Wasco County Commissioner Position 1 candidate Nora Ferguson said she’s a team player and collaborator who focuses on relationship-building and getting things done. She faces first-term incumbent Scott Hege in the May 20 primary election. The winner will be the sole candidate in the November general election.
With the message that their presence in family life matters deeply, a free daylong workshop aimed at fathers is set for Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center.
A phone call that began with, “The Dalles Wahtonka High School, student speaking,” ended with the male caller threatening to rape the female student who answered the call.
The 10th annual Cherry of a Ride, a fundraiser for St. Mary’s Academy, is slated for Sunday, April 13, and will offer five different courses through cherry orchards and wheat fields. The courses, which will suit every level of rider, wind through cherry orchards and wheat fields and some withvistas of the Columbia River.
Upgrade drawings due by June
Police in car startle would-be thieves
Martin: Issue is between courts and Babikian
The folks at First United Methodist Church say they can see God’s handiwork in how quickly and smoothly their new program to feed homeless students on weekends has expanded.
Martins left in challenging straits by Babikian
Whether Wasco County or the North Central Public Health District will oversee the Tri-County Household Hazardous Waste and Recycling Program is still undecided despite a unanimous vote last October of the Tri-County Hazardous Waste and Recycling steering committee to have Wasco County serve as its lead agency.
Bethany Lutheran Church in The Dalles is opening a new elementary school in fall 2014. Called Columbia Lutheran School, it will be housed within the church itself, in rooms that will soon be remodeled into sizeable classrooms, said Pastor Jesse Jacobsen.
Settlement leaves Arndt boundary in place
Confusion exists among agencies about occupancy status of tenants
Students crunch the numbers
Public Meetings from March 3
The computer gaming industry changes at such a rapid clip that it sees in just one year the equivalent of 10 years of change in other industries.
Game maker wants to put gorge on the map
Church news in brief.
Dr. Jeff Mathisen went to Africa the first time to spell a surgeon who needed to take a month off for training and some down time.
Social services could be affected
Fire destroyed a five-unit former motel at the far west end of Biggs Junction yesterday morning, Feb. 24, but all four residents escaped safely, and law officers helped them remove their belongings.
Emotions surface over child’s birthday
Church news in brief, Feb. 14, 2014.
Dr. Julius Jepson, pastor at Life in Christ Center, is giving his last sermon Feb. 23, and will be retiring after 63 years in the ministry.
Both Wasco County and public health want hazardous waste function
An addiction recovery program at Covenant Christian Community Church is offering a second program aimed at children of those battling or in recovery from addictions.
As shepherds of a historic building, members of United Church of Christ Congregational have their hands full with ongoing maintenance requirements.
Neighbor complains over fowl deeds
The Dalles Police Det. Jamie Carrico returned to work today after a Klickitat County coroner’s inquest ruled his 2013 fatal shooting of a rape suspect in Wishram was justifiable homicide.
Wasco County Landfill workers unknowingly handled the substance, which can catch fire if exposed to water.
The Dalles Church of the Nazarene welcomed a new pastor in December, Aaron Mednansky, a South Dakota native who left a small church there to come here.
Church events in brief, from Jan. 24, 2014.
Demolition due in May or June
Annual event arrives Feb. 1
Commission approves permit for new building
Church news in brief from Jan. 17, 2014.
Lack of gorge accord could have led to appeals stretching out over years
Washington protocal requires inquest for all police shootings.
Top-hatted couple say they feel drawn to earlier centuries
Tim Vance began a class at Gateway Presbyterian Church last Sunday by asking: “What are the first three words that come to your mind when I say it’s 10 days before Christmas?”
BNSF could face fines, costs
Each year the live nativity scene in Wishram adds another touch of authenticity to its little town of Bethlehem, and this year women are baking bread and a man will be making walking sticks.
Personnel will help staff second fire station
Church news in brief.
The Dalles Worship Choir is preparing for its 11th annual series of concerts at area churches, which will begin tonight at First Christian Church at 7 p.m. The choir, under the direction of Shawn Lutz, consists of about 55 members from 11 area churches. The majority of the choir has been singing since the first concert series in 2003, Lutz said.
A brother’s death propelled Martin to act
Commission wants to understand why the land use process takes so long
Practicing Muslim Ahmed Atieh explains his faith and why radical Muslims are ‘not related to Islam’
Google money will fund work
Bingen First Baptist is a tiny church with a big heart, especially when it comes to donating care boxes to needy kids worldwide as part of Operation Christmas Child.