Union Pacific wants to extend a 1.5-mile siding, or pullout lane, in Mosier by two miles on either side, enabling trains to bypass each other without stopping. The project would cost $25 million.
Mayor grills entrepreneurs on financial issues
City approves 2.06 percent increase
Nisley said decision was not tied to election
Backers file suit to get 4,600 Portland votes counted
Organizers expand mission to honor veterans of both genders
Huffman calls for House inquiry into lesson plans
“You never know what a rehearsal is going to be or isn’t going to be, so we need to make the most of it,” said Larry Loop, co-conductor of Gorge Winds Concert Band, to musicians awaiting his direction.
The Dalles Police Department will be actively enforcing the downtown parking ordinance during the holiday season with an officer on foot patrol along designated areas of First through Fifth streets. “Most of the year, enforcement of this ordinance is complaint-driven but during the holiday season we actively enforce,” said Chief Jay Waterbury.
Receipts bring entry into five Dec. drawings
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.
Program intended to spur economic growth
Three earn all-league awards; Fanene is the top coach
Mayor, councilor-elect, protest agreements
Winners see vote as a ‘clear mandate’ to bring change
Members agree to fair market value for losses
Mayor believes move was politically driven Correction An article on city water rates Wednesday, Oct. 29, incorrectly stated The Dalles City Councilor Dan Spatz was not present for Monday’s discussion and vote on water rates. He was at the council meeting but not at the urban renewal meeting that followed. Spatz seconded the motion to halve a series of water rate hikes, beginning with the one in 2014.
High court case one of many tried
County race heats up in homestretch
Appleton has not yet said if he will stay on
Citizens protest termination of long-time chief Jim Appleton
Study shows positive market outlook
Backers of M91 have threatened legal action
VFW invites youth to compete for scholarships
Keith Howe gets once in a lifetime tag
Meet contenders in city, county, judicial races
Budget workshops explore revenue, expenses
Marine enjoys good moment in tough times
Runyon questions political motive
Moving a herd without weight loss key
Business representatives take committee seats
Oct. trips get $2,691 boost
Three local firms offer tours Oct. 2-3
History comes alive at the Barlow Road Living History Camp
DA tired of familiar drug holder excuse
Missing troops honored Friday at Kelly Viewpoint
GOP candidate says she is right fit for ‘independent-minded’ state
Her son will soon head back to Afghanistan
Ranchers and advocates will decide
Officials worry that postings are now being painted on vehicles
Bill Dick faces two challengers