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For the Love of Music

Every Tuesday after the final bell rings, Chenowith Elementary music teacher Corin Parker hosts 47 students from grades three through five at her after-school choir. Practice lasts for 45 minutes, and it’s just one of the efforts that recently earned her the Excellence in Elementary Music Education award from the Oregon Music Education Association.

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Huskies blow out Honkers in Madras

While it took a quarter for the Sherman offense to get its shots falling, the defense blitzed Arlington for 32 minutes in an impressive 71-31 Big Sky Conference boys’ basketball opener played in Madras.

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Editorial: Hard work pays off spectacularly

Hearty congratulations are in order for the stunning turnaround of the graduation rate at The Dalles High School.

News

    DHS weighed Nat Guard for immigration roundups

    The White House distanced itself Friday from a Department of Homeland Security draft proposal to use the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants, but lawmakers said the document offers insight into the Trump administration's internal efforts to enact its promised crackdown on illegal immigration.

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    ‘Wrecking crew’ defeats Hawks

    The two-man wrecking crew of Connor Uhalde and Bailey Keever combined for 51 points on 16 of 33 shooting to lead the Dufur Rangers to a 57-38 win over Horizon Christian Friday in a Big Sky Conference district playoff game played at the Buffalo Dome Friday in Madras.

    Redsides fall to Horizon Christian

    Playing against one of the state’s most prolific offenses, across all divisions, the South Wasco County Redsides held Horizon Christian to 17 of 55 shooting, 5 of 22 in the second half, but the offense could not get anything going against the contentious Hawk defense in what was a 44-30 loss Friday in Big Sky district action in Madras.

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    Electronic media searches at border raise worry

    PORTLAND (AP) — Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.

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    ‘Wrecking crew’ defeats Hawks

    The two-man wrecking crew of Connor Uhalde and Bailey Keever combined for 51 points on 16 of 33 shooting to lead the Dufur Rangers to a 57-38 win over Horizon Christian Friday in a Big Sky Conference district playoff game played at the Buffalo Dome Friday in Madras.

    Redsides fall to Horizon Christian

    Playing against one of the state’s most prolific offenses, across all divisions, the South Wasco County Redsides held Horizon Christian to 17 of 55 shooting, 5 of 22 in the second half, but the offense could not get anything going against the contentious Hawk defense in what was a 44-30 loss Friday in Big Sky district action in Madras.

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    Riverhawk wrestlers recognized

    The Dalles High School wrestlers Glenn Breckterfield and Steven Preston enjoyed the highest finishes for the program at last weekend’s Special District 4 championships held at Hermiston High School.

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    TD cheerleaders are gearing up for 2018

    In the end, there were 15 cheerleaders from The Dalles High School that gave everything they had to help the program capture its 13th state title.

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Opinion

    Letter to the Editor: Fresh air of freedom

    To the editor: Recently, I have enjoyed the pleasure of attending several meetings and actions organized by civic-minded people in and around The Dalles. There is change in the air and it's good change, positive change: Like, breath of fresh air kind of change.

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    Editorial: Hard work pays off spectacularly

    Hearty congratulations are in order for the stunning turnaround of the graduation rate at The Dalles High School.

    Letter to the Editor: Ignoring us

    To the editor: What issues do Oregonians most care about? Here are each party’s top five issues from the last election (source: the Oregonian): Democrats: 1) education, 2) jobs, 3) healthcare, 4) the distribution of wealth in the US, and 5) climate change.

    Letter to the Editor: Resistance

    To the editor: We’ve watched from afar the swift, sometimes surprising rise to power of a demagogue in unsettled times.

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