Volunteer Kathy Schwartz, asked by Wasco County to help study public health delivery options, believes a public health district is the best way to go and hopes to convince the county of it.
Grammy nominee here July 3
Thanks to its relocation to First Street, the Northwest Cherry Festival this year offers a rare glimpse into a little known era of local history: that of the Chinese settlement in The Dalles dating back to the 1880s.
Sock hop set for Saturday
Outdoor vendors will expand into fourth street near Civic
Victim wins punitive damages
Bike race coming Sunday
Remembering The Rt. Rev. Bishop Rustin Kimsey
MCMC gets sepsis training
Open house set April 15
TD border terrier knocks top-ranked rival off first-place platform at famous show
Legal fees are new focus
Juvenile, 15, accused of 31 graffiti incidents
Employee caught stealing on camera
Chamber group eyes landscaping
The Dalles Head Start program has been awarded top honors – a Five-Star quality rating — from a state rating system.
Graffiti spree is worst chief remembers
Porter felt called to help
New pay proposal for former union employees
A second trial against Mid-Columbia Medical Center stemming from a former anesthesiologist’s sexual assault of sedated female patients and hospital employees is underway in The Dalles.
Krause disputes firm’s findings
The Dalles High School sophomores Chase Snodgrass and Jacob Holloran each won two of five matches at the state Chess for Success tournament in Portland earlier this month, putting them in a tie for fifth place.
Teen is already a paid actor
Students raise $1,175 cash
Bill Wolfe, a retired 37-year firefighter who defeated an incumbent to get on the Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue board in 2013, resigned last month, saying his participation had been “contentious and ineffective.”
Three reported since ‘13
Ashley sensed eviction would be problematic
To get a sense of what a doer and achiever Mike Davis is, here’s just one insight: he needs only three to five hours of sleep a night.
When Amanda Fedunok started police academy last February as a recruit for The Dalles Police Department, she had an ambitious goal: she wanted to earn the top academic honor in her class of 40.
Public health worker threatened with charges
Committee seeking fireworks funding
Prayer and support have helped family
The state said it didn’t have enough resources to investigate a claim by an electrician that large cash reserves from building codes fees were improperly used as internal loans by the entity that manages building codes services. The March 2 letter from the state’s building codes division to that managing entity, the Mid-Columbia Council of Governments, said, “The division does not have adequate staff resources to evaluate these loans or further this investigation.”
MCCOG seeks role in study
School has first play after hiatus
Planning for a local food co-op in The Dalles continues, and a founding team has formed to further explore the option.
Shop class nurtures student goals, hands-on skills in mechanics
Judy Zimmerman will be installed as the first “settled” or permanent minister of the Mid-Columbia Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Saturday, March 7 in Hood River.
Police arrest three students
When the directors of Wasco County’s public works and planning departments almost simultaneously retired or moved, the idea of replacing them with one person was floated as a cost-saving measure.
The 50-bed limit for Wasco County at the regional jail has been a frustration for county law officials, but a state grant will help ease that burden — at least until the end of the fiscal year.
Task force studies complaints
A winning legacy is in place for SWC’s future success
New system set to start in fall 2015
The lawsuit filed against Wasco County asking that the Dec. 17 decision to leave the regional health district be voided will not be dropped yet, even though the county did rescind that vote Wednesday.
Officials plan to study health services, costs
Lawsuit claims actions illegal
Historic agreement brings Klickitat to NSA planning table
Officials could revisit health district decision
Federal study misrepresents data