When the directors of Wasco County’s public works and planning departments almost simultaneously retired or moved, the idea of replacing them with one person was floated as a cost-saving measure.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Feb. 26, 2015.
New funds available for housing upgrades
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Feb. 25, 2015.
Woman seeks faces of Vietnam vets
The 50-bed limit for Wasco County at the regional jail has been a frustration for county law officials, but a state grant will help ease that burden — at least until the end of the fiscal year.
Photo essay on the Pakistan Christian community of Islamabad by AP photographer Muhammed Muheisen.
In addition to The Dalles High School robotics students’ most recent success at the Oregon Robotics Tournament Outreach Program (ORTOP) Feb. 7, students from across Wasco County have been storming robotic challenges. Since December, students from 14 teams in The Dalles have been advancing through FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics tournaments. Dufur School District, South Wasco School District, and Mosier Community School also sent teams to local competitions.
Knights in armor, dancing dads spice up weekend
Code change allows action on private lots
Task force studies complaints
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Feb. 20, 2015.
Local author, a former biologist, will be signing first book Saturday at Klindt’s
Mayor moves ahead with ‘bike-friendly’ focus
Nonprofit events calendar from Feb. 20, 2015.