Family will ask Dufur council to revisit rooster rules
Honorees help out in their community in a wide range of ways
Funding will help coordinate Medicaid care
Chenowith Water PUD will begin flushing hydrants March 10 and continue for the next few weeks.
Weekend Fishing Opportunities: White sturgeon retention is closed from Buoy 10 upstream to Bonneville Dam, but remains an option for catch and release angling. Effective Monday February 24 – Sunday March 9, sturgeon retention is open in Bonneville Pool. 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 from Buoy 10 to Beacon Rock, plus the banks only from Beacon Rock to Bonneville Dam. Walleye fishing was excellent in the John Day pool last week.
NORTHEAST ZONE HUNTING OPEN: COUGAR, COYOTE
Weekend fishing opportunities Steelhead anglers will want to keep an eye on water levels. Warm weather and rain could cause many rivers to blow out for the weekend. Steelhead are pushing hard into the Imnaha river and are beginning to arrive at the hatchery facility -- indicating fish are also available in Big Sheep Creek. Check flows before fishing. Catch rates have really improved on the Wallowa and steelhead are moving upstream in numbers. Get out there!
SOUTHEAST ZONE VIEWING Harney County Most migrant shorebirds and sandhill cranes have passed through the area for wintering areas further south. Look to agricultural lands near Burns for viewing opportunities of migrant Canada geese.
SOUTHEAST ZONE HUNTING OPEN: COUGAR, COYOTE
The Seahawks were the lowest seed to start the playoffs, but reeled off three consecutive wins to grab the title.
St. Paul storms bacIt was a tale of two halves. For the first two quarters, Dufur shot 50 percent and led by five points, but St. Paul clamped down in the final 16 minutes to hold the Rangers to 4 of 22 in a 25-11 run in a 42-33 first-round win Wednesday in OSAA/U.S. Bank/Les Schwab state girl’s hoops action in Baker.k from five-point halftime deficit to post a 42-33 victory
THE DALLES – With the coming spring brings warmer temperatures and the start of the cycling season.
Editorial cartoons from March 6, 2014.
To the editor: Wake up, America. The odor I smell from Amerities smells like money to me — family-supporting jobs, which we need badly in this country.
To the editor: Hats off to Stan Ashbrook’s letter with regards to Dallas, the little silky rooster in Dufur. I used to live in Dufur, in fact was just across the road from Stan’s place and would like to say that I loved every minute of every day living out there in the little rural community where agriculture and farming co-exist within the city limits of town. I now reside in Rufus of Sherman County where life is pretty much the same and every bit as enjoyable. Please remember: It’s not what you can do for Dufur, but what Dufur can do for you.
Who would have thought it possible: A sensible measure to reform federal wildfire policy appears to be making headway in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters predict a warming of the central Pacific Ocean this year that will change weather worldwide. And that’s good news for a weather-weary United States.
Arts and entertainment schedule from March 6, 2014.
The eighth annual Pirate Carnival is set for Sunday, March 16, at the Klickitat School gym between 2 and 5 p.m.
Mid-Columbia Senior Center is seeking community funding to cover the cost of installing a much-needed elevator to their existing facilities at 112 West 9th Street, The Dalles. According to Senior Center board member and chairman of the elevator committee Joan Silver, the project is both “absolutely necessary” and one that has been in the works for a long time.