Salvation Army thrift store reopens

The Dalles Salvation Army Thrift Store reopened at noon last Friday, with a ribbon cutting ceremony provided by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce and plenty of eager shoppers on hand to celebrate a remodel.

September 18, 2018 1:53 p.m. read more..

Court Club gets new name, new ‘culture’

The Dalles Fitness & Court Club has a new name to go along with major changes in programs and renovations of the Pomona Street facility. The local gym is now called Gorge Athletic Clubs, the same name given the Hood River Sports Club, which is also owned by Clark and Carol Emmerson.

September 7, 2018 1:31 p.m. read more..

Chamber hires tourism position

Dave Nevins has been hired as Director of Tourism for The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce. “We are very excited to have Dave join us and we are looking forward to the energy and tourism experience he will bring to our staff,” said Lisa Farquharson, executive director of the chamber.

August 24, 2018 2:56 p.m. read more..

‘Growing with Google’ in The Dalles

“Grow with Google, The Dalles” attracted over 200 registrants to the Fort Dalles Readiness Center Wednesday with a range of free classes and multimedia presentations about services and experiences in Google products. The event replaces “Googlefest.”

August 24, 2018 2:01 p.m. read more..

Paint Plates help artists, environment

GOLDENDALE — A first-of-its-kind disposable artist’s palette for amateur painters, art educators and others is being marketed by Toss Products LLC, a startup company located in Goldendale. Paint Plates is the name of a palette made in the U.S. from 100 percent recycled paper that is the brainchild of Felicia Gray, a local painter and art teacher.

August 24, 2018 1:47 p.m. read more..

Grow With Google

Olympia Davis, 11, tries a 3-D viewer. The large touch screen seen in the background displays a web page used with the viewer. They were exploring a multimedia booth at "Grow with Google" with Kathryn Davis Wednesday morning. The event continues until 6 p.m.

August 22, 2018 3:10 p.m. read more..

One Community Health to build $15.6M HR clinic

One Community Health (OCH) will break ground Thursday to replace its current health center in Hood River. The groundbreaking and ribbon-cutting ceremony, an invitation open to the public, takes place from 9:30-10 a.m. at 849 Pacific Ave. The future facility will be located just east of the current Hood River site and on the same property, which has served as OCH’s Hood River home since 1991.

August 21, 2018 1:25 p.m. read more..

‘Wheels of Hope’ to roll through Gorge

The radio stations of Bicoastal Media, Griffith Motors and Washington Gorge Action Programs are teaming up again this year to help a Columbia Gorge family in need. “Wheels Of Hope” will provide a deserving family lacking transportation options a vehicle to help them meet their daily travel needs.

August 7, 2018 2:07 p.m. read more..

A gift for building business

Rose Mays has only been at the Small Business Development Center in The Dalles for a year, but she already feels she has found a place to call home, doing a job she loves. “I help people who are starting a business, or who are in business and have a problem,” she said.

July 31, 2018 2:35 p.m. read more..

TDC wins first place awards

The Dalles Chronicle’s managing editor, RaeLynn Ricarte, won two first place awards in the 2018 Oregon Newspaper Publisher’s Association contest and Byron Gibson, who works in composition, scored first for graphic design. News editor Mark Gibson and reporters Neita Cecil and Ray Rodriguez also received awards at the ONPA’s annual banquet in July.

July 31, 2018 1:30 p.m. read more..

AmeriTies lawsuit settlement pending

A class action lawsuit against AmeriTies alleging that odors from the plant diminished the use and value of area properties has reached a proposed settlement of $1.25 million. Almost all of The Dalles is included in the boundaries covered by the settlement, according to a map posted on the website of one of the law firms involved.

July 31, 2018 1:23 p.m. read more..

County is a Blue Zones worksite

Wasco County is the second organization in The Dalles to earn a designation as a Blue Zones Project approved worksite. It will celebrate with a blue ribbon cutting ceremony 2:30 p.m. Friday on the steps of the courthouse, at 511 Washington St.

July 24, 2018 1:49 p.m. read more..

Media heads explain Chronicle changes

The Dalles Chronicle office is a blur of activity these days as employees ready for a move and map out content for a twice-weekly publication. “There is definitely a lot of change going on right now and it’s exciting but also a little hectic,” said Publisher Chelsea Marr.

June 20, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Investigative series turns lens on AmeriTies

A three-part series this week first looked at the AmeriTies West tie plant operations and then at what the plant has done to address odor complaints concerning naphthalene. Today, it recaps an investigative series by the Cascadia Times that says residents in The Dalles are breathing toxic air.

June 14, 2018 3 p.m. read more..



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