In June of 1776, Thomas Jefferson was pressed by a committee from the Second Continental Congress to write an explanation for colonists, and justification for the rest of the world, about why it had become necessary to seek independence from British rule.
The City of The Dalles and Wasco County have resolved a longstanding dispute over transfer of public roads in urban fringe areas. After years of contention, the two agencies have developed a work plan for streets that shares responsibility.
Official says economy will be hurt
Call volumes expected to go up
Legion to hold cook-off this July
The Hometown Heroes focus in The Dalles continues through July 4 and involves an event this Saturday to help veterans access services to improve their quality of life. Jennifer Borne, disabled veteran outreach program coordinator for Worksource Oregon’s office in The Dalles, is organizing Veteran Resource Day on Saturday, June 20. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community Meals location, 315 West Third Street, veterans will be able to get help from Wasco County Veteran Service Officer Russell Jones. He will provide assistance to file claims for benefits and compensation. In addition, representatives from several agencies will be available to provide information about housing and other social programs. The Vet Mobile Center out of Salem will also be on site to offer counseling.
Officials optimistic about economic growth
A mobile home at Viewpoint park in The Dalles was destroyed by fire late Monday morning. Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue crews worked to keep the flames from spreading to nearby properties. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. More information will be provided in Tuesday's Chronicle.
Foundation has asked the Oregon Legislature to provide $168 in the 2015 session to get construction underway
Marine vet returns for diploma
Mike Cantrell of Nebraska is top candidate
Chelan harvest has started about two weeks early
Archery was an important military and hunting skill in the Stone Age, when bows and arrows replaced spear-throwers as projectiles. For thousands of years, warriors used bows in battle and hunters took down big game to feed their families with a steady aim. Although guns eventually replaced archery as the weapon of warfare, thousands of archers are still hunting the forests of the U.S.
Public invited to meet three candidates for top job
The Dalles will soon have the first wastewater treatment plant in the Northwest overhauled by using design-build methods that are geared toward making new construction go more smoothly. The $4.8 million project to update capacity and replace aging equipment is going through the design phase with Mortenson Construction and Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, an engineering firm, working closely together on plans.
Motorists will get gas tax credit
Marine pays tribute to his warrior-father
Advance fees no longer required
Tonkin donates to group that provides wounded warriors with adventures
Council cuts other hours, job for funding
Friends plan prom as fundraiser
Margie Anderson served with pride, now wants to help others
Summer Fest plans include mystery game
Vacant buildings will be put to use
Railroad chief addresses safety issues
Jones said new form will make process more efficient
Witness saw feline shot with arrows
Red Cross provides clothing, temporary shelter
Ranchers given state, federal status update
Mini-museum set up in Second Street storefront
Walden seeks to honor local soldier who fell in battle
Councilor finds way to resolve siting controversy
Senator given lei in return
Fundraiser supports advocacy programs
Wolf display, discussion will conclude all-day event
Soldier shows thanks for care packages
Dallas Swafford and an administrative team are moving on several fronts to meet generational needs at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles.
The Paddle Wheel Lounge offers live vocals and piano for entertainment. The Show Lounge is an activity center during the day, featuring everything from BINGO to magic acts, and is the scene for live musical entertainment every night. During the past year, the Empress has won accolades from critics for its dining experiences and hospitality. Lunder takes pride in those reviews because it means the hard work going on behind the scenes is gaining good reports from guests. “They get to enjoy such beautiful scenic views and we provide them with information about the history of the river and the communities they visit,” he said.
News director tackles new research project
Opponents say achievement is tied to funding
Dispensaries treated as pharmacies
Walden seeks two-year funding extension
Council ponders regulations for dispensaries
Weed said timing is right for exit
Firefighters locate a body inside gutted TD residence
Wilson wants to keep youth in industry
Firefighter reflects on 40 years of service
Representatives from three community organizations — Fort Dalles Fourth, YouthThink and Youth Empowerment Shelter — requested funding Monday, March 9, from The Dalles City Council.
The Bazinga Bots of The Dalles High School are one of 72 robotics teams from 12 states headed to the Western Regional Tournament March 27-29 in Oakland, Calif.
Questions remain unanswered