The Dalles Chronicle - Coronavirus
Today's Coronavirus Updates


Here are our most recent stories on the Coronavirus pandemic.

OR struggling with pandemic response

Oregon is moving into the third stage of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, but still has a long way to go until it is over, the House Interim Committee on Health Care heard Thursday. Read more

Stepped Up Policing

With many businesses and recreation areas opening up, and the Memorial Day weekend approaching, more traffic is expected, and local police agencies will follow a more proactive policing model. Read more

Locals can ride CAT buses again

Columbia Area Transit resumed operating limited services between The Dalles, Hood River, Cascade Locks, and Portland With Covid precautions… Read more

Klickitat Sheriff says Covid orders unconstitutional

Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer — already a national public figure for his defiance of enforcing Initiative-1639 — now says he will ref… Read more

State of emergency extended for TD

The State of Emergency of the City of The Dalles declared March 17, and extended through May 15 has been has extended to May 29 in alignmen… Read more


Project aims ‘to tackle each day with a new mindset’

Gratitude University, a program that teaches the importance of gratitude and how to incorporate a gratitude practice into one’s daily life,… Read more

News in Brief

TD library to offer 'curbside service' Read more


Wearing a mask is ‘vital’ as HR opens up, says health department

Now into May, and with Hood River County looking to reopen, “it will be vital for masks to be used as we interact with people outside our o… Read more

Some OR businesses file lawsuit challenging coronavirus closures

Many Oregon businesses are now allowed to reopen under the state’s Phase 1 guidelines, but attorneys have yet to determine how these eased … Read more

Plans approved and in place for Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties

Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties are among the 31 Oregon counties approved for Phase 1 reopening starting May 15. Read more