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OSP team wins work site award

The Dalles Area Command of the Oregon State Police has received the Work Site of the Year award from the agency’s Department Awards Committee.

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Pot business future uncertain

Council shoots down alterations to marijuana ordinance

The Dalles City Council rejected a proposal Monday to change its new marijuana ordinance to allow stores within 500 feet of each other, rather than adhering to the existing 1,000 foot-buffer.

MINT bust nabs four

Four people have been arrested on heroin charges following a local investigation by the Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force.

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    Riverhawk tracksters give coach hope for the future

    Team posts solid marks at 5A state meet held in Eugene

    With all but one athlete celebrating a first state track and field meet experience, The Dalles head coach Garth Miller feels that the 2017 campaign is a good first step toward great things to come.

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    At long last, Sherman advances to state playoffs

    Huskies pull off dramatic comeback win against Pilot Rock

    The No. 7-ranked Huskies erased a five-run, fifth-inning deficit with a 13-run sixth inning, followed by a two-run seventh to complete the 15-5 comeback triumph Saturday in a Blue Mountain Conference baseball semifinal played Saturday at Bob White Field in Pendleton.

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    Dufur wins first district title since 2008

    Bales’ arm helps lead Rangers in a 5-0 victory over Sherman

    With a chance to win their first district crown since 2008, Dufur baseball coach C.S. Little sent out his ace starter Kolbe Bales to get the Rangers over the mountaintop. Bales tossed six innings of three-hit ball with 13 strikeouts and no walks, as the No. 1-ranked Rangers defeated No. 7 Sherman by a 5-0 margin for the district crown in action Saturday at Bob White Field in Pendleton.

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    Dirt City Jam

    Sky Stover Blouin works on a trick while warming up to compete in the Dirt City Jam competition and exhibition Saturday at The Dalles Skatepark.

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    Memorial Day observances planned

    Memorial Day observances are planned in The Dalles and Wasco on Monday, May 29, and each community is marking the annual event in a different way.

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    Looking Back on May 21, 2017

    From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

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    Snapshots in time

    The other day Steve Gifford was watching an old barn get torn down across the road from him on East 18th Street, and he saw an old, musty photo album on the ground, ready to be scooped up by the backhoe. He rescued the album and passed it off to the Chronicle.

    Blue Zones starts work in TD

    The initial outreach work of The Dalles Blue Zones Project — a three-year community wellness initiative — begins next week with a series of focus group sessions over three days. The focus groups will seek input on a variety of topics, from creating more trails and sidewalks, to ways to make workplaces more productive and employees happier, to how churches can contribute to the town’s well-being.

Opinion

    Letter to the Editor: Azure’s weeds

    To the editor: A serious misunderstanding is circulating concerning Azure Farms’ weed problem. It is that they would lose organic status on crops currently growing if the county was to make an application of synthetic pesticides. This is not true.

    Letter to the Editor: Thank you

    To the editor: I would like to thank Wasco County voters for electing me as one of the new CGCC board members and Dr. James Willcox for his 30-plus years serving on the board.

    Crosstalk: Time for more road, bridge funds

    Time for more road, bridge funds

    Letter to the Editor: Weeds result of curse

    To the editor: Genesis Chapter 1 describes the creation of grass by God: “Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed … and God saw that it was good.” No weeds. But then after Adam eats from the Tree of Knowledge (“Science" in Latin) the ground is cursed, described at Genesis 3:18 “Thorns and thistles shall it bring forth.” Weeds.

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