Archive for the ‘The Dalles’ Category

2015 Columbia River Gorge Fiber Festival

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, October 26, 2015

This year’s Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival is taking place Nov 6-8, 2015 in The Dalles, Oregon. While the fiber festival is usually held in April, this year’s event will take place in time for holiday gift-buying.  The venue of this year’s festival will be the brand new Ft. Dalles Readiness Center, with state-of-the-art classrooms and […]

100th Anniversary of the Historic Columbia River Highway

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Monday, July 20, 2015

The Historic Columbia Highway turns 100 years old this August. It is not an exaggeration to say this is a truly beautiful looking highway. Currently The Oregon Department of Transportation is working to reconstruct the highway, which was the country’s first scenic highway. Although only 10 miles remain for the reconstruction it is still a […]

Cruise The Gorge

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Cruise The Gorge 2014 This year’s Cruise The Gorge will occur August 8th – 10th. The “Neon Cruise” will be downtown The Dalles Friday evening after early registration. Cruise the Gorge “Show in the Shade” will be Saturday at Sorosis Park. Read about the “Parade of Champions” below. Registration at the park occurs from 9 AM […]

Water’s Edge Fitness Festival

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Water’s Edge Fitness Festival Water’s Edge Fitness Festival starts Saturday morning, May 3rd. Competitors will take a 5K run, 30K bike and then a 5K run duath-lon through the Columbia River Gorge, for some fun fitness in a beautiful friendly environment. Read more details below.  The run will be an out and back course on […]

Great Turn Out for Wheatfield Run

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Wheatfield run generates record crowd Last weekends Wheatfield Run in The Dalles was a success. This Wheatfield 3k, 8k, half marathon at Petersburg School pulled in a record number of 200 participates this year. Check out some of the top finishing times below. The 3k race saw some of the closest times with the top-9 […]

Sunshine Mill Winery

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Sunshine Mill Winery January 24th, 7-10 pm: Ryan Durgan is performing live at the Sunshine Mill Winery. Relax with a glass of wine  at the Sunshine Mill in Dalles, OR and enjoy the live music. Read below to learn about some of the Sunshine Mill’s rich history. The Sunshine Mill has a long, colorful history. […]

The Dalles Dam Hosts 4th Annual Eagle Watch

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Friday, January 3, 2014

Photo by Jeffrey Randall This is the time of year when Bald Eagles are in search of food for the winter, and what better place for them to find dinner than the Columbia River Gorge. This year the Dalles Dam will be hosting the Eagle watch, where last year more than 30 of these beautiful […]

The Dalles

Posted by West Columbia Gorge Chamber on Sunday, November 10, 2013

The Dalles, OR The Dalles Journey to eastern Oregon to savor the pioneer spirit of the West.By David Sharp From a bluff overlooking The Dalles, Ore., the landscape resembles the set of a John Wayne shoot-’em-up. With the sun setting behind a high ridge, buzzards wheel about like beady-eyed stringless kites. Below, the Columbia River […]