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A look at Independance Day

In June of 1776, Thomas Jefferson was pressed by a committee from the Second Continental Congress to write an explanation for colonists, and justification for the rest of the world, about why it had become necessary to seek independence from British rule.

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Mountain moon

The moon sets behind Mount Hood at sunrise Thursday, July 2, viewed from the Mill Creek Valley south of The Dalles.

Green complaint dismissed

Lack of substantial evidence cited

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Cycling through

New Orleans man stops in The Dalles on Pancreatic Cancer Victory Tour

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Columbia River Music closes

After 30 years serving as a hub for musicians throughout the gorge, Columbia River Music, downtown The Dalles, will fall silent July 25 as store owners Greg and Shirley Weast and salesman Dan Ross retire from the world of retail instrument sales.

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Editorial cartoons from June 30

Editorial cartoons from June 30, 2015.

Letter to the editor: Money shuffle

To the editor: The frivolous audacity of The Dalles “turkey vultures” picking from your property taxes and mine.

Letter to editor: Good neighbors

To the editor: I was amazed and grateful for a recent effort to stop a wildfire near Heritage Landing at Deschutes State Park on Thursday, June 25. A small car fire lit off the tinder dry grasses along highway 30 just west of the bridge crossing the Deschutes river. It occurred at about 8:30 p.m.

Crosstalk: Should the Confederate flag be flown?

Should the Confederate flag be flown?



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