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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.

Maupin’s ‘Splash for Pink’ donates $7,817

The Mid-Columbia Health Foundation’s Celilo Cancer Center Fund received $7,817 from Maupin’s Splash for Pink event organizers this week.

Put foresters to work

This last week Sen. Merkley announced that he is sponsoring a bill to fully fund fire fighting. He is concerned about the fires in the west but hasn't he heard that we are $18 trillion in debt and going up?

Urge Walden action

After seeing disgusting videos featuring heartless Planned Parenthood officials, any doubt over what that institution stands for must be put to rest.

Hillary will get a pass

To the editor: If there is anyone out there in Radio Land waiting for something to happen to Hillary Clinton over her inappropriate (illegal?) use of the net or emails or deflated footballs, don’t hold your breath.

Crosstalk: Should women be on the front lines?

Should women be on the front lines?

Commentary: Look at Google deal from a more worldly perspective

I would like to respond to both Steve Lawrence and Scott Hege’s guest comments in The Chronicle and present an opposing view.

Letter to the editor: Stop legal battle

To the editor: I am absolutely disgusted with the county commissioners and how they have spent our tax dollars by allowing all this legal wrangling to continue while Brad Timmons sits back charging by the hour.

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Ranger football looks to hit its top stride

Dufur looks to build off its semifinal playoff berth

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