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Lady Rangers lose two matches in Molalla

Dufur volleyball coach Jody Weaver is seeing some good things from her team in the first week of the season. Tuesday in Molalla, the Rangers were swept in a pair of matches against Country Christian and Kennedy in a volleyball double dual.

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Manzo leads TD’s scoring surge

Senior scores career-high five goals in team’s 9-0 win

Giselle Manzo scored five goals and Emma Weir added two, as The Dalles girls’ soccer team jumped out to a 5-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 9-0 victory over Redmond Tuesday in varsity action at Redmond High School.

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New coaches, new Sherman attitude

Young roster primed to make big gains this year

With four new assistant coaches and new head coach Amy Huffman, the four Husky volleyball seniors, Emily Hill, Meghan Belshe, Stormy Rhodes and Ellie Davis want to instill a winning culture and a positive legacy for the younger group to take hold of.

For the record from Aug. 30

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 30, 2016.

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Ricarte to lead TDC

Veteran reporter RaeLynn Ricarte has been named executive editor of The Dalles Chronicle. Ricarte has more than 20 years of experience in journalism and been a reporter and editor in The Dalles since 2010. She has worked for Eagle Media Northwest, the parent company of the Chronicle, for over 16 years. “It’s an honor to announce RaeLynn as executive editor. She’s a tireless worker who has a passion for the news industry, as well as a specific passion for continuing the Chronicle’s success as a news operation,” said Joe Petshow, president of Eagle Media.

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Fire destroys historic house

Saturday morning, Chelsea Scarborough was awakened by the sound of a window breaking by her head and opened her eyes to see flames shooting at her through the broken glass.

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New citizens celebrate in TD

It was “America the Beautiful” indeed. For a group of 15 immigrants being sworn in as new United States citizens last Thursday, the backdrop could hardly have been any more dramatic: They took their oath of citizenship at the Discovery Center and Museum in The Dalles.

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TD volleyball loses opener

The Dalles volleyball team had a 2-1 lead after three sets, but wound up losing 25-22 in the fourth and then lost 15-10 in the fifth set to lose its home opener to North Marion Monday night at Kurtz Gym.

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Rangers all business entering ‘16 season

Defending champions head into play with targets on their backs

DUFUR – Coming off a seventh state football championship and first since the 2006 campaign, the Dufur Rangers are taking a business approach to defending their crown. They lost a bulk of talented seniors and linemen, but return the 1A Player of the Year Bailey Keever and a group of 13 sophomores, who earned their stripes as freshmen last year.

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Looking back on August 28

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

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Plein Air in the Columbia River Gorge

Maryhill Museum is hosting the Pacific Northwest Plein Air exhibit Saturday and Sunday Aug. 27-28.

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Working, and growing, in the woods

Young crews trim trees, repair trails — and learn life skills

It’s been a busy couple of months for two teams of young adults planting trees and fixing trails in the Mount Hood National Forest.

Stelzer, Hoey shine at Wasco Fair run

Ezekiel Stelzer and Amanda Hoey were the highlights of last weekend’s Wasco County Fair Run/Walk, leading their respective divisions for first place as nearly 30 runners showed up to perform on the tough Tygh valley course. Stelzer won the men’s 5k race with a time of 18 minutes and 17 seconds, nearly two minutes better than his next two opponents.

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Sports participation numbers up

Nationwide, there was an increase of 61,853 athletes

PORTLAND (NFHS) – Led by an encouraging report in football participation nationwide, the number of participants in high school sports increased for the 27th consecutive year in 2015-16 according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).

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Hawk harriers are running with drive

Team of 44 focused on vaulting up to 5A state meet

Over the past few years, the female talent on The Dalles Cross Country team has been dominating the headlines with multiple league titles. State-qualifier and senior standout Jony Nelson and the Riverhawk boys feel they have the depth and talent to move to the top of the 5A classification.

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House fire burns Fourth and Lincoln in The Dalles

A two-story house with three apartments burned at Lincoln and Fourth streets near the Saint Peters Landmark Saturday morning.

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Children’s Addition

The Dalles/Wasco County Library celebrated the opening of its new 2,300 square foot children’s addition with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday. Approximately 200 people turned out for the event, prompting Oregon State Librarian MaryKay Dahlgreen to comment that she had never before “seen a crowd this big at a library opening.”

For the record from Aug. 25

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 26, 2016.

Zoning sparks new dispute

Opponents question lack of planning commission posts online

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Parks chief resigns

Phil Lewis, executive director of Northern Wasco County Parks & Recreation District, has resigned, effective Sept. 23, to accept a new role as community services director for Oregon City.


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