This four-part series looks at the Lone Pine Native American treaty fishing in-lieu site, which overlooks The Dalles Dam. The second article, presented here, shares the viewpoints of two women who have lived at Lone Pine for years.
Community event calendar
The “Columbia River Indian Autumn” celebration is Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive. Admission is free for the event that features artisans, musicians and vendors from regional tribes.
This four-part series looks at the Lone Pine Native American treaty fishing in-lieu site, which overlooks The Dalles Dam. The first article describes homeless advocate Dorothy Rodriguez’s push to help meet needs at the site.
Police, fire, and medical reports from October 20
In a 5-4 vote Tuesday, the Columbia Gateway Urban Renewal Agency board voted to convert two balloon payments owed by Sunshine Mill into a single monthly payment. The restructured agreement with Sunshine, the old grain silo property that is operating as Copa Di Vino, a wine distribution company, will require payments of approximately $12,800 a month beginning next March. They will continue until August 2021.
Police, fire, and medical reports from October 19
The Northern Wasco County PUD has been spending the summer —and then some — getting ready for the winter. It is an ongoing effort that ranges from tree trimming to vehicle preparation.
Post Canyon Coffee Roasters, a new company in The Dalles, is perfecting the art of roasting organic coffee beans at home and getting their product into the hands of local coffee lovers.
A packing line and an estimated 100,000-150,000 boxes of pears were destroyed by Wednesday’s fire at the Underwood Fruit & Warehouse Company in Bingen and officials are scrambling to find a place to finish packing about 1,000 bins of pears.
Police, fire, and medical reports from October 18
Forming a tourism advisory committee and addressing the impact of the homeless emerged as top interests at a Monday work session of The Dalles City Council regarding distribution of room tax. Those two topics were also among the top ideas generated at a Sept. 18 public hearing the council held on tourism and how to spend room tax dollars.
Flames engulf the Underwood Fruit and Warehouse Co, located in Bingen just east of the Hood River Bridge Wednesday morning in this photo by Kyle Coxon, taken from a White Salmon bluff at about 8:15 a.m.
Animal shelter controls ringworm outbreak
The Dalles Mayor Steve Lawrence has made it his priority to ensure the local animal shelter survives, saying the town needs to have dog control. That’s welcome news to Janna Hage, who was recently asked by the Home at Last Humane Society to help it recover from a ringworm outbreak that shut down operations.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., held a town hall in Grass Valley Monday that sparked debate between audience members reflective of the deep divide between ideologies across America.