• Officer Involved Shooting Review Continues
    The Wasco County District Attorney’s office is continuing to review the facts and evidence from Saturday night’s officer involved shooting in The Dalles that resulted in the death of a 77-year-old man.  In a statement issued Wednesday afternoon, The Dalles Police Department said officer-involved shootings are among “the most thoroughly reviewed incidents in law enforcement,” […]
  • Multi-Purpose Facility Part Of WS Schools Bond Measure Renewal
    Ballots will be going out to White Salmon Valley School District voters in early April for a seven-million dollar bond measure renewal to do a series of ten capital projects.  The biggest would be a four-million dollar multi-purpose facility at the Columbia High School and Henkle Middle School campus.  District Superintendent Jerry Lewis says their […]
  • March 19 Prep Sports Scoreboard
    Baseball Hood River Valley 6, LaSalle 5 (8 innings)…Caden Leiblien homered and doubled, while Harrison Howell pitched three innings of scoreless relief as the Eagles came back from a 5-1 deficit to win.  HRV took advantage of eight walks over the final two innings to score the tying and winning runs. Columbia 15, Stanfield 2 […]
  • HR County Hearing On Tax Measures Sparsely Attended
    Following a surprisingly sparsely attended public hearing in the Wy’east Middle School Performing Arts Center, the Hood River County Commission formally voted to put measures seeking a five percent prepared food and beverage tax and a five-year local property tax option of 89 cents per $1,000 of assessed property value on the May 21 ballot.  […]
  • Parker To Retire
    Long-time The Dalles City Attorney Gene Parker is retiring.  In his retirement letter to City officials that was released to the media on Tuesday, Parker says he has been considering a plan to step away for a few months, and that he intends to retire on March 1 of next year.  He added he wanted […]
  • Wasco 2040 Public Input Sessions On Housing Begin
    The first of four Wasco 2040 public input sessions to deal with housing issues will take place Wednesday evening.  Wasco 2040 is the long-range update of Wasco County’s comprehensive land use plan.  The latest phase of this effort is devoted to housing.  The first session is Wednesday at Columbia Gorge Community College in the building […]