In terms of album sales and popularity, country music continues to hold its own, accounting for 10 percent of total album sales this past year, according to Nielsen’s â2016 U.S. Year-End Report.â Country’s top artists for the year in recorded music were Chris Stapleton, Garth Brooks, Joey + Rory and Blake Shelton. Overall albums sales... Read more »
The last time Brothers Osborne headlined a show in Nashville it was four years ago, and they had just signed their record deal. On Wednesday (Jan. 18), Deale, Maryland, natives TJ and John Osborne returned to their adoptive hometown to headline a sold-out show at Nashvilleâs Marathon Music Works as two-time Grammy nominees and the... Read more »
I wonder if Luke Bryan is reflecting on his career right now like I am. Itâs been a exactly 10 years since Bryan released his very first single — “All My Friends Sayâ –and yet it somehow seems like yesterday that I heard that song and thought, âI bet this guyâs going to sell out... Read more »
Carrie Underwood was on NBC’s Today on Wednesday (Jan. 18), catching up with everyone about her Grammy nominations, her 2016 tour and her love of The Walking Dead. So naturally, actor-comedian Nick Offerman, the day’s co-host of sorts, asked her to take her clothes off. If Offerman’s name is unfamiliar to you, he’s known for... Read more »
âI know that somewhere out there,â Blake Shelton said at Wednesdayâs (Jan. 18) Peopleâs Choice Awards, âthereâs someone going, âI mean, how did he win album of the year? Like, isnât that just a country album full of stereotypical drinking and cheating and tailgates?â And to that person, I say, ‘Youâre damn right it is!’â... Read more »
The National Weather Service cancelled the freezing rain advisory for the Central Columbia River Gorge and the Upper Hood River Valley as temperatures warmed up Thursday afternoon, but there is now a.
The Oregon Department of Transportation says Interstate 84 will remain closed between Hood River and Troutdale Thursday. ODOT's Don Hamilton says they are dealing with a combination of problems...
The Bonneville Power Administration restored power to Skamania PUD this morning, and now the utility is progressing on restoring electricity to its customers. As of 1:30 p.m., the PUD said on its...
The Dalles Public Works Department will be working Thursday and Friday nights to remove snow from the downtown areas. To facilitate clearing the roads from curb to curb, Public Works requests no...
Delays/Cancellations for Friday, January 20 Stevenson-Carson School District closed. North Wasco County School District 21 two hour delay. White Salmon Valley School District two hour delay. Horizon..
Fire damaged an apartment at the complex on 2402 West 10th Street in The Dalles on Sunday. According to Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue Division Chief Dan Hammel, firefighters who responded found a fire.
The Port of Hood River says it is receiving interest in properties at the former Hanel Mill site the Port has been redeveloping. Port Executive Director Michael McElwee says they are engaged in early.
The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizens Award Banquet is coming up on Thursday evening at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center. Chamber CEO Lisa Farquharson says they will be honoring..
Boys Basketball Hood River Valley 53, Columbia 27 Dufur 53, Horizon Christian 45 Dufur 67, Ione 37 Horizon Christian 49, Arlington 46 Sherman 93, Mitchell-Spray 44 Sherman 70, South Wasco 34...
The National Weather Service says a wet and mild series of storms will move into the Northwest early next week, bringing heavy rains and heightening flood potential. A hydrologic outlook today by the.