Looking back on June 21, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.
Looking back on June 14, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.
Looking back, June 7, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle
Seattle-based author Harriet Baskas will be the keynote speaker for Maryhill Museum of Art’s annual conference June 24-26. Baskas is a regular contributor for NBC News Travel and CNBC Road Warrior and an author of several books, including Washington Icons, Oregon Curiosities, Washington Curiosities and Museums of the Northwest, and Hidden Treasures: What Museums Can’t or Won’t Show You.
Looking back on May 30, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle
A number of people provided information on this photograph, including Duane McLaughlin, Larry, Sherry and Chris Kaseberg, Terray Harmon, Gary Conley, Daniel, Irene Sullenger, L. Piles, Mark Roth and Mike Phillips. The aerial photograph was taken Dec. 2, 1953, and is labled “By-Pass Route.” Interstate 84 and Highway 197 and The Dalles dam have yet to be built. The photograph was scanned from a 5 by 7 inch negative from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.
Marge Harding, who began her career as a home economics teacher at The Dalles High School and now resides in Oregon City, will present a program titled “Did They Really Wear That to the Courthouse?” at the Original Courthouse Annual Meeting Saturday, May 30, at 1:30 p.m. at the original courthouse, 410 West 2nd Place.
A number of people recognized the photo above as The Dalles Soda Works, 900 E. Second St., The Dalles, including Shari McConnell, Russ Brown, Mike Kilkenny, Susan Ortega, Bill Johnson, Lee Langston, Sheri Estivias, Gary Connley, Glenda Rosa, George Bradly, Jake Grossmiller, Petie Biddle and Mary Davis.
Looking back, May 10
April 26 20 Years Ago-1995 An agreement signed Tuesday by the Northern Wasco County PUD earns it a $3 million settlement from the Bonneville Power Administration, after the federal agency terminated its agreement to build the McNary Dam Hydroelectric project.
Looking back on March 22
Looking back on March 15, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.
GRANTS PASS — Archaeologists have uncovered a stone tool at an ancient rock shelter in the high desert of eastern Oregon that could turn out to be older than any known site of human occupation in western North America. The find was announced Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, which controls the land on which the site was found.
Looking back on March 1, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle, and History Mystery results.
St. Paul’s Chapel is the topic for the last of this year’s Regional History Forum programs at the Original Wasco County Courthouse. Rodger Nichols will present photos and stories that he and Julie Reynolds have prepared about the historic church. The program begins at 1:30 p.m. at the 1859 Original Courthouse, 410 W. 2nd Place, The Dalles.