Sunshine Mill silos, once facing demolition, now a tourist landmark
On Memorial Day weekend seven years ago, James and Molli Martin, co-owners of the Sunshine Mill Winery, opened their doors to the public for the first time. “We went in with ‘this might work,’ that’s all we had,” said Molli. “It feels like it was yesterday.”
Wants enforcement of ordinance requiring 1,000-foot buffers
A member of The Dalles City Council has filed a formal complaint with the city, claiming that a local ordinance that prohibits marijuana stores from being within 1,000 feet of each other is not being enforced.
The Columbia Gateway Urban Renewal Agency board was conflicted Wednesday about how to deal with a request by the owners of Sunshine Mill to have a balloon payment of $350,000 forgiven 12 days before its due date.
With orchards and vineyards a growing segment of the area’s agricultural economy, a Yakima, Wash.-based company has moved into The Dalles to tap into the expanding market. “Wilson’s is a one-stop solutions provider for commercial orchards and vineyards, offering a full suite of irrigation, planting, development, and harvesting equipment and supplies, as well as irrigation systems designs,” said Joe Perry, chief executive officer of Wilson’s.
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.
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.”
Company hopes to fill key niche as Gorge grows
When construction companies around the Columbia River Gorge started getting too busy to take on new jobs, Tim Brown knew it was the right time for him to step up. “With the economy turning up, there is a need for a lot more work happening,” said Brown, who co-owns Skycam Construction with his wife, Rachel.
The Dalles Main Street will soon learn whether a grant the organization applied for in mid-March will bring funds to help in the “preservation and adaptive reuse” of the historic Herbring House at 313 W. Fourth Street in The Dalles.
A tall crane lifts a beam to the top of a Google building under construction at the Port of The Dalles Wednesday afternoon. The building was photographed from the Riverfront Trail, looking over Chenowith Creek. Immediately behind the photographer is the current Google server facility.
The historic Granada Theater building in downtown The Dalles has been sold to new owners. Charles Gomez and Debra Liddell, who do business as Charles Gomez Productions, paid $60,000 for the property and committed to pay for a list of upgrades to the exterior and interior of the theater.
Columbia River Herbals, a retail outlet for medical-grade and recreational marijuana, has been working for several months to transform an empty and deteriorating former Arby’s restaurant at 2630 W. Sixth Street into an active and thriving enterprise.
Aaron and Kelley Lee, owners of Sedition Brewing in The Dalles, have had two opportunities in just as many weeks to pour their own craft beers and others from the region for state leaders.
A brewery in The Dalles is batting one-for-one when it comes to creating one of the best beers.
From the time he was a young kid growing up in The Dalles, Calvin Lepinski always had a passion for bicycles and bicycling. So, it was just a matter of time before he turned his love of cycling into a business.
A new marketing company in The Dalles is bringing an international level of expertise to the local community.