State and federal fire authorities are spotting one to two small lightning fire starts every day since thunderstorms boomed through north central Oregon Wednesday, but they’ve been quickly extinguished.
Training can help with tourism and customer retention, says chamber head
The Chocolate Lab has reopened its store at 214 Washington St. after a temporary closure for remodeling and to get a second store up and running in Hood River.
Authorities watch for lightning-sparked fires as fuel dries.
The region’s Habitat for Humanity groups are merging into one gorge-wide organization, following the hand-up-not-hand-out philosophy of the global organization.
Firefighting authorities Saturday morning reported good progress and 20 percent containment on the Shaniko Butte fire burning 15 miles north of Shaniko and near Maupin, according to Inciweb reports.
Nonprofit events calendar from July 18
While many firefighting resources are being reallocated from the White River Fire, which is predicted for containment today, other fires continue to burn in the local area.
Arts and entertainment calendar from July 17, 2014
Folks who attend the Fort Dalles NPRA Pro Rodeo this week will want to have their minds focused on the action in Milt Tumilson Arena.
This past weekend’s lightning-sparked fires were a reminder that fire season is under way and also a good reminder to sign up for Wasco County’s citizen alert notifications.
While the name James Lee Hansen probably doesn’t rise to the level of household word in every Columbia Gorge home, chances are you’ve seen at least some of his work.
CEO: Northwest offers opportunity in unmanned flight
One thing is certain about Fort Dalles days, from year to year the 10-day celebration maintains most of its big, marquee events, but the activities that surround them evolve, grow and change.
Fort Dalles Days brings together 10 days of activities that will enlighten, entertain, excite and amuse. Toe-tapping music, Old West drama, a look beyond the pages of history, scrumptious food, old-time fun and heart-thumping rodeo action are waiting to fulfill all kinds of interests.
Framing expert has spent a quarter century in the business
Friday night around 10 p.m., no matter where you are, be sure your eyes are turned to The Dalles riverfront. After a long absence, fireworks are returning to town in a big way as the grand event of the day-long Fort Dalles Fourth celebration.
World War II staff sergeant was nicknamed ‘The Survivor’
Round up the kids and head downtown because Fort Dalles Fourth has a day full of fun planned to celebrate Independence Day on Friday, July 4, centering on the Lewis and Clark Festival Park.
Colorful, contemporary design greets guests at newest lodging
Retired Wasco County Extension Agent Ed Bonham may have left his working life behind, but he’s keeping his paintbrush close at hand.
Sunshine Mill takes shape as a marquee The Dalles destination
Port eyes possible tenant, wins road grant
Team competition starts Saturday in Hermiston
Nine-run first inning key in nightcap win
Multitalented The Dalles player will pitch for Blue Mountain
Former The Dalles High shortstop plans a future in business with Nike
Larry Gourley, a long-time attendant and later trainee at the (UMC), will serve as pastor of the First United Methodist Church in The Dalles beginning in July.
Monday doubleheader pits Prosser against ‘AAA’ team
Dakota Walker sets defensive tone with seven strikeouts in opening game
The crowd is quiet as T.J. Miles lines up for her sprint into the arena.
Police track hiding suspect
In its third year, Gorge-Us Gals cycling event rolls out from the Lewis & Clark Festival Park at West First and Union streets in The Dalles this Sunday, June 8.
Promoter works to take karaoke out of bars and onto TV
Two projects will help assure reliability of production and delivery
Kickstarter campaign aims to cover part of move costs
Nonprofit events calendar from June 3, 2014.
Nonprofits aim for growth, improvements
Cousins Country Inn will soon be the site of the only Tesla charging station in the gorge. Cousins has inked a deal with Tesla, said General Manager Addie Case.
Nonprofit events calendar from May 28, 2014
New on the job: Nancy Steers-Crist has joined Flagstone Senior Living as its new director. Like so many people in the field, her journey began with her grandmother. Steers-Crist has served seniors for many years in memory care, assisted living, independent living and hospice.
Cal Scott and Kathryn Claire team up to benefit The Dalles-Wasco County Library in a performance May 31 at The Mint, starting at 7:30 p.m.
Independence Day festival is ready to launch
Small towns do it up big for long holiday weekend
Second-generation TD businessmen team up
3D metal printing firm sees draw for industrial applications
Nonprofit events calendar from May 16, 2014.
Arts and entertainment calendar from May 15, 2014.
December completion expected
Nonprofit events list from May 14, 2014.