Western themed event benefits area seniors
Believes process did not follow 'spirit of the law'
The Dalles City Councilor Dan Spatz is questioning how Mayor Steve Lawrence and his fellow council members arrived at the decision to fire city manager Nolan Young on Sept. 14.
Attorney hopes to retain services of fired manager
Keith Mobley, attorney for Q-Life Network, asked the board Friday to retain the services of Nolan Young, former city manager for The Dalles, to finish negotiating a deal to bring broadband to Maupin
Norwegian company plans to add jobs
Sapa Aluminum, Inc., buys employee-owned company
Sapa Aluminum, Inc., plans to add 15 new jobs to the current lineup of 56 workers at Northwest Aluminum Specialties, which it acquired Monday afternoon. The sale brings an end to an era as the name of the plant that recycles aluminum into core logs that can be used for a variety of products was changed within minutes after the sale.
Agency sets timeline to find new operator
Shop owner says unknown caller is using company name
Michael Holloran, chief organizer of Pig Bowl, said he was very sad to learn Sunday that one of the recipients of the 2015 competition – Lila May Schow — had died Sept. 12.
Young’s termination effective immediately
Judge Janet Stauffer has filed for a second six-year term as Circuit Court Judge of the Seventh Judicial District. Since May of 2010, she has served citizens in Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam and Wheeler counties.
TD firefighters, police and citizens remember the fallen
Roadway between Third and Fourth streets still closed to vehicle traffic
TD Pig Bowl raises funds for cancer patients from Oregon and Washington
Event focuses on caregivers, female troops
Docking privileges for three cruise ships lines are being interrupted for the next week or two in order to accommodate a tribal fishing right. The Dalles City Manager Nolan Young said companies were notified at the beginning of the cruise season that they would need to make alternate arrangements for a short period of time in September.
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.