The Dalles softball team dropped a pair of doubleheader games Saturday in Bend to the Lava Bears by scores of 5-3 and 13-10.
The Dufur Rangers moved their record to 3-0 after a two-game sweep of St. Paul Saturday afternoon by final scores of 11-1 and 17-7 in a baseball doubleheader played in Moro.
Bend rallied from a 9-5 deficit in the seventh inning with three runs and had the tying run at second base and one out with second-team Intermountain Conference catcher Cole Frey at the plate.
Opening track event brings 17 schools to Sid White on Saturday
Emma Mullins, Kendyl Kumm and Tressa Wood each had wins, and Kayla Seibel, Julian Hernandez and Justin Conklin picked up second-place finishes to help The Dalles track and field squad to a solid opening event at the 17-team Mullen-Leavitt Invitational Saturday at Sid White field in The Dalles.
Police, fire, and medical reports from Mar. 21
To the editor: Congressional leadership, including our representative Greg Walden who chairs a key committee, have rolled out their replacement for the Affordable Care Act. This bill is a disgrace, far worse than I could have imagined.
Is Trump budget good for America?
On one stretch of East Second Street, the city will be able to repave the roadway for a relatively inexpensive amount, thanks to an agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation.
In just over three hours Monday, 29 people were ticketed in the first of four enforcement actions in The Dalles targeting drivers who don’t stop for pedestrians in crosswalks. The number of tickets would’ve been higher, but sometimes the three officers assigned to write tickets were already busy on a stop so they couldn’t ticket other violators, said Jeff Kienlen, the city’s traffic enforcement officer.
A red-winged blackbird displays from the top of a cattail despite a day of clouds and rain in a Klickitat County marsh Monday afternoon.
Hood River Police are looking for a 27-year-old woman, Holly Kristen Lester, who has been missing since early Thursday morning, March 16. Lester was last seen near the Port of Hood River.
From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle
In a game that featured three ties and six lead changes, the Sherman Huskies landed the eventual knockout blow with a six-run sixth inning to secure a 13-9 victory over St. Paul in a 2A baseball contest played Friday in Moro.
One year after posting an 18-hole score of 80 to win individual medalist honors, The Dalles senior Chase Snodgrass had to be even more dialed in Friday afternoon to defeat the competition once again.
To the editor: I'm afraid we can now expect to see neglect or repudiations by the GOP of the new Congressional Budget Office’s report. It predicts that 14 million people will become uninsured in 2018 if the “repeal and replace” legislation (ending the Affordable Care Act as we know it) is passed.
To the editor: The number of Oregonians with health insurance has grown dramatically in recent years. Now this progress is in jeopardy.
To the editor: I worry that the international “Tell Trump he’s fired" postcard campaign (aka the “Ides of Trump” campaign) is more likely to backfire than to be effective.
To the editor: Remember back in 2009, when some conservative commentators referred to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) as a Marxist ploy? Now the joke is on Greg Walden and House Republicans.
To the editor: As a psychologist who worked frequently in The Dalles, I saw many people whose lives were seriously disrupted by lack of health care. The Affordable Care Act gave people not only medical care but also hope. Greg Walden is central in crafting the proposed health insurance bill in the House that will radically change the ACA. This bill will have a serious effect on many of his constituents.
A meeting is set for Tuesday, March 21 to discuss the final results of air quality testing that found naphthalene remains below levels that might produce immediate health concerns, but exceeds levels for lifetime exposure.