• DA Finds Police Shooting Justified
    The Wasco County District Attorney’s Office has concluded a police officer was justified when he used deadly force while responding to reports of a 77-year-old man in The Dalles firing weapons at a neighbor’s house.  In a report released Monday afternoon, it was announced District Attorney Eric Nisley will not convene a grand jury to […]
  • Poucher Will Not Seek Re-Election
    White Salmon Mayor David Poucher says he will not seek re-election this fall.  Poucher is in his 12th year in the position, and said in a statement to local media that “it was time to pass the baton to another person.”  Poucher said his goals when he first took office were to end the water […]
  • D21 Approves 19-20 Calendar
    The North Wasco County School District 21 board approved the school calendar for the 2019-20 academic year.  D-21 Superintendent Candy Armstrong says it is similar to the calendar they have used this year.  Classes will begin for 2019-20 on September 3 for elementary schools and September 4 for secondary schools, and end on June 12.  […]
  • How Many Events For Waterfront Park?
    Hood River City Councilors are being asked how many private events should be allowed to take place at Waterfront Park.  A staff report shows the number of those events has been increasing each year.  City Manager Rachel Fuller says the Council has a number of different options, ranging from distinguishing from for-profit and non-profit events […]
  • Klickitat County Working On Adding Emergency Communications Tower
    Klickitat County is closing in on getting a new emergency communications tower in the Redtail area on the road to the town of Klickitat.  Commissioner Rex Johnston says it took time to find the property owners to negotiate a lease and develop plans to access the optimal location for the tower, but those details have […]
  • March 22-23 Prep Sports Roundup
    Baseball Oxford Academy (CA) 15, Hood River Valley 8 Columbia 15, Riverside 1 Adna 3, Columbia 2 Sherman sweeps Umatilla 14-2 and 20-7 LaSalle (Yakima) sweeps Goldendale 13-0 and 21-0 Softball Wahluke sweeps Goldendale 16-6 and 18-3 Boys Soccer Toledo 2, Columbia 1 (overtime) Track and Field Both the Goldendale boys and girls teams finished […]