Burgerville employee leads local relief effort, collecting items through Sept. 7
Livestock owners on farms between Sandlin and Sevenmile roads are on edge after six sheep and a steer were killed by a mountain lion, otherwise known as a cougar, in a little more than a month.
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
Bertrand says company needs to pay ‘fair share’ of taxes
Community invited to Friday celebration
Public can comment on new proposal Aug. 3
Public to be given a chance to comment on agreement
Google is purchasing 23 acres from Port of The Dalles for another data center
The single most important thing a resident of Wasco County can do to prepare for an emergency is to sign up for the Citizen Alert program
Board scouts for alternate route
The Oregon Legislature adjourned its 2015 session a little more than two weeks ago and Rep. John Huffman, R-The Dalles, is pleased about making progress on several issues despite his party’s minority status.
Two emergency situations that occurred July 14 — a missing woman and six fires along Highway 197 — are still under investigation by the responding agencies.
Sammis was one of first female rodeo riders
No sign of missing woman has been found
Teams comb Mill Creek area.
People invited to chalk reflections
Future of event is uncertain
Local group receives hand carved banner
City’s sewer rate lower than state average
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