Restoring falls would destroy shipping lanes Barging interests said permanently lowering the Columbia River to expose Celilo Falls will never happen. “These groups, when they attack the river system, they always say, ‘It’s only a few barges a day,’ but that misses the point of what barging is,” said Kristin Meira, executive director of Pacific Northwest Waterways Association, which represents the barging industry.
A tip of the hat to Bob and Joana Stanek, who have been serving breakfast to graduating TD and TDW seniors for the past 15 years, since taking ownership of Spooky’s Pizza.
Redline Tactical, LLC, opened recently at 213 E. Third St. selling guns and related equipment, ammunition and services.
Programs help spur economic growth in five-county region Most of the time over the past few years news about businesses and lending has been bad, but Eric Nerdin and Mary Merrill say there are loans to be had for gorge businesses — and help in getting them.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tim and Chris Vanderhook think Myspace had it right — at one point. And they believe they’ve revived and improved that formula for success as the revamped first titan of social media debuts its latest incarnation.
The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce has decided to cancel the 2013 Music in the Park series, which includes the June 12, July 17 and Aug. 14 dates.
Paranormal investigators say there’s more in the unused upper stories of historic buildings than empty space In the days before routine automobile ownership allowed cities to sprawl in single-family suburban style, The Dalles was a much more compact city, with downtown businesses estaIn the days before routine automobile ownership allowed cities to sprawl in single-family suburban style, The Dalles was a much more compact city, with downtown businesses established on the ground floors of buildings, and living quarters built on the upper two or three stories.blished on the ground floors of buildings, and living quarters built on the upper two or three stories.
Planning commission OKs plan for new 80-foot tall structure In a quick hearing Thursday, June 6, The Dalles Planning Commission unanimously approved an application by Google to build a new building up to 80 feet tall at its data center campus.
Walmart issued a response late Friday afternoon to a story published in the Chronicle the same day about the appeal of a wetland permit by Citizens for Responsible Growth, which is opposed to the development proposal for west The Dalles.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on Friday issued draft permits regulating coal dust at the Coyote Island Terminal LLC at the Port of Morrow in Boardman.
The group known as Citizens for Responsible Development in The Dalles is appealing the May 10 wetlands permit issued to Walmart Stores, Inc., that would allow construction of a new Walmart Super Center in west The Dalles.
Owners will leave longtime downtown storefront, continue in different form Greg and Francie Mengis are moving Mengis Vacuum Sales and Service out of its longtime storefront location at 305 E. Second St., but will continue to service vacuums and sewing machines for their regional customers.
Price comparisons: Wondering how your health care costs compare to those of people in other parts of Oregon and the nation? The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released data on hospital charges for a number of U.S. hospitals and Mid-Columbia Medical Center was one of them. An article in the Rural Assistance Center, shared with us by Julie Reynolds, offers information and links to the detailed charging information.
Two long-time Columbia River Gorge families have come to an agreement for the purchase of the Char Burger restaurant and Best Western Plus Columbia River Inn in Cascade Locks.
Word on the Street for May 21
The City of The Dalles has been awarded the certificate of achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for their comprehensive annual financial report for the year ending June 30, 2013.
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