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Healing the Earth

Healing the Earth

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City issues growth report

The city of The Dalles has issued a preliminary economic growth report that found most people who work here commute, and most commuters travel as far as 50 miles.

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Parks director named

Scott Baker, the new director of the Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District, originally set out to be a middle school science teacher.

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Candidate forum tonight at TDHS

Community members are invited to learn more about candidates for local, state and federal elected offices at a special forum tonight, Oct. 25, at The Dalles High School.

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Historic night for TD’s fifth and sixth graders

Maroon team gets program’s first-ever league crown

For four quarters, The Dalles dominated both sides of the ball, using its big-play offense and suffocating defense to defeat Hood River Blue by a 30-0 margin Saturday at Columbia High School in White Salmon.

Voters will receive missing ballot info

Every voter within the Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue District will receive a flyer from the Wasco County Clerk’s office to provide missing information about a general obligation bond in another flyer that was sent out with their ballot, according to Lisa Gambee, county clerk. She said the flyer distributed Wednesday was missing the text that says property owners would pay $.21 per thousand of assessed value for the bond, which equates to an average annual cost of $21 per $100,000 of assessed value.


    For the record from Oct. 25

    Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Oct. 25, 2016

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    Station robbed

    A male and female, both wearing orange jack-o’-lantern type masks and brandishing guns, held up a gas station on the west end of town late Sunday night and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, police say.

    Gas station robbed

    A male and female, both wearing masks and brandishing guns, held up a gas station on the west end of town late Sunday night and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, police say.

    For the record from Oct. 21

    Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Oct. 21


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    TD Maroon secures second straight title

    Team holds off White Salmon for a 24-16 triumph

    With three minutes and 26 seconds left in regulation, Nolan Cates landed the knockout blow, hitting the end zone on a 30-yard touchdown run to seal a 24-16 triumph in a third and fourth grade youth football championship game played Saturday in White Salmon.

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    Ranger defense stymies Ione in another shutout

    Over the past eight quarters, Dufur defensive coordinator C.S. Little has his group playing at a high level. The Ranger defense forced two turnovers, four punts and held Ione to 135 yards and just two plays of more than 20 in a 62-0 whitewash Friday in a Big Sky Conference matchup played on senior night at Dufur High School.

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    Huskies score first league title since 2011

    MORO – The last time Sherman enjoyed a Big Sky Conference championship, Scot Stroud, Kyle Burnett and Riley Brown were on the field representing Husky Nation in 2011. Friday on Homecoming night in Moro, a new chapter was written with Isaiah Coles, Kyle Fields and Maverick Winslow penning the foreword.

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    After loss, TD netters focusing on play-in

    Volleyball team hits road Tuesday versus St. Helens

    Two days after emptying the emotional tank in a Columbia River Conference finale against league champion Hood River Valley, The Dalles volleyball team could not find its groove in Thursday’s four-set non-league loss at home against 4A Scappoose.

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    Acoustic Eidolon

    Acoustic Eidolon, based in Colorado and featuring Joe Scott on double-neck “guitjo” and guitar and Hannah Alkire on cello perform Thursday night at Calvary Baptist Church in The Dalles. The concert was part of this year’s Mid-Columbia Community Concerts. The viruoso performance, mixing an eclectic assortment of instrumental and vocal works, was well attended. Mark B. Gibson photo

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    Two heads are better than one

    If you contact Concordia Lutheran Church in Hood River or Bethany Lutheran Church in The Dalles and ask for “Pastor Jesse,” you’ll now need to get a bit more specific. The dual parish is happy to announce the arrival of Pastor Jesse DeDeyne, who will be formally installed in a special service at Concordia Lutheran on Sunday, Oct. 23. He joins Pastor Jesse Jacobsen, who has shepherded the parish since 2006.

    What's Happening from Oct. 18

    Nonprofit events calendar from Oct. 18.

    It’s candy drive time in The Dalles

    The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce is collecting Halloween candy for businesses to pass out to children.


    Letter to the editor: Do the right thing

    To the editor: I’ve heard so much talk about honoring the vet lately. And, as a vet, I thank you through my heart. This makes me think of my brothers who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our children and the American dream.

    Letter to the editor: Don't elect Clinton

    To the editor: What do we get with Hillary as president? We will have a U.S. Constitution that is very different than it is now with the new judges she appoints.

    Letter to the editor: Sincere gratitude

    To the editor: The family of Sean Kennedy would like to express our sincere gratitude to all who attended the memorial service at Anderson’s Tribute Center and the celebration of his life at Spooky’s.

    Letter to the editor: Much to care about

    To the editor: If the reality TV antics of the 2016 presidential election have you feeling depressed, the answer may lie further down the ballot. Here there is much to care about:

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Upcoming Events

  • Zumba
    Tue, Oct. 25, 9 AM
  • Bereavement Groups
    Tue, Oct. 25, 10 AM
  • Cajun Tuesdays
    Tue, Oct. 25, 11 AM
  • Breakfast Cancelled
    Tue, Oct. 25, 12:35 PM
  • Open mike with Les Vaughn
    Tue, Oct. 25, 6 PM
  • Zumba
    Tue, Oct. 25, 6 PM
  • Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Notice
    Wed, Oct. 26, 6 PM
  • Awana Club
    Wed, Oct. 26, 6:05 PM
  • Knitting group
    Wed, Oct. 26, 6:30 PM
  • Mosier Weekly Happiness Group
    Wed, Oct. 26, 6:30 PM
  • Kramdown Karaoke
    Wed, Oct. 26, 9 PM
  • Zumba
    Thu, Oct. 27, 9 AM
  • Kiwanis meetings
    Thu, Oct. 27, 12 PM
  • Bereavement Groups
    Thu, Oct. 27, 3 PM
  • Knitting group
    Thu, Oct. 27, 6 PM
  • Zumba
    Thu, Oct. 27, 6 PM
  • Community Education Classes At Wahtonka Community School
    Thu, Oct. 27, 6 PM
  • Cascade Singer rehearsals
    Thu, Oct. 27, 7 PM
  • Kramdown Karaoke
    Thu, Oct. 27, 9 PM
  • Sherman Kids on the Road to Excellence
    Thu, Oct. 27
  • Free Introduction to Ukulele
    Fri, Oct. 28, 5:15 PM
  • Free Use Classes for Happiness Month
    Fri, Oct. 28, 5:15 PM
  • South Africian Wine Exploration
    Fri, Oct. 28, 6 PM
  • Aunty Wendy's Sing & Strum Ukulele
    Sat, Oct. 29, 9 AM
  • Seeing My Time Group Course for Families
    Sat, Oct. 29, 12:30 PM
  • Open Mic
    Sun, Oct. 30, 7 PM
  • Zumba
    Mon, Oct. 31, 9 AM
  • Bereavement Groups
    Mon, Oct. 31, 4 PM
  • Walking Happiness Group
    Mon, Oct. 31, 5 PM
  • Cascade Singer rehearsals
    Mon, Oct. 31, 7 PM