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Valkenburgh memorial Sat.

A memorial service for Meredith “Van” Van Valkenburgh, who practiced law for over 60 years in The Dalles and passed away last month, is set for Saturday, Oct. 1. The service begins at 2 p.m. and will be held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1805 Minnesota St.

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Simple test saves lives

After prostate cancer claimed the life of his father, Terry Armentrout of The Dalles knew that he would be at higher risk for the disease and made regular checkups a priority.

Letter to the editor: Stray cat

To the editor: If anyone spots a stray cat in the area of Goodwill, please call me at 541 980 0774. Home at Last or any cat lover will confine it until a representative of a cat rescue can pick it up.

Letter to the editor: Be watchful

To the editor: The Union Pacific Railroad was created in 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln as a crucial part of the successful Civil War effort.

For the record from Sept. 29

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 29, 2016

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New line on track in Mosier

County gives green light to project

Wasco County has given a green light to Union Pacific Railroad’s expansion plans for the Mosier area. On Sept. 26, the county planning commission voted 5-2 to approve the railroad’s “Mosier Double Track Extension” project, although there are multiple conditions attached to the approval.

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Giving everyone a voice

Building community partnerships is essential to job creation and that takes open dialogue and transparency in the decision making process, says Susan Barr Harris, a mayoral candidate.

Elementary school goes on lockdown

The grade school in Maupin went into lockdown for a time Wednesday morning because a man was asking questions about when children would be out and around, according to police logs.

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La Grande drops TD boys' soccer team, 4-1

TD girls lose in a shutout

The Dalles boys’ soccer team scored at the 15-minute mark, but the La Grande Tigers tallied four consecutive goals to secure a 4-1 victory Thursday in The Dalles. The Dalles girls’ soccer team had seven shots on goal and goalkeeper Addie Klindt made four saves, as La Grande broke open a 1-0 halftime lead with two second-half goals to secure a 3-0 win.

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Ranger volleyball takes a five-set thriller

With home win, Dufur stands pat in second place; SWC climbs to No. 13, Sherman rising and The Dalles volleyball looks to storm back from Thursday's loss

With home win, Dufur stands pat in second place; SWC climbs to No. 13, Sherman rising and The Dalles volleyball looks to storm back from Thursday's loss

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Athlete of the Week: Emma Mullins

Cross Country star shines at Sorosis Park

Emma Mullins picked up first-place honors in Friday's Nelson Invitational Cross Country Meet in The Dalles

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Riverhawks ready to rebound in La Grande

The Dalles Riverhawks are going to need a top-flight effort in all three phases of the game in order to come out on top in Friday’s contest versus quarterback Andrew Peasley, running back is Isaac Chamberlain, receiver Zack Jacobs and the La Grande Tigers.

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1A dynamos fight to the finish

Dufur takes on Sherman Friday night in Moro

At 7 p.m. Friday in Moro, the Rangers get their chance to exact a little revenge, as both teams enter action with a combined 7-1 record, two of the most prolific scoring offenses and top-5 defenses.

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Hawks hit a home run at Nelson Invite

TD takes first in JV, varsity cross country

The Riverhawks claimed first place in the boys’ and girls’ junior varsity and varsity divisions, and Emma Mullins and Zerin Croover each picked up wins in their respective races at the Bridgette Nelson Invitational held at Sorosis Park in The Dalles.

Kirchhofer certified for retirement services

Douglas Kirchhofer, financial advisor for Northwestern Mutual, has earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) professional designation from The American College, Bryn Mawr, Penn.

Tennison leads nursing team

Leana Tennison has been named the new Director of Nursing at Columbia Basin Care, a not-for-profit nursing home in The Dalles offering long-term care and short-term rehabilitation. She joined Columbia Basin in September, managing the clinical needs of over 60 residents and providing leadership to a team of caregivers, according to a press release from the care facility.

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Investment in Golf

Mike Urness (left), president of The Dalles Country Club, accepted deliver of four Toro mowers from Bill Franzke, territory manager for Western Equipment & Irrigation in Sherwood, on Monday. Urness said each of the four mowers is designed for a specific use in maintaining fairways, greens, tee-boxes, and rough at the golf course.

What's happening from Sept. 28

September Wednesday, September 28 GORGE CHAPTER: Coastal Conservation Association Oregon is seeking to form a gorge chapter and invites people interested in keeping fishing licenses affordable and hatcheries open to come to a meeting starting at 6 p.m. at the Charburger Country in Hood River, 4100 Westcliff Drive. For more information call Chris Cone at 541-213-1464.

Helicopter activities resume in scenic area

With the decrease in fire risk this fall, helicopter activity will resume in the upper Catherine and Major Creek areas as part of a project to restore historic forest types in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The area is located northwest of Lyle and the Klickitat River.

For the record, from Sept. 28

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 28, 2016

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