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Boy dies in TD

A 12-year-old boy was found deceased in his home Friday morning in The Dalles, city police said. Devin Johnson was a student at The Dalles Middle School, said The Dalles Police Chief Jay Waterbury. He lived in the 2100 block of East 12th Street.

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Wine and steel

Local shop fabricates tanks for wine, beer

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Oregon’s Cape Lookout is ideal for whale watching

TILLAMOOK — One of the fun parts in having children is discovering the ways they reflect you, not just in eye color or the shape of their nose, but in the ways they interact with the world. My daughter, Lucy, is a tiny ball of lunatic energy. At just a few months, she was rolling around our living room. At 5 months, she’s crawling all over the house, seeking out brave new corners of our dwelling like a miniature Starship Enterprise.

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Tired of the lack of snow? Try Utah!

About 183 million years ago most of the Four Corners area was a vast desert covered with sand dunes that were up to 2,500 feet high. Through the ages, the loose sand became sedimentary sandstone carved by both wind and water. And the water carried minerals which gave the sandstone a wide variety of colors. This is the Colorado Plateau which has the greatest number of National Parks in the nation. The plateau basically starts at Bryce Canyon, Utah, and then stair steps down to the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River.

For the record from March 26

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from March 26, 2015.

Accounting report faults treasurer

Krause disputes firm’s findings

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MVA 9th and Mount Hood; Second on East 6th

An injury accident was reported at Mount Hood and 9th streets Saturday, March 28, 2015. A vehicle appeared to have been stuck in reverse.

For the record, March 27

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from March 27, 2015

Shining the light on many local salaries

News director tackles new research project

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Officials protest education budget

Opponents say achievement is tied to funding

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Wilkinson graduates, joins auctioneer team

Shawn Wilkinson of Auction Sales Company in The Dalles has graduated from Western College of Auctioneering in Billings Montana. Wilkinson completed the intensified course of auctioneering, public speaking, and auction business management.

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Sly named director by Springs Living

The Springs Living, an Oregon-owned senior housing company, has named Toni Sly executive director of The Springs at Mill Creek in The Dalles. In January, Sly began managing all aspects of The Springs at Mill Creek including independent living, assisted living and memory care services.

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Maryhill named Winery of the Year

Area winery named PNW ‘Winery of the Year’ by mag

For the record from March 25

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from March 25, 2015.

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Chess success at state

The Dalles High School sophomores Chase Snodgrass and Jacob Holloran each won two of five matches at the state Chess for Success tournament in Portland earlier this month, putting them in a tie for fifth place.

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