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Making a difference on the gridiron

Youth football offers fun, excitement for local youths from third-through-sixth grades

For the record, July 30

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 30, 2014.

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Adams Auto opens on W. 2nd

Maintenance is cheaper than repair, says owner

Word on the street: A new vintage for a vintage town

A good wine needs time to mature and so does a good city.

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Honored service

U.S. SEN. RON WYDEN, flanked by members of the Patriot Guard Riders, prepares to award USAF Lt. Colonel George Ruddell, seated with his wife Mavis, with the Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony at the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles July 26. See story on Ruddell, published in the Sunday, July 27, Chronicle. Mark B. Gibson photo

What's happening from July 30

Nonprofit events calendar from July 30, 2014.

Maryhill Museum features African art

African Art from the Mary Johnston Collection will open Aug. 9 at Maryhill Museum of Art.

Book group reads ‘The Giver’ in August

The third Thursday book group will be discussing “The Giver,” by Lois Lowry at its August meeting at 6:30 p.m. at The Dalles-Wasco County Library.

Fourth missing Ethiopian athlete found in Washington

EUGENE (AP) — A University of Oregon Police Department spokesman says the last of four missing Ethiopian athletes who went missing during the World Junior Championships has been found.

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Driver sought over utility pole collision; $1,000 reward offered

NORTHERN WASCO County PUD is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals responsible for damage to a utility pole at East 11th Street and Dry Hollow Road.

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Silo delivery

A semi truck with a long load of harvested wheat is dwarfed by the huge metal silos at the Mid-Columbia Producers facility on the Columbia River in The Dalles as it pulls in to make a delivery.

Longtime county agent Ed Bonham dies at 90

Bonham was also an art community stalwart

County sets two hearings for road taxing district

Two public hearings on the proposed Wasco County road taxing district are set for Aug. 6 and Aug. 11 in The Dalles and Dufur respectively.

City delays gas tax decision, meeting Aug. 14

Council will wait to hear county roads plan

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Lane Co. takes over thrift

Organization will still fund local services

AstroGraph for July 30, 2014

Inactivity will be your downfall this year. Make a point to keep moving ahead until you reach your goals. If you surround yourself with reliable and supportive people, you will be able to fulfill your dreams and achieve your desires. Participation will make a difference.

Everyday Cheapskate: A spice co-op that saves money and builds friendships

Sharing readers’ tips with you reminds me just how much we can teach each other. Just when I think I couldn’t possibly learn anything new, here comes another charming way to save time or money every day from readers just like you. You make opening my mail so much fun!

Ask Dr. K: How you can treat and prevent athlete’s foot

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have athlete’s foot. How can I get rid of it? And how can I make sure I don’t get it again?

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Library newsletter and van schedule

Download August newsletter and van schedule for The Dalles Wasco County Public Library.

Comment period extended for plan to cull 16,000 cormorants from Columbia estuary

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week announced it has extended by 15 days the public comment period on a draft plan detailing possible alternatives to reduce predation by double-crested cormorants on juvenile salmon and steelhead that are listed under the Endangered Species Act.

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