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Parade of Heroes

Five veterans, one KIA, honored for their service

Groups clash in court over Columbia River Basin salmon plan

PORTLAND (AP) — Federal authorities defended their latest plan for mitigating damage to salmon and steelhead imperiled by hydroelectric dams in the Columbia River Basin.

Olivan designs Nike shoe

One of six honored

Fire season a time for caution

The Oregon Department of Forestry has suppressed 301 fires so far in 2015 and 227 were started by people, according to an agency report.

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Looking back from June 28

Looking back on June 28, from the archives to The Dalles Chronicle.

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Beat the heat — Outdoors!

The one thing that I don’t deal very well with is heat and it looks like thermometers in The Dalles will be in the triple digits through July 4. And that makes me cranky. I don’t like hot weather, but after living in the gorge for several decades I have found three sure fire ways to stay cool even when you can fry an egg on the sidewalk:

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Huskies score big on all-league list

Kaseberg, Martin, Winslow and Justesen on first team; Winslow also on all-state squad

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Editorial cartoons from June 28

Editorial cartoons from June 28, 2015.

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Editorial: Support Fort Dalles Fourth: Show Up!

As the “oohs” and “aahs” of the crowd waft over the Lewis and Clark Festival Park during the local July 4 fireworks show, a small group of exhausted people will be smiling with satisfaction.

Letter to the editor: Good neighbors

To the editor: An investment in Rural Oregon for nearly 60 years, Outdoor School has provided high-quality, place-based science education to generations of Oregon students. Launched in 1957 in southern Oregon, Outdoor School is a tradition that has enriched and inspired over one million Oregonians.



Gorge Life

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    Fort Dalles 4th schedule of events

    Fort Dalles Fourth will kick off the Fourth of July weekend with a James Otto concert. The Grammy-nominated country artist will be performing his newest hit “Somewhere Tonight.” VIP tickets cost ($25), General Admission ($15) are sold at FortDallesFourth.com. The Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. on Friday July 3 at Lewis and Clark Festival Park.

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    Romance novelist brings passion to Portland

    Harmon wrote first book on dare in six weeks

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    Looking back, June 21

    Looking back on June 21, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

    What's happening from June 21

    New entries KIWANIS PROGRAMS: Kiwanis meetings are held every Thursday at noon at Spooky’s and visitors are welcome. June speakers include: Jun. 11, Carolyn Purcell, speaking about what’s new at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and upcoming events. Jun. 25, is the monthly club business meeting. For more information go to www. thedalleskiwanis.org.