Young performers sought

The Dalles Theatre Company presents a Missoula Children’s Theatre production of Peter and Wendy in June. Local children are encouraged to audition for the show Monday, June 19, 10 a.m. at The Dalles High School Auditorium, 220 E. 10th St., The Dalles. Fifty to 60 children will be cast for the week-long production.

June 14, 2017 1:33 p.m. read more..

Graduation Samoan Style

Almost hidden beneath a wealth of colorful leis hung around her neck by family members and friends during commencement ceremonies Saturday, The Dalles High School graduate Jennanette Siatigi also sports a cultural or “princess” crown given in the Samoan tradition on special occasions.

June 13, 2017 2:02 p.m. read more..

Hoylman bringing the storm to Chemeketa

Losing three sophomore guards, Chemeketa Community College head women’s basketball coach Kevin McCarrell was on the recruiting trail across the region looking for some reinforcements. He appears to have found one of his answers in The Dalles’ first-team all-league point guard, Kailin Hoylman.

June 9, 2017 12:47 p.m. read more..

Riverhawk stars come out in full force

The Dalles High School athletic director Mike Somnis stood front and center in front of a large gathering of friends, community members, volunteers, coaches and student-athletes for a perfect capper to the 2016-2017 school year, the All Sports Awards held Wednesday at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.

June 8, 2017 2 p.m. read more..

Scholarship awards given

All-league basketball player Alexus Outlaw is known for her prowess on the court, but is sure meet or surpass that level in the classroom.

June 2, 2017 12:44 p.m. read more..

Hull celebrates Illinois journey

While Maupin native Jason Hull did not win a national championship, he can take pride in knowing he was one of top-12 free throw shooters across a nation of more than half a million participants between the ages of 8-13.

May 26, 2017 1:50 p.m. read more..

TDMS Showcase

Students at The Dalles Middle School will show off their work, highlighting end-of-year projects from throughout the school, during the TDMS Family Showcase Night, which takes place tonight, May 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the school commons and gym. Family and members of the community are encouraged to attend and support students.

May 18, 2017 1:43 p.m. read more..

Local robotics team places third

Students with 4-H in The Dalles placed third at an underwater robotics competition in Lincoln City that tested their engineering and problem-solving skills.

May 13, 2017 2:11 p.m. read more..

The Dalles Gorge Soccer League is blazing a new trail

The Dalles Soccer Club is scheduled to run on-site registration from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at Chenowith Elementary School. Through meetings and discussions, The Dalles Soccer Club has decided to switch from AYSO to Gorge Soccer League (GSLTD).

May 4, 2017 1:44 p.m. read more..

Kaitlin Wenz leads Horizon

Horizon Christian sophomore Kaitlin Wenz and teammate Paulina Finn ended up 1-2 in the 400-meter race and the track and field boys and girls had four top-5 outcomes at the Bruin Invitational.

April 22, 2017 10:45 a.m. read more..

OR Wheat Foundation awards scholarships

The Oregon Wheat Foundation has awarded scholarships to one student in Wasco County and another in Sherman. The local scholarships are two of a dozen $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors this year.

April 19, 2017 12:20 p.m. read more..

Nelson named Oregon ‘Principal of Year’

The Dalles High School Principal Nick Nelson was named the Oregon High School Principal of the Year Thursday, at a school board meeting attended by numerous people who kept news of his prestigious award a secret.

April 14, 2017 1:05 p.m. read more..

Distinguished Young Women

Winners of the 2018 Distinguished Young Women of Wasco County program Saturday night are, left to right, Monica De Leon, winner of the Spirit Award ($1,000); Jessika Nanez, Distinguished Young Woman of Wasco County 2018 winner ($5,000) and Scholastic Award winner ($1,750); Samantha Stanley, finalist ($1,500); Alexia Tapia, finalist ($1,500); and Nicole Hernandez, first alternate ($2,250).

April 11, 2017 1:24 p.m. read more..

Hull moves to Hoop Shoot finals

With the pressure rising, Maupin native Jason Hull stayed calm, cool and collected. Hull sank 22 of 25 free throws to defeat Armani Smith, Chatz Dollente and Christian Cordona at the Elk’s Northwest Regional finals held on March 11 at Clark College in Vancouver, Wash.

March 30, 2017 1:25 p.m. read more..


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