To the editor: As founding director of Planetree Health Resource Center, I learned sadly of its closure by Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s trustees and current administration. The notion that an online approach will meet most patients’ needs is misguided, given current health literacy data.
To the editor: It’s interesting, isn’t it, how a single event can produce so many difference responses. Greg Walden’s town hall in The Dalles has done just that. My 2 cents, for what it is worth, is quite different from others who have written letters to the editor and op-ed pieces seen in The Dalles Chronicle.
To the editor: Contrary to claims in some recent letters to the editor about rude behavior at Rep. Walden’s town hall in The Dalles, most of the behavior of those attending, in my observation, was appropriate.
Police, fire, and medical reports from April 27
Under a tent with other cider makers was the fitting place for one of Oregon’s newest cider makers, The Dalles-based Legend Cider Company, to have its pouring-out party.
Incumbent board member Dr. James R. (Doc) Willcox is asking voters for another four-year term on the Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Education. He is being challenged for the seat by political newcomer Dana A. Campbell, who hopes to bring her voice to the board.
A woman from The Dalles who claimed she was robbed in early April, and was then charged with making a false police report, pleaded guilty Monday and will have the charge dismissed in six months if she completes a diversion program.
A snail, found in a nearby flowerbed and placed on a rain-splashed porch railing for observation, crawls along the wet wood.
Wasco County Clerk Lisa Gambee’s office mailed out ballots Wednesday for the May 16 Special District Election and she said citizens should expect to receive them within four to five days, if not sooner.
Rangers pull off sweep of Union High
Saturday at Armand Larive Middle School in Hermiston, the No. 9-ranked Rangers walloped Union in a league doubleheader by final scores of 12-1 and 11-5 to run their winning streak to 15 games, 10 of those coming in Blue Mountain Conference contests.
Saturday in Moro, the Sherman Huskies posted a two-game sweep over Grant Union by scores of 5-4 and 15-1 in a pair of Blue Mountain Conference games.
Sherman vaults to third place after home sweep of Culver
MORO – Entering the top of the seventh inning, Treve Martin and Trey Homer were a combined 0 for 4 with three strikeouts and two walks.
Telecom firm will pay franchise fee to city
Zayo Group, a communications infrastructure provider, has inked a 10-year deal with the city of The Dalles to “construct, operate, and maintain a fiber-based service facility.”
Police, fire, and medical reports from April 26
Ballots mailed by county today
Two candidates are seeking the Position 5 seat: Dr. Ernest Keller, who wants another four-year term, and challenger Kim Morgan, who works as a legal assistant for an attorney in The Dalles. To get an overview of where the candidates stand on key issues, The Chronicle asked them to respond to a series of questions.
A painting that hung on the wall of the late Wilma Roberts’ studio in The Dalles has been gifted to Wasco County by a friend of the artist.
Violinist and band leader Tom Rigney and his band Flambeau took Monday night’s audience at The Dalles High School on an upbeat musical journey through the passionate and danceable New Orleans style of Cajun, blues and American roots music.
TDHS junior to attend journalism conference
The Dalles High School junior Roman Sarabia has at least one part of his summer planned out: he’s heading to Washington, D.C., in July for a weeklong journalism conference. He was nominated to attend by a teacher, although he doesn’t know which one, since they asked to remain anonymous.
Information from The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce: UPDATE: Wasco County Magnet The same scam company is offering space on a Wasco County Emergency Numbers magnet. They offer a discount upon providing credit card information. This is a scam, according to The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce. The Dalles High School Sports Poster Scam There is a company that is soliciting funds for a publication in the name of the high school. They are asking local companies to donate $149 to get advertising in a The Dalles High School Sports Poster publication. They are not a valid company, get an "f" rating from BBB and have several complaints about their tactics, according to information from The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce.
Hawks drop the Bulldogs, 8-1 and 9-8 in CRC twinbill
The pitching duo of Bailey LeBreton and Sierra Watson did top work in the circle and tacked on 460-feet worth of home runs to vault The Dalles softball team to wins of 8-1 and 9-8 in a two-game sweep of Hermiston Saturday at 16th Street Ballpark.