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Letter to the Editor: Help honor grandpa

To the editor: Secret Birthday Surprise: Jim Kiefert will be 80! He was Superintendent of Chenowith School District 9 and retired in 2001. My grandpa is one of the most influential, inspiring, kind, compassionate, uplifting, magnificent people I know. And I know you all feel the same way as well.

February 13, 2018 1:44 p.m. read more..
 

Principal gets music award

The Dalles Middle School Principal Sandy Harris never misses a music performance by students at the school, and is always ready with a compliment for their work. For her ongoing support, she was awarded the Oregon Music Education Association Outstanding Administrator Award last month.

February 13, 2018 1:37 p.m. read more..


State launches *OSP number

Oregon State Police is launching a new direct-call number, Star OSP (dialed as *OSP or *677), to give the public an easy to remember way to contact OSP dispatch.

February 13, 2018 1:35 p.m. read more..


Share a red, white and blue moment

Boy Scout Troop 398 wants to unfurl more flags during holidays and is asking community members to help fund that endeavor. The Dalles-based group hits the streets about 6 a.m. every holiday to place about 200 flags along Second, Third, Fourth and Sixth streets. Their goal is to more than double that number to add red, white and blue to more celebrations and observances.

February 13, 2018 1:29 p.m. read more..


Dufur dominates Mitchell-Spray

Alexus Outlaw, Chloe Beeson and Raymona Meanus scored 10 points each, and the Dufur Lady Rangers took a step closer to a possible postseason bid after cruising past Mitchell-Spray, 61-9, Friday in a Big Sky girls’ basketball contest played in Dufur.

February 10, 2018 noon read more..


SWC cruises past Arlington, 57-17

Every player had at least one field goal, and the South Wasco County Redsides won their 14th consecutive game, 57-17, versus Arlington in a Big Sky Conference contest played in Arlington.

February 10, 2018 11:59 a.m. read more..


Huskies close to district spot with a 19-point win

In the big moments, Desiree Winslow stepped up to the challenge with 16 points, nine in the second half, as the Sherman Huskies broke open a 20-17 lead with a 31-15 second-half run to notch a 51-32 victory against Ione Friday in Moro.

February 10, 2018 11:59 a.m. read more..


Honkers hit 13 threes in victory

The Arlington Honkers had their shooting touch working to the tune of a season-high 13 3-pointers in a 74-36 win over South Wasco County Friday at Arlington.

February 10, 2018 11:58 a.m. read more..


Rangers post win over Mitchell

Cooper Bales and Curtis Crawford combined for 26 points to give the Dufur Rangers all the offensive push they needed to outlast Mitchell-Spray by a 63-8 margin Friday on senior night in Dufur.

February 10, 2018 11:57 a.m. read more..
 

HRV boys turn the tables on TD

Ready to make amends for a loss Tuesday against Pendleton, The Dalles boys’ basketball squad led Hood River Valley 36-30 at the half and 54-47 through three quarters. The Eagle defense then allowed five fourth-quarter field goals, while the offense delivered 10 field goals, three 3-pointers, and shot 12 of 15 from the line in a 34-14 run to defeat the Riverhawks 81-67 Friday at Vannet Court.

February 10, 2018 11:56 a.m. read more..


TD girls fight back to defeat Hood River

With three minutes left in the first quarter, time was stopped for 20 minutes as The Dalles point guard Paulina Finn had a bloody gash to her forehead with her skull exposed after colliding with teammate Bailey LeBreton on a loose ball. After facing that level of adversity in a must-win game, The Dalles girls’ basketball team rallied behind Finn with a 17-9 fourth-quarter run to take hold of a 45-42 triumph over Hood River Valley Friday in a Columbia River Conference matchup played in Hood River.

February 10, 2018 11:52 a.m. read more..
   

Journey of a Lifetime

When Kylie Reed arrived at Josh Duling’s house near Maupin for a party in 2015, he was immediately impressed; she, not so much. “When I met Josh, he was wearing a pair of skinny jeans and I gave him a hard time about being a farmer and doing that,” said Kylie, who grew up in Dufur. “I was questioning his choices.”

February 10, 2018 11:29 a.m. read more..


TD cheer is ready for state

The Dalles cheer team vies for a chance at its 13th state title in program history, starting at 1:45 p.m. this Saturday from the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland.

February 9, 2018 1:44 p.m. read more..

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