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Group addresses hunger

About 30 people in the Gorge Food Security Coalition met Tuesday at FISH Food Bank in Hood River to sign onto a collaborative effort that has been months in the making.

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‘Critical needs’ identified in TD

Like a patient getting a full physical, The Dalles Public Works Department now knows what it’s like to be poked and prodded while being thoroughly examined.

Fix sought for bus flap

In mid-October, a miscommunication led two local parents to believe their little girl was missing, when she was actually safely being taken to her babysitter on the local LINK bus.

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Turning a page for foster kids

A book drive for youth in foster care is now underway and the Wasco County Citizen Review Board is hoping to collect reading material for 200 children, pre-teens and teens.

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Hawks get off on the right foot with a win

Playing against a 6A squad like Centennial is sure to get The Dalles girls’ basketball team in midseason form early in the regular season.

News

    For the Record from Dec. 1

    Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Dec. 1

    What's Happening from Dec. 1

    Nonprofit events calendar from Nov. 1.

    For the Record from November 30, 2016

    Police, fire, and medical reports for November 30, 2016

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    New member

    Eres Beauty Salon celebrated joining The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 23 with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the salon at 512 W. Ninth Street. Left to right are: Camille Terry of the chamber; Melissa Flores, a student at the Gorge Academy Beauty School who plans to work at Eres; Eres owner Erendida Cruz; Abigail Jara, stylist at Eres; and Teryl Whistler, a new stylist at the salon who focuses on gel nails and eyelash extensions.

Sports

Gorge Life

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    Looking back on November 26, 2016

    From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

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    Christmas kickoff

    “Are you real?” Connor Kelly, 5, asked Santa before climbing onto his lap Friday night in The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce office.

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    Joyous Season

    Wasco Electric employee Robert Bute attaches a Christmas wreath to a light pole in front of the Granada Theater Tuesday morning as the city’s holiday decorations go into place in the downtown area. Bute was working with fellow employee Keith Fales to attach and light the wreaths so they are ready for tonight’s Starlight Parade, which starts at 6 p.m. and loops through the downtown business district. After the parade, there will be a Christmas tree lighting event at The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce office at 404 W. Second Street.

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    Local nurses honored by March of Dimes

    For the sixth consecutive year, nurses at Mid-Columbia Medical Center were among a group of Oregon health care professionals selected to receive one of the 2016 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year awards.

Opinion

Upcoming Events

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    Fri, Dec. 2, 9 AM
  • Lyle Schools Play Structure Community Build
    Sat, Dec. 3, 8:30 AM
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    Sat, Dec. 3, 10 AM
  • Christmas Sale at the Museum Store of the Sherman County Historical Museum
    Sat, Dec. 3, 10 AM
  • Cozy Christmas Bazaar, 12/4 11 am to 3 pm
    Sun, Dec. 4, 11 AM
  • Open Mic
    Sun, Dec. 4, 7 PM
  • Zumba
    Mon, Dec. 5, 9 AM
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    Mon, Dec. 5, 2 PM
  • Bereavement Groups
    Mon, Dec. 5, 4 PM
  • Cascade Singer rehearsals
    Mon, Dec. 5, 7 PM
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    Tue, Dec. 6, 9 AM
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    Tue, Dec. 6, 4 PM
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    Tue, Dec. 6, 6 PM
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    Wed, Dec. 7, 3 PM
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    Wed, Dec. 7, 6 PM
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    Wed, Dec. 7, 6 PM
  • Awana Club
    Wed, Dec. 7, 6:05 PM
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    Wed, Dec. 7, 7 PM
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    Wed, Dec. 7, 9 PM
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    Thu, Dec. 8, 9 AM
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    Thu, Dec. 8, 5:30 PM
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