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Fill the Boot

Bryan Sanchez, a firefighter and paramedic with Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, collects donations for Muscular Dystrophy during the Fill the Boot campaign in The Dalles. This year’s campaign raised $9,857.

August 28, 2018 1:08 p.m. read more..
 

TD hosts wolf plan talks

SALEM — ODFW will host a meeting with Wolf Plan stakeholders on Thursday, Aug. 30, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at The Dalles Screen Shop, 3561 Klindt Drive. Stakeholders deeply involved with the Wolf Plan update have been invited to attend. A public comment period is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. on Thursday during the meeting.

August 24, 2018 1:48 p.m. read more..


Women On Deck

When they asked for the 2018 Women Build by Columbia Gorge Habitat for Humanity to have a “Rosie the Riveter” theme, the visiting team had no idea that the first female to work on airplanes during World War II resided in The Dalles. Ada Wyn Parker, 95, quickly became their hero and even autographed posters at Monday’s welcome dinner, which was held at Sunshine Mill. She also showed up at the Lyle build site the next morning to do a little work and sign the first wall that went up.

August 24, 2018 1:41 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..
 

Years of helping vets at an end

The Wasco County Commission started Wednesday’s meeting by honoring Jean Maxwell, who is retiring from nearly eight years of recruiting and training a volunteer work force to help veterans. “We have a distinguished guest,” said Steve Kramer, who chairs the county board, when introducing Maxwell to the audience.

August 17, 2018 1:48 p.m. read more..


Free event highlights restoration project

A free, family-friendly block party to celebrate the grant award and the upcoming restoration project. to restore classic neon signs to be placed throughout the downtown area will be held Saturday, Aug. at 200 E. 3rd Street, downtown The Dalles, from 4 to 8 p.m.

August 16, 2018 9:42 a.m. read more..
 

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..
 

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