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Idaho wolf, coyote hunting derby wants larger area

BOISE, Idaho — A group that overcame a court challenge last winter to hold a wolf- and coyote-shooting derby is seeking a permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to roughly double the area for a second event this winter.

Charges dropped for man who sold rhino head

MILTON, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man who tried to sell a 70-pound rhinoceros head online is happy that charges against him have been dropped.

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Deer arranged in pile

As more deer were added, a neighbor decided to file a police report

Cycle Oregon leaves a wheel of wealth

Cycle Oregon rolled into The Dalles on September 5th, bringing more than 2,000 bike riders and a support crew. This organization relies heavily on host community volunteers for the multi-day event to run smoothly.

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Co-editors take teamwork from ranch to community

fter almost a year of immersion in the ranching culture of Wasco County, Mark Gibson, photographer, and RaeLynn Ricarte, reporter, have teamed up to take on a new challenge.

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Cows ‘shrink’ under stress

Moving a herd without weight loss key

Temperatures drop in Oregon; some areas will see frost

PORTLAND (AP) — Some of the coolest temperatures of the season so far are expected this week in Oregon.

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Riverhawk runners land double knockout

While facing top teams, Thouvenel sees potential

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Belief factor still prevalent

After loss to Summit, Riverhawk veterans echo positive sentiments to the ‘process’

Looking back on Sept. 28

Looking back on Sept. 28, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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The privilege of telling stories

People, not issues, linger in memories of a long journalism career

Amid charges of racism, fired OLCC worker gets job back

PORTLAND (AP) — An arbiter has ordered the state of Oregon to give back a job to an African-American who accused co-workers of throwing “Heil Hitler” salutes and leaving a noose at his workstation in the state liquor agency’s warehouse, The Oregonian reported Friday.

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Governor candidates clash over staff pay

SUNRIVER — Meeting his Republican challenger in their first televised debate Friday, Gov. John Kitzhaber forcefully rebutted a charge by state Rep. Dennis Richardson that the governor pays women on his staff less than men.

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A Legacy for All to Enjoy

For a half-century the National Wilderness Preservation System has protected the forest primeval for all

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Editorial cartoons from Sept. 28

Editorial cartoons from Sept. 28, 2014

Letter to the editor: Park firing raises questions

To the editor: The recent termination of Northern Wasco County Parks & Recreation Director Scott Green leaves many questions.

Letter to the editor: No on 91

To the editor: I encourage voters to vote no and reject the drug cartels’ efforts to legalize recreational use of marijuana.

Letter to the editor: Who’s fooling who?

To the editor: AG Holder cries WOLF every time someone critiques Obama’s handling, or lack thereof, of any issue. In his eyes Obama can do no wrong and any criticism of the president is racist.

Letter to the editor: Great cause

To the editor: One of my sisters passed away from ALS on Christmas Eve 1999. It was a most difficult journey for all of us, but my sister Charlene remained the best of troopers, better than any of the rest of us.

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Editorial: A link forged in a crucible

Members of the QLife board of directors served cupcakes at Sept. 22 The Dalles City Council meeting.


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