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Overlooking Winter

Weekend hikers look out over Miller Island and remnants of the Oregon Trail just west of Biggs Junction. The six-day forecast calls for fog, freezing fog and a chance of snow early in the coming week.

January 11, 2019 1:25 p.m. read more..

Housing program reduces jail time

Providing those released from jail or prison with safe, sober and structured housing as they move back to the community on parole or probation has decreased jail time, as clients are more successful in supervision and less likely to re-offend when they leave, Wasco County Community Correction Director Fritz Bachman told The Dalles City Council in December.

January 11, 2019 1:24 p.m. read more..

School closure information

Closures Wednesday, Jan. 9, as of 7 a.m. Update: 7:42 a.m. South Wasco County School District now CLOSED Head Start /Early Childhood Centers: Mid-Columbia Children's Council: Tygh Valley Head Start now CLOSED

January 9, 2019 6:57 a.m. read more..

TD boys, girls defeat St. Helens

When The Dalles gives up 35 points or fewer, they are 5-1. Friday at Kurtz Gym, the 5A classification’s fifth-best scoring defense (38.5 points a game) was on full display in a 43-33 triumph Friday versus St. Helens.

January 8, 2019 2:58 p.m. read more..

Conklin excited about future at Concordia

The Dalles senior Justin Conklin appreciates the opportunity afforded to him. With former coaches and current coaches standing by his side, Conklin soaked in the moment and tipped his cap to everyone who has been part of his life through his wild ride on the track and field circuit.

January 8, 2019 2:47 p.m. read more..

Redside boys lose at Horizon, 60-37

Garrett Olson endured foul difficulties with two first-half points and South Wasco County could only hit five first-half baskets overall, four 3-pointers, in a 60-37 loss to Horizon Christian Saturday in Hood River.

January 8, 2019 2:46 p.m. read more..

Horizon gets past Dufur, 70-57

Derek Johnston put up 25 points and Caleb Lingel had 19 points to lead No. 5-ranked Horizon Christian to a 70-57 victory against Dufur Friday at Dufur High School.

January 8, 2019 2:44 p.m. read more..

No. 6 SWC extends win streak

A basket by Desiree Winslow inched the Sherman Huskies to within a 37-26 deficit with three minutes and 38 seconds remaining in regulation, but they could not get any closer, as No. 6-ranked South Wasco County went on a 10-6 run down the stretch in a 47-32 win Friday in Maupin.

January 8, 2019 2:43 p.m. read more..

Dufur girls earn first victory

MORO – The Dufur Lady Rangers notched their first win of the year in impressive fashion, 50-27, over Sherman in Big Sky Conference girls basketball action Saturday at Sherman High School.

January 8, 2019 2:39 p.m. read more..

Sherman beats Dufur to stay unbeaten in league

MORO – Since losing on a buzzer-beating jumper on Dec. 27 at Prairie City, the No. 5-ranked Sherman Huskies have bounced back with two straight lopsided victories over the weekend versus South Wasco County and Dufur in Big Sky Conference boys hoops action.

January 8, 2019 2:37 p.m. read more..

Preston’s top finish propels TD to 9th place

For the first time in nearly a decade, The Dalles wrestlers put it all together with three top-5 finishes to take home ninth place out of 21 teams at the two-day Don York Invitational ending Saturday at Cleveland High School in Portland. In addition to the efforts of Steven Preston’s 160-pound title run with five pins, JR Scott tacked on runner-up status and Austin Greene’s fifth-place output, Eleyah Sutton-Lott enjoyed a second-place charge in the girls division.

January 8, 2019 2:35 p.m. read more..

Roadkill salvage now legal in Oregon

Under new rules that took effect Jan. 1, the salvage of deer and elk struck accidentally by vehicles is now legal in Oregon, provided an online permit is submitted at within 24 hours of the salvage.

January 8, 2019 1:43 p.m. read more..

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