Fifteenmile Watershed Council looks for innovative ways to protect all interests
Ranchers say new EPA water rule will make it more difficult to produce food
Nearly 100 harriers put on the speed Saturday for the Wasco County Fair event
OSU will look at how best to cool arid land streams, rivers
Ranchers, environmentalists disagree about how water rules should be applied
Journey is about healing
City opts to work with county on new proposal
Wood, Dick face challengers
Utilities pay for city department services
Council will wait to hear county roads plan
Detective Jamie Carrico has received The Dalles Police Department Medal of Valor in recognition of actions to preserve public safety that put his own life in jeopardy last year.
‘Courage, split-second thinking’ are among attributes of fighting aces like Ruddell
Esten Alton Mounsey, 39, of The Dalles will be represented in a rape and sexual assault case by Amy Lammers of the gorge firm Morris, Smith, Starns and Sullivan.
Flat fee would redeem operating costs
Juan Carlos Navarro, 20, was arraigned Monday in Wasco County Circuit Court for allegedly using a shotgun July 13 to injure one man at a Pleasant Ridge Road orchard camp and endangering two other people.
Hermiston study of sewer and water rates among cities of comparative size show The Dalles has highest "average" rates for sewer and water.
The White River Canyon Fire, which started Saturday afternoon, is expected to be 100 percent contained by Friday morning, according to Brian Ballou, information officer for the Oregon Department of Forestry.
White River Canyon blaze continues while others are quickly extinguished UPDATE July 15, 2014.
Oregon fire officials estimated that about 3,400 lightning strikes occurred across the region Sunday and started dozens of fires, mostly small but some sparked fires that are threatening homes on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation.
A group of farmers in Franklin County, Wash., are challenging U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s listing of the White Bluffs bladderpod as a threatened species – and asking for help from local citizens.
“This is complicated,” said The Dalles City Councilor Tim McGlothlin about finding an affordable way to pay for street improvements tied to residential development. Members of the planning commission at the June 30 workshop knew exactly where McGlothlin’s was coming from with what might have been the understatement of the year.
A man was struck and killed by an eastbound train early Saturday morning and The Dalles City Police are awaiting toxicology reports to see if he was under the influence of alcohol or narcotics.
Greg Walden serves as tour guide for top GOP leader
One of the best kept secrets in the gorge was Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner’s visit July 2 to several locations.
Wolves top list of subjects addressed at Dufur gathering
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden told ranchers from Wasco and Sherman counties July 3 that Oregon had been offered more wolves from Idaho.
Medal holders challenged to help military families
It isn’t enough to just advertise The Dalles as a good place to do business, there needs to be an active recruitment program, according to Nolan Young, city manager.
Rain causes minimal damage to overall crop
Sherman County committee will decide if compensation is owed
Health officials seek festival area directive
Bikers form group to study possibilities
Felon had long history of prior convictions
Festival, Mid-Columbia Narcotics Task Force raid yields multiple charges.
Judge leaves 23 years on the bench with an optimistic outlook
Residents of Wasco and Hood River counties have the opportunity to win a classic car, help prevent child abuse and minimize trauma to young victims.
Residents of Wasco and Hood River counties have the opportunity to win a classic car, help prevent child abuse and minimize the trauma to young victims.
Two business representatives are still needed
Hood River attorney Karen Ostrye has been appointed by Governor John Kitzhaber to fill a vacancy on the Circuit Court for the Seventh Judicial District created by the retirement of Judge Paul Crowley.
Cottonwood Canyon exhibit uses ranch items
Council hopes for state tax break
Council will now pursue a local gas proposal
Torch used in construction ignited flames
Dan Brophy says the painful experiences of combat can make a veteran stronger
Staff addition will address implementation
Dr. Frank Toda gives Congressman a ‘true north’ compass
Future changes could allow staff to impose a lien in the future without a public hearing taking place.
The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Kevin Anthony Jessie, 32, of Sevenmile Road.
Veterans honor late longtime advocate
Every day is Memorial Day for a combat veteran who often struggle for years, if not a lifetime, to make sense of what happened in war, according to Dr. Pat Stone, a decorated Vietnam veteran.
Military families often seem to inhabit an alternate universe at this time in history. While most of America is excited about Memorial Day as a three-day “holiday,” it is a time of sadness for those of us who have sent sons and daughters, husbands and wives to war. Even if our loved one made it home alive, we all know families who were not so fortunate.
Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley wants to send a “loud and clear” message to people that there will be consequences for spitting in the face of a police officer.