For many months, jail board meetings have often featured sharp words between jail officials and citizens who oppose the jail’s contract to house immigration detainees. Last week’s jail board meeting was no different. Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility (NORCOR) Jail Administrator Bryan Brandenburg opened the Sept. 12 meeting by addressing citizens in attendance, saying a bunch of golden shoes were left behind and a sign was pitched over the jail fence following one of the daily anti-contract protests at the jail.September 18, 2018 1:18 p.m. read more..
Nia Pereira, 6, of The Dalles, takes the controls of a Wasco County Sheriff Search and Rescue All-Terrain Vehicle during a “Get Ready—The Dalles” event at Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue Saturday, Sept. 15. Riding behind, awaiting her turn at the helm, is River, 5. The free event featured demonstrations and information from over 20 agencies and vendors with the goal of teaching residents to be more self reliant during emergencies and disasters. Demonstrations include boater safety, first aid, fire safety and more.September 18, 2018 1:16 p.m. read more..
Community members are invited to a free presentation of “Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention” from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, in Building 3 at The Dalles campus of Columbia Gorge Community College.September 18, 2018 1:02 p.m. read more..
The Dalles Chronicle began an occasional series for the wedding of Kylie Reed and Josh Duling in February and three articles have been written about their planning for the big day at their farm in Maupin today, Sept. 15. This story is going to be a little different because it is written by grandma, so it has a special touch.September 14, 2018 1:54 p.m. read more..
Only around 200 people out of an estimated 5,600 households have filed for compensation so far as part of the settlement of a class action nuisance odor lawsuit against AmeriTies West LLC. The deadline for filing a claim for compensation is Sept. 22.September 14, 2018 1:42 p.m. read more..
This is the first of two stories highlighting comments made by local and state candidates during a public forum in The Dalles. This article centers on city council contenders and a second story on Wednesday will feature candidates for state office.September 14, 2018 1:37 p.m. read more..
A crew of volunteers have spent hundreds of hours sprucing up the first floor of the old Wasco School and they are inviting area residents to check out the improvements at a community celebration. The board of the Wasco School Events Center are also hoping to entice business owners to think about renting one of the former classrooms for office space, which will provide revenue to operate the facility.September 14, 2018 1:35 p.m. read more..
A commercial vehicle east bound on Interstate 84 drifted off the roadway near milepost 74 between Hood River and The Dalles, impacted a rock embankment and caught fire at about 1:50 a.m. Wednesday morning, according Oregon State Police. The operator of the vehicle died as a result of injuries.September 12, 2018 8:55 a.m. read more..
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