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Sinclair Dinocare

A dinosaur has been spotted in The Dalles. The gas station at 801 E. Third Street, which used to be under the Shell banner, has been “rebranded” as a Sinclair station.

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A cool dream comes true at DQ

Fulfilling a dream that spanned nearly two decades, Barbara Land — the longtime manager of Dairy Queen in The Dalles — has now become the owner of the business.

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Walden auctions flag

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden was on hand Saturday at a fundraiser for local soldiers and veterans, where he auctioned off a flag to be flown over the U.S. Capitol and a guitar painted in a flag theme.

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Big Sky league title up for grabs in Moro

Sherman and Perrydale set for a physical battle Friday

At 7 p.m. Friday in Moro, the No. 7 Huskies hope to exact revenge on Haylen Janesofsky, Daniel Domes and the No. 13 Perrydale Pirates in a Big Sky Conference football matchup, where the winner claims a league championship.


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    Car crashes near Riverfront park, Marina

    A vehicle crashed at Riverfront Park and The Dalles Marina, and the driver reportedly ran into the river Thursday afternoon. Investigation ongoing. Details in Friday's Chronicle.

    For the record from Oct. 20

    Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Oct. 20, 2016.

    Outage darkens south Wasco

    Wasco Electric Cooperative and Northern Wasco County PUD experienced a widespread power outage at 12:10 a.m. Wednesday that was caused by a disruption in Bonneville Power Administration service at its Maupin transmission station.

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    Long-Curtiss seeks office

    Darcy Long-Curtiss got her first taste of community political involvement as a high schooler in The Dalles, when she participated in a city visioning meeting and it piqued her interest. She now hopes to further that involvement by gaining a seat on The Dalles City Council. She is one of three candidates seeking to fill council Position 2, which is being vacated by Dan Spatz. Also running are Dana Journey, a police officer for the Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission, and Clay Johnson, who works at a desalination plant in The Dalles.


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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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    Baby toaster delivered

    The Dalles High School student-athlete Cory Cameron, on far left, helps deliver a toaster baby, while fellow cooks, pictured from left to right, Mark Felderman, Dawson Hoffman and David Wring offer assistance to patient John Miller, in middle, at Thursday’s volleyball match.

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    Riverhawks put in final tuneup at Crossover Meet

    Team sets 19 personal-bests at Lents Park in Portland

    The Dalles quartet of Bill Burns, Savannah Strassheim, Ezekiel Stelzer and Paige McLeod led the charge as the cross country team amassed 19 personal-bests and seven season-bests at the PIL/MHC Crossover Meet hosted by Franklin High School Wednesday in Portland.

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    Riverside Academy hosts Oregon Trail Invite

    Planning and volunteers spearhead Oct. 8 meet’s overall success

    It took a year of planning and more than 400 volunteer hours to bring the Oregon Trail Invitational Meet to The Dalles.

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    M96 would improve vet services

    The Wasco County Veterans’ Service Office will be able to better meet the needs of customers if Measure 96 is approved by voters in the Nov. 8 election, say two local veteran advocates.

    Letter to the editor: Disagree with Harris

    To the editor: Reading the interview of Ms. [Susan] Harris, who is running for mayor of The Dalles, it became apparent to me she is not aware of how The Dalles city government operates.

    Letter to the editor: Fiber optic questions

    To the editor: Frontier TeleNet is an ORS 190 public service organization jointly held by Sherman, Wheeler and Gilliam counties. County judges and the North Central Education Service District superintendent are board members.

    Letter to the editor: Arnold for county seat

    To the editor: I believe that Pat Arnold should be our next county commissioner because she is passionate about helping our county and community. I am confident that she will work tirelessly for Klickitat County because in the years that I’ve known her she has dedicated so much time and effort to making our community better and that will only continue once she is elected.

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