• Building Codes Worksession Monday
    The Dalles City Council and the Wasco County Commission will hold a joint worksession on Monday to discuss what direction to take on building codes management.  The County was going to turn over the function, which had been under the Mid-Columbia Council of Governments until that agency disbanded, to the state until state officials said […]
  • Capitol Christmas Tree In The Dalles On Wednesday
    The tree that will be displayed on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the Christmas season will make a stop in The Dalles Wednesday morning.  This year’s tree comes from Oregon’s Willamette National Forest, and is making stops in 25 communities along the way.  The theme for the 2018 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree […]
  • TD Warming Place To Start Operations November 18
    The Dalles HOPE Warming Place Shelter is getting ready to start operation for the winter at the St. Vincent dePaul location on 315 West 3rd in The Dalles.  Georgia Giacobbe says their four month season will start November 18, and the shelter will be open when nighttime temperatures are under 30 degrees including the wind […]
  • HR County Wraps Up Budget Workshops
    Hood River County wrapped up its series of workshops on its budget situation last week.  Commissioners and staff held the open house sessions to educate residents on their budget crunch, and potential options to generate more revenue.  Attendees were asked to give their opinions on a range of possibilities that included a local option levy, […]
  • Klindt Cove Park Development Continues
    The parking lot and the power for the restrooms at Klindt Cove Park in the Port of The Dalles has been installed, and there will be more development in the spring.  The Port, North Wasco Parks and Recreation, the Kiwanis Club, and others have been partnering to use a state grant to develop the new […]
  • HR Xmas Project Taking Donations
    Sign-ups for the Hood River County Christmas Project are underway, and donations are being accepted to help provide food and toys for those receiving assistance.  There are food and toy collection barrels at 22 different locations in the Hood River area, and monetary donations are also being accepted on-line at hoodrivercountychristmasproject.com.  The project’s Bruce Holmson […]