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Wearing masks or cloth face coverings in public can slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), and in-person schooling in both Washington and Oregon — when it does occur — will require a majority of students to wear masks if attending in-person classes.

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Bill and Patty Morrissey, front, and Kristyn Fix and Dave Aiken raise a toast in the “Heights Alley Porches,” the new name for Slopeswell’s custom outside seating amenity once known as “parklets.” The porches were moved two weeks ago behind the business from 12th Street, In addition to the b…

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Even though the atmosphere of The Dalles Farmer’s Market is very different this year than from past seasons, locals are embracing social distancing guidelines and continuing to make the excursion over to City Park to buy fresh produce from local vendors. 

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Wearing masks or cloth face coverings in public can slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), and in-person schooling in both Washington and Oregon — when it does occur — will require a majority of students to wear masks if attending in-person classes. 

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In a July 30 letter to parents and guardians with kids in North Wasco County Schools District 21, Interim Superintendent Theresa Peters said the district will begin the 2020-21 school year online in a “comprehensive distance learning” format.

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Eastern Oregon State Reps. Dan Bonham and Mark Owens and State Sen. Lynn Findley held the seventh of their biweekly town halls on Thursday. District 59 Rep. Bonham said all of them had been working hard on various legislative topics.

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In a July 30 letter to parents and guardians with kids in North Wasco County Schools District 21, Interim Superintendent Theresa Peters said the district will begin the 2020-21 school year online in a “comprehensive distance learning” format.

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The seventh Annual Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest has been canceled for 2020, organizers for the event announced Thursday in a press release. The event, which is sponsored by FruitSmart and the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce, was scheduled for May 30 after originally being postpon…

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Wasco County Commissioners met Wednesday morning and heard an update on schools from Claire Ranit, a consultant working with the Columbia Gorge ESD. She said all the districts in the region are planning some kind of hybrid model, which would involve a mixture of distance learning and actual …

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Mid-Columbia Economic Development District (MCEDD) has announced an Aug. 13 deadline for businesses and nonprofits in Hood River, Sherman and Wasco Counties to receive COVID-19 Emergency Business Assistance Grants through Business Oregon.

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To support safely continuing to worship, local officials distributed masks to over a dozen churches in Wasco County recently, according to a press release from Unified Command, which serves Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties. 

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Wasco County Commissioners met Wednesday morning and heard an update on schools from Claire Ranit, a consultant working with the Columbia Gorge ESD. She said all the districts in the region are planning some kind of hybrid model, which would involve a mixture of distance learning and actual …

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To support public health, Streets Alive! Hood River won’t be holding its second annual event this summer, instead giving away free bikes to kids. “With schools, playgrounds, and so many of the activities that make us happy and healthy closed, we thought this would be a great way to share the…

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Zim’s Brau Haus Restaurant and Sports Bar in The Dalles has temporarily closed their doors after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

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To support safely continuing to worship, local officials distributed masks to over a dozen churches in Wasco County recently, according to a press release from Unified Command, which serves Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties.

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Zim’s Brau Haus Restaurant and Sports Bar in The Dalles has temporarily closed their doors after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

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When the pandemic caused schools and Lyle’s single market to close in March and April, Lyle Community Council President Julie Larson organized a purely volunteer grassroots effort to feed vulnerable community members. A small cadre of people delivered food boxes to around 80 families through…

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Because of the Gorge’s reliance on the summer tourism industry, many businesses are now struggling to maximize profits while working within COVID-19 restrictions so that they can survive the winter.

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Wearing masks or cloth face coverings in public can slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), and in-person schooling in both Washington and Oregon — when it does occur — will require a majority of students to wear masks if attending in-person classes.

  • 0

Bill and Patty Morrissey, front, and Kristyn Fix and Dave Aiken raise a toast in the “Heights Alley Porches,” the new name for Slopeswell’s custom outside seating amenity once known as “parklets.” The porches were moved two weeks ago behind the business from 12th Street, In addition to the b…

featured
  • 0

Even though the atmosphere of The Dalles Farmer’s Market is very different this year than from past seasons, locals are embracing social distancing guidelines and continuing to make the excursion over to City Park to buy fresh produce from local vendors. 

  • 0

Wearing masks or cloth face coverings in public can slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), and in-person schooling in both Washington and Oregon — when it does occur — will require a majority of students to wear masks if attending in-person classes. 

  • 0

In a July 30 letter to parents and guardians with kids in North Wasco County Schools District 21, Interim Superintendent Theresa Peters said the district will begin the 2020-21 school year online in a “comprehensive distance learning” format.

featured
  • 0

Eastern Oregon State Reps. Dan Bonham and Mark Owens and State Sen. Lynn Findley held the seventh of their biweekly town halls on Thursday. District 59 Rep. Bonham said all of them had been working hard on various legislative topics.

featured
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In a July 30 letter to parents and guardians with kids in North Wasco County Schools District 21, Interim Superintendent Theresa Peters said the district will begin the 2020-21 school year online in a “comprehensive distance learning” format.

  • 0

The seventh Annual Hood River Hard-Pressed Cider Fest has been canceled for 2020, organizers for the event announced Thursday in a press release. The event, which is sponsored by FruitSmart and the Hood River County Chamber of Commerce, was scheduled for May 30 after originally being postpon…

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Wasco County Commissioners met Wednesday morning and heard an update on schools from Claire Ranit, a consultant working with the Columbia Gorge ESD. She said all the districts in the region are planning some kind of hybrid model, which would involve a mixture of distance learning and actual …

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Mid-Columbia Economic Development District (MCEDD) has announced an Aug. 13 deadline for businesses and nonprofits in Hood River, Sherman and Wasco Counties to receive COVID-19 Emergency Business Assistance Grants through Business Oregon.

  • 0

To support safely continuing to worship, local officials distributed masks to over a dozen churches in Wasco County recently, according to a press release from Unified Command, which serves Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties. 

featured
  • 0

Wasco County Commissioners met Wednesday morning and heard an update on schools from Claire Ranit, a consultant working with the Columbia Gorge ESD. She said all the districts in the region are planning some kind of hybrid model, which would involve a mixture of distance learning and actual …

  • 0

To support public health, Streets Alive! Hood River won’t be holding its second annual event this summer, instead giving away free bikes to kids. “With schools, playgrounds, and so many of the activities that make us happy and healthy closed, we thought this would be a great way to share the…

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Zim’s Brau Haus Restaurant and Sports Bar in The Dalles has temporarily closed their doors after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

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To support safely continuing to worship, local officials distributed masks to over a dozen churches in Wasco County recently, according to a press release from Unified Command, which serves Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties.

  • Updated
  • 0

Zim’s Brau Haus Restaurant and Sports Bar in The Dalles has temporarily closed their doors after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 last week.

  • 0

When the pandemic caused schools and Lyle’s single market to close in March and April, Lyle Community Council President Julie Larson organized a purely volunteer grassroots effort to feed vulnerable community members. A small cadre of people delivered food boxes to around 80 families through…

featured
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Because of the Gorge’s reliance on the summer tourism industry, many businesses are now struggling to maximize profits while working within COVID-19 restrictions so that they can survive the winter.

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Concerns about overcrowding at the waterfront — paired with Gov. Brown’s new statewide mandate requiring face-masks outdoors whenever 6-feet of social distancing isn’t possible — were the Port of Hood River’s reasons for implementing crowding restrictions at the Event Site and Nichols Basin …

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