The driver of a van was killed Monday evening after traveling the wrong way on Interstate 84 just east of Arlington and crashing head-on with a semi-truck.
No. 3 Rangers use running attack in 56-8 Horizon rout
Playing in their first game since Aug. 31, the No. 3-ranked Dufur Rangers did not show any signs of rust against Horizon Christian.
Riverhawks extend streak to three after a 22-0 road performance
For the past eight quarters, The Dalles football team has played lockdown defense, holding Fort Vancouver and Brookings Harbor to a combined no points and no yards. Even with a 428-mile trip to Brookings, the undefeated Riverhawks had no letdown against a physical double-wing offense used by the Bruins, allowing 22 yards of offense in a 22-0 victory Friday in Brookings.
From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle
To the editor: While the left keeps highlighting their outrage with Congressman Walden, Greg and the president have quietly achieved successful legislation with the House approving more than 300 bills in just the first six months of 2017.
To the editor: I enjoyed the article about Guy Weedman and his racing career. There are a few others who race oval track out of The Dalles area.
To the editor: I am angry that the police in this city do nothing about the traffic infractions you see everywhere. They drive past speeders, people not stopping at stop signs, people texting while driving, and others, like they have blinders on.
To the editor: Is Hillary Clinton incapable of telling the truth?
To the editor: Gotta say, Mr. Walden, you may want to think that your critics are just people from Portland, but I’m here in The Dalles and I am talking to the actual people who live here and we are not happy with the job you are doing.
Community event calendar
Smoke hangs in the air around a statue of an angel in the graveyard of St. Peters Church in The Dalles. An air quality advisory for the region has been extended through Monday morning.
Plants utilize soil nutrients as they grow and farmers need to replenish those nutrients before planting next year’s crops again in the same place. Cover crops, also called green manures, are non-crop plants that provide an on-farm solution to incorporating nutrients into the soil.
Celebration of reopening scheduled Nov. 10 to 12
With work on the exterior of the Granada Theater almost complete, the owners of the historic, 1929-era theater are ready to schedule a “Grand Opening Gala” in November. Mayor Steve Lawrence said the work on the theater has been transformational.
The South Wasco County Redsides jumped into first place in the Big Sky Conference after posting a three-set road sweep over Mitchell-Spray Thursday at Spray High School.
The Wasco County 4-H Fair season has come to a close. It was an extremely eventful August with a pre-fair held Aug. 11–13, horse fair Aug. 18-20, Wasco County Fair Aug. 24-27, and Oregon State Fair Aug. 25 through Sept. 4.
It has been a very difficult few months for businesses in The Dalles and around the Columbia River Gorge area.
Interstate 84 west reopens, eastbound lanes still closed
The westbound lanes of Interstate 84 between Hood River and Troutdale re-opened to travelers Thursday evening, but the eastbound lanes remain closed with no timeline for re-opening. Although two lanes of the freeway are now in use, the Oregon Department of Transportation announced Sept. 14 that all ramps along the 45-mile stretch of road, milepost 62 to 17, remain closed, except for those in and out of Cascade Locks.
Soccer squad cannot come back from 2-1 halftime deficit
Playing against a tough 4A soccer team in Madras, The Dalles Riverhawks trailed 2-1 at the half in what turned out to be a 5-2 loss Thursday.
19th ranked volleyball team takes its CRC opener in four sets
Jodi Thomasian dropped 14 of the team’s 32 kills, Lindsi Logue added 24 assists and the Lady Riverhawks kicked off Columbia River Conference play with a four-set volleyball triumph Thursday in Hermiston.
Police, fire, and medical reports from September 15