Deadline to apply is Thursday, Aug. 14
Officials aim for uniform class standards
Two public hearings on the proposed Wasco County road taxing district are set for Aug. 6 and Aug. 11 in The Dalles and Dufur respectively.
Wasco County winner aims for forensics career
“The dinner table is set, the family is gathered… and everything just goes downhill from there.” That’s how Augustus Thomas, writer and director of After School Production’s latest summer one-act describes “Soap.”
New project aims to promote community literacy
Residents of Maupin and greater south Wasco County told the Wasco County Board of Commissioners the cost of a proposed roads service district tax was too high and paying for it shouldn’t rest on rural and small-town shoulders alone.
Numerous calls were received by law enforcement officials over the weekend regarding dogs left unattended in vehicles during the latest slew of scorching hot summer days.
The final logo design for The Dalles High School Riverhawks was approved by the District 21 School Board July 10.
It may still be summer, but some young people are working for diplomas
School board could make decision on July 10
School board members postponed adopting a final mascot design until a review of current logo offerings and potential revisions can take place at the next District 21 meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. July 10 in the Wahtonka campus library. Board members expressed doubts about the design submitted for approval at the June 26 meeting and complaints about the process through which it had been selected.
First public hearing set for July
Advocate plans to open shelter
Full-time deputy will patrol Lower Deschutes
Principals look at proficiency in key subjects
Colonel Wright students dive in to water fun as school year ends
About 600 students crowded onto gymnasium bleachers on June 5 to listen and learn five habits that could potentially teach them how to be safer online and help them to avoid threats like harassment and cyber bullying.
Students scrambled over metal chairs hot to the touch beneath the brilliant sunlight on June 5 as the class of 2014 went through a graduation practice run, for which the real deal is set to take place Saturday, June 7 at 11 a.m.
Declining grants and safety net play a role
Students raise war cries in all-out Trojan war
After nursing their late spouses through final days, Hank and Linda Brown met giving back
Take one, leave one is Little Free Library motto
Voters will face the issue in November
Scores of students were applauded for their hard work and commitment to their education at the The Dalles High School annual Senior Awards Ceremony on May 20.
Students compete for top bot scores by working cooperatively
Run-walk will help provide adaptive equipment for school children
North Wasco County School District libraries held a rap rematch between teachers and wordsmiths “Sequential” Seth Hedberg and “Linear” Ben Lin at The Dalles Middle School on May 14.
Student mosaic designs called ‘the start of a new tradition’
Terms surrounding the County Roads Department’s proposed creation of a new taxingdistrict have yet to be finalized since Wasco County Commissioners agreed May 7 to postpone a decision until more discussion between the county and city governments can take place.
An 11.66 percent increase in general fund revenues means North Wasco County School District will be able to restore several jobs and “do more with more for the first time in a long time,” said District Superintendent Candy Armstrong.
Unpermitted gatherings at issue
Students of The Dalles High School gathered in the auditorium on May 1 to celebrate the many varied cultural identities that populate the school’s busy hallways.
One-year pot moratorium now in effect
About 20 teams consisting of middle and high school students from around the Columbia gorge region will be putting their technology skills to the test as well as competing for a chance to win one of several educational prizes at this year’s Wind Challenge, taking place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 3 at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.
Resident of The Dalles Thomas Leech said he ventured from his home, braving the cold weather conditions that raged on the evening of March 9, to purchase a half gallon of milk at Dinty’s Market on East 2nd Street.
Board supportive of selection
New community school due to open July 7
Retiring downtown mail carrier Dave Miller looks forward to what’s next
A $20,000 grant is aimed at helping children learn how to identify and address their feelings.
Long-time The Dalles resident and one of this year’s Wasco county commissioner candidates, Chuck Langley says he’s running for office with one major goal in mind: Reinvigorating the discussion on urban renewal and raising awareness about why, according to him, it’s anything but good for the community in the long run.
Fundraiser will help the Pink Project provide gift bags
Community involvement continues
Governor candidate opposes foreign investment
County OKs What the Festival event permit
The North Wasco County School District 21 Board agreed to allow the district superintendent to consider more factors than just low bid when considering options for four new modular buildings.
Maintaining regional watersheds remains a critical factor when it comes to supporting Wasco County infrastructure, particularly in Mosier’s watershed.
More money needed to implement top projects, says development district director
After finishing their classes for the day, a handful of students gather at The Dalles High School to work on projects designed to enhance their technology skills and learn how to build ROVs, or remotely operated vehicles.
The Dalles Middle School chess team achieved victory over Ponderosa Middle School and Hepner Junior High School at the State Chess for Success competition in Portland on Friday, March 14.
New tool designed to help kids understand their feelings help reduce a host of social problems