Three local families will benefit from the popular annual Pig Bowl fundraiser this Saturday, Sept. 22, which pitches Washington and Oregon law enforcement against each other in flag football. The game, which starts at 7 p.m., is at Wahtonka football field. Tickets are $3 single or $10 per family.September 18, 2018 2:10 p.m. read more..
Senior News, by Scott McKaySeptember 18, 2018 1:30 p.m. read more..
This year’s local observance of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, which takes place Friday, Sept. 21, will focus on the recent return of 55 remains from Korea believed to be U.S. military personnel. “We are gratified to see these men come home so their families can have closure,” said Dan Brophy, chaplain for Point Man International Ministries, who will give the benediction at the ceremony.September 18, 2018 1:24 p.m. read more..
For many months, jail board meetings have often featured sharp words between jail officials and citizens who oppose the jail’s contract to house immigration detainees. Last week’s jail board meeting was no different. Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility (NORCOR) Jail Administrator Bryan Brandenburg opened the Sept. 12 meeting by addressing citizens in attendance, saying a bunch of golden shoes were left behind and a sign was pitched over the jail fence following one of the daily anti-contract protests at the jail.September 18, 2018 1:18 p.m. read more..
Nia Pereira, 6, of The Dalles, takes the controls of a Wasco County Sheriff Search and Rescue All-Terrain Vehicle during a “Get Ready—The Dalles” event at Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue Saturday, Sept. 15. Riding behind, awaiting her turn at the helm, is River, 5. The free event featured demonstrations and information from over 20 agencies and vendors with the goal of teaching residents to be more self reliant during emergencies and disasters. Demonstrations include boater safety, first aid, fire safety and more.September 18, 2018 1:16 p.m. read more..
Community members are invited to a free presentation of “Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention” from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Building 3 at The Dalles campus of Columbia Gorge Community College.September 18, 2018 1:02 p.m. read more..
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