Hey, the bald eagles are back and their numbers are increasing daily. Oregon and the Columbia River Gorge are on the migration route for bald eagles from everywhere from Alaska, Yellowstone National Park, California and Arizona.
Editorial cartoons from Jan. 25
The Dalles girls’ basketball team fell behind 16-5 after one quarter and crept to within a four-point deficit late in the third quarter, but No. 1-ranked Hermiston slammed the door shut in the final period with a 15-5 run to work a 51-36 victory Friday in Columbia River Conference action at Hermiston High School.
Kaseberg nets season-high 18 points in a 85-36 romp
Playing against the No. 1 team in the state, there is not much margin for error. The Sherman Huskies fell behind 36-17 at the half and could not gain any ground down the stretch in taking a 56-35 loss to first-place Condon-Wheeler Friday in Big Sky conference girl’s hoops play in Moro.
MAUPIN – From the opening tip to the fourth quarter, the South Wasco County Redsides appeared to be in control of their home tilt versus Mitchell-Spray.
Hayes gets 21, Rager notches double-double in SWC’s 63-35 home victory
Transgender people face harassment and abuse in Pakistan
SEATTLE — Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children.
ASTORIA (AP) — The trial of a Washington state woman charged with drugging and killing her 2-year-old daughter at an Oregon coastal resort has been put off a year.
Looking back on Jan. 25, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle. History Mystery is a regular feature of The Dalles Chronicle Sunday print edition.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The winds of political change are coursing through austerity-weary Greece, but a financial whirlwind may lurk round the corner. Opinion polls ahead of Sunday’s closely-watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party, which has vowed to rewrite the terms of Greece’s international bailout, is poised to defeat Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ conservatives. To govern — in a historic first for the Greek left — it may need the backing of a smaller party, but most seem willing to oblige.
To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to the community of The Dalles for extending their support during my recent tenure as the interim Executive Director for the Northern Wasco County Park and Recreation District.
To the editor: It is good that Martin Luther King Day is a national holiday. At least once a year America needs to be reminded of the work that great African American did for America. Too, America needs to be reminded of the progress in race relations that have been made … and the progress that remains to be made. Dr. King would be pleased that the president of America is a black man. He might not agree with all of the actions of that president, particularly the manipulated divisiveness brought on by the present administration, but he would see that some of his “dream” is finally being realized.
In the past decade, the American voters appear to be casting to and fro for balance in the federal government.
Nonprofit events calendar from Jan. 25, 2015.
Join Mosier residents on Feb. 4 as they recall significant tales and events from Mosier’s past. Mosier is an entrepreneurial, welcoming town with a vast history unknown to many Gorge residents. Gorge Owned (GO!) invites you to learn about some of the dynamic people and stories that have helped shape the character and economy of this town, which today has a population of 430. Residents will use photos, videos and oral histories to explore Mosier’s most interesting tales from the past 100 years.
The White Salmon Community Library invites participation in the Koobdooga program (A good book spelled backwards), by reading “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher” by Timothy Egan, which looks at the life and photographs of Edward Curtis.
The original Wasco county courthouse history regional forum has a full slate of programs scheduled for February. Programs begin at 1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom, of the 1859 courthouse, 410 West 2nd Place behind the The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce visitor’s center.
The human brain is amazingly complex and science is showing us just how interesting this three pound section of our body truly is. Parents of teenagers can attest to this wonderment. How many times do they look dumbfoundly at their adolescent and wonder, “What were you thinking?”