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Looking Glass Land

The Dalles Theatre Company performs the comedy “Looking Glass Land” beginning today at the Columbia Gorge Community College theater.

February 23, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Development plans moving forward

The Columbia Gateway Urban Renewal Agency voted 6-2 Tuesday to move ahead with negotiations on an agreement for development of a national brand hotel at First and Union streets. The board also voted 7-1 to sign a binding agreement with Tokola Development that will finalize details for conversion of the old Tony’s building on Second Street into housing units on the upper floors and retail space at street level.

February 23, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Main Street celebrates with open house

The Dalles Main Street will host “A Slice of Downtown” at the National Neon Sign Museum on Friday, Feb. 23, 7-9 p.m., to celebrate its programs and update the community on current and upcoming projects. While the evening will primarily be a social event, attendees will hear short presentations by Victor Johnson, who will be speaking on his Historic Herbring House Revitalization project; Travis Dillard, on his 2nd Story Apartments project in the Honald Building; and Dwight Unti, President of Tokola Properties Inc., who will present his company's proposed project in downtown The Dalles.

February 23, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

TD cheer has one final shot at redemption

In the competitive cheer world, there is a thin line between winning and second place. Luckily, The Dalles cheerleaders have one last opportunity to show their heart and pride this weekend at the United Spirit Association Spirit Nationals at the Anaheim Convention center in Anaheim, Calif.

February 23, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Before Baker, Sherman must deal with Grand View

Moments after the final buzzer rang in Sherman’s 74-44 victory over Condon-Wheeler last Saturday, there wasn’t a lot jumping around in celebration – three straight district titles is a nice thing, but this team has loftier goals to accomplish. The drive for a third consecutive state championship starts at 4 p.m. Saturday against No. 16-ranked Grand View Christian Academy in Moro with a trip to Baker City hanging in the balance.

February 23, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Big Sky boys honored

Big Sky Conference boys’ basketball players were honored after tournament action concluded last Saturday in Madras with several big names making the cut.

February 23, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Students organize projects to help, learn

Dry Hollow Elementary School’s third, fourth and fifth-graders show involvement in their school and community through service projects organized by the student council, which are intended as an outreach and to increase communication and leadership skills. This month, they focused on making valentines for residents of the Oregon Veterans’ Home.

February 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Dog park explored

A well-attended drop-in session earlier this month helped the parks and recreation district get a sense of what the public is looking for in terms of dog-friendly local parks.

February 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

TD has play-in hopes dashed by Hood River

Hood River Valley staked itself to a 17-point cushion at one point, but The Dalles stormed back to cut the lead down to five points with two minutes remaining, but could not get any closer in what was a 64-53 road triumph for the Eagles Tuesday on senior night at Kurtz Gym in The Dalles. “It was super-frustrating losing to Hood River in my last game at home,” TD senior Dakota Murr said.

February 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

TD girls edged out by HRV

A state play-in berth was riding on the line. The Dalles girls’ basketball team fell behind by a 13-0 margin in the first half and fought to even the score at 43-all, but a free throw, followed by a missed buzzer-beater gave Hood River Valley a state-play-in clinching 44-43 win Tuesday in Hood River.

February 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

No. 6 Joseph takes control in state sub-round win

MORO – As the curtain closes on a promising breakthrough for the Sherman girls’ basketball program, head coach Steve Bird is looking forward to a productive offseason with all but three players returning for play next winter.

February 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Mays runs as ‘team player’

Richard Mays has a wealth of experience in city management that he wants to put to work for citizens of The Dalles as their next mayor. “I want to give back to this community,” he said.

February 21, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

An invitation to prayer

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is offering Taizé prayer services during Lent on Sundays at 7 p.m. in the chapel at Fifth and Union streets. Lent, a preparation period in the Christian liturgical calendar leading up to Easter Sunday, is used as a time of prayer, penance and fasting for Christian communities to prepare for the celebration of Easter.

February 21, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


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