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Guest Commentary: Independent Party may lose ranking

The Independent Party of Oregon is now officially the state’s third major party, entitled to a primary election paid for by the state next year.

Letter to the Editor: Great reunion turnout

Great reunion turnout To the editor: Thank you Derek Wiley and The Chronicle for your wonderful story about Mary Fields. She is awesome!

Letter to the Editor: Volunteers needed

To the editor: Since 2010, The Dalles HOPE Warming Place has opened its doors to provide overnight shelter for those without the comfort of a place to stay during cold weather.

Letter to the Editor: Unsure of fountain

To the editor: It is with surreptitious pleasure that I visit our recently completed Lewis & Clark Park here in The Dalles.

Retiring in December

To the editor: I am excited to announce the next chapter in journey of service to the community I love.

Letter to Editor: Let’s stand together

To the editor: Just had to have a voice! With all of this overflowing of unbelief and anger about the latest two fatal shootings of police officers in our United States.

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SWC netters ready to make a playoff push

Redside volleyball has the potential to make big gains

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Sherman adding bite to its bark

After a state runner-up finish in 2014, Husky football is reloaded and refocused

Officials visit sister city

Mayor makes trip for first time in 30 years

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Stepping up to aid fire victims

Burgerville employee leads local relief effort, collecting items through Sept. 7

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A mountain on fire

Mt. Adams — On Tuesday, Aug. 25, photographer and Mount Adams supporter Jurgen Hess spent seven hours on the Cougar Creek Fire, which is burning on the flanks of the mountain. “The purpose of my trip was to photo-document the fire operations. “Much of the time I was right in the heart of the massive burn out operation at the northeast corner of the fire,” he wrote that day.

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Riverhawks blanked in opener

Mac-Hi nets a pair of second-half goals in 2-0 shutout win

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TD turns Kurtz Gym into kill palace

Cimmiyotti, Bass and company pull off dominant three-game sweep over Ridgeview

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Back to school

Latricia Ice, support staff at Dry Hollow Elementary, left, greets first grader Charlotte Conkey as she gets off the school bus and goes to her classroom Monday morning, the start of classes for North Wasco County School District 21 and others.

For the record from Sept. 1

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 1, 2015.

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Tribes add ‘tool’ to job box

Warm Springs open office to help members

Cougar killed by steer owner

Livestock owners on farms between Sandlin and Sevenmile roads are on edge after six sheep and a steer were killed by a mountain lion, otherwise known as a cougar, in a little more than a month.

Standoff ends peacefully

TD man arrested for menacing

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Discovery Center opens new energy exhibit

A new renewable energy exhibit was dedicated Aug. 28 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center. The interpretive exhibit on solar energy includes schematics of solar energy systems and a real-time display of solar energy being produced.

Robotics coach training available

The FIRST LEGO League (FLL) season is kicking off already, and coach training is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 19. FLL is a team engineering and science program for kids ages 9 to 14 that culminates in an international robotics tournament. The first competitions that local teams participate in are the Columbia Gorge FLL Qualifying Tournaments in December. This year’s theme is “trash trek,” with students working to explore the fascinating world of trash. From collection, to sorting, to smart production and reuse, there is more to trash than meets the eye. FLL team registration is open now and will likely close in mid-September.


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