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City to remove dying trees

Code change allows action on private lots

County eyes building code issue

Task force studies complaints

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Editorial cartoons from Feb. 22

Editorial cartoons from Feb. 22, 2015

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No snow, but plenty of early wildflowers

Call it global warming. Call it climate change. Call it a whim of Mother Nature. But whatever name you give it this winter has been a disaster for the winter sports industries, wheat farmers and orchardists.

Pendleton boys beat TD 48-25 to secure league title

THE DALLES (AP) — Once the Buckaroos started sticking to their game plan, things fell into place and Pendleton secured the Columbia River Conference title with a 48-25 win over The Dalles on Friday night.

Pendleton girls drops TD 47-39

Pendleton girls drops TD 47-39 PENDLETON (AP)— The Pendleton Buckaroos surged past The Dalles in a wild fourth quarter to secure second place in the Columbia River Conference on Friday with a 47-39 win at Warberg Court.

Sherman defeats Dufur in semifinal

HERMISTON — Austin Kaseberg scored 11 of his game-high 17 points in the fourth quarter, as the Sherman Huskies out scored Dufur 17-9 in the final period to secure a 53-44 victory over Dufur in Big Sky Conference boys' basketball district play Friday night at Hermiston High School.

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Horizon blows out SWC, 38-23

HERMISTON — Earlier in the year, the South Wasco County Redsides played a nip-and-tuck first half against top-ranked Horizon Christian only to lose by double digits in the end.

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Sherman takes their revenge

Sherman girls knock off Dufur 42-31, advance to title game

Letter to the Editor: Level the playing field

To the editor: The “Level the Playing Field” project is a coordinated effort between the Mid-Columbia Health Foundation, Mid-Columbia Medical Center and North Wasco County School District No. 21 to promote wellness for the students in our community. With studies showing Wasco County having a significant childhood obesity problem and the antiquated equipment of the school’s training facilities, MCMC saw a need that they could help meet.

Editorial: Fathers share a vital role in parenting

Kudos to Northern Wasco County Parks & Recreation District for joining the national initiative to promote strong family bonds with the annual Daughter Daddy Dance.

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Tentative contract reached for western ports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually.

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Magill hooked by new hobby-b

The work is meticulous and requires precision placement of the cork handle, reel seat, end cap and guides, but Lane Magill finds building fishing rods to be a source of relaxation.

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Redside seniors leave a leadership legacy

A winning legacy is in place for SWC’s future success

TD skiers finishing out in a rush

In two Saturday meets at Meadows, Riverhawks secure eight top-13 outputs

For the record from Feb. 20

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Feb. 20, 2015.

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A ‘Grizzly’ tale of suspense, humor

Local author, a former biologist, will be signing first book Saturday at Klindt’s

Bike panel shifts into high gear

Mayor moves ahead with ‘bike-friendly’ focus

What's happening from Feb. 22

Nonprofit events calendar from Feb. 20, 2015.

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Mount Adams subject of Saturday history forum

“Time and Change on Mount Adams” is the title of the Regional History Forum presentation Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Original Wasco County Courthouse. The program begins at 1:30 p.m. in the historic courthouse, 410 W. 2nd Place, The Dalles.

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