Latest stories


Tease photo

Community Thanksgiving

Community Thanksgiving.

Tease photo

Trail closure

The U.S. Forest Service announced Wednesday that a landslide has led to the indefinite closure of Larch Mountain Trail No. 441 near Multnomah Falls Lodge from Benson Bridge to the junction of the No. 400 trail.

Heating help

Mid-Columbia Community Action Council’s heating assistance programs for low-income individuals and families will open to the public on Monday, Dec. 1.

Tease photo

Police step up parking patrols

The Dalles Police Department will be actively enforcing the downtown parking ordinance during the holiday season with an officer on foot patrol along designated areas of First through Fifth streets. “Most of the year, enforcement of this ordinance is complaint-driven but during the holiday season we actively enforce,” said Chief Jay Waterbury.

Shopping contest begins

Receipts bring entry into five Dec. drawings

Parks hires new director

Phil Lewis brings experience from metro parks

Tease photo

Editorial cartoons from Nov. 25

Editorial cartoons from Nov. 25, 2014.

Tease photo

Google spoon steadies tremors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. But these spoons (don't call them spoogles) are a bit more than your basic utensil: Using hundreds of algorithms, they allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson's disease to eat without spilling.

Senior news: ‘­Tis the season to show appreciation

With Thanksgiving becoming another shopping holiday — Black Friday morphing into Black Thursday — I have begun to appreciate the perspective that comes from having lived these many years.

Rangers come up one play short in semis

Adrian scores with two seconds left in 58-52 win

Tease photo

Huskies howl in semifinal victory

No. 8 Sherman triumphs for first football championship berth since the 1994 season

Letter to the editor: Jubilee solution

To the editor: Following the Lehman banking debacle of 2008, the government sponsored bailout of Too Big to Fail banks only created an illusion of recovery because the bailout did not stimulate the economy. Seventy percent of the economy is consumer-driven, thus consumer spending must increase.

Letter to the editor: No. 1 cancer killer

To the editor: Lung Force, led by the American Lung Association, is trying to get the message across to everyone, but particularly women since only one percent of women even think about lung cancer. This is what they have to say about lung cancer:

Letter to the editor: Letter from Jesus

To the editor: This letter was written by an unknown author and I ask that you print it: “Dear Friend: How are You? I just had to send a note to tell you how much I care about you. I saw you yesterday as you were talking with your friends. I waited all day hoping you would want to talk with me, too. I gave you a sunset to close your day and a cool breeze to rest you – and I waited.

Editorial: Remembering Thanksgiving highlights

Remembering Thanksgiving

The Dalles raises $1.1M for cancer fight

Relay For Life of The Dalles has been given third place for the American Cancer Society Gordy fundraising per capita award. The award is presented to events that raise the most money per capita for various population sizes throughout the Great West division comprised of 12 states.

Tease photo

Cardboard makes bad ashtray

Firefighters say metal can is best option

Tips to be safe on turkey day

American Red Cross issues travel, cooking safety advice

Garbage rates to be reviewed

City tables decision to gather more information

Tease photo

Editorial cartoons from Nov. 23

Editorial cartoons from Nov. 23, 2014.


Archive by year

2012 2013 2014