When the Burns Chamber of Commerce contacted Meadows Outdoor Advertising in The Dalles about purchasing a billboard thanking the many law enforcement officers who worked with Harney County during the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, it got more than it asked for.
The roof over the lecture hall in the main building of the Columbia Gorge Community College campus will be replaced and insulated.
Looking Back on February 7, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.
‘First day’ postmark and stamp draws collector up Columbia
It's early afternoon, and Montira Spitzer is busy working at a stove top in the back corner of Montira's Asian Market, 302 W. Second Street, downtown The Dalles. She is preparing to restock a case of hot take-out lunches near the front entrance. CORRECTED: Montira's Asian Market is at 302 E. Second Street, not west.
When Crestline Construction was recognized as the 2016 Business of the Year by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce, Operations Manager Erik Kerr had no trouble articulating why he felt the company had received the award.
"Bingo!” The triumphant cry rings from the back of the room and runs like a ripple through the crowd, breaking the quiet tension created by the game. A volunteer moves to the winner’s table, reads the winning numbers aloud: “One. Three. Seven. Seven. Five.” The volunteer calling the game, Gary Patton, checks the numbers on a computer screen, confirms a winner. “We have a Bingo!”
The Celilo Converter Station in The Dalles went back online Thursday, Jan. 21, with the completion of a $370 million modernization of the one-of-a-kind station, according to the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).
With proper maintenance, wood stoves are safe option
Customers at The Dalles Post Office can now request a Columbia Gorge postmark. All that is needed to obtain the free postmark at each of the seven locations is a stamped envelope or card. Post Offices in Bridal Veil, Cascade Locks, Corbett, Hood River, Mosier and Troutdale also have the postmarks available at customers’ request.
Looking forward to the upcoming budget process for the 2016 /17 fiscal year, the cost and process of a possible national search for a new college president was discussed by the board at its January board meeting. That issue was raised because President Frank Toda has entered the second year of a two-year contract. No decision has yet been made as to whether or not his contract will be extended.
Wasco did not reach goal set by state DEQ
Disposal of holiday trees funds projects
Taggers have once again been targeting The Dalles with spray painted graffiti — some of it vulgar, some of it threatening — but those whose properties have been hit need not repaint or call a specialist, said Barbara Pizzola of A's Sewing.
Organization nervous about meeting needs
Sgt. Anderson wounded in Taliban attack
As many businesses in The Dalles engage in the happy challenge of decorating for the Christmas holiday — stringing lights, creating window displays, hanging snowflakes —Sunshine Mill Winery at the east end of downtown faces a unique challenge: How do you effectively decorate a massive, historic industrial monument dominating the east end of the downtown core?
Popular event raises money to fight cancer
Cattleman, historian, philanthropist, he left his mark on Wasco County
Businesses join chamber en mass
TD Oil Can Henry’s joins company fund drive for vets
Blaze started on porch
Costumes to Suit your Fancy
Hang-out caters to ‘social’ games
The recent opening of La Ideal Bakery, 315 W. Third St. in The Dalles, was something of a family affair. Jose Flores partnered with his nephew Thomas Baltazar and his daughter Anna Flores, 23, manages the store on the weekends. Flores has no bakery experience, so his nephew and daughter provide the kitchen expertise – they worked together at a bakery in Beaverton.
Vigil held by all state community colleges Wednesday in a show of solidarity
Five employees from Payne West Insurance, 312 Federal Street, The Dalles, were among the volunteers repainting street light bases downtown with a fresh coat of black paint.
When Oregon legalized recreational sale of marijuana last Thursday, Oct. 1, a hand written, purple sign appeared in the Third and Federal window of MsFitz downtown The Dalles: “Pipes 10% off.”
Project will help mitigate flood impact, provide habitat for fish
Oregon's annual Main Street Conference will be held in The Dalles Oct. 7-9, and will feature a gathering of presenters from around the nation. About 200 regional participants are expected to participate in the three-day convention, with presentations held in the Civic Auditorium, 323 East Fourth, and the I.O.O.F. Building of the International Order Odd Fellows, 421 1/2 E. Second St., downtown. Socials will be held at The Dalles Art Center, 220 E 4th St., and Sunshine Mill Winery, 901 E. Second St.
There are some very large fish being unloaded this week at Gilmore Fish Smokehouse, located at 167 Highway 197, near Dallesport.
News plans in place for TD, HR campuses
John M. Donovan, DC, is closing his chiropractic practice at 405 E. Second Street after 26 years in that location.
Dallesport will be site of new shooting area
New industrial park dedicated
New Booster Club will raise funds for uniforms, team needs
Crash damages car sales office
New facility privately funded
CGCC budget to stay the same
When American aviator Wiley Post arrived in Detroit, Mich., on Aug. 6, 1933, within a month of being the first to fly solo around the world in his Lockheed Vega aircraft, the Winnie Mae, one of those gathered to greet the famed pilot was amateur Detroit pilot Nelson H. Clark.
After 30 years serving as a hub for musicians throughout the gorge, Columbia River Music, downtown The Dalles, will fall silent July 25 as store owners Greg and Shirley Weast and salesman Dan Ross retire from the world of retail instrument sales.
Company will set up in The Mint building
Organizations pool resources in Wasco County
New repair show ‘does it all’ in TD
Popular Paint Nite events are selling out
Varsity trio compete at state meet
Family-friendly program in the works at club
Agribusiness isn’t the only industry being impacted by early spring weather and drought.
Rainbow hues highlight weekend fun
The Dalles City Council is considering the addition of a new full-time “project coordinator” position under the auspices of economic development.