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Truck overturns in TD

One of two tankers pulled by a semi rolled over early Wednesday on Sixth Street across from Cousin's Inn and Restaurant. The truck was pulling out of a parking area when the back trailer sunk in the soft shoulder of the road and tipped. The truck was carrying a load of oil, and was checked for leaks, but no leaks were found, according to witnesses. Contributed photo Bob Lindsay

February 21, 2018 10:45 a.m. read more..


Weather impacts region with program delays

North Wasco County Schools will be on a 2 hour delay for Wednesday, Feb. 21. Dufur Sch. Dist.: 2 Hours Late Hood River Co. Sch. Dist.: 2 Hours Late, AM buses on snow routes Stevenson-Carson Sch. Dist.: 2 Hours Late. Snow Rts: Pepper and Corn. Early Dismissal Canceled Head Start /Early Childhood Centers: Mid-Columbia Children's Council: The Dalles and Wahtonka 2 hour delay. All Child Care will open at 9:30, EHS/HS classrooms will open at 10. No PM class; Maupin Head Start class canceled.

February 21, 2018 5:26 a.m. read more..


‘Urban tellers’ return to Civic Auditorium

After selling out at The Dalles Civic Auditorium last March, Portland Story Theater is returning Feb. 24 with “Urban Tellers,” a unique theater experience where performers share personal stories live on stage.

February 20, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD finds BB gun ‘no threat’

A BB gun was found in a student’s backpack at The Dalles Middle School a month ago, but school officials issued no notices to parents because it was determined not to be a threat, the superintendent said.

February 20, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Not over yet...

The Dalles got a reminder that it is still winter when heavy wind-driven snow briefly created blizzard-like conditions before dawn Sunday morning on Sixth St. and Cherry Heights Rd, above, and throughout the area. A mix of snow and sun is forecast through Thursday.

February 20, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
    

A Life of Service

While many community members are working with the Blue Zones Project to find their purpose and use it in some type of outreach, Klea Espy, 78, is looking to scale back volunteer time. “I’ve finally had to cut some things out because I had something going every single day of the week,” she said. Volunteerism has been a way of life to Epsy, who is still involved in a variety of charitable causes.

February 19, 2018 1:21 p.m. read more..


TD Booster Club has expansion hopes

The Dalles High School Booster Club has a mission to encourage excellence for all students involved in athletic activities, stimulate a positive community image, promote student health and a healthy competitive spirt at TDHS by providing resources, promoting parent and community involvement in a strategic partnership designed to enhance the development of all athletic activities.

February 16, 2018 1:32 p.m. read more..
 

Wasco County on stage at the Olympics

The first thing viewers noticed while watching the U.S. Olympic team march through the Parade of Nations at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics opening ceremony was their battery-powered heated parkas, designed by Ralph Lauren and created by a family-owned company in New Jersey. Each piece of clothing included in the U.S.’s Olympic uniform has a similar American story to tell: jeans made by a non-profit company in Texas, hats and base layers from a business run by a brother-sister duo in Los Angeles, gloves made in New York; and one of those stories is right here in Wasco county. Imperial Stock Ranch, owned and operated by the Carver family, provided wool for the sweater, hat and other knit pieces worn by the U.S. Olympic team in the opening and closing ceremonies.

February 16, 2018 1:24 p.m. read more..

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