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For the Record for September 20, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from September 20

TD netters lose to Pendleton

The Dalles volleyball team fell behind 2-0 in its league match against Pendleton and stormed back with a 25-21 third-set win, but the Buckaroos ended up scoring a victory following a 25-15 fourth-set margin Tuesday in Pendleton.

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Dufur sweeps past Klickitat

Chloe Beeson and Alexus Outlaw combined for 15 kills, 21 digs and five service aces, and the Dufur rangers came away with a three-set sweep over Klickitat, Wash. Tuesday in a non-league volleyball contest played Tuesday in Dufur.

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No. 10 SWC scores four-set win over Sherman

Serving and hitting lead way for the Redsides

The South Wasco County Redsides served at a 93-percent clip and connected on 76 of 88 swings for 36 kills to secure a four-set win over the Sherman Huskies Tuesday in Big Sky Conference volleyball action in Maupin.

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TD soccer gets gritty win over Ridgeview

Gutierrez and Castro play hero in team’s home game

Alejandro Gutierrez scored a goal in the 21st minute of the opening half, and starting goalkeeper Jaime Castro made seven saves for his first-career shutout in The Dalles’ 1-0 victory Tuesday over Ridgeview.

Internship program ready to roll

TD company will focus on training

It’s only natural that “Gorge Works,” a technical career internship program organized by the Port of the Dalles and Columbia Gorge Community College, will have its formal kickoff on Oct. 6. That’s because Oct. 6 is “Manufacturing Day” in the United States, a day for celebration of “modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.”

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Blue Zones hires local staff in TD

The Blue Zones Project, a three-year well-being initiative begun in The Dalles this past spring, has hired its four locally-based staffers.

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Garden brings hugs, smiles

When Karyn Hart set out to revive the neglected gardens around Bent River Restaurant and Schwarbach’s Sports Bar, located along the Riverfront Trail at 1535 Bargeway Road, she had her work cut out for her. “It was pretty dilapidated,” she said.

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Clear Blue

After weeks of heavy smoke, haze and unhealthy air, which closed schools and impacted local athletic teams, a cold front out of the west cleared the air in The Dalles Monday, as seen in this picture taken by The Dalles photographer Gary Elkinton from the overlook at Sorosis Park.

Fourth-quarter pick-6s thwart Sherman’s comeback bid

Sherman outgains Wallowa by 67 yards in its 54-40 loss

The Sherman Huskies trailed by 14 points in the fourth quarter, and rallied to get to within a 40-34 deficit with possession of the ball, but back-to-back interception returns by Wallowa sealed a 54-40 victory Friday in a non-league football game played at Powder Valley High School.

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Hawks set 36 personal records

Aspen Cook wins; TD boys 2nd at Oregon City

Aspen Cook picked up her first win of the 2017 season, and the boys had six of their top eight varsity runners finish within the top third of the 145-person field for second place in the standings behind 6A Franklin at the Oregon City XC Invitational Saturday at Oregon City High School.

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Dufur girls lose to two 2A teams

DUFUR – The Dufur Rangers may have been swept in two matches Saturday at home versus 2A St. Paul and Culver, but head coach Kristin Whitley used the double dual as opportunity to gauge how her group would do against two top-3 programs. “Overall, I’m glad to have the opportunity to play such high-caliber teams,” Whitley said.

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Redsides rise up for Riverside Tourney title

No. 11 SWC drops 113 kills, serves at 92 percent in three wins

In six matches at the Riverside Volleyball Tournament, the No. 11-ranked South Wasco County Redsides lost one set to capture first place honors in a daylong event Saturday in Boardman.

Letter to the Editor: Bad outweighs good

To the editor: I totally agree with Mr. Paul Crowley’s letter to the editor (Sept. 14) in The Dalles Chronicle. I, too, believe that fireworks in the hands of the public, especially kids, is dangerous and unnecessary.

Letter to the Editor: Compassion needed

To the editor: In the Chronicle’s Aug. 22nd Crosstalk, one of the authors condemned the Southern Poverty Law Center as a “far left” organization for naming the Alliance Defending Freedom and the Family Research Council as “hate groups.”

Crosstalk: Is federal forest policy sound?

Is federal forest policy sound?

For the Record for September 19, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from September 19

Monuments to be resized hold artifacts, key habitat

SALT LAKE CITY — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to shrink four sprawling national monuments in the U.S. West jeopardizes protections for ancient cliff dwellings, scenic canyons and habitat for endangered fish and threatened Mojave desert tortoises. The recommendations, revealed in a leaked memo submitted to the White House, would scale back two huge Utah monuments — Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante — along with Nevada's Gold Butte and Oregon's Cascade-Siskiyou.

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Psychic hones her abilities, returns to TD

Mary Wymer loves old buildings — not only for the architecture, but for the people, long dead, she can connect with in them.

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Community Meal throws a party

There’s going to be party in the parking lot outside the Community Meal site on Saturday and area residents are invited to come down, enjoy music and a hamburger, and learn more about the program to feed anyone in need of a hot meal.

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