The board of directors voted to postpone the 3.8% rate increase scheduled to take place the following month.
Sigman’s Flowers and Gifts has been a landmark in The Dalles for decades Story and photos by Rodger Nichols Businesses have come and gone on the southwest corner of Second and Court streets, but none so durable as Sigman’s Flowers and Gifts. The structure in The Dalles was built in 1890 by Albert V. Bettingen—an […]
Sea Scouts welcomes all teens aboard By Lea Mathieu “Every time we go out on the water, we learn something new, and we discover things as a team,” says Megan Lenardson. “Sea Scouts is a great learning opportunity where it’s OK to make mistakes and grow and learn from them.” Megan is a founding crew […]
By Rodger Nichols The beginning of the new calendar year is also the beginning of the fiscal year for Northern Wasco County PUD. Chief Financial Officer Harvey Hall handles the utility’s budgeting process. Creating a budget with the responsibility to serve 25,000 people and businesses around the clock and around the year takes careful planning. […]
Journalism rebounds in the Gorge By Rodger Nichols “COVID-19 claimed three more businesses in the Columbia River Gorge.” That’s what a joint press release from the Northwest Newspaper Association might have said last year. “The first is a 130-year-old daily from The Dalles, the second is a 117-year-old weekly from White Salmon and the third […]
KODL has covered the Gorge through changes in frequency and ownership By Rodger Nichols The oldest radio station in the Columbia River Gorge recently celebrated its 80th anniversary. When KODL signed on the air in October 1940, it was the only station between Portland and La Grande. In the eight decades since, it’s been on […]