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Pollinator Party

Artist guides Gorge-wide project

Artist MacRae Wylde of Hood River invites the community to his Highline Drive home Sept. 30 to learn about a project to build habitat for native bees. Habitat as art happens in the form of sculptures, metal homes for hard-working Mason bees, already in place in Hood River, Odell, and Moro.

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SWC takes Redside crown

Volleyball squad goes 4-0 to win title

MAUPIN – Hoisting trophies is a regular thing in Maupin these days. No. 8-ranked South Wasco County went 4-0 and captured their second straight tournament title at the Redside Invitational held Saturday in Maupin.

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Hawks pull off Nelson Invitational sweep

TD boys and girls dominate the field at 25th annual running event

For 25 years, the Bridgette Nelson Invitational has been the marquee cross country race in the state of Oregon. On the tough Sorosis Course, The Dalles boys and girls posted a first-place sweep this past Saturday in a great tribute to Nelson’s will, drive and work ethic.

Groups sue Washington state to stop killing of wolves

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two conservation groups filed a lawsuit Monday that seeks to stop the state of Washington from killing more wolves.

Letter to the Editor: Rewarding reception

To the editor: Our compliments to the people of The Dalles, Mosier and Hood River.

Letter to the Editor: Proud of Villaneuva

To the editor: I am very proud of one NFL player. His name is Alejandro Villanueva of the Pittsburgh Steelers franchise. This man is a former captain in the Army and ex-Ranger who did three tours in Afghanistan.

Letter to the Editor: Thank you Eagles

To the editor: On Sept 16, The Dalles Eagle Riders held their fifth annual Poker Ride benefiting two local veteran groups, Point Man Ministries and Outside the Wire. Smoke was still present in the gorge but the participants and volunteers still had fun!

Crosstalk: What role do emotions play in politics?

What role do emotions play in politics?

For the Record for September 26, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from September 26

School libraries note ‘Banned Book Week’

The week of Sept. 24 kicked off autumn programming for School District 21 libraries with a variety of celebrations. The first is “Banned Book Week," a time to increase awareness of the importance of intellectual freedom and First Amendment rights in America.

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Harvester Fire

A grape harvester burns on a hill above the 5000 block of Mill Creek Road. The harvester was fully engulfed when crews arrived Tuesday afternoon, and had an estimated 30 gallons of diesel fuel and oil on board.

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Bullets skim by swimmers on Columbia

Athletes from the Columbia Gorge Triathlon Club got a scare Sunday morning when bullets buzzed around them and entered the water not far from swimmers. “It was pretty terrifying,” said Dawn Rasmussen of The Dalles, who was in a kayak in front of the group.

Redsides blanked by Arlington

The South Wasco County Redsides struggled offensively, and the Arlington Honkers took full advantage. Thomas Evans and the No. 11-ranked Honkers jumped out to a lopsided 43-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 57-0 win in non-league football action Friday night in Arlington.

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No. 18 Sherman opens floodgates on Pilot Rock

Huskies total 500 yards of offense in a 54-14 blowout

Senior quarterback Jacob Justesen tossed a career-high five touchdowns and rushed for two scores to spearhead a 54-14 Sherman triumph over Pilot Rock Friday in a 1A football contest played in Moro.

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Rugged Bruins roll it up on the Riverhawks

Rushing game extinguishes The Dalles’ early spark

After a blazing start to the season with three consecutive wins, The Dalles football had a little bit of its fire extinguished Friday night against Columbia, out of White Salmon, Wash.

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Looking Back on September 24, 2017

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

Letter to the Editor: Who is extreme?

To the editor: In the Sept. 8 Chronicle “article,” “Walden Talks Politics...”, Congressman Walden stated “Indivisible, which seems to draw a lot of extremists, is not a movement designed to build agreement and unity.” Walden's assertion is absolutely untrue.

Letter to the Editor: Smoke and mirrors

To the editor: Enough smoke and mirrors.

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Editorial: Council, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

Council, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

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Lifestyle Tour

The P.E.O. “Home Away from Home” fall tour offers area residents the opportunity to explore six bed and breakfasts, and short-term rentals, in The Dalles while “helping women reach for the stars.”

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