I am a reporter for the Chronicle covering youth, K-12 education and county government. I've been with the Chronicle since June 2011 and did an internship here in 2009. I'm a The Dalles Wahtonka High School alumna and graduated from Brigham Young University in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in print journalism.
Community leaders have a plan for making The Dalles a better place, and citizens can learn about it during a May 21 presentation by author and national speaker Dr. Sandra Bloom.
If local schools are going to meet the statewide goal of having 100 percent of students graduate from high school by 2025, Ernie Blatz thinks they need to change the way they do business.
Teachers fear contract impasse Teachers and classified staff showed up en masse Tuesday night to encourage the school district to do everything possible to successfully settle their contracts before the end of the school year.
Author of Red Hand Adventures hosts contests Young aspiring writers who feel like adults don’t take them seriously have a friend in Hood River author Joe O’Neill.
Open house set May 15 The public is invited to an open house May 15 to learn more about the $14.4 million construction project planned for the Interstate 84 and Highway 97 interchange in Biggs.
Organizers exceed requirements It’s official: What the Festival is coming to Wasco County on July 26. The Wasco County Board of Commissioners approved the county’s first-ever outdoor mass gathering permit for the music and art festival planned at Wolf Run Ranch outside Dufur for between 4,000 and 5,000 participants.
If all goes well, the “Q-Life” network in The Dalles is set to retire its debt three years ahead of schedule.
Pending budget cuts music, P.E. Seven and a half jobs are set to become the next casualties of North Wasco County School District 21’s budget struggle.
Court Street will be closed from Seventh to Third streets Parts of three city streets will be closed Saturday, May 11, to make room for a different kind of traffic: Soapbox derby cars built by students for the Gorge Gravity Games.
Rosanne Parry inspired by life experiences Like many authors, Rosanne Parry draws from her own life experiences for inspiration for her books.