Federal, state and local partnership drives airport development
DA wants to compel medication
Wasco County Circuit Judge Janet Stauffer will decide by Dec. 18 whether an accused robbery suspect should be forcibly medicated for schizophrenia so he can aid in his own defense.
Increase averages 1.9 percent
Bus tour shows street improvement challenges
Higher operation costs blamed
A man who drove the wrong way on Interstate 84, led police on a high-speed chase, and attempted to ram three patrol cars is now idling behind bars for 70 months. “His behavior was irresponsible and outrageous,” said Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley. “He was very lucky that he or someone else wasn’t killed.”
Oregon Bar gives training on military culture, law
Gray skies but no rain on Nov. 11 ‘Thank You’ parade
Office covers largest geographic patrol area in state
Navy Veteran James Corsale, 92, recently visited the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. He resides at the Oregon Veteran’s Home in The Dalles and joined the ranks of other former service members on the Journey of Heroes, a trip arranged by Wish of a Lifetime and Vital Life, two nonprofit organizations dedicated to honoring seniors.
Action is aimed at collecting on unpaid liens
Cyclists sought for committee
Councilor: 'This just seems weird to me'
LOC report educates citizens about tax system
Local residents treat veterans to a woodsy weekend
MCMC administrators not liable
Marti Hunt missed only one day of work during weeks of chemotherapy for breast cancer because she was determined to keep life as normal as possible.
Hospital chief testifies to lack of information
Diane Storby, vice-president of operations at Mid-Columbia Medical Center, was asked Thursday why she hadn’t asked police to investigate a patient’s sex abuse complaint in 2008.
Closing arguments scheduled Monday
Doctors and nurses talk about crowded MCMC operating room
MCMC chief offered to set meeting with police Brenda Allen, the woman credited with “bringing down Dr. Frederick Field” took the stand Friday as the last witness in the plaintiff’s civil trial against Mid-Columbia Medical Center.
Events occurred in 2006-07 First Christian Church in The Dalles is being sued for millions by the female victim of a former youth minister who pleaded guilty to sex abuse in May 2013.
Kafoury: Victims could have been fewer The attorneys for three women molested by Dr. Frederick Field say the number of victims could have been reduced if hospital officials had not ignored a series of “red flags” over a three-year period.
The attorney for Mid-Columbia Medical Center provided information during an opening statement at the start of the current civil trial that was subsequently refuted by the plaintiffs’ attorney.
A 72-year-old caregiver from Antelope has been sent to prison for helping herself to money in the checking account of a widower and forging the deed to give herself the house of another.
Attorney Gregory Kafoury orchestrated a line of questioning Friday intended to show Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s failure to be forthcoming about sex abuse complaints against an anesthesiologist could have provided him with time to molest an employee.
Andrew Efaw, an attorney from Colorado, warned jurors Wednesday to be on the lookout for “red herrings” in the civil trial against Mid-Columbia Medical Center taking place at the Wasco County Courthouse in The Dalles.
Portland attorney Gregory Kafoury promised jurors in his opening remarks Wednesday that their service in the multi-million civil suit would be “one of the memorable experiences of your lifetime.”
The multi-million dollar civil suit against Mid-Columbia Medical Center began Tuesday and revolves around the 2012 conviction of Dr. Frederick Field, an anesthesiologist, for sexual abuse of patients and co-workers.
Judge Paul Crowley lectured the jury in a multi-million lawsuit against Mid-Columbia Medical Center Wednesday, Oct. 3, about posting messages about their service on Facebook or through other forms of social media.
Meeting will cover first round of land use law changes
The civil trial against Mid-Columbia Medical Center involving the sexual abuse of patients by a former anesthesiologist begins today, Oct. 1, in the Wasco County courtroom of Judge Paul Crowley.
A Google executive announced at Thursday’s groundbreaking ceremony in The Dalles that $600 million will be invested in a new data center, three times the requirement for a tax break.
Internet giant saves millions, will still pay most taxes in county
Mid-Columbia Medical Center is hoping to reduce the high rate of advanced-stage colon cancer in the area with an unusual show-and-tell for businesses and organizations.
Public hearings set next week The City of The Dalles and Wasco County have negotiated an agreement with Google to provide the company with millions in tax breaks in exchange for a long-term investment in public services.
The City of The Dalles and Wasco County have negotiated an agreement with Google that will provide the company with a start-up tax break for new facilities in return for an $800,000 per year investment into public services.
Authorities will seek new sentence for Dufur child pornographer The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has thrown out the sentence of a Dufur man convicted of child pornography charges because statements he made in treatment were used against him in a federal court.
Community urged to stand in solidarity with families Friday, Sept. 20
Losing weight has helped Brumfield eliminate the need for medications
Chris Brumfield was in a deep depression at the start of 2013 after losing a job and separating from his wife at a time when he was experiencing serious health problems.
The Dalles City Councilor Linda Miller supported the protest by Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company about the high cost of local development fees by voting Monday against the $175,546 assessment levied on the business for roadwork.
Borrowing is ‘crippling’, candidate says Jo Rae Perkins wants to take Jeff Merkley’s seat in the U.S. Senate to help regain control of a federal government that is usurping states’ rights and bankrupting the nation.
Some students not ready to learn in school When numerous job applicants can’t answer a company’s question, “What is 50 percent of 100?” it is time to educate Oregon’s children differently, says Dan Spatz, development director for Columbia Gorge Community College.
Paperwork could slow trials The day after Wasco County Circuit Judge Janet Stauffer exonerated a teenage rape suspect last week of all charges (http://bit.ly/14YOTep), Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley began taking steps to stop her from hearing any new criminal matters from his office.
Veterans are invited by Google to learn more Friday about tools that are available to help warriors transition back into civilian life.
Thousands of families spend the Labor Day weekend enjoying one last summer romp before the kids head back to school and that makes for heavy traffic along major roadways.
Devices on light poles are not cameras
The City of The Dalles will soon be installing surveillance cameras at the Lewis and Clark Festival Area and nearby Union Street Marine Terminal to stop a growing problem of graffiti and vandalism.
Judge rules for defendant in rape trial
The teenage defendant in a local rape case broke into a smile and then began crying Tuesday after being exonerated of eight charges brought against him by the state on behalf of an ex-girlfriend.
Prosecution fails in motion against judge
The attorney for a teenage male accused of raping his girlfriend requested to waive a jury trial based, in part, on the possibility that race could play a role in the verdict.