Bill Wolfe, a retired 37-year firefighter who defeated an incumbent to get on the Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue board in 2013, resigned last month, saying his participation had been “contentious and ineffective.”
Council ponders regulations for dispensaries
ASTORIA (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has upheld state rules curtailing the use of gillnets on the main stem of the Columbia River. Commercial fishermen shunted to side channels and tributaries by the rules challenged them in court. The nets have long been the primary method of commercial fishing on the Columbia. Critics said the nets hurt salmon because they catch fish indiscriminately, hauling in endangered species.
Weed said timing is right for exit
Eighth-grade grappler scores a second-place finish
Defiance Brewery, a new craft brewery and taproom in The Dalles, plans to open a brewery this summer and is seeking additional funding through a Kickstart.com fundraising campaign.
Analysis shows agencies are censoring more records now
Columbia Gorge Community College board member Stu Watson called for CGCC president Dr. Frank Toda to step down on Tuesday.
Ashley sensed eviction would be problematic
The Columbia Gorge Regional Airport will hold a fly-in Saturday, June 13, to raise money for fire services and celebrate improvements that are aiding in economic development around the area.
Firefighters locate a body inside gutted TD residence
According to OSP Lieutenant Pat Shortt, at approximately 8:25 a.m. Monday, March 16, Wasco County Sheriff's Deputies arrived at 1100 Mt. Hood St., in The Dalles, to serve civil papers on the resident living there. As deputies knocked on the door gunshots were heard from within and deputies fell back and requested additional police to respond. Officers arriving at the scene created a perimeter and attempted negotiations with the occupant. Shortly thereafter, smoke began to come from inside the residence.
Wilson wants to keep youth in industry
To get a sense of what a doer and achiever Mike Davis is, here’s just one insight: he needs only three to five hours of sleep a night.
When Amanda Fedunok started police academy last February as a recruit for The Dalles Police Department, she had an ambitious goal: she wanted to earn the top academic honor in her class of 40.