Smoke from the 36-Pit wildfire, burning near Estacada, is passing over The Dalles Sunday afternoon, 5 p.m. and will impact Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington for the next couple of days, according to the National Weather Service. SMOKE FROM THE 36-PIT WILDFIRE WILL IMPACT AREAS OF NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THE WILDFIRE IS 10 MILES EAST OF ESTACADA ALONG HIGHWAY 224. EAST TO SOUTHEAST LOW-LEVEWIND WILL CARRY SOME OF THE SMOKE OVER PARTS OF THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. SOUTHWEST MID-LEVEL WINDS WILL ALSO BRING SOME SMOKE TO THE WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE AND THE SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON CASCADES AND CASCADE FOOTHILLS.
Unique hovercraft ‘Nemotoad’ takes maiden voyage
SALEM — After a week of growling at each other in the press, one of Oregon’s most outspoken district attorneys against marijuana legalization and the legalization-supporting congressman who represents the Portland area had their first chance Friday to trade barbs in person.
EUGENE (AP) — The search for a new president of the University of Oregon will be a marked departure for the school, conducted largely in private and run largely by the chairman of the new board of trustees.
SUNRIVER (AP) — Lava River Cave south of Bend will have a new look next spring, in time for its 50th anniversary season.
PENDLETON (AP) — Let ‘er Buck, Tripper Rice. The young cowboy died seven years ago in a car accident, but family and friends continue to honor him during Pendleton Round-Up week.
Run is forecast at 1.5 million adult and young salmon by year’s end
To the editor: The article on the front page of The Chronicle Sept. 9 edition “Fall Chinook run breaks all records” was a copy of an article in the Hood River News last fall.
To the editor: Our water rates just went up another 10 percent. If my math is correct, this makes a 28 percent increase since 2011. Thanks to our The Dalles City Council, water rates are scheduled to go up between 8 and 10 percent each September for the next six years for about a 60 percent increase.
To the editor: I am writing this letter to show my support for Mr. Scott Green. I have known Scott for many years and it has been my experience that he is a man of integrity and honor. In light of the current situation, I felt it imperative to express my sentiments.
To the editor: Many thanks to the firefighters who saved my house and car and pumphouse (and tractor and mower).
Editorial cartoons from Sept. 13
Ready or not, we’re in the home stretch of the 2014 general election. Ballots will be sent out next month and voters are considering their choices. Since election letters are already beginning to appear in The Chronicle’s mailbox, we can expect this to be a competitive season.
Nonprofit event schedule from Sept. 14, 2014
In the gorge, disaster comes at least once each year Get Ready event is Sept 20, at Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue, 1400 W 8th St., The Dalles, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Red Cross will be joined by Wasco County Sheriff’s Office, CERT, Medical Reserve Corps, Lifeflight, Food Bank, OSU Extension Service and SERVPRO.
Playing at a neutral site at Imbler High School Friday, the Adrian Antelopes outscored Dufur 22-6 in the second half and held on to a 44-20 win in a non-league gridiron tilt.
Sherman ground game leads to 60-14 home victory
Offense establishes continuity in Friday’s home defeat to Fort Vancouver
Looking back on Sept. 14, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.
Government meeting schedule from Sept. 13.