• Google Opens New Facility
    Google held a grand opening for its new facility next to the Columbia Gorge Industrial Center in The Dalles on Thursday.  The first phase of the building has been completed, and Darcy Nothnagle of Google says employees will now start moving in.  Fifty new jobs will be created by the new building.  This is the […]
  • Inslee Signs Three McCabe Bills
    Three bills authored by Washington 14th District State Representative Gina McCabe were signed into law by Governor Jay Inslee on Thursday.  One was Erin’s Law, which requires the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction to establish a coordinated program to provide age-appropriate information and training pertaining to the prevention of sexual abuse of students.  Another […]
  • Wind Challenge And STEM Fair Saturday
    The Google Wind Challenge and STEM Fair takes place Saturday at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center.  In the Challenge, 39 teams of high school and middle school students from around the region race against the clock in an all-day competition to design and build the strongest and fastest wind turbine.  In addition, Jessica Metta of […]
  • March 15 Prep Sports Roundup
    Baseball Hood River Valley 7, Gresham 3:  The Eagles scored five runs in the first inning on the way to moving their record to 1-1 on the season. Dufur 7, Country Christian 6   Softball Hood River Valley 5, Gresham 0:  Lauren Decker struck out five on the way to pitching a six-hit shutout as […]
  • CGCC Board Seeks Budget Committee Members
    The Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Education is seeking interested people in Hood River and Wasco counties who would like to serve on the panel’s budget committee.  Committee members are appointed to a three-year term.  Those who are interested in being on the CGCC budget committee should send a letter of interest with qualifications, […]
  • City Of The Dalles Issues Political Sign Reminder
    As we enter into the political season, the City of The Dalles is reminding residents to observe rules on the posting and removing of political signs.  Campaign signs can only be placed on private property, and can be up for the 60 days prior to the election in which candidates or issues are to be […]