standoff ends peacefully

TD man arrested for menacing

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Discovery Center opens new energy exhibit

A new renewable energy exhibit was dedicated Aug. 28 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center. The interpretive exhibit on solar energy includes schematics of solar energy systems and a real-time display of solar energy being produced.

Robotics coach training available

The FIRST LEGO League (FLL) season is kicking off already, and coach training is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 19. FLL is a team engineering and science program for kids ages 9 to 14 that culminates in an international robotics tournament. The first competitions that local teams participate in are the Columbia Gorge FLL Qualifying Tournaments in December. This year’s theme is “trash trek,” with students working to explore the fascinating world of trash. From collection, to sorting, to smart production and reuse, there is more to trash than meets the eye. FLL team registration is open now and will likely close in mid-September.

Maupin’s ‘Splash for Pink’ donates $7,817

The Mid-Columbia Health Foundation’s Celilo Cancer Center Fund received $7,817 from Maupin’s Splash for Pink event organizers this week.

Put foresters to work

This last week Sen. Merkley announced that he is sponsoring a bill to fully fund fire fighting. He is concerned about the fires in the west but hasn't he heard that we are $18 trillion in debt and going up?

Urge Walden action

After seeing disgusting videos featuring heartless Planned Parenthood officials, any doubt over what that institution stands for must be put to rest.

Hillary will get a pass

To the editor: If there is anyone out there in Radio Land waiting for something to happen to Hillary Clinton over her inappropriate (illegal?) use of the net or emails or deflated footballs, don’t hold your breath.

Crosstalk: Should women be on the front lines?

Should women be on the front lines?

Commentary: Look at Google deal from a more worldly perspective

I would like to respond to both Steve Lawrence and Scott Hege’s guest comments in The Chronicle and present an opposing view.

Letter to the editor: Stop legal battle

To the editor: I am absolutely disgusted with the county commissioners and how they have spent our tax dollars by allowing all this legal wrangling to continue while Brad Timmons sits back charging by the hour.

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Ranger football looks to hit its top stride

Dufur looks to build off its semifinal playoff berth

Letter to the editor: Nisley has wisdom

To the editor: This is in response to stories and letters about Eric Nisley, the district attorney. Eric reminds me of King Solomon, such wisdom he has. He is more of a man than all of you complainers. He is honest and fair in all his hard work.

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Belief factor high for the Riverhawks

The Dalles football team ready to turn the corner under third-year head coach Steve Sugg

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Looking back from Aug. 30

Looking back on Aug. 30, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Classic brings elite to Dufur

Top eight-man squads set to break seal on 2015 season

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Rangers get some home cooking

Dufur volleyball team picks up first win of the season in three-set sweep over Cove


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