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.

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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.

In the news:

Free Public Wifi

For help with use call 541-370-2702. Maps of service areas: Downtown/Rodeo Ground;  Downtown Westside;  Sorosis Park, Kramer Field, Riverfront Park, Discovery Center; Phase 4 to be completed soon.  This service is designed for outside use, not inside buildings.

Meeting Notice:

Regular City Council Meeting

The next Regular City Council Meeting will be Monday, December 14, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. City Hall Council Chambers.  The agenda packets will be posted under Agendas and Minutes. If there are no agendas posted there is no meeting on that date.   

There will be a Town Hall Meeting on November 30 at 5:30 at Mid Columbia Senior Center regarding the Enterprise Zone.

Go to top