• Johnson Resigns From School Board
    Mark Johnson formally resigned from the Hood River County School Board on Wednesday evening.  The former state legislator stepped down in the wake of allegations that he made a racially-insensitive remark about another legislator while serving as executive director of Oregon Business and Industry, a position he was dismissed from two weeks ago.  Reading a […]
  • Stabbing At Celilo Village Investigated
    The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing early Wednesday morning at Celilo Village.  According to the Sheriff’s Office, the incident at about 6:05 Wednesday morning was between a man and a woman.  Both parties were injured, interviewed by police, and then transported to Mid-Columbia Medical Center for treatment.  The Sheriff’s Office said the […]
  • April 25 Prep Sports Roundup
    Track and Field Trout Lake won both the boys and girls titles at the Mt. Adams Invitational in Glenwood.  Lyle-Wishram’s Brandon Montoya won three events in boys’ competition, and South Wasco’s Ana Popchock and Trout Lake’s Hannah Funkhouser both had two first place finishes in the girls’ portion of the meet.   Goldendale’s Allison Gilliam […]
  • Stabbing Investigated
    The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing that took place this morning (Wednesday) in Celilo Village.  Sheriff Lane Magill says investigators are still gathering information, but had no details that he could offer at this time other than confirming the incident occurred.  He added they hope to release more information later today.   […]
  • City of TD Looks At Compensation Packages
    The City of The Dalles has embarked on a study of the compensation packages for exempt employees, such as the City Manager and the police chief, among others, and comparing them with pay scales in similar communities.  Mayor Steve Lawrence says they are trying to get ahead of the curve as baby boomers begin to […]
  • City of HR Forming Downtown Parking Committee
    The City of Hood River is forming a committee to address downtown parking issues.  City Councilors Mark Zanmiller and Kate McBride will be on the panel, and City Manager Steve Wheeler says five others will be selected will be involved as well.  There will be two downtown business operators, two building owners, and an at-large […]