• MCMC Names New President/CEO
    Dennis Knox has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Mid-Columbia Medical Center.  Knox is a Texas native with more than 35 years of experience in the healthcare industry.  Knox comes to The Dalles from Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston.  He also served as CEO at Antelope Valley Hospital, a 420-bed acute care […]
  • Memorial Day Observances Planned
    There will be Memorial Day observances on Monday in the region.  In The Dalles, there will be a gathering at noon at the Veterans Memorial at Kelly Viewpoint, with Mayor Steve Lawrence serving as keynote speaker.  The town of Wasco will hold its usual full Memorial Day of events, including a memorial service at 10 […]
  • Fruit Fly Emerges In The Dalles
    The cherry fruit fly emerged in The Dalles area on Wednesday.  That’s according to Oregon State University Wasco County Extension Horticulturist Lynn Long.  The entire cherry-growing area, including The Dalles, Mosier, and Dufur, are within a cherry fruit fly control district.  All homeowners with a backyard tree as well as commercial orchardists are required by […]
  • Accident Injures Pedestrian
    A pedestrian was injured in an accident Thursday on Highway 14 about eight miles east of Stevenson.  According to the Washington State Patrol, a 68-year-old woman from Seaview was driving a pickup truck with a fifth-wheel trailer west on Highway 14 at milepost 53 when the canopy came loose on the trailer, partially extended, and […]
  • Updated HR Vote Count Shows No Lead Changes
    An updated vote count in Hood River County produced no change in the leaders in close races during the May 16 special districts election  John Everitt’s advantage over Svea Truax for position two on the Port of Hood River Commission increased to eight votes, 1,182 to 1,174.  And Benjamin Sheppard’s lead over David Russo for […]
  • Woman Reported Missing
    The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office looking for a woman reported as missing and endangered by her family.  According to the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office, Brenda Lee Symons was in the Stevenson area for the past few days visiting her brother.  He reported coming home from work and finding Symons and her truck missing.  Symons had […]