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There’s no time to rest

Local football teams use hard week of preparation for Friday night success for The Dalles, Sherman, Dufur and Maupin

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Guided float explores White Salmon

A GUIDED float down the lower White Salmon River on Sunday, Sept. 21, provides participants with education about the breaching of Condit Dam in 2011 and the transformation that’s occurring after a century’s worth of silt, gravel, organic matter and water-drenched logs were unleashed through the drain hole.

Arts and entertainment calendar from Sept. 19, 2014

Arts and entertainment calendar from Sept. 19

Ten authors gather to sign books at festival

Klindt’s Booksellers will kick-off the holiday season Oct. 18 by bringing books, beer and brats together during the Northwest Author’s Festival.

Film discusses climate change politics, science

The film “Disruption: Climate. Change,” will be shown Sunday, Sept. 21, at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State streets, in Hood River.

Moro resident exhibits items from S. Africa trip

Moro — Donna Birtwistle of Moro has brought South Africa to the Sherman County Historical Museum with a display sharing her travels, adventures and select hand-painted art work that she collected.

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Editorial cartoons from Sept. 19

Editorial cartoons from Sept. 19, 2014

Letter to the editor: Reject status quo

To the editor: The day is coming in November when you can reject the current administration’s plan for the City of The Dalles. I feel rejection to the point of having a new group of leaders look at current plans and give a new take on whether this is a direction we should be going.

Letter to the editor: Vote

To the editor: Another election is less than two months away and, again, I am asking residents to exercise their right to vote.

Letter to the editor: Time for change

To the editor: I, Taner Elliott, am running to be your next city councilor. If you are ready for a change and looking for someone to slow your vastly increasing water and sewer rates then we see eye to eye.

Letter to the editor: Wake up 1 percent

To the editor: Twenty years after the king and queen of France had their heads separated from their bodies, taxes were back at the same exorbitant rate and the workers dutifully paid.

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Editorial: Cover Oregon should disband

It is a failure. Its name should be permanently retired, to rest among the annals of worst-executed state projects. Its remaining work should be transferred to the Oregon Health Authority or other state agencies, providing a fresh start.

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Early morning sun

A CLIFF on the east side of Mill Creek is silhouetted against the morning sunrise Thursday, Sept. 18. By afternoon, spots traces of rain were felt as the hot weather of the past week moderates.

Wolf committee meets in Dufur

First meeting is Sept. 24, 7 p.m. at Dufur City Hall.

For the record, Sept. 18

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 18, 2014

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NW Natural helps prepare for trouble

Food, family activities, giveaways offered at Sept. 20

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It’s Pig Bowl time again!

Police give fans an oinker of a show to help families

Tussle over pro-pot signs

Turf war extends to ownership of ‘Excalibur’

AstroGraph for September 18, 2014

It’s time to take action. You know what you want, so stop wasting your energy and start turning your dream into a reality. Planning is useful, but only if you follow through. Stop waiting for someone else to do the work for you. Don’t stop until you reach your goal.

Everyday Cheapskate: Use the cheapest fix on tough ink stains

Dear Mary: HELP! I just pulled a load of dried, white clothes out of my dryer and discovered a blue ink pen was in that load. How do I get blue ink out of already dried white clothes? Thank you. — Jenny

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