A 22-year-old Spanish woman heading for a six-week stay in Corvallis was denied entry to the U.S. at the Portland airport July 5 and spent 38 hours at the regional jail in The Dalles before being returned to Spain.
Triple digit temperatures are expected across the region this week and the American Red Cross is urging people to take simple steps to avoid a heat-related illness.
A group of Mosier officials voted Monday to accept the terms of the latest $2.4 million offer from Union Pacific Railroad, subject to further negotiations on the scope of the release provided to the railroad in return for their payment and in-kind donations.
WASHINTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley is pleased that key provisions in an Energy and Water Appropriations bill will help Oregon communities.
In recent years wildfire seasons in the western United States have become so intense that many of us who make our home in dry, fire-prone areas are grappling with how to live with fire.
Rep. John Huffman, R-The Dalles, will not run for his House District 59 seat in 2018 — and may be leaving earlier if he is selected by the Trump administration to oversee Oregon’s rural development programs through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
PORTLAND — State lawmakers sent a proposed oil train safety bill back for more work Friday after growing concerns that an amendment favoring the railroad industry had watered down key provisions on public oversight and financial accountability.
Congress seeks to boost power generation
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., went on a tour of The Dalles Dam Saturday to see a new navigation lock gate and discuss power generation and environmental issues with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers administrators.
SALEM — In a move hailed by LGBT rights groups, Oregon became the first state in the U.S. on Thursday to allow residents to mark their gender as "not specified" on applications for driver's licenses, learner's permits and identity cards.
Dufur native Whitney Hammel is hosting a fundraiser at the Balch Hotel tonight to raise money for a non-profit autism treatment training program she is starting in West Africa.
SALEM— The Oregon House of Representatives Monday approved Senate Bill 481, legislation establishing deadlines for public agencies to meet when handling public records requests.
About 50 local residents showed up at the Dallesport Community Center Monday evening to discuss a possible housing project that a tribe wants to place on private property. Bill Morris, a member of the Dallesport Community Council, organized the June 5 meeting. He wanted residents to discuss a proposal by the Yakama Nation Housing Authority, which is considering buying a 47.5-acre parcel in Dallesport.
Dallesport community will discuss two concepts for area
The Dallesport Community Council will sponsor a pair of public input meetings, June 5 and June 19, to discuss two different proposals to create housing and perhaps additional infrastructure for tribal members in the Dallesport area.
The Dalles Area Command of the Oregon State Police has received the Work Site of the Year award from the agency’s Department Awards Committee.
PORTLAND (AP) — Plans for a $700 million high-voltage electrical transmission line between Oregon and Washington state have been canceled after the cost doubled over the last eight years, The Bonneville Power Administration said Thursday.