Steven Sliwa, formerly of Insitu, has been awarded the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award following his nomination by the Cascade Pacific Council, Hood River, Oregon and the Boy Scouts of America. This award is granted to Eagle Scouts who, after 25 years, have distinguished themselves in their life work and who have shared their talents with their communities on a voluntary basis.
Popular Paint Nite events are selling out
Agribusiness isn’t the only industry being impacted by early spring weather and drought.
Company makes first payment on Urban loan
Katie Wallace of The Dalles and Christy Marquez of Maupin are finding they have a feather to fly with. Co-owners of 2BlondesCrafting, the friends are marketing their fashion craft throughout the area, and appear to have found a niche with their long, feather-shaped “feather leather” earrings.
The Dalles City Council is considering the addition of a new full-time “project coordinator” position under the auspices of economic development.
Sign ordinance will be updated
Food cart caters to downtown
Railroad chief addresses safety issues
2015 Northwest Cherry Festival photos
Geoff Gerding took a long and winding route and now he’s right where he belongs. “I always wanted to work in long-term care,” said Gerding, the new executive director of Columbia Basin Care Facility, the only not-for-profit skilled nursing facility in The Dalles. Founded in 1964, Columbia Basin has been in service to the community for over 50 years.
When it comes to natural health products, Amanada Ramey doesn’t need to tell you she has a passion for them, it’s evident in every word she says. “I’ve seen the difference it makes in my families health,” she explains. “I want food like my grandparents ate.”
One night last week I drove to Portland to see one of my favorite authors, who was reading from his latest work at Powell’s City Books. I had a great time and it’s nice that Portland is close enough to occasionally take trips like that. But on my way back to The Dalles I nearly ran out of gas.
The Paddle Wheel Lounge offers live vocals and piano for entertainment. The Show Lounge is an activity center during the day, featuring everything from BINGO to magic acts, and is the scene for live musical entertainment every night. During the past year, the Empress has won accolades from critics for its dining experiences and hospitality. Lunder takes pride in those reviews because it means the hard work going on behind the scenes is gaining good reports from guests. “They get to enjoy such beautiful scenic views and we provide them with information about the history of the river and the communities they visit,” he said.
Local shop fabricates tanks for wine, beer