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AmeriTies seeks to be good neighbor

A three-part series this week first looked at the AmeriTies West tie plant operations. Today’s second installment focuses on what the plant has done address to odor complaints concerning naphthalene. Tomorrow’s story recaps an investigative series by the Cascadia Times that says residents in The Dalles are breathing toxic air.

June 13, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Students learn to be ‘Internet awesome’

Students at The Dalles Middle School learned Tuesday how to be “Internet awesome” during an Online Safety Roadshow developed by Google. The program has been touring the country for five years and has presented in every state, said team leader Matt Thielen.

June 13, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


‘Hail to the Jeep’

The Columbia Gorge Veterans Museum invites community members to celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday by visiting the “Hail to the Jeep” car show with dad.

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Nañez is Alabama-bound for DYW event

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of emotion and accomplishment for Jessika Nañez. And while her competitive dance and cheer days are over, The Dalles High School graduate is gearing up for another competition 2,559 miles away in Mobile, Ala. for the 61st Distinguished Young Women National Finals on June 28, 29 and 30 at the Mobile Civic Center Theater.

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Crawford and Beeson named Rangers of the Year

DUFUR – Recent Dufur High School graduates Curtis Crawford and Chloe Beeson were stalwarts in every sport they played. Last week at Dufur High School, athletic director and superintendent Jack Henderson served as the Master of Ceremonies in the school’s year-end awards banquet and presented awards and scholarships to several students and athletes. Crawford and Beeson were each presented with Ranger of the Year awards for their standout 2017-2018 sports seasons.

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Vintage quilt sale Saturday June 16

A unique Vintage Quilt Festival is scheduled this Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.,at the High Prairie Community Center, 701 Struck Road, just off Centerville highway outside of Lyle. Over 70 vintage quilts will be on display, and all are available for sale through raffles, a silent auction and direct sale. Festival-goers will also enjoy live music throughout the day. Food, craft and other vendors will be available.

June 13, 2018 9:50 a.m. read more..


Plant treats up to 1M ties annually

A three-part series this week first looks at the AmeriTies West plant operations and then at what is being done to address odor complaints concerning naphthalene. Finally, it recaps an investigative series by the Cascadia Times that says residents in The Dalles are breathing toxic air.

June 12, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


Chef Club scores 3rd

The newly formed The Dalles High School Chef Club brought home a third place trophy from a cooking competition in Bend in mid-May.

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Dry Hollow traffic calming demo ends Wednesday

Dry Hollow traffic calming demo ends Wednesday The eight-day temporary traffic calming demonstration project at the Dry Hollow Elementary School will be completed Wednesday, June 13. The purpose of the project was to test the effectiveness of a number of potential traffic calming measures to improve student and traffic safety during the busy drop-off and pick-up times at the school, to develop data on the viability of various traffic modifications and to give an opportunity for users and residents to provide feedback regarding the project, according to a news release from the City of The Dalles.

June 12, 2018 1:17 p.m. read more..
 

Embracing the ‘Blue Zones’

Summit Bohannon, a 20-something who lives in The Dalles, has fully embraced the social aspect of the Blue Zones Project and has set up four different weekly get-togethers around various activities, from music to just hanging out and picking up trash.

June 11, 2018 3 p.m. read more..

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