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.
The Sherman County Sheriff’s Office has had a busy month of traffic stops resulting in drug hauls, including one that yielded 31 pounds of marijuana and eight pounds of cocaine seized off a commercial passenger bus.
Grant will pay for work on urban area policy
A little advance information can help seniors avoid bureaucratic woes
An 1972 Apollo motor home was destroyed by fire Sunday, Nov.3, in a 6 p.m. blaze. The man who lived in the motor home was not in it at the time.
Dennis Richardson takes aim at high unemployment, bureaucracy
For a third year now, local teens went on a mission to San Francisco’s toughest neighborhood, the Tenderloin, to minister to residents there.
Gorge Commission takes up longstanding boundary issues
When St. Mary’s Academy teacher Lise Larsen went on a diving trip to Honduras this summer, she packed for fun and sun, but also brought a huge suitcase stuffed with $300 in art supplies for impoverished local school kids.
The historic Hudson House sustained about $100,000 in damage following a Sunday evening fire that started in an upstairs bedroom. The four occupants got out safely.
Man killed in gunfire exchange A The Dalles city police officer who was shot and wounded by a fleeing person of interest in a rape case returned fire, killing the man Wednesday night in Wishram.
Care involves specialists in multiple areas
The Dalles Police Chief Jay Waterbury thought the city was stuck with an offensive and archaic race designation on city police forms, and it bothered him. That’s what he told a woman who complained to him in September after her husband, who is black, was involved in a car crash in which the other driver was at fault.
A new, 50-strong Hispanic congregation has started at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, all at the suggestion of a member of the church’s congregation.
In a historic move, Klickitat County said it is prepared to fund planning staff to help process land use applications for county residents within the National Scenic Area.