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Guard shoots, kills inmate; Pendleton prison on lockdown

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — An inmate at the state prison in Pendleton was shot and killed by a guard Friday while fighting in the yard.

AstroGraph for August 29, 2014

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Everyday Cheapskate: Tricks that some retailers use to get us to spend more

Who knew that the male brain is hot-wired to believe if a price tag is printed in red, it’s a bargain — even if that item’s not on sale and it’s just the regular price? I didn’t, but I don’t doubt the Oxford University study that found men most often believe that if the tag is printed in red they are saving twice as much as when the very same price tag is displayed in black and white.

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Editorial cartoons from Aug. 31

Editorial cartoons from Aug. 30, 2014.

Ask Dr. K: Stick with ‘good’ carbs as part of a healthy diet

DEAR DOCTOR K: In your column you often distinguish between “good” and “bad” carbohydrates. What makes a carb good or bad?

The Dalles soccer impresses coach at Century Jamboree

Girl’s squad shows some talents versus 6A soccer programs

Public meeting schedule from Aug. 31

Public meeting schedule from Aug. 31, 2014.

Looking back on Aug. 31

A look at Aug. 31, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Cycle Oregon

On Saturday, Sept. 6, about 2,200 bicyclists will be at Sorosis Park setting the stage for the “Magnificent Seven,” an epic journey through the cinematic scenery of Wasco and Jefferson counties.

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Vehicle crashes into Mill Creek

Firemen from Mid Columbia Fire and Rescue and county sheriff deputies responded to a crash on Mill Creek Road Friday morning.

Senegal confirms first ebola case

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, becoming the first recorded in this country of an outbreak that has hit four other West African countries and has killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said Friday.

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Syria refugees to top 3 million

UN report reveals rising numbers

Fire danger extends into the fall, foresters warn

The Oregon Department of Forestry contends that, whether it’s human nature or just wishful thinking, people tend to relax their guard against wildfire at the first signs of the seasonal transition into fall.

What's happening from Aug. 29

Nonprofit events calendar from Aug. 29, 2014.

"Preserve the hunt" offered in Stevenson and White Salmon

As part of the 2014 Community Resiliency series organized by Stevenson Grange 121, the public is invited to “Preserving the Hunt,” in a presentation by Master Food Preserver Linda Peppers Sat., Aug. 30.

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Raising the bar to a higher level

After placing third last year, Dufur volleyball is replenishing roster with new names

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Presbyterian church welcomes new minister

Dr. Tom Pipkin left a big-city church in the South to become senior pastor at Gateway Presbyterian Church in The Dalles, partly because he wanted more time to just hang out with folks and minister by hiking and fishing with them.

City sees evolution in yard sale signs

Officials worry that postings are now being painted on vehicles

Cover Oregon consultant bills state about $600,000

PORTLAND (AP) — The turnaround expert hired to fix Cover Oregon has stayed longer than expected, did more than planned and has left behind a big bill.

Pool demolition costs lacked key elements

Estimate did not include admininstration costs


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