The Dalles/Wasco County Library has grown … younger. Earlier this month, the library, at 722 Court Street, completed a 2,300-square-foot addition to the main building that is geared toward youngsters. The newly finished space will be used for story times, kids’ books and programs, arts and crafts, board games, and other kid-oriented activities.
UPDATED A two-vehicle crash occurred Friday morning at about 6:30 a.m. on Interstate 84 eastbound around milepost 86.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 18, 2016.
SAN DIEGO — Garrett Berg and Hunter Leonard, both 18, remember the chaotic night they arrived at Marine Corps Recruiting Depot San Diego as the most traumatic of the eight weeks they have now spent in training.
The decision on whether to rezone to allow 20 additional housing lots in the heart of Dallesport will now be considered by the Klickitat County Commission, with no official recommendation from the county planning commission.
After nearly being hit head-on Wednesday afternoon, an off-duty firefighter followed a driver for about 12 blocks around downtown, watching her hit one parked vehicle before boxing her in and taking her keys from her.
With five aging schools to contend with, the school board is considering the idea of asking voters to approve a single, large, long-term “bond authority” that would give the district enough cash to eventually replace them all.
SAN DIEGO — Yesterday I told you all about what happens when recruits arrive at the Receiving Center to be processed for training. The chaos where every move is orchestrated by drill instructors is designed to disorient young males (all females train at Parris Island, S.C.) and prepare them for a grueling 13 weeks of boot camp. Today it was our turn. I couldn’t help but groan when our bus pulled up outside the center shortly after 7 a.m. and Sgt. David Alvarado was waiting on the curb with a small horde of other DIs, Marine sergeants and officers.
Tim Urness of C.H. Urness Motors in The Dalles has been named president of the Oregon Automotive Dealers Association and will serve through June 30, 2017.
The Oregon National Guard unit based at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center formally switched its unit designation in a ceremony Sunday at the readiness center.
In a bid to compel the company to improve emissions control, two women have filed a $20 million lawsuit against AmeriTies West in The Dalles, alleging nuisance, trespass, and negligence.
Boy Scout Troop 395 in The Dalles will be manning the gates of the Wasco County Fair in Tygh Valley Thursday through Sunday and are hopeful of staying busy, since they will receive a share of entrance proceeds for their efforts.
Duane Francis, longtime president and CEO of Mid-Columbia Medical Center, has announced his retirement, effective Oct. 31.
The Dalles athlete J.R. Scott successfully deadlifts upwards of 400 pounds, while Dalles Seufalemua (back) and Dufur’s Abraham Kilby cheer him on during Saturday’s Gorge Gauntlet Competition at Amaton Field.
The scheduled Music at the Fort Dalles Museum and Anderson Homestead concert scheduled for Sunday Aug. 28, 4 p.m. has been cancelled due to scheduling conflict with our artists. If you are looking for music on that afternoon you might consider the free Navy Band Concert at Maryhill Amphitheater.