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Two emaciated horses rescued

Two emaciated horses were surrendered to an equine rescue by their Rowena area owners Nov. 5 after a citizen reported the horses were starving. Two other horses and five cows from the property were taken in by a local rancher.

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Appealing to the senses

A gift shop near the eastern edge of The Dalles’ downtown business district might be a little bit off the beaten track, but for local shoppers it would be well worth it to search the store out.

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Health center scores $13.2M loan

John Huffman, in his new role as state director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, announced Monday that the agency was investing $13.2 million to improve access to health care services for Gorge communities. The loan will be used by One Community Health, a nonprofit provider, to replace its Hood River dental and medical complex, 1220 Indian Creek Road.

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Athletics East trio picks up nationals invite

Alvarez, Lantz and Dorado net top-30s at regional event

Facing off against a group of 37 competitive runners in the 15-to-18-year old classification, The Dalles trio of Sam Alvarez, Michael Lantz and Dillon Dorado qualified to participate in the USATF National Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships after standout regional performances this past Saturday at Woodland Zoo Park in Seattle, Wash.

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TDMS seventh graders finish season undefeated

Football team uses 135-27 scoring edge for 6-0 record

When visualizing the direction of The Dalles Middle School football program, coach Paul Beasley has greater long-term goals in line for his athletes, which span further than just wins and losses. This seventh-grade group of 27 finished with an undefeated 6-0 record and outscored their opponents by a 135-27 margin, posting shutouts in three games against Armand Larive (Hermiston), Sandstone (Hermiston) and Hood River, by a combined, 82-0.

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    Dufur heads to 1A championship game

    Faced with adversity, the Rangers hold strong for a 58-28 victory

    HILLSBORO – Early last Tuesday morning on his way to school, Dufur junior Abraham Kilby hit some black ice on the road, skidded to an embankment and flipped three times into a ditch. Medically cleared by doctors, and after getting the final affirmation from head coach Jack Henderson on game day, Kilby dressed down for Saturday’s 1A state semifinal football game against Falls City, and posted five tackles with two sacks, one of those coming on a fourth down play late in the third quarter that kept his team ahead 38-22, in what was a 58-28 victory at Liberty High School in Hillsboro.

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    Bigfoot debate: Spirit or science?

    ‘Sasquatch & Spirituality’ presented at Discovery Center

    Last Friday night the Discovery Center hosted a lecture by Mel Skahan, called “Sasquatch & Spirituality.” Mel is a forester for the Yakama Nation, and he’s worked outdoors in that postion for over 20 years.

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    SWC wraps up banner season with awards

    Noland and Myers each grab spots on the Big Sky’s first team

    The South Wasco County volleyball team won 25 matches, claimed two tournaments, lost only one match from Sept. 9 until the state tournament, won a district championship and scored a sixth-place trophy at the 1A state tourney in Redmond.

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    Five Hawk players earn spots on CRC list

    Dallman is named CRC’s top coach

    The Dalles boys’ soccer team enjoyed a breakthrough fall season and five players, along with head coach Matthew Dallman, were rewarded for their standout performances through the regular season.

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