Just nine months following a fourth-place outcome at the 1A state girls’ track and field championships, the South Wasco County Lady Redsides racked up five first-place finishes and tacked on four seconds at the Condon-Wheeler Preview on Friday, March 17 in a season-opening race in Condon.
Remington and Swan end up 1-2 in Half Marathon run
This past Saturday, a group of 85 men, women and children were involved in the Wheatfield Run/Walk under sunny skies at St. Petersburg School in The Dalles.
With his team trailing by two runs, The Dalles’ Dawson Hoffman had a chance to play hero. The senior slugger hit a two-out, walk-off, two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give The Dalles baseball team an 8-7 victory over Hillsboro Saturday at Bob Williams Field in The Dalles.
To the editor: It takes longer to complain than address actual issues in life. Two days to complain or 30 minutes to resolve! Negativity won’t produce a safer community or less stress in your life.
To the editor: To our Congress, and Senators Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden and Rep. Greg Walden: Please protect the most vulnerable in our country and maintain their health coverage that came with the ACA.
To the editor: The Oregon Department of Forestry (The Dalles Unit), which provides fire protection on private land in Hood River and Wasco County, would like to thank the following businesses for supporting the 2017 Governor’s State Employees Food Drive.
To the editor: Kudos to the people who did roadside cleanup along W. 6th Street.
What’s right, wrong in health debates
Police, fire, and medical reports from Mar. 28
Details of a proposed alternate route for the final segment of The Dalles Riverfront Trail will not be made public until they are presented to the city council, but trail supporters are hopeful the end is finally in sight.
Clyde Sanda, a former interfaith chaplain at Heart of Hospice, will be at The Dalles/Wasco County Library on Thursday, April 6, from 1 to 3 p.m.
In its record-setting run over the seemingly endless winter, the warming shelter in The Dalles was open 94 nights. It was even open on its last night of the season, March 18.
A tree frog inflates its “vocal sac” and calls for a mate in a pond along Mill Creek. The vocal sac is a flexible membrane of skin possessed by most male frogs and is used to amplify their mating call. To call, air is expelled from the lungs, through the larynx, and into the vocal sac, which magnifies the sound.
To the editor: The American Health Care Act (AHCA) now being pushed through Congress is bad for rural Oregon. Rep. Walden’s work in crafting and supporting this replacement to the ACA is disappointing.
From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle
Sherman sets 18 personal records at Buck Classic
The Sherman Huskies participated in the 26-team Buck Track Classic Thursday in Pendleton and turned in nine top-10 outputs, led by senior champion Isaiah Coles, who had two second-place finishes in the long and triple jump.
Hawks rack up three big wins against Wilsonville
The singles duo of Pedro and Andy Lopez opened eyes with impressive straight-sets wins, and the No. 4 doubles team of Edgar Contreras and Manuel Orquiz broke through for a win in The Dalles’ 5-3 loss to highly-touted Wilsonville Thursday afternoon in a varsity tennis match played at Wilsonville High School.
McCall, Murr and Hoylman take home first-team league awards
The Dalles boys’ and girls’ basketball teams both chalked up 5A state play-in berths and combined for five all-Columbia River Conference award winners by opposing head coaches.
To the editor: Every Oregonian deserves access to a professional dentist.
To the editor: I belong to one of many local progressive groups in the Gorge and we are concerned about what is going on in Washington, D.C. We have questions about the new health care bill and how that will affect all of us; we have questions about immigration policies that affect our neighbors, friends and employees; we have questions about women’s continued access to safe and quality health care; we have questions about global warming and the future of our planet. What we don’t have are answers from our congressional representative, Greg Walden.