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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.

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

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..
 

Jumpstart camp still has spots available

Starting at 9 a.m. and running until 3 p.m. starting on Monday, June 25 to Friday, June 29, the Jumpstart Basketball Camp will start its 25th season of giving youths from grades 2-9 the opportunity to hone in on their hoops attributes in a five-day event at Dufur High School.

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

From this day forward

The Sherman County Historical Museum has a new display this summer — “From This Day Forward: A Wedding Exhibit — and it’s one that continues to grow. “We invited the community to participate in this exhibit by bringing photos to be placed on the wedding bulletin board,” explained Executive Director Patti Fields.

June 8, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


No attempted abduction, say authorities

Investigation has revealed that what was thought to be an attempted abduction of a student was in fact a clerical error, according to a press release Thursday afternoon from the City of The Dalles police and the North Wasco County School District. “It is a relief that this event is a simple mistake and not a more ominous event,” the release said.

June 7, 2018 4:25 p.m. read more..

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