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For the record from July 31

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 31, 2015.

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Joint effort urged for July 4

City pays deficit then urges new business model

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Engine reaches end of line

Longest serving pumper in U.S. has finally been taken out of service

Activist against Google deal

Bertrand says company needs to pay ‘fair share’ of taxes

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Gritty performance

TD rides Honald’s arm, Bales’ bat to outlast Glacier, Montana by an 8-7 margin

For the record from July 30

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 30, 2015.

Google is a part of the community, growth should be supported

To Google or not to Google? That is the question before our local government leaders in The Dalles and Wasco County, and the question that residents are being asked to weigh-in on. Most of us go online every day.

Letter to the editor: New record system

To the editor: Next week, the five Mid-Columbia Outpatient Clinics will begin converting to a new electronic health record system. We believe this upgrade will help us work more efficiently and effectively. The new system will also give our patients access to their own health information through an online portal called My Chart.

Letter to the editor: Ghastly mistake

To the editor: You made a ghastly mistake in placing the dark black “Sex Abuser...’ headline above the picture of the honorable young man ( Fritz) who is battling Tourette’s syndrome, in your July 22 2015 issue. At first glance especially when the paper is folded, it looks like he is the perpetrator. What a thoughtless and inconsiderate layout.

Arts and entertainment calendar

Arts and entertainment calendar from July 30

Meyer Memorial Trust announces $5.6M in grants

At its July program meeting, Meyer Memorial Trust awarded 29 grants and program related investments, totaling just over $5.6 million, for organizations across Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Road paving alters 10th Street travel

The Dalles Public Works crews will continue resurfacing two sections of 10th Street next week, a project that is expected to be completed by Aug. 6.

Ombudsman training a first in gorge counties

Search is on for volunteers in the region

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Fire victims grateful for generosity

Blackwell family of Petersburg returned from dinner to find house in flames

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Golf camp preparing youths

Main goal is to instill a fundamental base in eight weeks

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Lights-out performance

TD 13-15U Babe Ruth All Stars capture opening-game win over Alberta, Canada

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Letters lead police to Eugene

EUGENE (AP) — A Eugene area man was detained for questioning and then released late Tuesday in connection with suspicious letters that were sent to 24 county sheriff’s offices, two Portland TV stations reported.

Civic chat

Community members, businesses, faith-based organization leadership and representatives from civic groups are invited to a discussion about building volunteerism and promoting citizen engagement in area events.

Help wanted

Organizers of the annual Pig Bowl competition between law enforcement agencies in the Mid-Columbia are are seeking a family or individual to raise money for at the 2015 event, which takes place in September.

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Sunshine in The Dalles

Early morning sun bathes the Sunshine Mill at the east end of The Dalles Wednesday morning. High today is predicted to reach 100 degrees, 106 on Thursday and 107 on Friday. Temperatures are expected to remain in the triple digits through the weekend.

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