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?



Effective September 15, 2017 the City of The Dalles will start using the NeoGov employment application system.  From that date forward, the City will no longer accept paper applications.  Interested applicants will need to fill out an on-line application at GovernmentJobs.Com.  This system allows applicants to save and update application information, upload supporting documentation, search and apply for multiple positions.  Contact Daniel Hunter, Human Resources Director at DHunter@ci.the-dalles.or.us with questions.

For information on Events in The Dalles, go to The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce website.


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Stormwater Catch Basin Cleaning - October 24 - Nobember 17

Fall Leaf Disposal Special - November 2017


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

Meeting Notice:

Regular City Council Meeting

The Regular City Council Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m.  The exceptions are holidays and the month of August.

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