RaeLynn Ricarte is the News Editor at The Dalles Chronicle, with Mark Gibson. She also covers crime, City of The Dalles, Columbia Gorge Community College and general news.
City tables decision to gather more information
The Columbia Gorge Community College board wants to revisit a planned closure of the Hood River campus — to offset a $1.6 million budget deficit — so those plans have been put on hold. That news was delivered Thursday afternoon by Dr. Frank Toda, president and chief executive officer of the college.
The Dalles Main Street invites volunteers to get into the spirit of the holiday season Tuesday, Nov. 25, by putting up white Christmas lights in the downtown blocks, starting at 7 a.m.
Budget deficit prompts quick action
GOP angered by professor’s comments
It’s not every day that a camel is seen on the streets of The Dalles, so the presence of “Calypso” on Monday drew plenty of attention from passing motorists. “I’ve seen them in zoos but this close is pretty cool,” said Rowan Hopkins, 13, who fed the camel a treat that earned instant friendship.
Officials take new look at ‘urbanization’
City councilor is opposed to high cost of development
Weight loss plan turns into new life interest
As promised, Wasco County Commissioner Steve Kramer presented a plan Wednesday, Nov. 12 for moving the hazardous waste and recycling program from the public health district to Wasco County. He presented the outline of the transition plan to the North Central Public Health District board of health at its meeting. It had few details, but did call for the Tri-County Hazardous Waste and Recycling Program to be relocated to the county by Jan. 1, 2015.