On Feb. 24-25 in The Dalles, the second annual Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy Winter Classic had some encouraging results from local squads, as the CGBA sixth graders picked up their fourth tournament victory of the season and the newly-formed Big Sky All Stars, with players from Dufur and Sherman, claimed its first title.March 6, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
Engineers can use the smallest amount of material possible and save our clients well more than the fees we charge in most instances.March 6, 2018 1:08 p.m. read more..
There are a lot of names for the bluish and reddish lines and spots on our bodies – spider veins, telangiectasias, facial veins, port-wine stains, venous lakes and angiomas.March 6, 2018 12:54 p.m. read more..
Randy McMaster knew that area businesses required help moving goods in and out of the Columbia Gorge and that is when he started his own freight business -- CRG Freight.March 5, 2018 3:46 p.m. read more..
It is an exciting time when someone decides to start their own business. This time can be an accumulation of months, sometimes years, of thinking and planning of what you want in your new business. Now, the thinking phase is over and the implementation or startup phase begins. The future business owner often contacts the Small Business Development Center for advice during this implementation phase.March 5, 2018 3:34 p.m. read more..
The Rural Development Initiatives is bringing its Rural Skill Builder leadership training to the Columbia Gorge.March 5, 2018 3:10 p.m. read more..
Women with a loved one in law enforcement are invited to join a new support group and meet other families who are protecting the home front. The first rally of Women Supporting the Badge takes place 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 10, in the conference room of Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s office building at 1810 E. 19th St., in The Dalles. “We want wives, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, cousins — anyone who feels like they have a connection with someone in uniform — to come,” said Theresa Kagle, one of eight board members.March 5, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
The Dalles citizens will soon receive a letter from an agency promoting water and sewer line warranties. The letter is unendorsed by the city’s public works department, who urge the community to be skeptical and use adequate judgement when considering insurance and warranty offers.March 5, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
Alice (Annah Cox) receives advice from the White Queen (Susan Vellie) during Saturday’s performance by The Dalles Theater Company of “Looking Glass Land” on the third floor of Building Two at Columbia Gorge Community College. Evening performances continue March 9 and 10, with doors opening at 6 p.m.March 5, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
To the editor: Open letter to The Dalles Mayor and City Council: I am one of the citizens who attended the City Council meeting held Feb. 26. I was there to observe the public hearing held regarding City Councilor Darcy Long-Curtiss. After the meeting I was left with several questions I would like to ask the mayor and the council.March 5, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
To the editor: Cadet Bone Spurs claims he would have run into Stoneman Douglas High School unarmed if he had been on the scene of the recent shooting there. Apparently, he is braver now than he was during the Vietnam era when he secured five deferments. I would like to call on him to immediately fly to the scene of the next school shooting and put his new-found bravery into action.March 5, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
BAKER CITY – In their first-round matchup, the Sherman Huskies were blitzed by Dorran Wilson and No. 7-seeded Prairie City by a 68-53 margin Thursday in Baker City. “We just came out and under-estimated our opponent in the first round,” Sherman senior Reese Blake said. “It is tough. You win some and lose some. They happened to get the best of us.”March 5, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
BAKER CITY – Martin, Fields, Coles and Justesen are the last names synonymous with the Sherman boys’ basketball legacy, whether its contributions on or off the hardwood. Since many of the former and current high school athletes were young up-and-comers, many in the community have stepped up their efforts to ensure long-term success.March 5, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
BAKER CITY – After Saturday’s season-ending 65-55 triumph against Hosanna Christian, Sherman senior Treve Martin stood with his teammates and coaches for celebratory photos. Instead of hoisting a big blue trophy, however, the team scored back-to-back consolation victories to claim fourth place at the OSAA 1A State Basketball Championships in Baker City.March 5, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
To the editor: A huge Thank You to everyone who worked so hard and contributed so much to making our Mid-Columbia Senior Center events in February a success. Rick Liebowitz and family, Baldwin Saloon, Petite Provence for our International Chicken Dinner and again, Rick Liebowitz, Bagel Man, his family and co- workers for the outstanding Bagel Brunch.March 2, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
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