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Pot business future uncertain

Council shoots down alterations to marijuana ordinance

The Dalles City Council rejected a proposal Monday to change its new marijuana ordinance to allow stores within 500 feet of each other, rather than adhering to the existing 1,000 foot-buffer.

Four to challenge Rep. Greg Walden

BEND (AP) — Four Oregon Democrats are eyeing Rep. Greg Walden's seat in Congress. A retired executive, a doctor, a stonemason and a dog sled musher are challenging Walden, Oregon's only Republican representative, when he is up for re-election in 2018, The Bulletin reported Friday.

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OSP team wins work site award

The Dalles Area Command of the Oregon State Police has received the Work Site of the Year award from the agency’s Department Awards Committee.

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Riverhawk tracksters give coach hope for the future

Team posts solid marks at 5A state meet held in Eugene

With all but one athlete celebrating a first state track and field meet experience, The Dalles head coach Garth Miller feels that the 2017 campaign is a good first step toward great things to come.

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At long last, Sherman advances to state playoffs

Huskies pull off dramatic comeback win against Pilot Rock

The No. 7-ranked Huskies erased a five-run, fifth-inning deficit with a 13-run sixth inning, followed by a two-run seventh to complete the 15-5 comeback triumph Saturday in a Blue Mountain Conference baseball semifinal played Saturday at Bob White Field in Pendleton.

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Dufur wins first district title since 2008

Bales’ arm helps lead Rangers in a 5-0 victory over Sherman

With a chance to win their first district crown since 2008, Dufur baseball coach C.S. Little sent out his ace starter Kolbe Bales to get the Rangers over the mountaintop. Bales tossed six innings of three-hit ball with 13 strikeouts and no walks, as the No. 1-ranked Rangers defeated No. 7 Sherman by a 5-0 margin for the district crown in action Saturday at Bob White Field in Pendleton.

For the Record for May 23, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from May 23

Letter to the Editor: Azure’s weeds

To the editor: A serious misunderstanding is circulating concerning Azure Farms’ weed problem. It is that they would lose organic status on crops currently growing if the county was to make an application of synthetic pesticides. This is not true.

Letter to the Editor: Thank you

To the editor: I would like to thank Wasco County voters for electing me as one of the new CGCC board members and Dr. James Willcox for his 30-plus years serving on the board.

Crosstalk: Time for more road, bridge funds

Time for more road, bridge funds

Homeless man charged in child porn case

In an extreme rarity, police say, a local man was arrested Sunday afternoon in a downtown eatery after another patron saw that the man appeared to be accessing child porn on his electronic device.

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Memorial Day observances planned

Memorial Day observances are planned in The Dalles and Wasco on Monday, May 29, and each community is marking the annual event in a different way.

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Dirt City Jam

Sky Stover Blouin works on a trick while warming up to compete in the Dirt City Jam competition and exhibition Saturday at The Dalles Skatepark.

MINT bust nabs four

Four people have been arrested on heroin charges following a local investigation by the Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force.

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Looking Back on May 21, 2017

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

Wood, Conklin kick off 5A meet

The Dalles freshman Tressa Wood placed eighth in the 3,000 meters this morning with a personal-record time of 11 minutes and 15.63 seconds at the 5A OSAA State Track and Field Championship in Eugene, improving on her old PR set at districts last week in Hermiston (11:23.34).

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1A track teams finish successful spring campaigns

Sherman and Dufur boys finish top-10; SWC girls end up ninth

On the final day of 1A state track and field action in Eugene, the Sherman 4x100-meter relay team placed second, Ezekiel Stelzer added a second-place run in the 1,500 and South Wasco County junior Ana Popchock set a school record in the triple jump to lead their respective teams.

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Riverhawks lose state play-in heartbreaker

TD cannot finish its comeback bid in 3-2 setback to Putnam

MILWAUKIE – One play, one hit, one bounce, one break. That’s all that stood between The Dalles baseball team from a state play-in upset win over No. 7 Rex-Putnam.

Letter to the Editor: Weeds result of curse

To the editor: Genesis Chapter 1 describes the creation of grass by God: “Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed … and God saw that it was good.” No weeds. But then after Adam eats from the Tree of Knowledge (“Science" in Latin) the ground is cursed, described at Genesis 3:18 “Thorns and thistles shall it bring forth.” Weeds.

Letter to the Editor: Celebrating July 4

To the editor: I read a few letters to the editor that mentioned the Independence Day holiday being observed on July 1st. I was a bit puzzled until I came upon the front page article in the Chronicle that explained the change. While I can understand the logical and practical reasons for the change, my emotional side can't accept it.

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