UPDATED Student gunman was a homecoming prince
Duties switching to a new troop this Nov. 11
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Oct. 24, 2014.
After a three-year hiatus, the South Wasco County football team finishes year strong
KAYLA CHOP, center, gets a high-five from Blaze the Trail Cat as she crosses the finish line in a trike race during a Portland Trailblazer Rip City event at the Wahtonka Campus of The Dalles High School Oct. 24.
High court case one of many tried
“I really like people, and I find their everyday problems, and the solutions to their problems, interesting,” said Judge Karen Ostrye, in describing her decision to pursue a vacancy in the Seventh Judicial District.
County race heats up in homestretch
The Pink Walk to raise public awareness about breast cancer, starts Saturday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Peter's Landmark, Third and Lincoln street.
Final grant completes long project
In what appears to be a recurring theme for The Dalles girl’s soccer team, No. 16-ranked Pendleton hit the back of the net in the opening 90 seconds of play and took hold of a 3-2 triumph in a Columbia River Conference matchup in Pendleton. “Three out of the last four games we have allowed a goal in the first 90 seconds, so that makes it difficult,” said TD head coach Colby Tonn.
Boy’s soccer team shuts out Pendleton 5-0 to punch a state play-in berth
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Oct. 23.
To the editor: Keep Rod Runyon! I have worked with him many years for baseball and when he says he’ll do something, he does.
To the editor: I have served on the Wasco County Budget Committee for the last six years and would like to share my observations about Commissioner Rod Runyon. His primary concern after he got elected was to find new office space for him, initial estimates for remodeling were over $200,000. I reminded him in two different commission meetings that commissioner’s office remodel was not on any capital improvement list, not a priority, no money in the budget and frivolous.
To the editor: We encourage you to vote for Judge Karen Ostrye this November. She was appointed by the governor in June of this year and will run to retain her position in the upcoming general election.
To the editor: Let’s talk about a perceived conflict versus a real conflict. There is a misguided perception that it would be a conflict of interest for Bridget Bailey to serve as a county commissioner because her husband is district attorney. It is very simple. Bridget will be a county employee and her husband is a state employee.
To the editor: As party leaders we tend to disagree a lot, that’s the nature of politics these days. But this election cycle, there’s one idea that’s so bad we have no difficulty agreeing. Both Parties oppose Measure 90.
To the editor: I am a Vietnam veteran and have always had great respect for Wasco County Commissioner Rod Runyon’s support of those who have served.
To the editor: Wasco County faces complex challenges. Likewise, there are opportunities as we grow and diversify our industrial base.