Rep. John Huffman, R-The Dalles, is on the homestretch to get a bill approved that protects civil liberties when drones are used by law enforcement agencies to gather information.
City manager to ask governor for a veto State legislation that will drastically change the way The Dalles handles lot partitions is now two steps away from becoming law.
BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Transportation wants Les Schwab Tire Centers to sell land that's needed for a $45 million overhaul of U.S. Highway 97.
SALEM (AP) — The state parole board says it will reconsider its decision to release an Oregon man who killed a John Day police officer in 1992.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A second day of budget talks between Oregon’s governor and legislative leaders failed to produce a compromise.
MOTORISTS TRAVELING along Interstate 84 in Oregon or Washington State Route 14 Monday were treated to a view of living history as the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain, front, and brig Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington State, headed toward The Dalles, where they remain docked through Tuesday. The vessels will then continue upriver on a seven-week tour of ports along the river, including overnight stops at Arlington and Umatilla this week. Their arrival in Pasco Friday begins an 11-day visit to the city. Launched in 1989, the Lady Washington is a replica of one of the first U.S.-flagged ships to visit the west coast of North America. Hawaiian Chieftain is an interpretation of a typical early 19th century coastal trader. Launched in 1988, she specializes in hands-on educational programs for young people. Both vessesls are owned and operated by the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority, a not-for-profit organization based in Aberdeen, Wash.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Oregon company is recalling a frozen berry mix sold to Costco and Harris Teeter stores after the product was linked to at least 34 hepatitis A illnesses in five states.
PORTLAND (AP) — The deputy director of the Oregon Military Department will retire next month following an accusation of inappropriate behavior toward an employee of the Oregon Office of Emergency Management.
REDMOND (AP) — Redmond High School has 29 valedictorians in the class graduating Friday. That’s 29 seniors with a grade point average of 4 or better. KTVZ reports the class had a 4-point system for three years, and this year the school district went to a 5-point system. Assistant Principal Tony Pupo says the district is trying to be fair to all the students who expected to be valedictorian. Next year there will be a single valedictorian at Redmond High School.
HOOD RIVER (AP) — Divers on Monday recovered the body of a Cincinnati, Ohio, man who died after jumping off Punchbowl Falls in the Columbia River Gorge, a sheriff said. The body of Jason Endicott, 25, was found in about 12 feet of water below the cliff where he jumped, Hood River County Sheriff Matt English said.
The brig Lady Washington, the Official Ship of Washington State, and the topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain will be available for tours 4-5 p.m. on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen organic berry mix sold by an Oregon company.
The right lane of Interstate 84 eastbound between exits 63 and 64 , and the on-ramp to eastbound Interstate 84 from Second Street in Hood River will remain closed until Monday evening after a three-foot hole was found in the bridge decking.
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on Friday issued draft permits regulating coal dust at the Coyote Island Terminal LLC at the Port of Morrow in Boardman.
The group known as Citizens for Responsible Development in The Dalles is appealing the May 10 wetlands permit issued to Walmart Stores, Inc., that would allow construction of a new Walmart Super Center in west The Dalles.
TDCChronicle @ Twitter
- Tue, June 18, 8 AM
- Tue, June 18, 8:30 AM
- Tue, June 18, 9 AM
- Tue, June 18, 10 AM
- Tue, June 18, 11 AM