NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — A century and a half after it sank and a decade and a half after it was raised, scientists are finally getting a look at the hull of the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley. The Hunley was the first sub in history to sink an enemy warship.January 30, 2015 12:28 p.m. read more..
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — High schools and community colleges from 14 Oregon communities have been selected to participate in a five-year citizen science astronomy research project to study the outer solar system.January 30, 2015 12:18 p.m. read more..
Some of the biggest names in Dufur Ranger volleyball history have hoisted trophies, shared great moments and have been recognized with all-league and all-state awards. Dufur seniors Taylor Darden and Montana Ferres are a part of that esteemed group of athletes.January 29, 2015 2:17 p.m. read more..
To the editor: The Chronicle’s front-page story January 23 covering an interested person’s public records request concerning Wasco County’s decision to leave the North Central Public Health District was enlightening and truly newsworthy. However, one has to ask why it took an interested person’s effort to generate the Chronicle’s reporting of the records involved.January 29, 2015 2:04 p.m. read more..
To the editor: This morning, I thought about the State of the Union issues, and the congressional vs. presidential state of stalemate. I know a way to pass something through Congress that would also get the swift signature of the president… sort of get the “ball” of cooperation going.January 29, 2015 2:03 p.m. read more..
THE DALLES ART Center will host the Watercolor Society of Oregon’s (WSO) traveling show March 5 to 30. There will be an Opening Reception on Thursday, March 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. This collection of 20 award-winning works was selected from the 80 works juried into WSO’s 47th Annual Transparent Media exhibition, and they feature some of the finest watercolor artists in Oregon. The Traveling Show toured Oregon for five months and closes at The Dalles. “We’re delighted to showcase this diverse selection of original transparent watercolors,” said Gallery director Carmen Toll. “This exhibit continues the Watercolor Society’s tradition of featuring a fascinating array of artwork that ranges from traditional themes to semi-abstract visions. Each artist demonstrates an advanced ability to interpret their subjects in dynamic designs with highly personalized color palettes and brush strokes.” The exhibition is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m, Tuesday through Saturday.January 29, 2015 1:56 p.m. read more..
RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers said Tuesday they have "no plan B" for the 2016 games' sailing competitions, despite a recent admission by the state's top environment official that it will be impossible to meet pledges to clean up the raw sewage- and trash-filled waters where the events are to be staged.January 28, 2015 12:43 p.m. read more..
The Dalles Mayor Steve Lawrence urges community members to attend the only home meet of The Dalles High School varsity wrestling team at 6 p.m. Thursday, in the gymnasium. Taking the mat in the match against Pendleton will be Joe Linebarger, a junior who is ranked third in state, along with nine other athletes. “Let’s show up and support them,” said Lawrence.January 28, 2015 10:58 a.m. read more..
PORTLAND (AP) — About 43,000 low-income Oregonians are waiting for their Medicaid applications to be fully processed, state health officials say. The Oregon Health Authority says some of the applications came through the federal government’s portal and have been determined eligible for benefits but have not been entered in the state’s system; others are still incomplete and stuck in limbo.January 28, 2015 10:55 a.m. read more..
The Sherman Lady Huskies fell behind by 23 points through three quarters and finished the final quarter with a 21-8 run, but could not complete the rally in a 50-40 girls’ basketball loss Saturday to Triangle Lake in a neutral site game played at Sisters High School.January 27, 2015 5:52 p.m. read more..
To the editor: This letter is in reply to Larry Bakken’s letter “Never Enough” on Jan 10: Mr. Bakken: I also served in the U.S. Navy (two Korean campaigns). You probably volunteered for military service, as I doubt that you were drafted against your wishes — as some were.January 27, 2015 5:41 p.m. read more..
To the editor: I’m pretty perplexed here. We keep hearing that the public health office is doing an excellent job, there are no complaints and yet we are thinking of dropping our partners from Gilliam and Sherman Counties and restructuring? We are having an assessment/ evaluation done which will take time and money, we will have to purchase new equipment and we will lose money from the tri-county district…for what reason again?January 27, 2015 5:40 p.m. read more..
SALEM (AP) — Oregon’s wine industry is on a post-recession roll with planted acres, wineries and sales all reporting gains, and with new interest from investors outside the state, a new assessment says.January 27, 2015 3:20 p.m. read more..
CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. (AP) — The water that gushes from Oxbow Springs is undeniably pristine, but no more so than the stuff that pours from Cascade Locks residents’ taps.January 27, 2015 3:09 p.m. read more..
MERLIN (AP) — As David Siddon strolls past the cougar enclosure at Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center toward the bear pens, his voice alerts Yak, and the 22-year-old, 800-pound grizzly bear trots to the gate to meet him.January 26, 2015 11:59 a.m. read more..
The Dalles girls’ basketball team fell behind 16-5 after one quarter and crept to within a four-point deficit late in the third quarter, but No. 1-ranked Hermiston slammed the door shut in the final period with a 15-5 run to work a 51-36 victory Friday in Columbia River Conference action at Hermiston High School.January 24, 2015 1:19 p.m. read more..
Playing against the No. 1 team in the state, there is not much margin for error. The Sherman Huskies fell behind 36-17 at the half and could not gain any ground down the stretch in taking a 56-35 loss to first-place Condon-Wheeler Friday in Big Sky conference girl’s hoops play in Moro.January 24, 2015 1:17 p.m. read more..
SEATTLE — Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children.January 24, 2015 12:50 p.m. read more..
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The winds of political change are coursing through austerity-weary Greece, but a financial whirlwind may lurk round the corner. Opinion polls ahead of Sunday’s closely-watched national election agree: The radical left opposition Syriza party, which has vowed to rewrite the terms of Greece’s international bailout, is poised to defeat Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ conservatives. To govern — in a historic first for the Greek left — it may need the backing of a smaller party, but most seem willing to oblige.January 24, 2015 12:38 p.m. read more..
To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation to the community of The Dalles for extending their support during my recent tenure as the interim Executive Director for the Northern Wasco County Park and Recreation District.January 24, 2015 12:35 p.m. read more..
To the editor: It is good that Martin Luther King Day is a national holiday. At least once a year America needs to be reminded of the work that great African American did for America. Too, America needs to be reminded of the progress in race relations that have been made … and the progress that remains to be made. Dr. King would be pleased that the president of America is a black man. He might not agree with all of the actions of that president, particularly the manipulated divisiveness brought on by the present administration, but he would see that some of his “dream” is finally being realized.January 24, 2015 12:34 p.m. read more..
Join Mosier residents on Feb. 4 as they recall significant tales and events from Mosier’s past. Mosier is an entrepreneurial, welcoming town with a vast history unknown to many Gorge residents. Gorge Owned (GO!) invites you to learn about some of the dynamic people and stories that have helped shape the character and economy of this town, which today has a population of 430. Residents will use photos, videos and oral histories to explore Mosier’s most interesting tales from the past 100 years.January 24, 2015 12:26 p.m. read more..
The White Salmon Community Library invites participation in the Koobdooga program (A good book spelled backwards), by reading “Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher” by Timothy Egan, which looks at the life and photographs of Edward Curtis.January 24, 2015 12:26 p.m. read more..
The original Wasco county courthouse history regional forum has a full slate of programs scheduled for February. Programs begin at 1:30 p.m. in the upstairs courtroom, of the 1859 courthouse, 410 West 2nd Place behind the The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce visitor’s center.January 24, 2015 12:25 p.m. read more..
The human brain is amazingly complex and science is showing us just how interesting this three pound section of our body truly is. Parents of teenagers can attest to this wonderment. How many times do they look dumbfoundly at their adolescent and wonder, “What were you thinking?”January 24, 2015 12:24 p.m. read more..
REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft didn't use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Instead, with its new HoloLens headset, the company is offering real-world examples to show how you might use three-dimensional digital images — or holograms — in daily life.January 24, 2015 7:59 a.m. read more..
DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor has prescribed prescription painkillers — opioids — for my severe back pain. They relieve my pain, but how can I reduce my risk of becoming hooked? DEAR READER: Simply being aware of the risk of addiction is a good first step in ensuring that you do not become addicted to prescription painkillers. I’ll explain a little bit about painkillers. Then I’ll describe some steps you can take to prevent addiction.January 24, 2015 7:56 a.m. read more..
DONETSK, Ukraine — Signs emerged Friday pointing to a major offensive in eastern Ukraine by rebels fighting to break off from the rest of the country. A rebel leader said they will continue to fight and won't join further peace talks — but left unclear whether they would respect this week's agreement to pull back heavy weapons from the front line.January 24, 2015 7:47 a.m. read more..
The Nuestra Comunidad Sana, a program of The Next Door, is bringing Community Health Worker (CHW) training to the gorge region. Participants who complete the rigorous 90 hour course requirements are eligible for certification as CHWs in Oregon.January 24, 2015 7:45 a.m. read more..
A Portland based in-home care company has added a branch in Hood River, and will be serving The Dalles, Hood River and surrounding areas. Helping Hands Home Care NW president Toby Forsberg said in a press release, “In a growth industry with the demand we have seen throughout our service territory, it made sense to add a branch in the communities of Hood River and The Dalles.January 22, 2015 4:07 p.m. read more..
A wagon outlined in lights, antique farm implements as table centerpieces and cowboy buffet style catering set the scene for The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Distinguished Citizens awards banquet honoring the "True Pioneers of our Time.”January 22, 2015 3 p.m. read more..
To the editor: I would like to extend my warmest appreciation to the Loyal Order of Moose lodge 2075 in The Dalles for hosting a benefit dinner for Friends of Girl Scouts last week. Thank you also to everyone who came out and purchased tickets and had a meal or donated time and funds.January 22, 2015 2:55 p.m. read more..
Mexico's Colima volcano erupts, sending a large plume of ash and gases into the air: AP videoJanuary 21, 2015 3:19 p.m. read more..
Down six points to start the fourth quarter, The Dalles stiffened up on defense and forged a rally of 21-8 to get past the Union, Wash. Titans by a 48-41 mark Saturday in a non-league girls’ basketball contest played in Vancouver, Wash.January 21, 2015 3:06 p.m. read more..
The Dalles Art Center has chosen the winners of the 2015 Sherman /Wasco County Elementary Art Exhibit. First place in the kindergarten to second grade category went to “Pottery” by Yuridia Ochoa, second place to Hannah Adams for “Alexis” and third to Abbygail Short for “A Self Portrait.”January 21, 2015 2:41 p.m. read more..
Kathy Schwartz, a former director of the then-Wasco-Sherman Health Department, has volunteered to help Wasco County as it prepares to leave the regional public health district. Schwartz, an RN with a master’s degree in public health administration, joined the department in 1991 and was its director from 1999 to 2007. She still works in health care locally.January 21, 2015 2:40 p.m. read more..
To the editor: On the night of Jan. 16 my 17-year-old granddaughter’s friends were walking her home after dark when she told them to go ahead she wanted to stop at City Park to swing. She was rushed from behind and thrown face first onto the concrete. She smelled alcohol and liquid was thrown on her. A man sat on her back and tried to get a lighter going. She knew she was going to be burned alive. She was able to claw and wriggle free and ran the block home. She did not have alcohol ON HER it must have been his breath. Okay, do some second guessing, just remember she’s a kid.January 20, 2015 2:24 p.m. read more..
To the editor: In response to the letters of Mister's Nelson and Curley. I believe that you are the minority and the good people of The Dalles would NOT like to see people lose their jobs just because of an odor that offends you.January 20, 2015 2:22 p.m. read more..
Crosstalk: What place does religion hold in America?January 20, 2015 2:18 p.m. read more..
When I start writing this column, I usually have a particular topic in mind, in this case the diversity among older adults. But sometimes my thoughts just don’t come together —they need more time to incubate.January 20, 2015 2:14 p.m. read more..
Taylor Darden tallied a season-high 21 points and Aimeelyn Miller added 11 of her own to lead the No. 14-ranked Dufur Lady Rangers, but No. 1 Condon-Wheeler had too many weapons to handle in jumping out to a 63-53 win Saturday in Big Sky girls’ play in Fossil.January 20, 2015 2:12 p.m. read more..
Down 23-15 heading into the fourth quarter, the South Wasco County Redsides hit four field goals and went 3 for 7 from the line on their way to an 11-7 run, but could not get the bounces to go their way in a 30-26 loss to Ione in a Big Sky girls’ basketball road matchup Saturday. “We still need to work harder and play our game,” said SWC head coach Bill Mead.January 20, 2015 2:10 p.m. read more..
MORO – The trio of Meagan McKinney, Janet Guzman and Makenzie Blaylock combined for 33 points, as the Sherman Huskies posted their largest scoring output of the season in a 53-41 victory over Arlington in a Big Sky Conference girls’ basketball contest Saturday in Moro. In all, six players hit baskets and all 11 players contributed on both sides of the court.January 20, 2015 2:07 p.m. read more..
To the editor: Dear Wasco County Board of Commissioners: The recent article in The Dalles Chronicle (12/20/14) and your concerns voiced regarding our public health director alarmed me. As a nurse practitioner working in our community, previously at One Community Health, and currently as clinician for the public health district, I have had the utmost respect for the experience, thoughtfulness and problem-solving abilities of our director, Teri Thalhofer.January 17, 2015 12:37 p.m. read more..
Four years ago, Gov. John Kitzhaber proposed the “40-40-20” goal to give Oregon a more skilled workforce. His vision was to attract high-tech firms and other businesses by offering them highly trained employees that could meet production needs.January 17, 2015 12:29 p.m. read more..
BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police believe weather is to blame for a crash involving dozens of vehicles that forced the closure of a long stretch of Interstate 84 in eastern Oregon.January 17, 2015 12:23 p.m. read more..
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Winter is here, and it's a season that some people savor and others endure like a bad cold.January 17, 2015 12:10 p.m. read more..
DUFUR – When it comes down to executing in the pressure moments, both Dufur and Sherman were able to do some good things. But the reigning fourth-place state winners, the Lady Rangers, hit more baskets and made more free throws to escape with a 39-35 win over the Huskies Friday in a Big Sky girls’ basketball contest in Dufur.January 17, 2015 12:06 p.m. read more..
Culture a la Carte, a free evening presentation on the topic of Braceros of the Pacific Northwest, is scheduled Saturday, Jan. 31, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive.January 17, 2015 noon read more..
WASHINGTON — Do students take too many tests? Given the complaints about a high-stakes testing culture in classrooms, some states are reviewing the quality and quantity of the tests their students take. Congress is getting into the act, too.January 17, 2015 11:56 a.m. read more..
SEATTLE — Washington's legal marijuana market opened last summer to a dearth of weed. Some stores periodically closed because they didn't have pot to sell. Prices were through the roof. Six months later, the equation has flipped, bringing serious growing pains to the new industry.January 17, 2015 9 a.m. read more..
TONYA BRUMLEY above, speaks after being named the 2014 Woman of the Year at the 2015 The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Citizens award banquet Thursday night at the The Dalles Readiness Center. Other award winners were David Griffith, Man of the Year; John Shearer, Outstanding Ag Achievement; Andy Felderman, Outstanding Youth; Discover Rentals, Business of the Year and Fred Wendt, Volunteer of the Year.January 16, 2015 12:49 p.m. read more..
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Postal Service on Thursday proposed slight increases for mailing postcards and international letters — but wants to leave first-class “Forever” stamps at their present 49 cents. Under a filing with the Postal Regulatory Commission, letters to international destinations would rise from $1.15 to $1.20. Postcards would rise from 34 cents to 35 cents.January 16, 2015 12:47 p.m. read more..
DEAR DOCTOR K: My son was recently diagnosed with asthma. His doctor wants to put together an asthma “action plan.” What is that? DEAR READER: Asthma is a complicated and serious disease. It can behave differently from hour to hour and from day to day. A person with asthma needs a plan for what to do at each stage of the disease. I’ll describe the elements of the plan in a minute, but first a little background on asthma itself.January 16, 2015 12:37 p.m. read more..
We all received a reminder last week that free speech sometimes comes at a terrible cost. Twelve people at satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo paid that price Jan 7 when gunmen attacked their Paris office and opened fire.January 16, 2015 12:19 p.m. read more..
Decline seen as latest good economic signJanuary 16, 2015 12:18 p.m. read more..
SALEM — Oregon’s Democratic legislative leaders on Wednesday proposed a nearly $600 million increase in funding for primary and secondary schools during the next two-year budget cycle, but school officials said it still may not be enough to avoid cuts. The Legislature’s chief budget writers said they made education their top priority. Their $7.24 billion budget for K-12 schools would be an increase of 9 percent over current funding and 5 percent over Gov. John Kitzhaber’s proposal.January 16, 2015 12:14 p.m. read more..
PORTLAND (AP) — Stand on the roof of Portland and look down. Way down. You could die a dozen ways up here. You could slip off the open deck. You could fall down the elevator shaft. A gust of wind...a swinging beam... Cables no thicker than Bic pens run around the deck and keep you safe. Safe? In the distance, Mt. Hood feels about eye level.January 15, 2015 12:08 p.m. read more..
CLACKAMAS — Banner runs of Pacific salmon helped feed thousands of Oregonians in 2014. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife hatcheries donated more than 350,000 pounds of Chinook and coho salmon to food banks in communities across the state.January 15, 2015 11:02 a.m. read more..
DEAR DOCTOR K: After years of living with hearing loss, I am soon going to get my first hearing aid. Anything I should know ahead of time to be prepared? DEAR READER: The first thing many new users of hearing aids notice is that sounds seem strange. Think of how different your own voice sounds when you listen to a tape recording of yourself. You may also be more aware than ever before of your footsteps, your car’s motor, the sounds you make as you chew your food, and just about any other environmental noise. Many hearing aids can be adjusted to lower the volume of unwanted noise. But more important, with time, your brain will get better at tuning it out.January 15, 2015 10:55 a.m. read more..
The Wasco County Medical Reserve Corps’ is hosting its second annual blanket drive. All items collected will be donated to The Warming Place in The Dalles, which provides shelter to the homeless when it becomes dangerous for them to be outdoors at night.January 15, 2015 10:15 a.m. read more..
DEAR DOCTOR K: My spouse passed away last year, and I am still grieving. Is this normal? DEAR READER: By coincidence, I’m writing this reply to your question on the 51st anniversary of my father’s death. He died very young. This is a sad day — at least for me, this grief never fully ends.January 15, 2015 9:28 a.m. read more..
Do you remember when a visit to the doctor was for an easily diagnosed and treated ailment, such as measles, ear aches and sore throats? The visit was not for complex health issues, such as broken hips, knee replacements, urinary infections, fainting spells or heart problems? Life is so much more exciting these days!January 15, 2015 9:27 a.m. read more..
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — In a rare scare, astronauts fled the American side of the International Space Station on Wednesday after an alarm indicated a possible toxic leak. NASA later said there was no leak of ammonia coolant and a computer problem likely set off the false alarm.January 14, 2015 2:17 p.m. read more..
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Wading into a states' rights dispute over Internet access, President Barack Obama on Wednesday called for the repeal of laws that prevent local communities from creating their own broadband networks.January 14, 2015 2:13 p.m. read more..
Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has declared his eligibility for the NFL draft.January 14, 2015 2:05 p.m. read more..
Meyer once picked Chip Kelly’s brain for insight into spreadJanuary 10, 2015 12:07 p.m. read more..
A community prayer vigil for Maya Barnard-Davidson, who was seriously injured in a New Year’s Eve skiing accident, is set for tonight, Friday Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. at Gateway Presbyterian Church, 1111 Dry Hollow Rd. A story on her will appear in the Sunday Chronicle.January 9, 2015 12:07 p.m. read more..
DEAR DOCTOR K: Does menopause cause weight gain? DEAR READER: In the United States, women typically go through menopause between 47 and 59 years of age. And the average woman gains about one pound per year around the time of menopause. Not surprisingly, we tend to assume that menopause causes weight gain. Research suggests that there is no direct link between menopause and weight gain. But menopause may play an indirect role.January 9, 2015 11:46 a.m. read more..
PARIS — With explosions and gunfire, security forces ended a three-day terror rampage around Paris, killing the two al-Qaida-linked brothers who staged a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper, and an associate who seized a kosher supermarket to try to help them escape.January 9, 2015 11:26 a.m. read more..
To the editor: I am not in favor of adopting Cuba! M.D. Van Valkenburgh thinks it is a great place to go and maybe it is. I have never been there but I am very concerned about the future of this deal made by our president! What do we gain from this? What are the restrictions? What prevents Cuba from letting Russia in?January 8, 2015 3:46 p.m. read more..
To the editor: Thank you for highlighting Samantha’s story in “Turning things around” (12/28/14). It’s inspiring to see her story in the paper and important to keep an awareness focused on the chronic shortage of foster parents in Hood River and Wasco counties.January 8, 2015 3:45 p.m. read more..
A friend of mine from South Dakota noted that the U.S. Postal Service delivered a lump of coal to many small towns last Christmas when it proceeded to eliminate overnight mail in most of the nation in 2015.January 8, 2015 3:43 p.m. read more..
THE DALLES Disposal and The Dalles Lions Club are teaming up again this year to pick up spent Christmas trees Saturday, Jan. 10. Trees need to be on the curb by 8 a.m. If you are not at home, an envelope will be left at the door for donations. If not picked up by noon, call or text 541-980-4051 with location information. Donations can also be made with a new phone app, follow the link at www.thedalleslions.org.January 8, 2015 3:33 p.m. read more..
Thousands of America’s veterans are returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and falling ill. Some are even dying from what federal officials are calling the new “Agent Orange.”January 8, 2015 6:27 a.m. read more..
Oregon State Police responded Jan. 5 to a report of a male walking down the middle of the freeway about 10 miles east of Arlington. Troopers arrived about 6 a.m. but could not locate the subject. Several hours later, OSP dispatch received a report that a car was in the water near the same location.January 8, 2015 6:07 a.m. read more..
Stepping back on the hardwood after a stirring win Saturday at the Moda Center in Portland, the South Wasco County Redsides nearly added to their streak Tuesday, but wound up on the short end of a 26-20 loss to Culver in a non-league girls’ basketball game in Maupin. After allowing seven first-half field goals to Culver in the opening half, SWC clamped down and allowed just four over the final 16 minutes of play.January 8, 2015 6:05 a.m. read more..
SWC grabs a seaon-high 28 steals in dominant 68-23 winJanuary 8, 2015 6:04 a.m. read more..
Last week I shared twenty tips I’ve learned over the last eight years about aging well. I hope you found them useful, but I imagine some of you might have thought they were just a bunch of hooey. (Does anyone use the word “hooey” anymore besides myself and Dick Cheney?)January 8, 2015 5:57 a.m. read more..
Coming off a spirited four-point loss to defending champion Condon-Wheeler at the 1A Hoops Girls’ Basketball Classic, the Dufur Lady Rangers did not leave anything to chance in a 48-29 win over Mitchell-Spray this past Saturday at Spray High School.January 8, 2015 5:40 a.m. read more..
Every year during the holiday season we repeatedly hear the phrase “Shop Local” from The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce and The Dalles Main Street.January 3, 2015 12:33 p.m. read more..
Wasco County Circuit Judge Janet Stauffer will administer oaths of office for recently re-elected Commissioners Rod Runyon, Position 3 and Scott Hege, Position 1, at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 5, in Courtroom 301 of the county courthouse, 511 Washington Street. Also taking the oath will be County Assessor Jill F. Amery and the public is invited to the ceremonies.January 3, 2015 12:27 p.m. read more..
WASHINGTON — In the first Republican-dominated Congress to confront President Barack Obama, GOP leaders will focus on bolstering the economy and cutting the budget — and oh yes, avoiding self-inflicted calamities that make voters wonder if the party can govern competently.January 3, 2015 12:26 p.m. read more..
One calendar year can create memories that last a lifetime. Whether it is a last-second shot, a clutch hit, a powerful touchdown or a personal record, the memories stand the test of time. Here are some highlights from the first half of 2014:January 2, 2015 5:02 p.m. read more..
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