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Big Plans by Design

Shop class nurtures student goals, hands-on skills in mechanics

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Editorial cartoons from March 1

Editorial cartoons from March 1, 2015.

Letter to the editor: Gorge future

To the editor: In light of Darren Nichols’ resignation from his post as Executive Director of the Columbia River Gorge Commission, it’s important to recognize that Washington and Oregon can secure a healthy, sustainable future for the Columbia River Gorge as well as other areas in the Pacific Northwest, without having to sacrifice the growth to our vital transportation and trade industries. Environmental responsibility and expanding trade infrastructure can and should coexist.

Letter to the editor: Educational projects

To the editor: My name is Faith Lindley and I am a sixth grade teacher in South Wasco. Currently there is a lot going on in education that seems to put a negative light on schools and what teachers are preparing their students for; however, I would like to see if there is a way you could help me share the good things that some teachers like myself are doing to help keep education engaging and purposeful for our students.

Editorial: Stop downplaying terrorism threat

President Barack Obama’s reluctance to tie the bloody actions of Islamic State terrorists to their ideology could be putting the U.S. and world in greater danger.

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Local runners are impressive at River Trail Race

Nearly 150 participants take part in Jumpstart event

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The Fabulous Baker Boys

Sherman hoops team defeats Damascus Christian in 48-36 state sub-round battle

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Looking back on March 1

Looking back on March 1, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle, and History Mystery results.

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Locals not horsing around

Equestrian teams from The Dalles, Sherman and Dufur compete in OHSET opener

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Grass Widow

A GRASS WIDOW flower blooms near Horsethief Butte south of Dallesport, Wash. The flowers are commonly among the first to bloom in the area, and are frequently seen in late January and early February.

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St. Paul’s Chapel featured Saturday

St. Paul’s Chapel is the topic for the last of this year’s Regional History Forum programs at the Original Wasco County Courthouse. Rodger Nichols will present photos and stories that he and Julie Reynolds have prepared about the historic church. The program begins at 1:30 p.m. at the 1859 Original Courthouse, 410 W. 2nd Place, The Dalles.

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Unitarian Universalists install minister

Judy Zimmerman will be installed as the first “settled” or permanent minister of the Mid-Columbia Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on Saturday, March 7 in Hood River.

For the record, Feb. 27

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Feb. 27, 2015.

Obama talks oil-train safety

Obama was interviewed by OR reporter PORTLAND (AP) — President Barack Obama said the federal government plans to strengthen regulations regarding oil train safety.

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Section of East Scenic closes March 2

Stabilization project winds up in June

Edible pot found at TDMS

Police arrest three students

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Signs of the Times

Traditional woodworking, computer based design merge at Haskins Wood 'n' Designs

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Editorial cartoons from Feb. 26

Editorial cartoons from Feb. 26. 2015

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Editorial: New food guidelines may do damage

Recommendations from a panel reviewing food guidelines were released last week, and it’s just as we feared: The new recommendations take into account not just the health impacts of your diet but also the environmental impacts of your food choices.

Letter to the editor: Bad behavior

To the editor: My daughter is a student at The Dalles Middle School. She was telling me about some of the very disrespectful kids in some of her classes.

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