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.
Police, fire, and medical reports from June 8
Ever since his family moved here two years ago, Rob Mendoza has wanted to provide a social outlet for people in recovery from addictions. That goal came to fruition last month with the establishment of Recovery Rising, a twice-weekly drop-in sober community center, providing an opportunity for people to play games like pool, ping pong and foosball.
A group of dignitaries picked up their golden shovels Wednesday morning and marked the official groundbreaking for the construction of a new aircraft hangar at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport in Dallesport.
Azure Farms, Inc., and the Sherman County Court appear close to reaching an agreement about how to keep noxious weed seeds from spreading to neighboring properties and beyond.
Police, fire, and medical reports from June 7
Columbia Land Trust has been awarded a $5,000 grant from The Land Trust Bird Conservation Initiative, a group formed in 2013 by Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Land Trust Alliance.
Gorge Academy of Cosmetology will accept up to 40 students every term
Entrepreneur Kerri Weed wanted to give her students a career they can take anywhere, and when she opened a cosmetology school in The Dalles in March, she began making good on her goal.
One year after an oil train derailment roiled communities throughout the Columbia Gorge, hundreds gathered at Mosier Community School to remember the fiery wreck and speak out against proposed fossil fuel terminal developments.
Chenowith Elementary School Principal Anne Shull was named to a statewide education advisory council for a two-year term beginning in the fall.
Police, fire, and medical reports from June 6
Businesses wanting to learn how to use social media and digital marketing to increase sales are invited to the “Power Breakfast” hosted June 9 by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce.
Final tally in jail tax shows narrow defeat
The regional jail tax rate measure has been defeated by 41 votes. In final results from the May 16 special election, the tally was 4,211 No votes, 50.2 percent; versus 4,170 Yes votes, 49.8 percent. A total of 8,381 voters were cast.
A barge loaded with logs is tied up, with two empty barges, along the Columbia River in Dallesport.
Ethics commission finds TD official in violation of conflict, conduct laws
After hearing comments from three city officials Friday, the Oregon Ethics Commission voted 7-1 to uphold the staff findings of a six-month investigation that found Taner Elliott in violation of two conflict of interest laws and two involving his use of an elected office.