Pool correction An Aug. 21 story about swimming pool replacement incorrectly described the nature of the process. The award was made under a construction manager- general contractor process. An initial phase of work with contractor Triplett Wellman has been completed under a separate comment. The comments in the story referred to a contract for the balance of the work on pool demolition and replacement. We apologize for the error.
New facility will provide backup power
East Second Street office is more integrated with downtown
Informal meeting is set for Aug 28 at Dufur City Park
Chief: Call to report unusual smoke
All mandatory evacuations have been lifted
Fairs may change, but the Wagenblast clan’s participation has endured for decades
Organizers seek ideas for 2014 Pig Bowl recipient
Fire meeting focuses on reasons and methods
Friday and Saturday actions critical in making fire progress
UPDATED WITH VIDEO Some Mandatory evacuations still in place; conditions continue to be "fluid and dynamic" Friday night.
While wildfire continued to burn near the west end of The Dalles, a blaze gutted a house at 1408 Nevada St. on the east side of town.
The Rowena Fire pushed toward the outskirts of The Dalles overnight, forcing the evacuation of about 600 people from 275 homes in the fire zone.
75 households under top-level evacuation orders
An estimated 275 houses are threatened by the spreading Rowena Fire and 75 households have been advised to immediately evacuate their homes between the 5500 block and 6200 block of Highway 30, according to fire authorities, reporting this afternoon, Aug. 6.
The Dalles Habitat for Humanity and Mid-Columbia Habitat for Humanity are now one organization, Columbia Gorge Habitat for Humanity
Records and care providers are focus of pact
Events launched in ‘94 form classic weekend
Arts and entertainment calendar from July 31, 2014.
7-year-old Alyssa Whitwell makes the tough call when grandpa falls ill
Bonham was also an art community stalwart
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.