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23rd annual Cherry Festival story roundup

Links to stories related to the 2014 Cherry Festival in The Dalles.

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Ericksens reign as King Bing and Queen Anne

Couple are second generation to wear crowns

Columbia Zone fishing report, April 19

Weekend Fishing Opportunities: White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 upstream to The Dalles Dam, but remains an option for catch and release angling. Sturgeon retention is open in The Dalles and John Day pools until the respective guidelines are met. Sturgeon retention is open during February 1-July 31 from McNary Dam upstream to the Oregon/Washington border. Spring Chinook angling is open during March 16 – May 9, from Tower Island powerlines upstream to the Oregon/Washington border above McNary Dam, plus the banks between Bonneville and Tower Island powerlines. Walleye fishing was good in The Dalles and John Day pools last week.

Northeast Zone wildlife viewing report, April 19

MORROW, GILLIAM and WHEELER COUNTIES Spring is in full here in the Heppner District. Sandhill cranes are still seen flying north, although in smaller flocks of birds. Pine siskins can be seen occasionally at feeders in the area. Golden crowned kinglets are also showing up in the area. Ferruginous hawks are showing up to claim nest territories and can be seen in the northern portion of the District. Red-tailed hawks, American kestrels and northern harriers can be seen throughout the District.

Northeast Zone hunting report, April 19


Northeast Zone fishing report, April 19

Weekend fishing opportunities Anglers have reported catching 20 fish limits of kokanee at Wallowa Lake. Rainbow trout were stocked last week in Tatone, Hatrock and McNary ponds, and continue to provide great early season action.

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Southeast Zone wildlife viewing report, April 19

SOUTHEAST ZONE VIEWING The 33nd Annual John Scharff Migratory Bird Festival is April 11-13 2014, at Burns, Oregon.

Southeast Zone hunting report, April 19


Looking Back, April 20

Looking back on April 20, in back issues of The Dalles Chronicle.

Letter to the editor: Return Runyon

To the editor: To the voters of Wasco county: This is the time to take a few minutes and look at who is running for positions for our county commissioners.

Letter to the editor: Invasive wolves

To the editor: There have been many opinions on the wolf status in Oregon, I figure I will get mine out there also.

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Editorial cartoons from April 20

Editorial cartoons from April 20, 2014.

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Editorial: Hopes and dreams reside here

It’s been a long haul for proponents of the Fort Dalles Readiness Center.

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Last Delivery

Retiring downtown mail carrier Dave Miller looks forward to what’s next

Duathlon coming to The Dalles on May 3

The Water’s Edge duathlon, half-marathon, and 10K will offer a day of fun and fitness designed to provide options for all ages and fitness levels.

Dick Horyna Invitational results

Results from the Dick Horyna Invitational meet.

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Tribe track fights it out in Portland

Just at the midway point of its 12-event spring slate, The Dalles track and field team has come out with consistent performances on the road and at home.

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Foleys to lead 23rd annual Cherry Festival parade

Couple played a role in shaping The Dalles

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Cherry Festival event calendar

Cherry Festival includes new activities

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Cherry memories from Marilyn Ericksen

My cherry memories are older than Jim Goff’s memories of Dalles cherries. (Could that be possible?) As a little girl we had cherries. We had trees in the yard that were remarkable. They had two kinds of cherries on each tree. The small orchard that was on the other end of the block had different kinds of trees in the orchard.


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