• Arizona Couple Dies In Highway 97 Accident
    An Arizona couple died in a three-vehicle accident in Sherman County on Friday afternoon.  The Oregon State Police says the accident happened at around 2:15 p.m. on Highway 97.  A preliminary investigation revealed a station wagon driven by 58-year-old Masiel Pete of Maricopa, Arizona, was southbound when he lost control on a slush covered roadway.  […]
  • Trail Closure Reminder Issued
    Local first responders continue to be dispatched to rescue hikers who disregard signage and barricades and trespass into closed and dangerous areas resulting from the Eagle Creek Fire.  Responders are placed at greater risk than normal when going into the burn-affected areas due to significant hazards, such as rockfall, landslides, and fire-weakened trees.  A number […]
  • Maker’s District Part Of TD Chamber’s Community Marketing Plan
    In its proposed Community Marketing Work Plan presented to The Dalles City Council last week, The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce included a new campaign for a “Maker’s District.”  Chamber CEO Lisa Farquharson says the concept has been developed in conjunction with several businesses in the downtown area, and it emphasizes anything actually made in […]
  • Port of HR Hearing On Bridge Proposal Rules Tuesday
    There will be a Port of Hood River Commission hearing Tuesday on the proposed administrative rules for accepting proposals relating to the replacement of the Interstate Bridge.  The rules are required by the state as the Port considers a public-private partnership to replace the bridge.  Project Manager Kevin Greenwood says they have worked with consultant […]
  • March 16-17 Prep Sports Roundup
    Baseball Wilsonville 7, Hood River Valley 3 Lyle-Wishram-Klickitat splits with Sunnyside Christian, losing game one 3-2 and winning game two 14-1   Softball Hood River Valley 11. Wilsonville 7 The Dalles 11, Bend 5 in game one, 3-3 tie in game two   Track and Field Brandon Montoya of Lyle-Wishram and Allison Gilliam of Goldendale […]
  • Pacific Crest And Henkle Wind Challenge Winners
    The Pacific Crest Innovation Academy Owls won the high school division and Henkle Middle School the middle school division at the Google Wind Challenge on Saturday at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center.  39 middle and high school teams from the region built wind turbines at the contest.  Stevenson High School’s Bulldogs Maroon team was second […]