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TD grapplers break through at Tigard Invitational

JR Scott took home first place, Andrew Richman and Mauricio Carrera each tallied runner-up finishes, and Steven Preston claimed fifth place to lead The Dalles wrestling team to 92.5 points and seventh place overall at the 10-team Tigard Invitational Saturday. For Richman, it was his first finals appearance in his four-year career and Carrera’s first title berth in three campaigns. “I am so proud,” TD coach Paul Beasley said.

January 22, 2019 2:29 p.m. read more..

TD girls can’t hold leads in loss

The Dalles girls basketball team had leads in all four quarters of play and limited No. 16-ranked Redmond’s 6-foot-1-inch standout post Ava Kitchins to five points, but could not finish the deal in a 48-39 loss on the road in Redmond Friday, snapping its three-game winning streak.

January 22, 2019 2:26 p.m. read more..

History grants available

The Oregon Heritage Commission is offering grants to qualified museums for collections, heritage tourism, and education and interpretation projects. Awards typically range between $2,000 and $10,000.

January 22, 2019 2:08 p.m. read more..

Letter to the Editor: Donations helpful

Dear editor, Pointman Ministries of The Dalles would like to thank The Dalles Chronicle, the people of The Dalles and Wasco County residents for the generosity and their support in raising funds for the people of Paradise, Calif., victims of the devastating Camp Fire.

January 22, 2019 2:06 p.m. read more..

Letter to the Editor: Shutdown unfair

To the editor: I thought I could wait out the shutdown and not speak out, but with today’s campaign being announced to “send a brick to Nancy and Chuck” by [President Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign], I cannot keep quiet any longer. I am directly affected by the government shutdown as a furloughed government employee. It is a humiliating and demeaning experience to be treated this way by any employer.

January 22, 2019 2:04 p.m. read more..

Eagle Watch

Visitors gather across from The Dalles Dam powerhouse during the annual Eagle Watch event at the dam visitor center. Bald eagles migrate into the area every winter, attracted by a run of shad, a small but abundant fish with a deeply forked tail.

January 22, 2019 2 p.m. read more..

Blue Zones may seek grant funds

The Dalles Blue Zones Project, a community wellness endeavor, has asked to extend its funding deadline to August, and hopes to band together with two other Blue Zones Projects in the state to seek grant funds.

January 22, 2019 1:41 p.m. read more..


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