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Summer art camps open for registration

The 2015 art camps at The Dalles Art Center have been scheduled from June 16 through Aug. 12, and are now open for registration.

Entertainment calendar from May 28

Entertainment calendar from May 28, 2015.

Town halls scheduled in Gilliam, Sherman

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., will host town halls in Gilliam and Sherman counties on Friday, May 30. The meeting at the North Gilliam County Rural Fire Protection District firehouse, 1500 Railroad Ave., in Arlington, begins at 8 a.m. Walden will be at Bob’s Texas T-Bone, 101 East First Street in Rufus, at 10 a.m. to meet with constituents.

Fly-in raises funds for local fire district

Plane and helicopter rides, $1,750 worth of cash prizes in a golf ball drop and the chance to ride in a P-51 Mustang fighter-bomber are just a few things on the menu for the Dallesport Fire Department fly-in at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport on Saturday, June 13 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TD readies for plant overhaul

The Dalles will soon have the first wastewater treatment plant in the Northwest overhauled by using design-build methods that are geared toward making new construction go more smoothly. The $4.8 million project to update capacity and replace aging equipment is going through the design phase with Mortenson Construction and Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, an engineering firm, working closely together on plans.

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Farmers get help with drought

Agency to provide funding for mitigation measures on cropland, ranches, forests

What's happening from May 27

Nonprofit event calendar from May 27, 2015.

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In fashion at the courthouse

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.

Summer at The Dalles Wasco County Library

There is a lot going on at The Dalles Wasco County public library. Here is a roundup of this summer’s offerings:

Piano Auction with "All That Jazz" Thurday, May 28

The “All That Jazz” auction of four pianos artistically repurposed by The Dalles High School students and local artists is set for Thursday, May 28, starting at 6:45 p.m. at Sunshine Mill and Winery.

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Middle School choir concert June 2

The Dalles sixth, seventh and eighth grade bands will give performance June 4

Mileage tax program revs up

Motorists will get gas tax credit

Man falls from moving car

HOOD RIVER — On Sunday, May 24, 2015, Hood River County Deputies were dispatched to Highway 281 near Airport Road after witnesses reported a man laying face down in the ditch.

Car careens into Cascade Locks home

CASCADE LOCKS — On Saturday May 23, just after 10 a.m., Hood River County Sheriff's Deputies were called to a residence on Clark St., near the corner of Forest Lane in Cascade Locks, on a report of a single vehicle crash.

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Honoring the Fallen

VANDEE MAUSER from American Legion Post 19 greets the crowd gathered Monday in front of the Veterans’ Memorial at Kelly Viewpoint for the annual Memorial Day observance to honor America’s 1.25 million war dead.

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