Latest stories


Boards ponder pot rules

City to hold public hearing on temporary dispensary ban

Letter to the editor: Bailey has skills

To the editor: I believe it was Plato who said, “What is honored in a country will be cultivated there.” The wisdom of those words applies particularly to the political environment of our nation and locales.

Southeast Zone fishing report, April 17

Weekend fishing opportunities: Brown trout fishing on the lower Owyhee River has been good. Largemouth bass fishing is picking up in Willow Valley Reservoir. With calm, warm weather predicted for this week, trout fishing should continue to be good on Klamath and Agency lakes.

Tease photo

Central Zone wildlife viewing report April 17

CENTRAL ZONE VIEWING With the temperature warming up, the deer are starting to move. Deer can still be found digging under oak trees looking for acorns, browsing on bitterbrush and near feed sites in the White River Wildlife Area.

Central Zone hunting report, April 17


Central Zone fishing report, April 17

CENTRAL ZONE FISHING Kokonee fishing on Lake Billy Chinook continues to be excellent! This is a great time of year to find trout feeding on the surface of the lower Deschutes River. It’s peak winter steelhead season on the Hood River. Pine Hollow and Rock Springs reservoirs have been stocked and, with water temperatures getting warmer, fishing should be good.

Willamette Zone wildlife viewing report, April 17

Spring is here and now is the time to plan your planting. Here are resources to help you with native plants, natural landscapes and water-friendly gardening practices in your yard.

Willamette Zone hunting report, April 17


Tease photo

Willamette Zone fishing report, April 17

Weekend fishing opportunities: Spring chinook fishing continues on the Willamette River. The most productive spots last week were Portland Harbor and the lower Multnomah Channel. ODFW will host a family fishing event at St. Louis Ponds on Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. To ensure there are plenty of fish for participating families, ODFW will stock the pond this week with 2,000 legal-sized, larger and trophy trout. This event is free, and ODFW will supply gear, bait and instruction. Trout stocking is in full gear at locations throughout the Willamette Valley. This week’s releases includes Benson Lake, Bethany Pond, Blue Lake, Canby Pond, Commonwealth Lake, Dorman Pond, Haldeman Pond, Harriet Lake, Hartman Pond, Henry Hagg Lake, Mt. Hood Pond, Progress Lake, Sheridan Pond, St. Louis Ponds, Trojan Ponds, Cottage Grove Reservoir, EE Wilson Pond, Foster Reservoir, Green Peter Reservoir, Hills Creek Reservoir, Junction City Pond, Roaring River Pond, Timber Linn Lake, Walling Pond Walter Wirth Lake, and Waverly Lake. The Clackamas, Molalla and Santiam rivers and Eagle Creek are in good condition for steelhead fishing.

AstroGraph for April 16, 2014

You can be of great help to benevolent or charitable groups this year. If you stand up for causes you believe in, your approach will attract others. The significant strides you make will contribute to your advancement.

Everyday Cheapskate: Tips to make cooking fun and rewarding

I remember my grandmother saying, “If we didn’t need food, we’d all be rich!” This may be true. But then, a life without food would be a little less pleasurable. Still, there are so many ways to make great food cheap, make perishable food last and the grocery budget stretch like nobody’s business.

Ask Dr. K: Drooping eyelid is rarely the result of serious problem

DEAR DOCTOR K: My right eyelid droops and interferes with my vision. What can I do about this?

Tease photo

Editorial cartoons from April 15

Editorial cartoons from April 15, 2014.

Tease photo

Distinguished Young Women

Photos from the talent portion of the Distinguished Young Women program April 12, 2014.

Tribe golfers get first in Seaside

With her 86, Iliana Telles just four shots from medalist

Tease photo

Dufur duo hits a high at Meet of Champions

Two of the top-ranked field event athletes from Dufur High School were on full display against some stout competition this past weekend at the Meet of Champions in Salem.

Tease photo

Husky hardballers coming on strong

Sherman scores 22 runs in sweep over Umatilla to run unbeaten streak to seven

Letter to the editor: Beautiful town

To the editor: I am a guest on the American Empress - docked in “The Dalles” today.

Letter to the Editor: Elect Bailey

To the editor: We who live in Wasco County benefit from our diversity of business, industry, and agriculture, and we even have the option of choosing a city or rural lifestyle. All this variety means that the projects we advance and the challenges we face are likely to be equally diverse.

Letter to the editor: Standing up

To the editor: Thanks so much, Kathy Ursprung, for your editorial regarding journalistic ethics, and especially that The Dalles Chronicle is willing to stand in the gap, when so much of our media is swayed by popular opinion and big money - and wanting us to follow without question.

Archive by year

2012 2013 2014