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10U Stars leave state feeling optimistic

Several of the players are expected back for another run in 2018

PORTLAND – As one of the wild card teams entering district and state action, The Dalles 10U Little League team made believers out of a lot of people. With a group of seven 10-year olds and six 9-year olds, and only three players with previous all-star experience, The Dalles captured a District 5 title and wound up with a 2-2 record at the Oregon State Championships for fourth place honors.

­Video camp signups

An iPad “Video Storytelling Camp” is coming to The Dalles next month. Those chosen for the camp — there is space for 10 local students — will have the opportunity to make videos using iPads.

Merkley announces key OR wins in bill

WASHINTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley is pleased that key provisions in an Energy and Water Appropriations bill will help Oregon communities.

For the Record for July 26, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from July 26

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Cop Block films courthouse staff

A scary encounter in the county assessor’s office, where a man silently filmed employees, ended with the film crew — known for filming police — praising Wasco County Sheriff Lane Magill for his professionalism.

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Queen of the West

The Queen of the West sits moored at the dock off Union Street downtown The Dalles in this photograph by local resident Gary Elkinton.

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Granada Theater renovations moving fast

As July comes to a close, renovations to the Granada Theatre in downtown The Dalles are in high gear, and it won’t be much longer before the theater reopens. “We are on track for the grand reopening gala Nov. 10, 11, and 12,” said Chuck Gomez, co-owner of the theater at the corner of Second and Washington streets.

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Cheerleaders are bringing school pride to Dufur

DUFUR – A new year brings feelings of optimism and excitement for Dufur head cheerleading coach Kelsey Peterson.

Late rally stuns TD in opener

In Saturday’s loss, Hollywood/Rose City, out of Portland, jumped ahead 6-1 through one inning, but The Dalles chipped away at the lead, finally getting as close as a 7-6 deficit with a three-run top of the fifth, capped by a three-run home run by Cates. Down by one run, TD still had the bases loaded and two outs, but could not get the tying run home.

Stars bounce back with authority

Coming off Saturday’s loss, The Dalles came out swinging in a big way, using a 10-run first frame to defeat Ashland in a 13-0 mercy-ruled triumph Sunday.

Big start keeps TD’s year going

In Monday’s 12-5 victory over Del Norte, William Booth went 4 for 4 with four runs scored and four RBIs, Avery Schwartz added three hits, was hit by a pitch, scored a run and drove in another, and Sterling Coburn was 1 for 2 with a triple, two walks, a run scored and an RBI.

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10U Stars pick up two wins to stay alive

TDLL squad beats Ashland and Del Norte by a 25-5 margin

PORTLAND – The Dalles Little League 10U All Stars were one inning from a perfect record and a semifinals berth. As it is, the Stars lost their opening game to Hollywood/Rose City by a 12-8 score on Saturday, but rebounded for consecutive lopsided wins over Ashland and Del Norte, Calif. by a combined 25-5 margin to inch a step closer to playing in Thursday’s championship rounds at the Oregon State Championships in Portland.

For the Record for July 25, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from July 25

Letter to the Editor: Disregard for life

To the editor: I have heard the story of a group of teens who stood by while a disabled man drowned. People are outraged and offended. Who could do such a thing? Why do people behave this way? It doesn't make you a better person than those kids just because you can come up with some ideological argument that justifies you standing by and watching people die when you could have done something to help.

Crosstalk: Is voter fraud probe needed?

Is voter fraud probe needed?

Chronicle earns top news awards

The Dalles Chronicle earned two top awards in the 2017 Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.

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Summer Crop

Hugo Lutz of Sunny Dale Farm, The Dalles, holds up a pair of onions at The Dalles Farmer's Market Saturday, July 22.

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Jail sued over holding immigration detainees

A lawsuit was filed Friday, July 21, in Wasco County Circuit Court claiming the regional jail is violating state law by holding immigration detainees. A 1987 state law prohibits the use of state or local resources to “detect or apprehend” people whose only offense is being in the country illegally.

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Efforts being made to save mural at old Tum-a-Lum building

The owners of the old Tum-a-Lum building, soon to be the new offices of The Dalles Chronicle, hope a deteriorating mural on the building can be saved.

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All Stars nab one win at regional tourney

13U Babe Ruth baseball squad beats Meridian in its final game

Following three consecutive losses at the start of the Babe Ruth Regional Tournament, The Dalles’ 13U team finished out strong with a 9-7 victory over Meridian, Idaho on Friday, as TD jumped out to a 9-0 lead and the pitching duo of Brock LaFaver and Jace Troutman staved off a late rally to give their team its lone victory.

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