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City, county team up to battle teen alcohol use

Proclamation calls for awareness, help from community adults

With June graduation ceremonies and the resulting parties cropping up like dandelions in an open field, a team of local officials have joined together to raise awareness of the dangers of use of alcohol and drugs by those under the age of 21.

OR bill sets records request deadlines

SALEM— The Oregon House of Representatives Monday approved Senate Bill 481, legislation establishing deadlines for public agencies to meet when handling public records requests.

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Graduation Samoan Style

Almost hidden beneath a wealth of colorful leis hung around her neck by family members and friends during commencement ceremonies Saturday, The Dalles High School graduate Jennanette Siatigi also sports a cultural or “princess” crown given in the Samoan tradition on special occasions.

For the Record for June 13, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from June 13

Health district faces staff cuts

Staff, not clinic walk-in hours, will be reduced

The public health district is getting more money from each of its three member counties in the upcoming budget, but is losing a large, one-time funding source. The ensuing belt-tightening, including the loss of a temporary office worker along with other cuts, will not affect the current hours of the health district’s walk-in clinic, the service it is best known for.

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Looking Back on June 11, 2017

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

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Benchmark of Success

Third generation carpenter will celebrate 1,000th building at June 17 party

Ken Ingebo built his own tool shed when he was 10, something that didn’t seem unusual to his father and grandfather, carpenters who had taught him how to wield a hammer as soon as he was old enough to hold it. On Saturday, June 17, Ingebo will put the 10th notch — one for every 100 metal pole buildings — on his hammer handle at a celebration of his 1,000th structure.

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A Rose by Any Name

On a recent bike ride near 12th and Union streets, this yellow rose impressed local resident Brent Larson with its beauty.

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Hoylman bringing the storm to Chemeketa

The Dalles senior inks a scholarship deal to play college hoops

Losing three sophomore guards, Chemeketa Community College head women’s basketball coach Kevin McCarrell was on the recruiting trail across the region looking for some reinforcements. He appears to have found one of his answers in The Dalles’ first-team all-league point guard, Kailin Hoylman.

For the Record for June 9, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from June 9

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Council calls for joint exec session

After meeting in a special executive session on Monday, June 5, The Dalles City Council called for an unusual three-way closed door session with Klickitat County Board of Commissioners and the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport Board of Directors. The purpose of the session is “to consult with legal counsel concerning current litigation or litigation likely to be filed.”

Attempted scam fails in TD

Scammers recently tried but failed to trick several local people into sending them money, using the ruse of being a grandchild in trouble. The Dalles Police Detective Sgt. Jamie Carrico wanted to remind the public about scams targeting the elderly.

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Dallesport wary of tribal housing

About 50 local residents showed up at the Dallesport Community Center Monday evening to discuss a possible housing project that a tribe wants to place on private property. Bill Morris, a member of the Dallesport Community Council, organized the June 5 meeting. He wanted residents to discuss a proposal by the Yakama Nation Housing Authority, which is considering buying a 47.5-acre parcel in Dallesport.

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Riverhawk stars come out in full force

McCall, Telles and Snodgrass earn TDHS Hall of Fame recognition

The Dalles High School athletic director Mike Somnis stood front and center in front of a large gathering of friends, community members, volunteers, coaches and student-athletes for a perfect capper to the 2016-2017 school year, the All Sports Awards held Wednesday at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.

For the Record for June 8, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from June 8

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