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For the Record from December 6, 2016

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Dec. 6

Letter to the Editor: Value of federal dams

To the editor: Tonight, citizens of The Dalles have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to reaffirm the value of the Columbia and Snake federal dams, their associated energy infrastructure and the river system to the Northwest.

Crosstalk: Castro’s legacy was deeply disturbing

Castro’s legacy was deeply disturbing

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The story of Christmas

The Dalles Worship Choir is in its 12th season and will be performing “The Journey of Christmas – Share the Story,” in two churches this week.

TD city to hold ‘meet and greet’

The city of The Dalles invites the community to attend a “Meet and Greet” event on Wednesday, Dec. 7, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the city council chambers at The Dalles City Hall.

Downtown hosts Santa Saturday

The annual Santa in the Downtown event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, and again on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the former Griffith Motors building, 523 E. Third Street (across from Sawyer’s True Value).

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Airport project readies for take off

As operations at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport continue to expand and diversify, new facilities are on the drawing board to keep up with increasing demand.

Agencies look at dam removal

Three federal agencies will take public comment in The Dalles tonight, Dec. 6, about the effect of 14 dams on air, water, land and wildlife along the Columbia and Snake rivers.

Two dogs go on spree, kill feline

A pair of dogs went on a spree in Murray’s Addition last Thursday, killing a cat, biting a man’s pant leg, and attempting to get at chickens and other dogs before being caught and taken to the animal shelter.

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Local hoops teams hit the hardwood

Sherman, SWC take Saturday wins; Dufur loses

Sherman, SWC take Saturday wins; Dufur loses

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Huskies score tournament championship

Sherman uses fourth-quarter surge to beat 2A Stanfield

Huskies score 85-67 romp over Stanfield in the championship game of the Sherman Invitational; Rangers take road loss at Perrydale; SWC splits a pair of tourney games

TD girls upended by Sandy

The Sandy Pioneers went 0 for 4 from the free throw line in the final 45 seconds, but The Dalles Riverhawks could not get the baskets down the stretch in a 36-34 loss Friday in a girls’ hoops game played in Sandy.

Sandy boys pull away from TD

The Dalles Riverhawks fought tough with Sandy through the first two quarter of play, but the Pioneers were able to create some distance with a 24-6 third-quarter run on their way to a 73-54 victory Friday in a non-league boys’ basketball contest played at Sandy High School.

Lady Huskies lose by 22 to GU

The Sherman Lady Huskies broke open a close first half, using a balanced scoring attack to defeat the Sherman Huskies by a 55-33 margin in tournament action Friday at Sherman High School.

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Defending champs hit the ground running

Huskies use first three quarters to roll past GU

The defending champion Sherman Huskies hit the ground running Friday in their first game of the winter campaign, using a 64-36 run through the first three quarters of play to dominate 2A Grant Union by a 77-53 margin in opening-day action of the Sherman Invitational in Moro.

Letter to the Editor: Can-do attitude

To the editor: Donald Trump's surprise win for the presidency, and the continuing popularity of Bernie Sanders, seem to indicate that a new populist era is here in the United States. How do we channel the energy in a positive direction, at least locally?

Letter to the Editor: Path forward

To the editor: Providing affordable health care is a tough nut to crack. Republicans are quickly retreating from "Repeal and Replace" to a symbolic "Repeal" and an undefined "Transition" that may go on for years and leave much of Obamacare untouched.

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Editorial: Shopping local brings vast rewards

The holiday shopping season is underway and this is the time of year to support local businesses that make a point of giving back to the community.

Skip's Trailhead: A gift list for the outdoor enthusiast

It’s that time of year again. It’s time for the Trailhead’s annual gift list for the person who loves the out-of-doors. This would include Nordic skiers, hikers, fishermen and hunters. I will base this gift list on the 10 essentials of outdoor survival. This year I’m going for the best brands in outdoor equipment.

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