Scholarships handed out in year-end ceremonies The Dalles Wahtonka High School announced year-end athlete award winners for the 2012-2013 sports season at the All Sports Ceremony held last Tuesday in The Dalles. All-state baseball recipient Connor Mathisen won Male Scholar Athlete honors and fellow TDW graduates Maya Barnard-Davidson and Anndria North were recognized as the school’s Female Scholar Athletes.
An audition will be held for the Missoula children’s theatre (MCT) production of Beauty Lou and the Country Beast Monday, June 17th at The Dalles Wahtonka High School from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Those auditioning should arrive at 9:30 am and plan to stay for the full two hours. Most of the cast members will be asked to stay for a rehearsal immediately following the audition.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from June 14, 2013.
Guests can also wander Seufert Park The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer tours of The Dalles Dam this summer, every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tours will end the last weekend of September. Visitors can join a park ranger for a guided tour to learn about the dam’s history, operations, power generation and fish passage facilities.
Blaze leaves eight people homeless WITH PHOTO GALLERY AND VIDEO An older single-wide trailer was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon and investigators believe the cause of the blaze was a faulty electrical wire underneath the residence.
A fire Thursday afternoon, June 13, gutted a single-wide manufactured home in Foley Lakes. Crew and apparatus from Mid Columbia Fire and Rescue and Dallesport Fire Department responded to the blaze, which left eight homeless.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports for June 13, 2013
Kate Alvarez says fire taught her a valuable lesson Kate Alvarez said she, like most Americans, sometimes put too much priority on material possessions — until she watched her house go up in flames.
Clothing for the children of Jose and Kate Alvarez, who lost everything in a house fire on West Eighth Street early Sunday morning, is now being collected in the main office at Colonel Wright Elementary School, 610 W. 14th St., or The Dalles Wahtonka High School, 220 E. 10th St. Greg Bigelow, principal at Colonel Wright, is organizing the clothing drive for the family and said these sizes are needed:
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from June 11, 2013.
The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce has decided to cancel the 2013 Music in the Park series, which includes the June 12, July 17 and Aug. 14 dates.
Witnesses to a crash Monday, June 10, near Cascade Locks aided in the rescue of an unconscious woman from a burning car.
A fire that is believed to have been started Sunday by a careless smoker destroyed a home at 117 W. Eighth St. and damaged two other properties.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports for June 10, 2013.
The Dalles Public Works Department will close East 14th Street, between Washington Street and Kelly Avenue, to all traffic from 7 a.m. Monday, June 10, through 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 12.
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