The Dalles — City of The Dalles Economic Recovery Grant (Relief Grant) will begin accepting applications from eligible small businesses and small non-profits, based in The Dalles, on Jan. 15. The application period will close at 5 p.m. on Jan. 22.
Skyline Health has begun its COVID-19 vaccination pilot program, offering doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to all of its employees and to frontline healthcare workers from the community who are eligible to receive the shot in the first rounds of distribution.
Mayor Stan Pulliam, of Sandy, Ore., spoke to a group in The Dalles last week advocating for a coalition of businesses who planned to defy Gov. Kate Brown’s order restricting on-premises dining.
Recent high daily COVID-19 case counts in Wasco County are not due to significant outbreaks but rather to the rapidly increasing spread of the disease and its prevalence in the community, according to a Dec. 22 press release from North Central Public Health District (NCPHD.)
WHITE SALMON — The Washington State Department of Commerce has selected Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation’s (CCHC) White Salmon Assisted Living Facility to receive funding in the 2020 Housing Trust Fund application cycle.
North Central Public Health District (NCPHD) has found a significant amount of Wasco County’s recent spike in COVID-19 cases is due to Thanksgiving gatherings, according to a Dec. 9 press release from the district.
COVID-19 cases in Wasco County are increasing, and the county is categorized as being at “extreme risk” under state guidelines through at least Dec. 14, according to Dr. Mimi McDonell, health officer with North Central Public Health District. Hood River County is also in the extreme category.
Wasco County will be distributing $734,000 in Oregon small business grant funds by the end of December, and grant criteria and the application process have been simplified to make it easier for small businesses to participate.
“To-go” is the classic phrase customers often add by force of habit in these pandemic days of ordering a meal, beer or coffee.
Two local medical professionals are part of a new charitable organization to address the worsening decline in the college enrollment of women that has spiraled downward since the COVID pandemic began earlier this year.
North Central Public Health District is offering free flu vaccines to anyone who wants one in Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties, regardless of whether they have insurance.
Un residente en el Hogar de Veteranos de Oregón que contrató COVID-19 el 25 de Octubre falleció el 16 de Noviembre. Eso marca muerte número 18 de Covid-19 el condado de Wasco.
A resident of the Oregon Veterans’ Home who contracted COVID-19 on Oct. 25 passed away on Nov. 16. That marks the 18th death in Wasco County from COVID.
Robotics students from The Dalles will host their first remote VEX robotics tournament, “Salute to Service,” Saturday, Nov. 21. The event will be live streamed via the Wasco County 4-H Facebook page.
Health emergencies don’t pause for a pandemic or holiday celebrations. The Red Cross needs the help of blood donors across the country now to ensure patients continue to have access to lifesaving blood.
Like most of the rest of the state and country, Wasco County is experiencing a surge in COVID-19 cases. It saw 23 new cases over the weekend, with 17 coming on Saturday, according to the North Central Public Health District (NCPHD).
Uno de los residentes de cuidado de la memoria en Flagstone Senior Living que había contraído COVID-19 a mediados de septiembre falleció el 1 de noviembre.
The North Central Public Health District has reported the 14th death related to the COVID-19 outbreak at Flagstone Senior Living in mid-September.
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.
The Dalles City Council has declared a local state of emergency regarding the city’s homelessness problems and has authorized the city manager to work towards setting up a temporary shelter program for this upcoming winter.
A COVID-19 outbreak has been identified at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles. Nine cases are confirmed and include staff, residents and household contacts of staff, according to an Oct. 30 press release from North Central Public Health.
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.
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.
The COVID-19 outbreak at Flagstone Senior Living that killed 13 senior residents, and infected 51 people in total, appears to be over.
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…
Uno de los residentes de cuidado de la memoria en Flagstone Senior Living que había contraído COVID-19 falleció durante el fin de semana. Eso marca la decimotercera muerte en la instalación relacionada con el brote allí y eleva el total de muertes del condado de Wasco a 16.
Another memory care resident at Flagstone Senior Living who had contracted COVID-19 passed away over the weekend. That marks the 13th death at the facility related to the outbreak there, and brings Wasco County’s total deaths to 16.
La Administración de Pequeñas Empresas de EE. UU. (SBA), en consulta con el Departamento de la Tesoro, publicó una solicitud de perdón de préstamos más simple para préstamos del Programa de Protección de Cheques de Pago (PPP) de $ 50,000 o menos.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, has released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and admini…
Winter warming shelters provide an invaluable service to the area’s homeless population, but the COVID-19 pandemic adds another layer of difficulty to operations that primarily rely on donations and volunteers to keep going: Their operating space is too small to accommodate social distancing.
All residents of Flagstone Senior Living’s Memory Care Unit have been transferred to COVID-19 units at outside facilities so the residents can receive 24/7 care and Flagstone can professionally clean and disinfect the Memory Care Unit, also known as The Atrium.
Hood River County Health Department urges the community to be prepared for all hazards and potential emergency situations. In addition to the global COVID pandemic, this week, the area experienced wildfires and short-duration power outages.
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