Editorial cartoons from March 9, 2014.
Bulldogs withstand TDOne by one, players from The Dalles girl’s basketball team emerged from the locker room with their eyes reddened from tears of defeat. The season was over. The quest for a state site berth climbs to 13 years.’s comeback attempt to win 45-41 and earn Eugene trip
Trio of state qualifiers talk experience in wake of ‘14
It is easy to overlook the importance of some elements in our lives because they are always there and only after they are gone do we realize just how important that something was. It seems that we are at such a point. The realization that our entire food production system virtually rests on the backs of tiny insect species that are fast becoming endangered is mind boggling to say the least. This isn’t being alarmist. The ratio between available pollinator species and the number of crops needing pollination is increasingly out of balance.
Public meetings schedule from March 9.
In the event of a natural disaster, livestock producers may have access to strong safety net relief under the 2014 Farm Bill, but thorough records are required.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — In 2009, the United States gave Wazhma Frogh the International Woman of Courage award for her women’s rights activism in Afghanistan. Prominently displayed in Frogh’s office is a picture of then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton granting her the award as First Lady Michelle Obama smiles, clapping by her side.
The Department of Energy will start buying equipment and making other plans to remove radioactive sludge from a double-shell tank with a leak between its shells. But pumping of waste would start no sooner than March 2016, according to a new DOE plan.
WASHINGTON — The government is falling short in assessing the risks of a program that allows tens of thousands of foreign students to stay in the United States and work for close to 2 1/2 years, according to a newly released report from the Government Accountability Office.
WASHINGTON — Last month’s harsh winter weather cut across the U.S. economy, closing factories, canceling flights and keeping shoppers home.
Today is Sunday, March 9, the 68th day of 2014. There are 297 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 9, 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court, in New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, raised the standard for proving libel, unanimously ruling that public officials who charged they'd been defamed by the press concerning their official duties had to demonstrate "actual malice" on the part of the news organization in order to recover damages.
Looking Back at top stories in past The Dalles Chronicle issues published March 9.
PORTLAND — More than five months after Oregon’s botched health-insurance exchange failed to go live, concern is mounting for another, less visible state IT project that was built in conjunction with the exchange, using the same technology.
Cancer research center funding at OHSU wins approval
To the editor: Miss Barajas, an 11-year-old girls says there is “nothing to do” in The Dalles and “teen-agers wouldn’t be in trouble if there were some fun things around.”
To the editor: The Dalles Middle School Commons will be the scene of literary drama Saturday morning March 15, and the community is invited to the Region 4 East Oregon Battle of the Books Tournament.
Whether dwelling in a cubicle farm or on the open range, stress can be a major contributor to adverse health issues. In human beings, it can contibute to heart trouble, weight gain, sleep deprivation, high blood pressure, anxiety and a host of other problems.
Nonprofit events schedule from March 8, 2014.
PORTLAND — Geocaching is a big, outdoor, treasure hunt, and park rangers at The Dalles Lock and Dam invite the public to take part in an amazing race, geocache style, between 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, March 29.
The Mason’s Club has purchased one girl’s and one boy’s bike for each of the North Wasco County School District’s elementary schools, where they are put on display to “get students excited about reading.”