Hood River, OR

The Dalles Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in The Dalles: Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Sunday, September 26: Mostly sunny then slight chance of light rain during the day; while chance of light rain overnight; Monday, September 27: Light Rain Likely; Tuesday,
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Hood River Hops and Valley Harvest Fest are back

Hood River, Oregon is marking a return to fall events with signature festivals the Hood River Hops Fest and Hood River Valley Harvest Fest, both happening this October. While visiting the scenic gorge city, it’s also worth checking out their latest new brewery and taproom Working Hands Beer. More from...
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The Dalles Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in The Dalles: Friday, September 24: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Saturday, September 25: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Sunday, September 26: Mostly sunny then slight chance of rain showers during the day; while rain

Dale R. Browning

May 16, 1930 - August 24, 2021 - Dale Richard Browning, born to Wayne and Gladys Browning in 1930, died August 24, 2021 of renal failure. Dale Richard Browning, born to Wayne and Gladys Browning in 1930, died August 24, 2021 of renal failure. Dale was a well-known physician in SE Portland for over 30 years. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Portland establishing a precedent followed by one daughter and a granddaughter, both choosing careers in the medical field.

Double Mountain releases 4 Killer Fresh Hop beers

As annual tradition dictates, Hood River, Oregon’s Double Mountain Brewery & Cidery has released their fresh hop beers Killer Red, Killer Green, and Killer Juicy. Only this year they also experimented with a fresh hop version of their winter seasonal Fa La La La La, which is limited to draft only at their two taprooms. Each year, the brewery drives their reefer refrigerated truck to the hop farm and grabs hops straight off the bine and rushes them back to the brewery to be made into some killer beer.
Longview Daily News

2B Volleyball roundup: Chinooks pick up pace in sweep

STEVENSON — The Kalama volleyball team had to make the long trip southeast to Stevenson on Thursday, which may have accounted for a closer first set, but soon the cobwebs were shaken all the way off in a 25-21, 25-11, 25-6 sweep that only got more dominant as the evening went on.

In Loving Memory of Donald R. (Rick) McLaughlin: 1949-2021

Donald R. (Rick) McLaughlin, 72, passed away on Sept. 9, 2021 from heart disease. He was at home with his family by his side at the time of his passing. Rick was born July 2, 1949, in White Salmon, Washington, to Marcus K. McLaughlin and Kathryn Edmondson McLaughlin. He lived in several small Oregon towns where his father was a logger. He spent his high school years in Anderson, California, and in his 20s relocated to the Centralia-Chehalis area. He played many years of softball, which is how he met his wife of 47 years, Cecelia Johnstone. They were married in 1973, followed two years later by the birth of their daughter, Melissa. Two years after that another daughter, Christy, was born. In 1978 they moved to Rochester, Washington where he lived until his passing.

Tree removal sparks prosecution request; ‘Timber trespass’ can have significant repercussions

THE DALLES — The Port of The Dalles is pursuing “all legal avenues possible” to prosecute those responsible for the removal of trees and vegetation clear-cut from Port property between the Columbia River and the Riverfront trail just north of Klindt Cove Park over Labor Day Weekend, according to a press release from the District office.
Goldendale Sentinel

High school local kids hit the fall rodeos

Fall rodeo season is underway for our local junior high and high school rodeo athletes. They headed out for their first stop of the season in Longview, Washington, recently. Both age groups competed for two days, junior high Friday and Saturday morning, and high school Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, against many others from all over the state. The competition was for points each day to make it to state finals in the spring.
Goldendale Sentinel

Kelly Lee Henderson

Kelly Lee Henderson, beloved mother, grandmother, wife, and friend to many passed away on September 9, 2021, in Glenwood, Washington. Kelly was born June 11, 1962, in Hood River, Oregon, and grew up in Glenwood. Kelly was very involved in her children and grandchildren's lives. She is survived by her...

Obituary: Alonzo (Lonny) Smith

Alonzo (Lonny) V. Smith, 71, of Hood River, Ore., released his spirit into the everlasting on Sept. 20, 2021, after a lengthy struggle with cancer. Even after receiving the diagnosis that his form of cancer was terminal, Lonny continued as the same engaging person with the wonderful sense of humor he always had. To the end, he accepted his fate with dignity and grace.

Pig Bowl returns Oct. 2: Two families to benefit from annual fundraising game

The Columbia River Gorge Pig Bowl returns this year, taking place Saturday, Oct. 2 at the Wahtonka Campus of The Dalles High School. The Pig Bowl, a charity flag football game played by local law enforcement, returns after its 2020 cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Police, state troopers, sheriff’s deputies, corrections officers, and even dispatchers from around the Columbia River Gorge are set to gather at Sid White Field in The Dalles and play, Oregon vs. Washington, in an effort raise money for two local families in need.

School community rec programs passed to parks department

HOOD RIVER — At the Sept. 8 Hood River County School Board Meeting, members unanimously voted to approve an intergovernmental agreement (IGA) that would transfer the district’s Community Education recreation and sports programming to Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District. And on Sept. 15, HRVPRD board members also unanimously...

Quinton St. storm sewer installation begins Sept. 21

The Dalles — The Dalles Public Works Department crews began installation of storm sewer pipe on Quinton Street between E. 13th Street and E. 14th Street on Sept. 21. After the pipe is installed, this section of street will be paved to replace the gravel surface that has been in place since a water main break occurred June 2.

2B Volleyball: Cardinals Outlast Bulldogs in Season Opener

Winlock jumped out to a two-set lead, faltered in sets three and four and then regained momentum to hold off Stevenson in five sets (25-14, 25-15, 21-25, 22-25, 16-14) in its season opener at home on Tuesday. Madison Vigre was vicious, leading the Cardinals with a team-high 12 kills, 12...

Riverhawk girls face Goldendale, get first soccer win

The Dalles High Riverhawks (1-3) girls soccer team won its first game this year, a 7-0 non-league victory over the Goldendale Timberwolves on Saturday at the Wahtonka campus. The Hawks, guided by Coach Colby Tonn, bounced back and regained their confidence following a disappointing 4-0 non-league loss at home to the No. 5 ranked Hillsboro Spartans (2-0-1) Sept. 16.