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Officials dissect Granada plans

City officials are reviewing three proposals for revitalization of the Granada block; one for a hotel conference center, another for a cultural/performing art facility and the third establishing an archeological dig site for tourism and education.

For the Record

Fire, police and lottery reports for Feb. 5

What's Happening for Feb. 5

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here, 75 words or less. E-mail to tdchron@thedalleschronicle .com or fax to 541-298-1365 or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

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CASA welcomes new volunteer advocates

Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) has introduced their newest volunteers: Rob Brostoff, Cascade Locks; Amanda Cummings, Sherilyn Hutchinson and Barbara Pizzola, The Dalles; Feliza Greenwald, Giulia Good Stefani, Mosier; and Steve White, Hood River.

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Walker to Blue Mountain

Almost four years ago, Colton Walker dealt with the news that his older brother Dakota had been diagnosed with Burkitt’s Leukemia.

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Helyer headed to Mt. Hood

Helyer turns a dream into reality

For the record from Feb. 4

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Feb. 4, 2016.

Commentary: Setting the record straight about wolves, ranching

It is a FACT wolves are predators and brutal ones at that. Are they “terrorists?” Do they terrorize? We can argue the adjective, noun or the verb, but there is no denying that wolves are vicious killers. Do wolves just follow their instincts preying on whatever target is easy and handy…like a bunch of cattle? Yep, they sure do.

Letter to the editor: Just say ‘No’

To the editor: I would like to take a moment to write regarding the risks of drug use verses alcohol. Alcohol like drugs affects the pleasure center of the brain. Since we are all different people it affects us differently per individual. Some become addicted to it and lives are ruined. Families are broken and some incarceration is needed along with rehabilitation.

Editorial: ‘Suspending’ means race is over

Make no mistake. When they suspend a campaign, as Rand Paul did Wednesday and Mike Huckabee and Martin O'Malley did right after the Iowa caucuses, it's not to take a break for household chores or a reflective week at the beach. It's game over.

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Wasco County unhappy with short session

Wasco County Commission Chair Rod Runyon went to Salem Monday to testify during the first day of the Legislature short session and was not happy with what he saw.

City eyes rate hike

The Dalles City Council is set to approve monthly residential garbage rate increases of 9 to 22 cents per can at Monday’s meeting that will take effect March 1. Commercial cans will cost 10 to 25 cents per month more, depending on size.

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Mapping a new road plan

Community members wanting to help guide improvements of The Dalles’ transportation plan for roadways, as well as bicycle, pedestrian and transit facilities, are invited to the first of two public workshops Wednesday.

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Pianist to perform

Love is in the air as Pianist Krill Giladkovsky dedicates part of his performance to a Valentine’s Day theme during his Mid-Columbia Concert Association concert Friday, Feb. 12 in The Dalles.

Claim your OR ‘kicker’

Tax return filing season is open and the Oregon Department of Revenue reminds Oregonians to claim their tax surplus credit, or "kicker," on their 2015 income tax returns.


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School ‘exclusion day’ for vaccines Feb. 17

Oregon law requires that all children attending public and private schools, preschools, Head Start and certified child care facilities have up-to-date immunization documentation (or have an exemption) to remain in school.

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Hawk boys snag third at Skibowl

Carter and Klindt each pick up top-10 GS finishes

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Morin receives scholarship to Lane CC

TD senior will run track, cross country for the Titans

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Tenant sought for former Windseeker Restaurant space

Mid-Columbia Producers, which purchased the Windseeker Restaurant building last year, is looking for a new tenant, said Manager Jeff Kaser.


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