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TD girls upended by Sandy

The Sandy Pioneers went 0 for 4 from the free throw line in the final 45 seconds, but The Dalles Riverhawks could not get the baskets down the stretch in a 36-34 loss Friday in a girls’ hoops game played in Sandy.

Sandy boys pull away from TD

The Dalles Riverhawks fought tough with Sandy through the first two quarter of play, but the Pioneers were able to create some distance with a 24-6 third-quarter run on their way to a 73-54 victory Friday in a non-league boys’ basketball contest played at Sandy High School.

Lady Huskies lose by 22 to GU

The Sherman Lady Huskies broke open a close first half, using a balanced scoring attack to defeat the Sherman Huskies by a 55-33 margin in tournament action Friday at Sherman High School.

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Defending champs hit the ground running

Huskies use first three quarters to roll past GU

The defending champion Sherman Huskies hit the ground running Friday in their first game of the winter campaign, using a 64-36 run through the first three quarters of play to dominate 2A Grant Union by a 77-53 margin in opening-day action of the Sherman Invitational in Moro.

Letter to the Editor: Can-do attitude

To the editor: Donald Trump's surprise win for the presidency, and the continuing popularity of Bernie Sanders, seem to indicate that a new populist era is here in the United States. How do we channel the energy in a positive direction, at least locally?

Letter to the Editor: Path forward

To the editor: Providing affordable health care is a tough nut to crack. Republicans are quickly retreating from "Repeal and Replace" to a symbolic "Repeal" and an undefined "Transition" that may go on for years and leave much of Obamacare untouched.

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Editorial: Shopping local brings vast rewards

The holiday shopping season is underway and this is the time of year to support local businesses that make a point of giving back to the community.

Skip's Trailhead: A gift list for the outdoor enthusiast

It’s that time of year again. It’s time for the Trailhead’s annual gift list for the person who loves the out-of-doors. This would include Nordic skiers, hikers, fishermen and hunters. I will base this gift list on the 10 essentials of outdoor survival. This year I’m going for the best brands in outdoor equipment.

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Looking Back on December 4, 2016

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

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Festival of Trees

Photos from the 2016 Festival of Trees

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Overcoming life’s hurdles

Special Olympics is far more than giving an intellectually disabled athlete the opportunity to win a medal; the program showcases the determination and strength of the human spirit.

For the Record from November 2, 2016

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Dec. 2

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Walden chosen to chair Energy and Commerce

PORTLAND (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon has been elected to serve as chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington, D.C.

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Keeping star light bright

Volunteers add a little extra shine to the local holiday season

Every holiday season for the past 24 years, a 40-foot star has shone on the west end of The Dalles, illuminating the night sky for motorists and area residents alike. The Fun Group knows that few people are thinking about the logistics involved in keeping the star lit, and that’s the way they want it to be.

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Homeless profile still rising in TD

Transients in The Dalles are becoming more numerous and more visible, police officers say. Longtime officers with 20-plus years on the force say the problem is much more notable than earlier in their careers.

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Huskies are eyeing a 1A hoops repeat championship

Sherman has its supporting cast in place to dominate

MORO – Everything fell into place for the Sherman Huskies during their state championship run last season.

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Hawks get off on the right foot with a win

Playing against a 6A squad like Centennial is sure to get The Dalles girls’ basketball team in midseason form early in the regular season.

Letter to the editor: Ticket issue

To the editor: I’d like to thank Vicky in the The Dalles Planning Department for getting the obstruction removed that has led to people going too fast in a school zone and many unfair speeding tickets on 10th near the four-way stop with Cherry Heights.

For the Record from Dec. 1

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Dec. 1

What's Happening from Dec. 1

Nonprofit events calendar from Nov. 1.

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