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TD funeral home opens

Jack Trumbell has a mystery to solve at Celilo Chapel, his new business in The Dalles.

‘Meet and greet’ draws slim crowd

About 40 people turned out on a cold Wednesday evening for the city’s inaugural “meet and greet” in the council chambers at The Dalles City Hall.

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Snow leads to TD bus mishap

A school bus loaded with middle schoolers had to lock its brakes when it was cut off by another driver as it turned into the Wahtonka campus parking lot Thursday, and it slid into a fence, damaging both fence and bus.

Friday closures and delays

Sherman County School District Superintendent Wes Owens announced that the district cancelled school and all basketball games for Friday, Dec. 9. North Wasco County Schools will be CLOSED on Friday, December 9th, 2016 due to inclement weather. All events/activities are canceled. District 7 Circuit Courts are closed today – affecting Wasco, Hood River, Sherman, Gilliam, Wheeler counties. All Hood River County Library District locations - Hood River, Cascade Locks, and Parkdale - will be closed on Friday, December 9, due to inclement weather. Columbia Gorge Community College: Campuses closed Friday Dec.9th.

For the record from Dec. 8

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Dec. 8, 2016

‘Got Your Six’ throw party

The new band “Got Your Six” is throwing a Christmas party Dec. 22 at the Oregon Veterans’ Home that will include a buffet and holiday music, all at no charge.

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Riverfront Trail closes in on completion

Final segment will detour from north side of I-84

Since 1988 – nearly 30 years ago – Dan Durow has been involved with creating a trail from what is now the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center to The Dalles Dam.

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Donor doubles coat drive yeild

With the successful 2015 winter coat drive already under its belt, Columbia Bank set out this year to repeat the effort.

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Papa Murphy's Player of the Week: Sherman's Treve Martin

Treve Martin, of the Sherman Huskies, averaged 24.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 3.5 steals, three assists and 1.5 blocks in two games over the weekend to lead the Huskies to the Sherman Invitational title

Weather closures for Thursday

A list of weather related school and program closures for Thursday: UPDATE: Columbia Gorge Community College: Campuses will be closed at noon Thursday Dec. 8th and all day Friday Dec. 9th. UPDATE: TDHS games and choir events cancelled. TDMS Games, builders club cancelled. UPDATE: Friends of D21 Music Fundraiser - braveART, Paint Party - CANCELED UPDATE: Dry Hollow Elementary School: Winter Program for 1st grade, 5th grade and Valhalla - CANCELED UPDATE: Mosier Community / Middle School: Family Night, Dinner & Performance - RESCHEDULED for Tuesday, December 13th, 2016.

Storm warnings issued

HOOD RIVER - Hood River County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management advises that NOAA/National Weather Services is predicting the Columbia River Gorge and particularly the Hood River Valley will have significant snow and possible high wind impacts tomorrow (Thursday), December 8th through Friday. Storm arrival is predicted to be around 10am and they warn to not be fooled by mild conditions in the morning hours. Snow will be continuous all day and night with 5-10 inches of snow at river level. Snow will turn to freezing rain with a 1/4 to 1/2 inch of ice predicted. Wind gusts of 55 to 75 mph may occur in the western gorge. Please plan accordingly. Transportation will be significantly hampered and there is potential for power outage and other secondary problems.

Strong winds, snow and ice could trigger power outages in region

Strong winds, snow and ice could trigger power outages in region

For the Record from December 7, 2016

Police, fire, and medical records from Dec. 7, 2016

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Guru on the Move

Tech Guru, a new business serving The Dalles area, celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Nov. 29 in front of The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce building at 404 W. Second Street.

Tum-A-Lum to acquire Marson and Marson

Tum-A-Lum Lumber, a chain of retail building material centers in Oregon, announced last week it had reached an agreement in principle to acquire Marson and Marson Lumber Inc. in Leavenworth, Wenatchee, Chelan and Cle Elum, Wash.

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