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Honald earns Under Armour All-America invite

For The Dalles High School baseball player Spencer Honald, he had to go through countless hours of rehabilitation and strength training to recover from a broken ankle sustained during the spring season. Honald earned a spot on the Under Armour Team One squad after a Baseball Factory tryout and secured an invitation to play shortstop with the team at the Southern California Classic in October, where he went 3 for 9 with a double.

January 20, 2018 12:43 p.m. read more..


CGBA teams have successful tourney runs

As a coach, Greg Cummings could only smile at what he saw on the hardwood, as two Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy teams duked it out in the championship game of the two-day Gorge Hoops Invitational. Spanning further than the final score, however, was the fact that this title contest also offered a glimpse at a promising future for The Dalles basketball.

January 20, 2018 12:36 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Time for a change

To the editor: Today (Jan. 17) I watched a press release starring our very own Representative Greg Walden in which he blamed Democrats for “holding CHIP funding hostage.” Seriously? That's pretty low, even by current political standards.

January 20, 2018 12:30 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Volunteers needed

To the editor: We are writing regarding our support for Columbia Gorge CASA and to make a request that community members volunteer to advocate for a child. CASA trains and supports volunteers who advocate for children in our foster care system.

January 20, 2018 12:30 p.m. read more..


Letter to the Editor: Need M101 funding

To the editor: I’m writing in favor of Measure 101. What I don’t see mentioned a lot is that eastern Oregonians will benefit disproportionately because we use the Oregon Health Plan more often than other parts of the state and so we depend on the funding we are voting on.

January 20, 2018 12:29 p.m. read more..
  

Reward for a job well done

The turnout at The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Distinguished Citizens Award Banquet was larger this year than it has ever been, with 263 seats filled. The night’s theme was “Roll Out the Red Carpet,” in honor of the Granada Theater’s reopening last year.

January 20, 2018 11:53 a.m. read more..


TD swimmers take a step forward in Madras

With the loss of some standout seniors, The Dalles swim team had some spots to fill on its varsity roster. Through the first four events, the Riverhawks have put up some solid marks and finishes, the latest push coming at last Saturday’s White Buffalo Classic held in Madras.

January 19, 2018 1:44 p.m. read more..


Riverhawks swoop in for Pacer Invite title

With a handful of new faces on the roster, and senior veterans Jessika Nañez, Kendyl Kumm, Samantha Stanley, Jenifer Salinas and Shivani Patel solidifying the core of 14, the Riverhawks took home another first-place trophy with a 151.7-point total, besting Wilsonville by 5.4 points in a competitive cheer event held Saturday in Lake Oswego.

January 19, 2018 1:38 p.m. read more..
 

High-speed pursuit ends with gunfire

A Wasco County Sheriff’s Deputy used a firearm to stop a vehicle fleeing from an Oregon State Police pursuit on Thursday afternoon. No one was injured in the incident but the driver of the vehicle faces several felony charges in two counties, said Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley on Friday morning.

January 19, 2018 1:31 p.m. read more..


New legislators visit Maupin

Two newly appointed state legislators representing citizens in the area will tour Maupin on Monday and then introduce themselves to community members at a “meet and greet” forum. Senator Clifford Bentz, R-Ontario, and Rep. Daniel Bonham, R-The Dalles, will be in south Wasco County from 9 a.m. to noon on Jan. 23.

January 19, 2018 1:26 p.m. read more..


TD Women March Sat.

A year ago, a women’s march in The Dalles arranged in just 48 hours drew some 135 participants. This year, organizers expect 300 at the march, set for Saturday, Jan. 20, at City Park.

January 19, 2018 1:24 p.m. read more..


Fate of historic building considered

The fate of the historic Waldron/Gitchell building, which has survived numerous floods, fires and storms to be the oldest commercial building left in The Dalles, will be decided during Monday’s city council meeting.

January 19, 2018 1:14 p.m. read more..


‘Eagle Watch’ is Saturday

The eagles have landed! The Dalles Dam Visitor Center is a popular site for visitors to see bald eagles as they congregate along the Columbia River to feed during their winter migration. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers park rangers will be on hand this Saturday to help visitors learn about our national bird, watch the raptors in their natural habitat and enjoy interactive educational activities.

January 18, 2018 1:54 p.m. read more..


TD places ninth at Beisell Invite

This past Saturday at the Bob Beisell Wrestling Invitational in Forest Grove, the Riverhawks had five wrestlers score top-5 finishes with nine wins, six by pin, led by senior Glenn Breckterfield, who posted a runner-up finish at 145 pounds.

January 18, 2018 1:46 p.m. read more..


Wrestlers focused on trusting the process

Over time, The Dalles wrestling aspires to get back to being one of the perennial powerhouse programs in the state. Wednesday at Kurtz Gym, the Riverhawks squared off against Hermiston, a program that has won 10 state championships and finished fourth last season and lost by a 75-12 margin, as the visiting Bulldogs had pinfall wins from Aidan Villarreal, AJ Tuia, Trevor Wagner and Daniel Faeeteetee, a 4-2 decision victory by Emmanuel Carrillo to go along with eight forfeits.

January 18, 2018 1:40 p.m. read more..
 

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