Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 30, 2016.
Veteran reporter RaeLynn Ricarte has been named executive editor of The Dalles Chronicle. Ricarte has more than 20 years of experience in journalism and been a reporter and editor in The Dalles since 2010. She has worked for Eagle Media Northwest, the parent company of the Chronicle, for over 16 years. “It’s an honor to announce RaeLynn as executive editor. She’s a tireless worker who has a passion for the news industry, as well as a specific passion for continuing the Chronicle’s success as a news operation,” said Joe Petshow, president of Eagle Media.
Saturday morning, Chelsea Scarborough was awakened by the sound of a window breaking by her head and opened her eyes to see flames shooting at her through the broken glass.
It was “America the Beautiful” indeed. For a group of 15 immigrants being sworn in as new United States citizens last Thursday, the backdrop could hardly have been any more dramatic: They took their oath of citizenship at the Discovery Center and Museum in The Dalles.
From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle
Maryhill Museum is hosting the Pacific Northwest Plein Air exhibit Saturday and Sunday Aug. 27-28.
Young crews trim trees, repair trails — and learn life skills
It’s been a busy couple of months for two teams of young adults planting trees and fixing trails in the Mount Hood National Forest.
A two-story house with three apartments burned at Lincoln and Fourth streets near the Saint Peters Landmark Saturday morning.
The Dalles/Wasco County Library celebrated the opening of its new 2,300 square foot children’s addition with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday. Approximately 200 people turned out for the event, prompting Oregon State Librarian MaryKay Dahlgreen to comment that she had never before “seen a crowd this big at a library opening.”
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 26, 2016.
Opponents question lack of planning commission posts online
Phil Lewis, executive director of Northern Wasco County Parks & Recreation District, has resigned, effective Sept. 23, to accept a new role as community services director for Oregon City.
Year-end test results across the school district were mostly encouraging, and, in particular, officials are excited to release updated data on the high school in October.
The wife of a disabled man living at the Oregon Veterans’ Home pleaded guilty Wednesday to intentionally causing his death on their 40th wedding anniversary last fall.
BEND (AP) — The time, effort and money spent fighting wildfires has strained workers and harmed other programs at the Oregon Department of Forestry, according to an Oregon state audit.