Rancher says grazing is being squeezed off federal lands, putting industry at risk: Agencies work to apply congressional plans and guidelines on the ground.
Barney Spera knows it is unlikely that he will topple Republican Greg Walden from his Second Congressional District seat - but he is running to get his message out. "I decided to get involved in this election because I just got angry," said the Democrat from Ashland. "Money is power and power is money and I have no illusions about unseating Walden. But I would like to get a discussion going."
Equal Justice Act is being used to gain billions
Franchise fee may offer revenue source
Maupin Chamber seeks support for Adventures
Vets office wants image for coin that will be handed out as reward
A cattle family makes its way amid family struggles and challenges of modern ranching
Charles “Frank” Vulliet, Sr., 72, felt called to run for the Second Congressional seat out of belief that issues at the federal level are so out of control that it is a prime time to replace incumbent Greg Walden.
Outdoor Adventures for Military Heroes has organized a variety of expeditions in 2014 for combat veterans from Wasco County who have sustained an injury in war – but people have not been signing up.
Aelea Christofferson, 61, of Bend does not see her time on the Cover Oregon board of directors as a detriment to her candidacy for Oregon’s Second Congressional District seat.
Rep. John Huffman, R-The Dalles, believes one of his greatest accomplishments during seven years in office was reworking a state radio project to save about $450 million in taxpayer funds.
Tribal concerns have led The Dalles officials to scrap plans for the final leg of the Riverfront Trail that would have extended north of the freeway from the Marina parking lot to a segment at Lone Pine.
Columbia Gorge Community College is holding the line on tuition for the 2014-15 academic year to keep education affordable for students who are struggling financially.
Local author explores culture of aircraft art work
Dennis Linthicum decided to take on 16-year incumbent Greg Walden out of the belief that “establishment Republicans” are steering the party – and nation — in the wrong direction.
Shoot-out in Portland ends with injured officer, dead K-9 partner
Judge looks at assets prior to appointing a court lawyer
U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., was asked by a resident of The Dalles Tuesday if he believed elected officials should be held to a higher standard of conduct, which earned an emphatic “yes” answer.
A 61-year-old man from The Dalles was arrested Thursday evening on 360 counts of sex abuse involving multiple victims.
Mayor joins inaugural voyage of sternwheeler
City to hold public hearing on temporary dispensary ban
Wasco County prepares to deal with livestock losses
Wasco County’s multiple programs to serve veterans — especially the high level of volunteerism — have drawn the attention of state and federal officials who came to town Friday for a facilities tour.
Hearing Monday will take up the issue of medical marijuana dispensaries
Britt Storkson is making a second run for the District 59 seat in the Oregon House of Representatives based on the belief that holding a public office is the only way to reform the way that Wasco County Electric Co-operative does business.
Volunteer effort aims at mobility
Washington underpass among other contenders
Organizational meetings set for April 1 and 10 in gorge; group to focus on sport fishing issues.
Council torn over approach on eastside street
Four miles of I-84 through The Dalles will be repaved over 9 months of construction in ’15.
Defense wanted crime scenes to be preserved for new investigator
Justices render opinion on forcible medication
Rural residents will pose commissioner re-elections unless loud festival halts
Combat veterans of all war eras are invited to “throw their name in the hat” for one of seven activities being sponsored this year by Outdoor Adventures for Military Heroes.
Community members of The Dalles and Hood River were recognized March 9 for their long-term support of the Oregon National Guard and Family Readiness Group program at an appreciation luncheon.
VFW honors local people who serve
Infrastructure construction for North Chenoweth under way
Both men treated and released
Nonunion raises will be considered in budget
Huffman opposes, but will uphold
Wolves are expected to establish packs in central Oregon
As wolves make Oregon inroads, cattlemen warn troubles are growing
An inmate who crafted a jailhouse plot to murder a public official and two in-laws was sentenced Wednesday to two decades in prison without any possibility of early release.
For more than a decade, the water and sewer rates of some low-income residents in The Dalles have remained frozen, making them up to 69 percent lower than the charge for other customers.
Ecke stole thousands from elderly TD man
Course based on Secret Service training model
State bill will recognize era
Members of the North Central Livestock Association gathered in Maupin Saturday night for their second annual banquet and business meeting. The nonprofit organization of Sherman and Wasco County ranchers is headed by Keith Nantz, business partner for the Dillon Land and Cattle Company, which is headquartered in Dufur.
The Dalles City Councilor Dan Spatz has come up with the idea to further honor veterans at Kelly Viewpoint while capitalizing on the scenic setting.
Fattening aids cattle survival during winter weather