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Rangers solid against Mitchell

Dufur has momentum heading into district play

The Dufur Rangers were all business against Mitchell-Spray in their senior night match. After celebrating the contributions of veterans Sydney Reed and Emily Grande-DePriest, Dufur came out swinging for 29 kills and 17 aces in a three-set sweep over the Eagle-Loggers by an average margin of 11 points per set.

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Hawks qualify for postseason in 7-0 rout

Soccer team uses pressure to dominate Pendleton

Needing a win to advance, the Riverhawks came through with a dominant performance in a 7-0 shutout victory over Pendleton Tuesday in a Columbia River Conference match played in The Dalles.

For the record from Oct. 18

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Oct. 18, 2016.

Letter to the editor: Vote Republican

To the editor: Last year Oregon, and specifically Portland, lost a company that had annual gross revenue of $40 million. This company had many local suppliers and employees. Today the building is vacant because of over-regulation from city, county and state government people who sponge off the backs of business.

Letter to the editor: Kingmakers

Our nation as we have known it is slipping away as more and more of the Kingmakers (people in control and with their own agenda) make decisions that are at odds with “We the people.”

Crosstalk:An inside look at a newspaper’s role

An inside look at a newspaper’s role

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Walden offers 'A Better Way'

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., is highly concerned about the precedent being set by President Barack Obama with a continuing “overreach” of authority that threatens the separation of powers in the U.S. Constitution.

What's Happening from Oct. 18

Nonprofit events calendar from Oct. 18.

It’s candy drive time in The Dalles

The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce is collecting Halloween candy for businesses to pass out to children.

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Ballots mailed this week

The Nov. 8 general election is coming up fast. Ballots will be mailed to voters across Wasco County on Wednesday, Oct. 19, meaning some voters should see them showing up in their mailboxes as early as Thursday. According to Chrissy Zaugg, elections deputy for the Wasco County Clerk’s office, approximately 15,300 ballots will be going out.

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Johnson seeks to involve city youth

Clay Johnson, who works as a technician for U.S. Watermaker, Inc., a desalination company in The Dalles, was born and raised in Kenai, Alaska. But he has made his home in The Dalles for the past 14 years.

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Youth football dominance

The Dalles hs two teams vaulting into championship round

The Dalles Maroon defeated Goldendale 28-0 last week and will play White Salmon for the championship at 6 p.m. The Dalles Maroon fifth and sixth grade team beat The Dalles Gold by a 14-12 margin on Saturday to move into the finals against Hood River Blue with action starting at 7:30 p.m.

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Basketball Academy to hold traveling team tryouts

First session is starting up at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 30

The Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy will again be organizing boys traveling basketball teams this winter for local boys from the third-through-eighth grades with a tryout session slated to run from 12:30-3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30 at The Dalles Middle School.

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Pink Walk

Margie Bodolay of Lyle untangles balloons floating outside Burgerville on Second Street in The Dalles during the annual Pink Walk Saturday morning.

TDMS teacher’s aide jailed, charged

A male classroom aide at The Dalles Middle School was arrested last week and is accused of inappropriately touching two female students at school.

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SWC climbs up to No. 11 in the 1A ranks

Volleyball squad is riding a season-best nine-match winning streak

MAUPIN – The South Wasco County Redsides won their ninth consecutive match and jumped up to No. 11 in the 1A rankings after wins over Damascus Christian and Trinity Lutheran Saturday in a non-league double dual played Saturday in Maupin.

Middle school teacher's aide arrested in TD

Jose Luis Martinez-Robledo, 48, a teacher's aide at The Dalles Middle School, was arrested at his home Oct. 12 and is charged with two counts of Sexual Harassment, according to a joint statement by Northern Wasco County School District (NWCSD) Superintendent Candy Armstrong and Sergeant Douglas Kramer of The Dalles Police.

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Huskies keep soldiering ahead

At one point in the season, Arlington was a top-10 team riding an undefeated record. Then they faced Dufur last week. The rising No. 7-ranked Sherman Huskies added to the Honker woes with their running game carving up 354 yards on 28 carries in a resounding 69-6 drubbing Thursday in Big Sky Conference football action in Arlington.

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Riverhawks have their late rally attempt cut short

Pressed into action due to an injured right throwing thumb to senior Dominique Seufalemua, The Dalles sophomore Oscar Fernandez nearly led the Riverhawks to a thrilling comeback in a 27-20 loss to Woodburn on Homecoming night Friday at Sid White Field. Fernandez threw two touchdown passes and added a rushing score, but his seven interceptions, including the eventual game-deciding pick with less than a minute left in regulation ,sealed the team’s fate.

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Hawk harriers get muddy in Pendleton

On a muddy course in Pendleton, The Dalles cross country team tallied five personal bests, and eight members of the boys and girls wound up in the top-20 overall Thursday at the Kyle Burnside Memorial Wildhorse Invitational.

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