• Stabbing Investigated
    The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing that took place this morning (Wednesday) in Celilo Village.  Sheriff Lane Magill says investigators are still gathering information, but had no details that he could offer at this time other than confirming the incident occurred.  He added they hope to release more information later today.   […]
  • City of TD Looks At Compensation Packages
    The City of The Dalles has embarked on a study of the compensation packages for exempt employees, such as the City Manager and the police chief, among others, and comparing them with pay scales in similar communities.  Mayor Steve Lawrence says they are trying to get ahead of the curve as baby boomers begin to […]
  • City of HR Forming Downtown Parking Committee
    The City of Hood River is forming a committee to address downtown parking issues.  City Councilors Mark Zanmiller and Kate McBride will be on the panel, and City Manager Steve Wheeler says five others will be selected will be involved as well.  There will be two downtown business operators, two building owners, and an at-large […]
  • Wyden Seeks Fire Management Plans
    Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is pressing for more details on how the Forest Service will use a recently passed law to end the practice of “fire borrowing” to pay for fighting catastrophic wildfires to reduce fire danger in the West.  Wyden questioned Forest Service interim chief Vicki Christiansen during a Senate Energy and Natural Resources […]
  • April 24 Prep Sports Roundup
    Baseball The Dalles 5, Hermiston 2:  Jose Gonzalez pitched a complete game five-hitter and had a two-run single in the first as the Riverhawks pulled even with Hermiston for third in the Columbia River Conference. Pendleton 11, Hood River Valley 1:  Nick Bower’s three-run homer in the first inning set the tone as the Buckaroos […]
  • TD Budget Committee Meets Monday
    The City of The Dalles budget committee will hold its first meeting this coming Monday evening.  Mayor Steve Lawrence says the City’s books heading into the 2018-19 fiscal year look good, with the unappropriated ending general fund balance and contingency funds in good shape, and the five-year capital improvement plan funded.  Lawrence expects streets to […]