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Wyden talks Trump, forest plan

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., held his 854th town hall since taking office in 1996 at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles Friday evening. “I just felt there was unprecedented interest toward what’s going on in Washington, D.C., so I’m going to give you unprecedented access,” he said after being introduced by The Dalles Mayor Steve Lawrence, who drew tickets in a lottery system to select speakers.

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Shop Fire

A Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue crew monitors a single-story shop at 3518 West Second Street for residual fire after extinguishing flames. The blaze was reported about 9:45 a.m.

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Transients cleared from overpass

Earlier this month, after getting multiple complaints, city police told transients living under the freeway overpass by Dairy Queen to clear out. It was done at nighttime, when they were more likely to be there, said The Dalles Police Capt. Jamie Carrico. Police logs show five people were asked to move along on Oct. 5.

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Colonel Wright takes cross country crown

Elementary school sets top mark of 138 to defeat Dry Hollow

On a day when record numbers were achieved, Colonel Wright School reclaimed local bragging rights with the most students in attendance at the 20th annual Jumpstart Elementary Cross Country Meet held on Sept. 26 at Sorosis Park in The Dalles.

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SWC wraps up play with a win

Redsides move up to No. 7 with a sweep of Monument

MAUPIN – The South Wasco County Redsides wrapped up its 2017 regular season schedule with a 25-16, 25-16, 25-13 three-set sweep over Monument-Dayville in a non-league volleyball match played Saturday in Maupin.

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    TD’s top athletes

    The Dalles athletes were named as the top representatives for the month of September. The athletes are, from left to right, Courtney Hert (soccer), Samantha Stanley (cheer), Alberto Gallegos (soccer), JR Scott (football) and Lindsi Logue (volleyball). Not pictured is Gabe Lira (cross country).

    TD boys soccer loses 7-1 to 6A Tualatin

    Setting up for tonight’s make-or-break game at Pendleton, The Dalles boys’ soccer team has been outscored. TD trailed 3-1 at the half, but 6A Tualatin scored four straight goals in a 7-1 victory Saturday in a non-league match played at Wahtonka.

    TD drops match to Rex-Putnam

    In a re-scheduled volleyball match played last Friday afternoon, the No. 24-ranked Dalles Riverhawks lost the first two sets in what was a four-set loss to Rex-Putnam, by margins of 20-25, 13-25, 25-19, 17-25, at Kurtz Gym.

    Sherman claims sweep over Lyle

    Sherman head coach Amy Huffman had a chance to play several of her players in multiple positions. Those switches turned out to be positive, as the Lady Huskies came through for a sweep by scores of 25-8, 25-19, 25-14 Monday in a non-league match at Lyle.

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    Looking Back on October 15, 2017

    From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

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    Camping rates increase at state parks

    The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is raising state park camping rates by $2 for some types of campsites effective Nov. 1.

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    ‘Bogey’ finds his home on golf course links

    Two men and a cat walk into a golf pro shop … This is not a joke, but a simple story of compassion unfolding every day at The Dalles Country Club. Enter a petite gray and white cat whose legacy might have ended years before if it were not for the care of Jerry Christensen and Sony Smith.

    ‘I AM...’ exhibit opens

    The second “I AM…” photo shoot has taken place involving local students and teachers and an exhibit of that work will be available for viewing Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at The Riverenza, 401 East 10th Street. Keilman Dental Clinic PC created the platform for the I AM campaign that “encourages conversations around our uniqueness and how participants see themselves.”

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