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Redsides shine at CW Preview

Just nine months following a fourth-place outcome at the 1A state girls’ track and field championships, the South Wasco County Lady Redsides racked up five first-place finishes and tacked on four seconds at the Condon-Wheeler Preview on Friday, March 17 in a season-opening race in Condon.

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Sunny skies greet huge Wheatfield run crowd

Remington and Swan end up 1-2 in Half Marathon run

This past Saturday, a group of 85 men, women and children were involved in the Wheatfield Run/Walk under sunny skies at St. Petersburg School in The Dalles.

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Hoffman locks down TD’s walk-off win

With his team trailing by two runs, The Dalles’ Dawson Hoffman had a chance to play hero. The senior slugger hit a two-out, walk-off, two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning to give The Dalles baseball team an 8-7 victory over Hillsboro Saturday at Bob Williams Field in The Dalles.

Letter to the Editor: Avoid negativity

To the editor: It takes longer to complain than address actual issues in life. Two days to complain or 30 minutes to resolve! Negativity won’t produce a safer community or less stress in your life.

Letter to the Editor: Protect the vulnerable

To the editor: To our Congress, and Senators Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden and Rep. Greg Walden: Please protect the most vulnerable in our country and maintain their health coverage that came with the ACA.

Letter to the Editor: Food drive support

To the editor: The Oregon Department of Forestry (The Dalles Unit), which provides fire protection on private land in Hood River and Wasco County, would like to thank the following businesses for supporting the 2017 Governor’s State Employees Food Drive.

Letter to the Editor: Herculean task

To the editor: Kudos to the people who did roadside cleanup along W. 6th Street.

Crosstalk: What’s right, wrong in health debates

What’s right, wrong in health debates

For the Record for March 28, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from Mar. 28

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New route proposed for Riverfront Trail

Details of a proposed alternate route for the final segment of The Dalles Riverfront Trail will not be made public until they are presented to the city council, but trail supporters are hopeful the end is finally in sight.

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‘Soulcollage’ at The Dalles library

Clyde Sanda, a former interfaith chaplain at Heart of Hospice, will be at The Dalles/Wasco County Library on Thursday, April 6, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Warming Place sets record

In its record-setting run over the seemingly endless winter, the warming shelter in The Dalles was open 94 nights. It was even open on its last night of the season, March 18.

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Spring Croaker

A tree frog inflates its “vocal sac” and calls for a mate in a pond along Mill Creek. The vocal sac is a flexible membrane of skin possessed by most male frogs and is used to amplify their mating call. To call, air is expelled from the lungs, through the larynx, and into the vocal sac, which magnifies the sound.

Letter to the Editor: Don’t push plan

To the editor: The American Health Care Act (AHCA) now being pushed through Congress is bad for rural Oregon. Rep. Walden’s work in crafting and supporting this replacement to the ACA is disappointing.

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Looking Back on March 26, 2017

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

Huskies take on the big guns

Sherman sets 18 personal records at Buck Classic

The Sherman Huskies participated in the 26-team Buck Track Classic Thursday in Pendleton and turned in nine top-10 outputs, led by senior champion Isaiah Coles, who had two second-place finishes in the long and triple jump.

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TD tennis making progress

Hawks rack up three big wins against Wilsonville

The singles duo of Pedro and Andy Lopez opened eyes with impressive straight-sets wins, and the No. 4 doubles team of Edgar Contreras and Manuel Orquiz broke through for a win in The Dalles’ 5-3 loss to highly-touted Wilsonville Thursday afternoon in a varsity tennis match played at Wilsonville High School.

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Basketball standouts receive CRC honors

McCall, Murr and Hoylman take home first-team league awards

The Dalles boys’ and girls’ basketball teams both chalked up 5A state play-in berths and combined for five all-Columbia River Conference award winners by opposing head coaches.

Letter to the Editor: Need for dental care

To the editor: Every Oregonian deserves access to a professional dentist.

Letter to the Editor: Where’s Walden?

To the editor: I belong to one of many local progressive groups in the Gorge and we are concerned about what is going on in Washington, D.C. We have questions about the new health care bill and how that will affect all of us; we have questions about immigration policies that affect our neighbors, friends and employees; we have questions about women’s continued access to safe and quality health care; we have questions about global warming and the future of our planet. What we don’t have are answers from our congressional representative, Greg Walden.

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