• Federal Street Plaza Considered
    Momentum is building toward a proposed public plaza to be located on Federal Street between First and Second Street in downtown The Dalles.  Last week about 40 to 50 people participated in what is known as a “charrette” to discuss potential options.  The Dalles Mayor Rich Mays says the goal is to create a place […] The post Federal Street Plaza Considered ap […]
  • February 25 Prep Basketball Roundup
    Boys Basketball Hood River Valley 64, The Dalles 55:  Alex Arbogast hit two three-pointers and then Emanuel Romero scored seven straight points as the Eagles forced three Riverhawk turnovers in the backcourt in a 13-2 flurry over the span of about 45 seconds midway through the fourth quarter to lift the Eagles to the win.  […] The post February 25 Prep Baske […]
  • Six Apply For Vacant TD City Council Position So Far
    There have been plenty of applications for the vacant Position 3 on The Dalles City Council.  Six people have applied to fill the seat that was left vacant when Russ Brown resigned.  The six to apply so far are Scott Randall, Lindsay Giamei, John Grant, Dan Richardson, Donna Lawrence, and Jeffry Stiles.  Applications for the […] The post Six Apply For Vacant […]
  • Mosbrucker Wants To Send Dollars Back To Taxpayers
    Washington State House and Senate Democrats released their proposed 2020 supplemental operating budgets Monday after the state’s Economic and Revenue Forecast Council said the state would collect an additional $1.1billion over the next four years, and Goldendale Republican Representative Gina Mosbrucker is advocating sending some money back to taxpayers.  Mo […]
  • Dog Mountain Permits Available March 1
    The U.S. Forest Service will release online permits on Sunday for hikers headed to Dog Mountain on weekends from April 18 to June 14.  The permits are required to ensure public safety near Dog Mountain Trailhead, where congestion during the spring wildflower hiker rush created annual congestion and at least one fatal accident before permits […] The post Dog […]
  • Pumped Storage Project Bill Before Senate
    Klickitat County Commissioner David Sauter is hopeful that a bill to designate the proposed Goldendale Pumped Storage Project as a “Project of Statewide Significance” will pass the Washington State Senate.  Sauter notes the bill has already passed the House unanimously, and has a hearing before a Senate committee on Tuesday.  Sauter has been talking with […] […]
  • Webber Street Crossing Painting Tuesday & Wednesday
    The Dalles Public Works crews will paint fresh markings at the Webber Street railroad crossing on Tuesday and Wednesday beginning at 7 a.m. each day, weather permitting.  The railroad crossing will be closed to all traffic in both directions during working hours from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days.  Motorists and bicyclists area asked […] The post Webber Stre […]
  • I-84 Bridge Work In Hood River Starts Next Week
    Repairs begin next week on the aging bridges that carry Interstate 84 across Hood River, leading to around-the-clock single lane closures in both directions and ramp closures.  The concrete decks are deteriorating on the I-84 structures over Hood River between exits 63 and 64.  The first phase of the project takes place from March through […] The post I-84 B […]
  • Jewett Boulevard Water Main Work Moves To Downtown Core Next Week
    Beginning next Monday, the contractor working on the water main improvements on White Salmon’s Jewett Boulevard will be moving to the core downtown area and working between Estes and Main.  The east-bound lane of Jewett will be closed with no parking, and marked detours in place.  The west-bound lane will be open to one lane […] The post Jewett Boulevard Wat […]
  • February 21-22 Prep Sports Roundup
    Swimming Hood River Valley won the boys’ 200 yard freestyle relay by two-one-hundreths of a second over West Albany as the Eagles finished fifth in the Oregon Class 5A championships in Beaverton.  The quartet of Clayton Lee, Connor McElwee, Luke Southall, and David Hecksel recorded a time of 1:29.61.  Hecksel was second in the 100 […] The post February 21-22 […]