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Local News

March 25 Prep Sports Scoreboard

Baseball

Hood River Valley 9, Boulder Creek (Arizona) 4:  Kam Walker had two hits and two runs batted in while Austin Martin delivered three hits in helping HRV to its second straight win on its spring break trip.  Ryan Ward struck out 11 on the mound without giving up an earned run. Continue reading

Prelim Drawings Coming For TD Library Expansion

The Dalles-Wasco County Library Foundation has taken another step toward making expansion plans for the library a reality.  The organization just awarded a Portland architectural firm, FFA, the contract to do preliminary drawings for the four-thousand square foot expansion to provide more room for children’s and young adult services.  Continue reading

City of HR To Talk Dispensaries In Worksession

The Hood River City Council will discuss whether to adopt a one-year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries at a worksession during their April 14 meeting.  Councilors discussed the subject after hearing from Hood River County Commission on Children and Families executive director Joella Dethman asking the City to adopt a moratorium to put rules in place.  Continue reading

TD City Council Mulls Dispensary Issue

The Dalles City Council once again discussed medical marijuana dispensaries and whether to consider a one-year moratorium on those facilities.  City Attorney Gene Parker said the League of Oregon Cities is still evaluating the options municipalities might have under the law approved by state legislators in 2013.  Continue reading

Benson Bridge Still Closed

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area officials are asking hikers to honor the closure of the historic Benson Bridge across Multnomah Falls to pedestrian traffic.  Fencing closing off the bridge area was installed due to safety concerns following damage from a rock fall that occurred in early January.  But Scenic Area officials report the fencing has been repeatedly vandalized allowing illegal access into the closure area. Continue reading

March 24 Prep Sports Roundup

Baseball

The Dalles 14, Franklin 3:  The Eagle-Indians scored six runs in the first inning to take control early.  Gordy Harris and Zach Cantrell drove in three runs each, while Nolan McCall slammed a two-run homer. Continue reading

The Dalles Makes Smithsonian Small Town List

The Dalles has made Smithsonian Magazine’s list of the America’s Best Small Towns to Visit.  The magazine says it has singled out 20 communities for particular strengths in history, music, visual arts, learning, food, theater, and science. Continue reading