Lewis and Clark Fountain

The Lewis and Clark Fountain was installed at the Lewis and Clark Festival Park on April 29, 2016.  Jeff Stewart of The Dalles is the artist.  

Many visonaries worked diligently over the years to assure the completion of the fountain.

Columbia River
paddle wheeler makes a comeback

The 223-passenger American Empress, formerly known as Empress of the North, is back on the Pacific Northwest's Columbia River. The four-deck-high, white-on-white confection is returning to seven-night sailings along the river -- something it last offered in 2008.

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The History of
The Dalles, Oregon

The City of The Dalles, Oregon, is situated in the north-central part of the state on the Columbia River, the nation's second largest river. It is the county seat and the largest community in Wasco County.  The Dalles is one of Oregon's most historical cities and was known earlier in its history as the town at the end of the Oregon Trail.  Archeological evidence suggests the area ...

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What’s Happening? The City's Transportation System Plan

Project Update for the City's Transportation System Plan. The project will take about 12 months to complete. Over the study period, the link below will be the primary source for project-related information including meeting schedule, meeting summaries, draft documents for review, and final documents.  click here for project information and survey.
For information on what's happening in The Dalles, go to The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce website.

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Notice is hereby given that the Columbia Gateway Urban Renewal Agency will be conducting a public sale by bid on the 31st day of March, 2017. Sealed written bids will be accepted up to 2:30 PM on March 31 for the sale of the following surplus real property items:


Double door stainless freezer, two long tables with sink, small 3x3 refrigerator, fire suppression for stove, neon sign above front door, small table with sink, sink with metal backsplash, two locker units, two Coors Light pool table lights, two cylinders, bowling pins, metal folding chairs, Henry Weinhard’s Light sign, Coors Light sign, deep fryer, grill with cooler, cooler, grill, stainless backsplash, double plastic sink, washer/dryer.

No other surplus personal property items will be for sale.  Items listed will be sold “as is”.  Parties are to submit by mail, or hand delivery written sealed bids to:  Izetta Grossman, City Clerk’s Office, 313 Court Street, The Dalles, OR  97058 by no later than 2:30 PM on March 31, 2017.  Bids will opened in the City Hall Council Chambers after 2:30 PM on March 31, 2017, and the highest bidder for each item will be awarded the purchase of the item.  In the event of tie bids for an item, the parties submitting bids will be notified and given an opportunity to submit another written bid.  Purchasing parties will be given City staff contact information to make arrangements to pick up the item(s) the week of April 3 through April 7, 2017.

Payment should be made to the Columbia Gateway Urban Renewal Agency. 

Izetta Grossman
City Clerk
City of The Dalles, OR

City Newsletter - January 2017


Budget Information Papers for Fiscal Year 2016-17 Reference Document.  Papers for the upcoming budget will be posted beginning in April.

Downtown Public Wi Fi help line 541-370-2702  COVERAGE MAP

Meeting Notice:

Regular City Council Meeting

The March 27 City Council Meeting has been cancelled.

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