Sherman grad serving in Spain

ROTA, Spain – A 1997 Sherman High School graduate and Wasco native is serving in the Navy, living on the coast of Spain, and participating in a critical NATO ballistic missile defense (BMD) mission while assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross, according to a press release from the Navy Office of Community Outreach. Chief Petty Officer Phillip Lovell is a machinist’s mate aboard one of the four advanced warships forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, a small village on the country’s southwest coast, 65 miles south of the city of Seville.

August 14, 2018 2:08 p.m. read more..

Memorial Day Funds

Chris Mumford, left, founder of Got Your Six, a band that seeks to raise public awareness about veterans’ issues, accepts a $2,400 check from Chris Saunders, a National Guard soldier and sales representative at Tonkin Subaru in The Dalles.

August 10, 2018 3:24 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..

Fire focus of program

Jurgen Hess, an award-winning photographer and photojournalist, will present a program on last year’s devastating Eagle Creek Fire, along with powerful imagery, at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m., following a 6 p.m. dinner.

August 3, 2018 1:45 p.m. read more..

GOBHI gathers funds for victims

The Dalles — Greater Oregon Behavioral Health, Inc. (GOBHI) has established an online account to gather funds assisting those impacted by the Substation Fire in Sherman and Wasco counties.

July 24, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

Support troops in field

The Dalles Outpost of Point Man International Ministries is gearing up to send the second set of care packages to a special forces team in the Middle East. The team is living rough in triple digit temperatures so hygiene items are needed, as well as powdered drink mixes and individually wrapped snacks and hard candy.

July 24, 2018 2:06 p.m. read more..



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