• D21 Board To Hold “Listening Session”
    The North Wasco County School District 21 board will hold a community listening session during its meeting Thursday evening.  The meeting comes in the wake of last week’s defeat at the ballot box of the district’s bond measure to construct new facilities over a 20 year period to replace their aging buildings.  In a statement […]
  • Volunteers Sought For Thanksgiving Dinners
    Volunteers are being sought to help with community Thanksgiving dinners in Hood River and Cascade Locks.  Volunteers are needed to help cook, serve, deliver, and clean up.  Those who can lend a hand are asked to call Debby Chenoweth at 541-399-2384 by Thursday (November 15).  The dinners will take place on Thanksgiving Day from noon […]
  • Ag Industry Positions On Wasco Economic Commission Available
    Applications are being taken for two open positions representing the agricultural industry on the Wasco County Economic Development Commission.  One of the available spots generally provides representation for dryland crop and cattle producers, while the other focuses on cherries and other fruit producers.  Applicants from anywhere in Wasco County will be accepted, with priority consideration […]
  • Construction Work On West 6th In The Dalles
    Beginning Friday and continuing through December 21st, work on placing conduit and manholes along with hard surface restoration will take place at several locations on West 6th Street between Webber and Irvine Street in The Dalles.  There will be multiple traffic revisions along West 6th Street and in the intersections between Webber and Chenoweth Loop […]
  • 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 […]