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
College seeks $7.5M financial match
The City of The Dalles is suspending docking privileges for three cruise ships Sept. 3-11 to accommodate a recently discovered tribal fishing right.
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.