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TDHS awarded Nike funding

The Dalles High School will offer a new elective next year, thanks to a $30,909 grant from the Nike School Innovation Fund.

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City hears concern about homeless

A property owner near downtown told The Dalles City Council Monday that transient problems have spiked in recent years and his land has become “a prime transient homeless camp.”

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Giving Harney County a voice

When the Burns Chamber of Commerce contacted Meadows Outdoor Advertising in The Dalles about purchasing a billboard thanking the many law enforcement officers who worked with Harney County during the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, it got more than it asked for.

For the Record, Feb. 12, 2016

Fire, police, lottery reports

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Gospel band to play free concert in Maupin

Canada’s Double Portion, an award winning gospel band, is playing a free concert Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. at Maupin Community Church.

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Priest donates $30,000 to St. Mary’s Academy

When Fr. Joseph Levine became the priest of St. Peter Catholic Church in The Dalles more than three years ago, he realized there were many families in the parish who couldn’t afford to send their kids to the Catholic school across the street.

What's Happening for Feb. 12

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here, 75 words or less. E-mail to tdchron@thedalleschronicle .com or fax to 541-298-1365 or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

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Memorial Walk

Dick Yecny strolls between monuments at the Veterans Memorial at Sorosis Park in The Dalles.

Athlete of the Week: Dakota Murr

Sophomore averages 27.5 points in two conference wins

Athlete of the Week: Martin Carter

TD skier has had top-10 finishes in each of his last three races

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Run brings heart health awareness

More than 230 help raise $3,000 in 5th annual event

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TD grapplers finish up regular season

After dual with HRV, Hawks turn attention to regionals

Letter to the editor: High fees

To the editor: In a recent letter to the editor, Mike Woodside said, “I want nothing more than to see our community grow and prosper.” I, too, would like to see our community grow and prosper!

Letter to the editor: OVH help

To the editor: I would like to thank the Oregon Veterans’ Home for the outstanding care given to me after a knee replacement surgery. While in my three-week stay there, the physical and occupational team, along with the nursing and certified nurse assistance group on Charlie wing, hastened my recovery and discharge.

Letter to the editor: School help

To the editor: As one of the seven directors for the North Wasco County School District, I believe all our directors serve for our kids.

Letter to the editor: Thank you

To the editor: I would like to thank The Dalles Chronicle for its prompt and prominently displayed announcement of the change of venue of the blood drive held on Jan. 27. Your work helped get the word out to our donors, and to alert others to the drive. We not only met our goal, we exceeded it!

Letter to the editor: Let us vote

To the editor: City Council — LET US VOTE! At the town hall meeting three weeks ago, a lone Hispanic woman stood up and testified to the mayor and city council that many in her Spanish-speaking community were confused and afraid of the marijuana situation happening in The Dalles.

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Last hours of armed standoff play out online

The end of a nearly six-week-long standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge played out live on the Internet, with tens of thousands of people listening as supporters encouraged the last armed occupiers to surrender.

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Wolf bill on the move

Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, is pleased to see a bill upholding a state agency’s decision to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list making headway in the current legislative session.

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CGCC okays roof replacement, core themes

The roof over the lecture hall in the main building of the Columbia Gorge Community College campus will be replaced and insulated.


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