• Google Providing Devices For TD Middle School Students
    Google representatives announced at Thursday’s North Wasco County School District 21 board meeting that it will be providing electronic devices for learning to each of the 578 students enrolled at The Dalles Middle School.  Google’s donation, worth about $140,000, will provide one-to-one technology for each of the students enrolled at the school, and offer greater […]
  • I-84 Reopened
    The Oregon Department of Transportation has reopened Interstate 84 between Hood River and Troutdale.  The freeway had been closed since mid-afternoon on Tuesday from an ice storm that arrived following heavy snows in the area.  The storms brought down trees and power lines and left behind huge snowdrifts.  ODOT crews worked around the clock and […]
  • D21 Board Approves Calendar Adjustments
    The North Wasco County School District 21 board approved adjustments to the school calendar to help provide more time in a second trimester that has been disrupted by inclement weather.  The board approved changing February 6 from an in-service day to a student contact day, pushing back the end of the trimester to March 17, […]
  • HR School District Looking To Deal With Cancellations
    The Hood River County School District is up to eight full day cancellations and six delays for this school year.  The district had already added make-up days on January 27 and June 14, and Superintendent Dan Goldman says they are working with the teachers’ union to find ways within the current school calendar to make […]
  • Delays/Closures For January 20-21
    Delays/Cancellations for Friday, January 20 Columbia Gorge Community College Hood River campus closed, The Dalles campus open for normal business. Parkdale Library closed…Hood River and Cascade Locks libraries will be open regular hours.   Delays/Cancellations for Saturday, January 21 SAT testing at The Dalles High School postponed to February 4 at 7:45 a.m. Mid-Columbia Senior […]
  • TD Public Works Plans For Downtown Snow Removal
    The Dalles Public Works Department will be working Thursday and Friday nights to remove snow from the downtown areas.  To facilitate clearing the roads from curb to curb, Public Works requests no on-street parking downtown from 1st Street to 4th Street, between Taylor Street and Lincoln Street, including side streets, from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 […]