Tech Guru, a new business serving The Dalles area, celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Nov. 29 in front of The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce building at 404 W. Second Street.
Tum-A-Lum Lumber, a chain of retail building material centers in Oregon, announced last week it had reached an agreement in principle to acquire Marson and Marson Lumber Inc. in Leavenworth, Wenatchee, Chelan and Cle Elum, Wash.
Being the best realtor seems to run in the family for sisters Becky Schertenleib and Nan Wimmers, co-owners of Columbia Gorge Real Estate in The Dalles.
Eres Beauty Salon celebrated joining The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 23 with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the salon at 512 W. Ninth Street. Left to right are: Camille Terry of the chamber; Melissa Flores, a student at the Gorge Academy Beauty School who plans to work at Eres; Eres owner Erendida Cruz; Abigail Jara, stylist at Eres; and Teryl Whistler, a new stylist at the salon who focuses on gel nails and eyelash extensions.
While taking a walk along the Columbia River one day in July, Martin Schwarzbach literally stumbled onto his dream business. “I just happened to be on the riverfront trail this summer and saw a ‘for lease’ sign,” said Schwarzbach, who is now the owner of the newest eatery in The Dalles — Bent River Restaurant.
The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce is making some history of its own. The headquarters of the local chamber office – at 404 W. Second Street – will soon have an appearance closer to what it originally looked like.
There’s a new veterinarian available to the community. Jana von Borstel has joined the Mid-Columbia Veterinarian Clinic in Goldendale.
A fourth-generation Oregon attorney is opening a new law firm that will serve central and eastern Oregon, including Wasco County.
A new store that opens this weekend in the downtown business district will be a haven for collectors in The Dalles.
“I want a faster car!” said Kaius Johnson, 5, fueled by a new bouquet of balloons. The 2007 Camry suits his mother just fine.
The company’s slogan says: “Safety is our guide; quality is our pride.” AmeriTies West, located at 2453 Tie Plant Road, about a mile east of the downtown business district, has been producing railroad ties in The Dalles since the 1920s.
The public meeting listing in the Sunday Chronicle incorrectly listed the time of the Wasco County Commission’s public hearing on the appeal of a planning commission decision regarding added Union Pacific rail line in Mosier. The hearing takes place today, Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 3 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Dr., The Dalles.
State of art showroom like a ‘new dealership’ in town
Since buying the former Bob Stone Subaru auto dealership in December of 2014, new owner Tonkin Auto Group has become known as the place to go in The Dalles to purchase one of the popular Subarus. And while the focus on sales of Subarus will remain just as strong going forward, the growing auto dealership is about to turn a spotlight in a fresh direction.
It was a brand new system five years ago, but as technology has advanced, the Google-financed free Wi-Fi system in The Dalles needs an upgrade to keep it running efficiently.
Bobbi’s Way In-Home Health Care, a gorge business that began accepting clients on Sept. 1, is all about caring. In fact, “Caring is Our Mission” is owner Kaleena Casey’s formal vision statement. The new health care service was officially licensed to serve in Oregon in July and is headquartered in Hood River.