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No. 2 Knappa eliminates Dufur

Loggers score three unearned runs in fifth and stave off late Ranger rally in 6-4 win

Faith commentary: Celebrate the ‘breath of life,’ it’s a gift

There is no such thing as bad breath. Now I know what you’re thinking: ‘My husband has terrible breath!’ But let me say it again: there is no such thing as bad breath.

Books, bags donated to children’s book bank

The Mid-Columbia Celilo Daughters of the American Revolution chapter donated over 550 books for the Children’s Book Bank, a nonprofit organization located in Portland, which will now distribute them in the metro area to low income preschool and grade school children.

What's happening from May 29

Nonprofit events calendar from May 29, 2015.

Public Health may cut its clinic hours

The public health walk-in clinic for immunization and birth control could see its hours cut from five days a week to one due to a proposed smaller cash payment from Wasco County, the health district director said.

For the record from May 29

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 29, 2015.

NORCOR chief hosts open house

Public invited to meet three candidates for top job

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Several Husky track athletes hit top marks

Evans, Coles and Orendorff each get top-6 state finishes

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Darden caps career in Dufur history books

Senior sets school record in discus with toss of 130-feet

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Capping a banner season

South Wasco senior Loreto Morelli scores four state golds, both relays win championships

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Editorial cartoons from May 28

Editorial cartoons from May 28

Letter to the editor: United for change

To the editor: In response to a recent editorial, the United Employees of Columbia Gorge Community College, AFT-Oregon Local 4754, on behalf of 51 faculty and classified employees, want the gorge community to know we are committed to furthering the quality of public higher education in our community.

Letter to the editor: Spotlight on Sunshine

To the editor: It was a blast from the past! There’s nothing that compares to finding old friends and reconnecting with them — especially if you’ve watched them on national television. One day, last August, I took a gamble and decided to friend my old friends, Jim and Molli Martin. It had been over 20 years since we’d spoken, so it was a gamble; and to make it even more of a gamble they were now in the national spotlight with their new venture of Copa di Vino at Sunshine Mill.

Editorial: Job market better for new college grads

This year’s college graduates will enter the best job market since the early stages of the Great Recession, which officially started when this year’s seniors - at least those who finished in four years — were freshmen in high school.

Summer art camps open for registration

The 2015 art camps at The Dalles Art Center have been scheduled from June 16 through Aug. 12, and are now open for registration.

Entertainment calendar from May 28

Entertainment calendar from May 28, 2015.

Town halls scheduled in Gilliam, Sherman

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., will host town halls in Gilliam and Sherman counties on Saturday, May 30. The meeting at the North Gilliam County Rural Fire Protection District firehouse, 1500 Railroad Ave., in Arlington, begins at 8 a.m. Walden will be at Bob’s Texas T-Bone, 101 East First Street in Rufus, at 10 a.m. to meet with constituents.

Fly-in raises funds for local fire district

Plane and helicopter rides, $1,750 worth of cash prizes in a golf ball drop and the chance to ride in a P-51 Mustang fighter-bomber are just a few things on the menu for the Dallesport Fire Department fly-in at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport on Saturday, June 13 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TD readies for plant overhaul

The Dalles will soon have the first wastewater treatment plant in the Northwest overhauled by using design-build methods that are geared toward making new construction go more smoothly. The $4.8 million project to update capacity and replace aging equipment is going through the design phase with Mortenson Construction and Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, an engineering firm, working closely together on plans.

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Farmers get help with drought

Agency to provide funding for mitigation measures on cropland, ranches, forests

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