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Huskies howl in semifinal victory

No. 8 Sherman triumphs for first football championship berth since the 1994 season

Garbage rates to be reviewed

City tables decision to gather more information

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Cardboard makes bad ashtray

Firefighters say metal can is best option

The Dalles raises $1.1M for cancer fight

Relay For Life of The Dalles has been given third place for the American Cancer Society Gordy fundraising per capita award. The award is presented to events that raise the most money per capita for various population sizes throughout the Great West division comprised of 12 states.

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Google spoon steadies tremors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. But these spoons (don't call them spoogles) are a bit more than your basic utensil: Using hundreds of algorithms, they allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson's disease to eat without spilling.

Rangers come up one play short in semis

Adrian scores with two seconds left in 58-52 win

Editorial: Remembering Thanksgiving highlights

Remembering Thanksgiving

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Editorial cartoons from Nov. 25

Editorial cartoons from Nov. 25, 2014.

Letter to the editor: Jubilee solution

To the editor: Following the Lehman banking debacle of 2008, the government sponsored bailout of Too Big to Fail banks only created an illusion of recovery because the bailout did not stimulate the economy. Seventy percent of the economy is consumer-driven, thus consumer spending must increase.

Letter to the editor: Letter from Jesus

To the editor: This letter was written by an unknown author and I ask that you print it: “Dear Friend: How are You? I just had to send a note to tell you how much I care about you. I saw you yesterday as you were talking with your friends. I waited all day hoping you would want to talk with me, too. I gave you a sunset to close your day and a cool breeze to rest you – and I waited.

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    A Fight for Life

    Cheree Gillette recently attended the funeral of a 34-year-old childhood friend who died of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. The loss of her friend particularly shook Gillette, because she herself had nearly died from the same illness early this year.

    Campus closure plans suspended

    The Columbia Gorge Community College board wants to revisit a planned closure of the Hood River campus — to offset a $1.6 million budget deficit — so those plans have been put on hold. That news was delivered Thursday afternoon by Dr. Frank Toda, president and chief executive officer of the college.

    Three on Parks board under fire

    In a busy meeting Wednesday night, the parks board first received a petition with 89 signatures seeking the reinstatement of Scott Green as director, then was told a recall effort would begin against the three members who voted for his ouster.

    Green files complaint with labor bureau

    Fired Parks and Recreation Director Scott Green filed a complaint with the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries Nov. 7, alleging violations of his civil rights.

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    Eye on the storm

    On bikes, boys and cameras

    My first camera was a simple, manual camera with a normal view, 55mm lens. It was cheap. I used it to photograph anything and everything. For a time I stuck with black and white film, and felt myself an artist. This bicycle is a good example of my work from ...

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    Corporate Ladders

    By the time I finished playing with this photograph, it bore such little resemblance to reality I decided to name it "Corporate Ladders" after that mythical instrument by which one is said to, by virtue of great effort and talent, improve one's career. Photo copyright Mark B. Gibson

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    On cows, boys and cameras

    I've been working recently on "A Rancher's Life," an ongoing series in the Chronicle, and as I listened to the bellowing cattle at a Maupin area ranch I was reminded of the very first roll of film I ever shot and developed. It was eighth grade, I was taking an ...

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    Gone mobile...

    I remember a newspaper cartoon I saw years ago, showing a "war correspondent" type photojournalist, rough and careworn, wearing a photo vest and holding out a tiny, goofy-looking cell phone. It was funny, the idea that someone with a cell phone could capture hard breaking news. I had it on ...

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    Happy hungry holidays!

    It's late November, and as food banks struggle to fill the gap created by a $5 billion monthly reduction in food stamps across the nation, the financial sector continues to swell and pulse under the stimulating hand of an $85 billion monthly handout, with stock markets reaching record highs and ...

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    Fall colors

    Leaves of a big leaf maple are brilliantly yellow along Mill Creek Road south of The Dalles, pictured here against the trunk of a ponderosa pine. Copyright Mark B. Gibson Big leaf maples are one of my favorite trees, with their, huge swooping buds in early spring, leafy umbrellas in ...