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.
Drone infractions on the rise
When an almost 92-year-old veteran showed up at American Legion Post 19 earlier this month, members scrambled to find him a place to stay and help him access other services. Mayor Steve Lawrence, finance director for the post, said it became apparent during the ordeal that veteran groups needed to get better organized.
Thirty-one states file legal challenge
Kids paid 50 cents for every pound
Sea lion defends waterfront territory
Officials look for new property
Rodeo honors military, police and firefighters
Local veteran program now a state model
Taner Elliott casts sole no vote
Citizen opinion equally split on tax breaks