Looking back, May 10
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 9, 2015.
Wilson pastored his first church when he was 17
A man upset over a test repeatedly pushed a teacher at Columbia Gorge Community College last week, and was finally pinned down by the teacher and other students until police arrived. Kelly B. Petteys, 50, of Parkdale was arrested Wednesday, April 29, on charges of harassment, second-degree disorderly conduct, second-degree criminal trespass, fourth-degree assault and resisting arrest, said The Dalles police Chief Jay Waterbury.
The Dalles City Council is considering the addition of a new full-time “project coordinator” position under the auspices of economic development.
Rock Creek Reservoir has dropped by 6 to 8 feet
To the editor: Our book group just spent a delightful evening at the Ft. Dalles Museum discussing Molly Gloss’s book Hearts of Horses and viewing many of the old saddles made here by Kuck and Bonney among others. The new director, Cal McDermott, gave us some insight into the changes being made in the museum’s displays as well. If you haven’t stopped in lately, I highly recommend a visit!
To the editor: PLEASE to all you dog owners, the weather is getting too HOT to bring your dogs to town shopping. I go to Safeway and park out at the end of the parking lot, and guess what? So do the people who leave their dogs in hot cars. Either because they know it’s wrong or to keep them from barking at people. Either way, just don’t do it — that one-inch cracked window isn’t releasing enough heat. I crack all my windows when I go in and when I get in it’s HOT and I have no dog waiting, mine is safe and sound where he should be, at home.
To the editor: I am a veteran from 1969 to 1971 and have been getting health care from the Portland VA medical center and The Dalles Community Based Outpatient Clinic for many years. They have given me all the care that was possible; helped me deal with pain and medicines.
Sierra Watson tosses one-hitter in mercy-ruled victory
Editorial cartoons from May 10, 2015
Third baseman to play at Big Bend Community College
TD sophomore cards 76 on second day of regionals
After stranding 10 in a first-game loss, Sherman beats Culver in nightcap, 10-0
Oregon is in a drought situation due to record low rainfall and snow pack levels, which will greatly increase the potential for catastrophic wildfires and a huge firefighting bill for taxpayers. Fire educators believe it could be the driest summer that the Northwest has seen for 25 years. Last year, the Oregon Department of Forestry’s gross large-fire costs were $75.6 million and the net cost was $47.6 million.
Both lanes of West Third Place from the intersection with Trevitt Street and east to Lincoln Street will be closed to traffic, including emergency vehicles, Monday through Thursday, May 11-14, for street surface work.
Petition to include town in reservation has long history
Margie Anderson served with pride, now wants to help others
OSAA makes changes with athlete safety in mind
The Dalles senior Olivia Starks signs with Eastern Oregon University to play volleyball