• HR Schools Seek Option Levy Renewal
    The Hood River County School District is asking voters to renew the district’s five-year local option levy in the May 15 election.  The levy has been in place for 13 years, and the district is once again seeking a rate of $1.25 per thousand dollars of assessed property value, unchanged from the past ten years.  […]
  • Wahtonka Charter Applications Closer To Complete
    Wahtonka Community School’s application to become a charter school isn’t complete yet, but it’s closer than it was a few months ago.  The North Wasco County School District 21 board received the application this week, and Superintendent Candy Armstrong says this time most of the heavy lifting like curriculum plans and course statements is done, […]
  • Road Closure For East 18th Between Thompson And Morton
    One lane and occasional full road closures will be in effect on East 18th Street between Thompson and Morton as work to extend sewer service to new homes under construction in that area continues through April 27.  Motorists are encouraged to minimize through traffic and use alternate routes when possible.  The Dalles Public Works Department […]
  • Chip Seal Prep Continues On East 12th
    The Dalles Public Works will be doing work on East 12th Street between H and Kelly this coming week in preparation for chip sealing activities in June.  No parking zone signs have been placed ahead of a full road closure on Monday between 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.  Motorists are asked to park vehicles outside […]
  • April 19 Prep Sports Roundup
    Baseball King’s Way Christian 19, Columbia 0   Softball Hood River Valley 8, Hermiston 0:  Hannah McNerney drove in three runs and struck out eight while pitching a three-hit shutout.  Haylee Baker doubled three times as HRV amassed 12 hits. Columbia 22, Lyle-Wishram 3   Boys Tennis Hood River Valley 8, Pendleton 0 Hermiston 5, […]
  • Gorge Open Studios Weekend
    The 12th Annual Gorge Artists Open Studios is taking place all weekend throughout the region.  41 studios from Cascade Locks to The Dalles and Parkdale to Trout Lake will be open for visitors to experience and enjoy a wide variety of work by local artists.  The tour is free and self-guided, and detailed maps are […]