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Montira’s Market offers variety

It's early afternoon, and Montira Spitzer is busy working at a stove top in the back corner of Montira's Asian Market, 302 W. Second Street, downtown The Dalles. She is preparing to restock a case of hot take-out lunches near the front entrance. CORRECTED: Montira's Asian Market is at 302 E. Second Street, not west.

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Inside the Harney County standoff

Last week I filled in for the lone circuit court judge for Grant and Harney counties. Burns is the county seat of Harney County. Previously known for the bird haven Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, the area is now also known for the armed occupation of that refuge.

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South county to hold parks, rec hearing

The order to initiate has been signed and the boundary has been drawn. Wasco County will now hold its first of two public hearings on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. in the Wamic School Community Center to discuss forming a non-taxing parks and recreation district in South Wasco County.

Grassroots education Committee continues work

A smaller but dedicated group of people are continuing to work on ways to help the school district improve attendance, graduation rates and teacher morale.

For the Record

Fire, police, lottery reports for Feb. 3

What's Happening for Feb. 3

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here, 75 words or less. E-mail to tdchron@thedalleschronicle .com or fax to 541-298-1365 or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

Volunteers needed at library

The Dalles-Wasco County Public Library is seeking volunteers, age 14 and up, to assist with Wednesday afterschool and Saturday morning programs and special projects, according to Dana Campbell, youth services librarian.

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Free Throw Winners

The Dalles Knights of Columbus free throw contest winners earned a trophy Jan. 30 and a trip to the district competition that will be Feb. 15 in Hood River.

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‘Murraculous’ team effort

TD uses late free throws to score 72-70 win over HRV

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Another top performance by TD Cheer

Team scores 182.6 points at Cavalier Invitational

Commentary: It’s time to be courageous, say ‘not in our town’ to pot

The Dalles City Council is currently seeking your input on whether our town should allow local stores to sell recreational marijuana and whether to allow marijuana to be grown and processed for commercial sale within our city limits.

Crosstalk: Is not voting a moral option in 2016?

Is not voting a moral option in 2016?

What's Happening for Feb. 2

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here, 75 words or less. E-mail to tdchron@thedalleschronicle .com or fax to 541-298-1365 or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

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Spring Chinook seasons set for Columbia River

Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington set spring Chinook salmon seasons for the Columbia River today during a joint state hearing in Vancouver, Wash., Jan. 26.

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National School Board Recognition Month

The Dry Hollow Student Council presents information about what they've been working on this year to the District 21 School Board.

For the record: From Feb. 2

For the record: From Feb. 2, 2016

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‘Go Red’ focuses their attention on youth

A local grade schooler recently had a triglyceride level of 262 — well above the normal range of six to 100 milligrams per deciliter for this measure of fat in the blood.

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Krueger offered top job

Somewhere during the search for a new city manager, The Dalles City Council turned its eyes to Julie Krueger, the long-time clerk who has filled the role on interim basis since September. The council held a 45-minute discussion in an executive session Monday before voting to offer the job to Krueger, who has worked for the city since 1989.

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Dufur reels off third consecutive win, 41-36, over SWC

Rangers build big lead, hold off a late Redside rally

Home invasion follows stabbing

A woman and her children barricaded themselves in an upstairs bedroom after a stabbing suspect entered their home yesterday morning, officials said. No one at the home was injured, according to a post by the woman’s husband, Doug Kirchhofer, on Facebook yesterday.

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