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No lump of coal from Christ
Shortly after public health district officials left the room unawares, the Wasco County Commission voted unanimously Dec. 17 to leave the health district, after checking that it was permissible to take the vote even though the topic was not on the agenda.
A flood watch has been issued, and remains in effect from now through Monday afternoon. The warning includes all cities in the readership area of The Dalles Chronicle.
Eight birds were reported killed in the September incident at The Dalles Transportation Center, which caused a temporary evacuation of the facility.
Fewer barriers could help growers export
Editorial cartoons from Dec. 21, 2014
To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank Andy Nichols and his team Rachel, Britney, Fred and Charlene for the beautiful blown glass Christmas tree (Darcy’s Tree) that they donated to the Festival of Trees. They started working on it in May.
To the editor: I'm so deeply disappointed with my country. In this holiday season with “Peace on Earth” and “Joy to the World” is just so hilariously hippocritical in regards to our murderous behavior.
Wasco County has been at odds with the North Central Public Health District almost since its inception five years ago, calling all along for more information and less defensiveness from its director.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Dec. 19
EUGENE (AP) — A man who taught for 16 years at a Eugene school and was president of the Sheldon Babe Ruth league was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.
President Barack Obama has granted clemency to 20 people, including two from Oregon.
BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had good reason to know they were in danger, The Associated Press has found.
Coming off a physical home win Tuesday against Lyle-Wishram, the No. 11-ranked Sherman Huskies were no worse for the wear at the start of tournament action Friday versus Triad.
The Stanfield Tigers bolted out of the gates with a 21-10 halftime lead and held off a late South Wasco County rally for a 31-22 win Friday in a girls’ hoops game in Stanfield.
The South Wasco County Redsides had four players hit double digits, but the team shot 8 for 25 on three pointers, committed 15 turnovers and managed a 4 for 13 split from the free throw line in a 69-58 loss to Stanfield Friday in a non-league boys’ basketball matchup in Stanfield.
Girl’s hoops team rebounds in second half to post a 40-37 comeback win
Could the solution to ocean acidification and its deadly effects on shellfish lie in a bottle of Tums?
When it comes to the science of speech, it turns out birdbrains aren’t so simple. A Portland researcher and more than 200 colleagues across the globe recently finished a project establishing a family tree for the world’s birds.
PLOEGSTEERT, Belgium — With British and German forces separated only by a no-man's land littered with fallen comrades, sounds of a German Christmas carol suddenly drifted across the frigid air: “Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht” (“Silent Night, Holy Night”).
Sheila Cordero has been collecting Christmas houses, nativity scenes, and more for 45 years
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