breaking
  • Updated

According to the release, from April 4 to mid-day April 16, Wasco County had 43 cases. The county had 22 cases in all of March.

Wasco County has been at the lower risk category since Feb. 26. New risk levels will be announced Monday, to take effect next Friday.

If you have an event you'd like to list on the site, submit it now!

  • Updated

The Wasco County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is hosting its 8th Annual Blanket Drive today, Saturday, Jan. 9, at the former Chronicle building at Third and Federal in downtown The Dalles from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Updated

Join historian and journalist David Mould on a journey to borders, both real and imagined in this virtual event at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13. 

In his latest book on travel, history and culture, Postcards from the Borderlands, Mould explores the meaning of borders. Are they simply political and geographical, marked by posts, walls and fences, or should we think of them more broadly? Some borders, set by surveys and treaties, take no account of geography, language or culture. There are borders within countries — physical, economic and social. And finally, there are the borders of our minds — the way we may think of unfamiliar places. 

featured

The new warming shelter in The Dalles has been full since its opening in early November, and while they started off without electricity, they do now and The Dalles City Councilor Darcy Long-Curtiss reports that operations have been going well with no major problems.

  • Updated

Christmas tree permits for the Mt. Hood National Forest are now available to purchase at local vendors and online through Recreation.gov. Purchase a permit, as well as download cutting area maps and tree cutting tips at tinyurl.com/mthoodtreepermit. 

  • Updated

The Salvation Army food bank in The Dalles is critically short of food and need financial help, according to Chris Zukin, board president of The Dalles Community Meal.

featured
  • Updated

Volunteer Carmen Myers, part of a team from Columbia Bank, hustles Thanksgiving Day meals to cars lined up in the parking lot outside St. Mary’s Academy in The Dalles to receive a holiday meal. In the background, shuttling meals from kitchen to delivery area, is fellow volunteer Henry Warth.…

  • Updated

A The Dalles man was arrested Nov. 12 for charges related to the sexual abuse of multiple children between 1999 and 2005. 

Members of the Kiwanis Club of The Dalles gather at Sorosis Park for Kiwanis One Day, an annual day of service for Kiwanis clubs around the world on Oct. 31. Although was originally scheduled for Oct. 24, The Dalles club postponed due to weather. Paint brushes in-hand, Kiwanis members spent …

The Dalles High School Drama Department’s production of The Radio Play Disaster by Don Zolidis continues Nov. 19-20. Harlan Bean, the self-proclaimed genius, is attempting to make history with his sci-fi radio masterpiece “Battle of the Planets.” Unluckily for him, his play is in the hands o…

  • Updated

The Dalles — Wasco County has not yet met state metrics for starting hybrid and in-person schooling, according to the North Central Public Health District.

  • Updated

Small gatherings of veterans celebrated Veterans Day Nov. 11 in The Dalles. 

  • Updated

While The Dalles' Annual Veterans Day Parade has been cancelled this year due to COVID-19, The Dalles has found other ways to honor veterans on Nov. 11. 

featured

On Nov. 11, the United States of America takes time to say thank you to the men and women who have served this country in military uniform.

Wasco County Commissioners wrapped up three years of work by the county planning department at their Nov. 4 meeting in completing state-mandated periodic review of the county’s comprehensive land use plan. 

featured
  • Updated

The western side the Mt. Hood National Forest suffered extensive and severe damage as a result of the historic Labor Day windstorm that brought down tens of thousands of trees and fueled wildfires across the Cascades. 

  • Updated

Six Rivers Dispute Resolution Center has been selected as one of five community mediation centers from around the nation to participate in a grant-funded pilot project. The project will develop conflict resolution and leadership skills in young adults (ages 21-35), with a focus on those who …

  • Updated

Republican Cliff Bentz of Ontario was winning by a wide margin in the race for the open congressional seat representing Central and Eastern Oregon, voting returns showed Nov. 3.

  • Updated

Oregon has issued new school metrics and updated guidance last week that will make it easier for in-person instruction to resume and emphasizes returning elementary school students to the classroom.

  • Updated

The pediatric team at Mid-Columbia Medical Center Mid-Columbia Medical Center is participating in the Rural Adolescent Vaccine Enterprise (“RAVE”) project in conjunction with Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network (ORPRN) at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and the Oregon Im…

featured
  • Updated

A COVID-19 outbreak has been identified at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles. Nine cases have been identified as of press time on Friday, and include staff, residents and household contacts of staff.

featured
  • Updated

Chris Pothiers of The Dalles maneuvers to place one of the last boards for the allltogetherthedalles mural, located on the south wall of the former The Dalles Chronicle/Tum-A-Lum Lumber building at 811 E. Second Street in The Dalles. The full mural will be unveiled this Saturday, Oct. 31, fr…

  • Updated

Clinics in Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties, and Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, have recently received rapid COVID-19 tests that produce results in just 15 minutes.

  • Updated

Oregon artists may now apply to a new Artist Relief Program created by the Oregon Arts Commission in partnership with The Oregon Community Foundation and the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation. Awards ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will be distributed until the program fund, totaling ju…

Women who have primary financial responsibility for themselves and their  dependents and have financial need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects can now apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards for Women. Applications are available online at bit.ly/LYDA-apply …

Headlines straight to your inbox!

News and Info from our Community Partners

Information from the News and our advertisers (Want to add your business to this to this feed?)

Most Popular

Online Features