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Numbers keep dropping for TD runners

Under sloppy conditions, team sets 17 personal records

Deep in the Idaho forests in Hayden Lake, Idaho, under rainy conditions, The Dalles Cross Country team set 17 personal records and added 11 season-best marks Saturday in the Coeur d’Alene Invitational Meet.

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Looking Back on September 18

Looking back on September 18, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Sponsors help bring bullying speaker

With the help of sponsors, St. Mary’s Academy is bringing Jodee Blanco, billed as the country’s most sought-after anti-bullying speaker, to The Dalles for a daylong workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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Anti-bullying speaker in The Dalles September 20

Jodee Blanco was bullied at school from the fifth grade on. An “old soul” who was different and didn’t fit in, she was beaten, stoned, teased, left out, and invited to fake parties as a set-up. Now she’s a New York Times bestselling author who has taken the principles of her top seller, “Please Stop Laughing at Me,” to over 500,000 students at speaking engagements around the world and across the U.S. Her next stop will be in The Dalles, on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at St. Mary’s Academy.

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SWC netters scorch the courts in sweep of Condon

Team is rising up the 1A classification ranks

The South Wasco County volleyball team posted its fourth league win and fourth straight sweep Thursday over Condon-Wheeler in a Big Sky conference contest played in Fossil.

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Led by defense, Riverhawks move record to 3-0

Team posts 15 tackles for loss in 36-0 romp over Mac-Hi

Friday, in their 36-0 shutout of Mac-Hi, the Riverhawks allowed 1.9 yards per rush, gave up 31 yards passing, blocked two punts, racked up 3.5 sacks and recovered three fumbles, including a 31-yard touchdown return by Glenn Breckterfield at the 10 minute and 58-second mark of the third quarter.

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Redsides putting in work for league prep

Team is seeing glimpses of success from youngsters and veterans

The team ended up on the wrong end of a 60-0 score against Big Sky Conference opponent Arlington/Condon, but senior quarterback Andrew Lindley is looking forward to breaking down the film and attacking practices head-on next week in preparation for the Sherman Huskies on Friday.

Hummmm ends Saturday with music

The “Hummm” exhibit ends its run with a free live concert Saturday, Sept. 17, at 2 p.m. Artist Midori Hirose and Cascade Singers are collaborating in the event to be held on the second floor the Morin Printing building, part of historic Vogt Opera House, at 308 Washington St., The Dalles. Music featured at the Opera House between 1888 and 1916 will be interspersed with historic sketches of the theater’s history. There is no seating available so persons attending are invited to bring a camp stool or folding chair. The Hummm exhibit is open through Saturday, 12 to 5 p.m

‘Gorge Happiness Month’ begins Oct. 1

Feeling down unhappy? Full of angst and inner turmoil? If so, Gorge Happiness Month may be just the event to cheer you up.

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Fall Perch

Fall Perch

For the record from Sept. 16

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 16, 2016

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City targets ‘sitting disease’ with desks

The city of The Dalles is doing its part to help find a cure for “sitting disease.” In a move to keep its employees healthier, the city has launched a new program to provide sit-or-stand work stations for employees who must be at their desks most of the day.

Gorge health focus scores prize

A national foundation has honored Columbia Gorge health providers and community organizations with a $25,000 award for their inclusive and collaborative approach to health care.

Dufur holds firm on Pastime license

City will still recommend denial

Cliff Wirtz, owner of the Dufur Pastime, asked the Dufur City Council Tuesday to reconsider its decision to recommend that his annual state liquor license not be renewed.

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Athlete of the Week

Glenn Breckterfield

The junior receiver posted offensive stats of 46 yards receiving, 48 yds rushing, and a total of 133 all-purpose yards. He caught the go-ahead touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, and also led the defensive charge with 9.5 tackles.

Rangers add to a sweep streak

Team clinches fourth straight league win, beating Ione in five games

Chloe Beeson had 15 kills, seven aces and a career-high four kills and, Sydnee Byers tacked on five kills and eight aces to lead the Dufur Rangers as they battled back from deficits of 1-0 and 2-1 to defeat Ione in five games Thursday in a Big Sky Conference volleyball match played at Ione High School.

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Early goals help sink Riverhawks

Madras scores three minutes in and gets a 2-0 victory; TD girls blaank Madras, 2-0

The Dalles allowed an early goal, three minutes into play, and also gave up an insurance tally at the 34-minute mark, in their 2-0 shutout loss to 4A Madras Thursday at Discovery Field.

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TD takes home loss to start CRC action

Hawks take first set, but loses in four to Hermiston

The Hermiston Bulldogs notched 22 block touches, including six to the floor in Thursday’s four-game Columbia River Conference victory at Kurtz Gym in The Dalles.

For the record from Sept. 15

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 15, 2016.

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River Traffic

A fishing boat set up to work with gillnets motors down the Columbia River in The Dalles as a tanker train, typically used to transport oil by rail, waits on a Burlington Northern Santa Fe side line near Dallesport for the eastbound Amtrak passenger train to pass.

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