• Pig Bowl Saturday
    The annual Pig Bowl football game matching law enforcement officers from Oregon and Washington is Saturday evening at Sid White Field on the Wahtonka campus in The Dalles.  Proceeds from this year’s game will go to help three families in the region dealing with expenses from medical issues.  Michael Holloran of the Oregon State Police […]
  • Eagle Creek Fire Activity Remains Minimal
    Activity on the Eagle Creek Fire continues to be minimal in the wake of this week’s cooler temperatures and rain.  Fire officials says over the last four days anywhere from 3.5” to 6” of rain fell over the fire area, with heavier rains over the western portion of the fire.  Current activities include resource and […]
  • September 21 Prep Sports Roundup
    Volleyball Hood River Valley def. The Dalles 26-24, 25-16, 25-14 Sherman def. Condon-Wheeler 25-18, 23-25, 26-24, 25-14 Columbia def. Lyle-Wishram 3 games to 0 Goldendale def. LaSalle (Yakima) 25-22, 25-23, 25-18   Boys Soccer Central Catholic 2, Hood River Valley 0 The Dalles 2, St. Helens 0   Girls Soccer St. Helens 4, The Dalles […]
  • Two Arrested For Illegal Gillnettting
    Two people were arrested after the Oregon State Police and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement conducted a nighttime river patrol this week on the Columbia River at the Deschutes River Sanctuary after receiving numerous complaints of illegal gillnetting.  The OSP says troopers located a boat operating without required lighting in the sanctuary with […]
  • No Measured Growth On Eagle Creek Fire
    Cool and moist conditions continue to prevail across the Eagle Creek Fire, resulting in no measured growth over the past 24 hours.  Fire size remains at 48,668 acres, with 46% containment.  Fire behavior remains minimal.  Most portions of the fire are in a smoldering state, though some open flame has been observed.  Smoke can still […]
  • NCPHD Receives Accreditation
    North Central Public Health District has achieved accredited status for five years by the Public Health Accreditation Board.  That means NCPHD meets or exceeds the rigorous standards established by the non-profit, non-governmental board.  The district is among the first ten local health authorities to be accredited in Oregon.  The national accreditation program works to improve […]