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‘Doc’ focuses on veterans

A Navy corpsman, known as “Doc” to the Marines he cared for, is returning to his hometown of The Dalles to take on the role of program director at the Oregon Veterans’ Home. “I’m really passionate about helping other vets so I bring a very positive attitude to this job,” said Michael Springston, a 2004 graduate of The Dalles High School.

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Officers ‘take a load off’

The Dalles Police Department’s new load-bearing equipment vests represent an innovation that has been welcomed by officers. In October, the department obtained 19 of the new vests, which are designed to perform a relatively simple task: they redistribute gear from the hips of officers to their shoulders, relieving them of weight that causes health problems.

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Immigration rules explained

Over 100 people attended an immigration workshop Wednesday night, getting tips from an immigration lawyer on their rights and how to respond to contacts from immigration officers. The workshop came just days after sweeping new deportation rules were announced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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Dufur outmuscles Country in sub-round victory

DUFUR – Senior guards Bailey Keever and Connor Uhalde may pick up most of the headlines, but the Dufur Ranger post players Curtis Crawford, Kolbe Bales, Tabor McLaughlin and Travis Lucas have put in a workmanlike effort to help put this team within range of a Baker City berth. That quartet combined for 18 points and controlled the paint in a 63-38 victory over Country Christian Tuesday.

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The Dalles flips the script against HRV

Dakota Murr sets record in Riverhawks’ comeback win

The last time Hood River Valley and The Dalles faced off on Feb. 10, Riverhawk junior Dakota Murr fouled out midway through the fourth quarter, so Josh Nisbet and Eric Flores stepped up to help the team pick up a critical league win. Tuesday night in Hood River, Murr put his team, the program and community on his back in a record-setting performance that all but assured the Riverhawks a state play-in berth.

For the Record for Feb. 22

Police, fire, and medical reports from February 22, 2017

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Three Kings Organics opens in TD

The marijuana business in The Dalles is expanding. On Feb. 2, a new recreational marijuana outlet, Three Kings Organics, opened at 224 Terminal Ave. in The Dalles, just down the street from Enterprise Rent-A-Car and Tum-A-Lum Lumber.

Honoring those who build community

The Mid-Columbia Health Foundation has announced nominees for the 2017 Tradition of Compassion Philanthropy Awards to recognize people who donate their time and talents to build a healthy community.

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OSP traffic stop results in bust

Two suspects were caught with more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop Monday in Wasco County.

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Starved horse euthanized

A horse so weakened from starvation it couldn’t stand was euthanized Sunday and another horse on the same Pleasant Ridge property was surrendered to a horse rescue operation. Both horses were at least several hundred pounds underweight, said Kim Mosiman, executive director of Troutdale-based horse rescue Sound Equine Options (SEO).

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Lady Redsides show resolve in punching state ticket

SWC advances to state for the first time since 2002 season

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Huskies finish strong to take Big Sky title

Dufur led by four after one, but Sherman rebounds for a 73-54 victory

For the record for Feb. 21

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Feb. 21, 2017

Wishing carrier well

Dalles Chronicle has been very lucky to have had Rebecca Stiles as a carrier since 2009. This week, she gave notice that she is discontinuing her route. She has been delivering our paper since she was nine years old. Rebecca is now a senior at The Dalles High School who will be graduating in June.

Letter to the editor: Be part of the solution

To the editor: Using the right word. Words mean something, they define things, words used by the newspaper to present an issue define both the issues and article including the author of the article. In Friday’s paper much is said about the Baldwin Saloon and other stores taking a day off in support of “Immigrants.”

Crosstalk: Should ‘sanctuary cities’ be penalized?

Crosstalk: Should ‘sanctuary cities’ be penalized?

Parenting class offered

Parents going through separation or divorce can learn new ways to deal with the most common and stressful situations that cause children to have loyalty conflicts. Learn to reduce stress, problem-solve ways to deal with feelings, and communicate more effectively with a two hour class offered by The Next Door, 318 W. Second Street in The Dalles.

Council awards hangar contract

Now that the snow is finally melting, infrastructure projects are starting to come out of virtual hibernation — including a large and important one at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport in Dallesport.

‘Sunshine’ owners visit with ABC

Copa Di Vino and the Martin family will be appearing on the upcoming two-hour The Road to $100 million — 20/20 Takes a Closer Look that will air Friday, Feb. 24, on the local ABC affiliate at 9 p.m.

MINT arrests 9

Nine people were arrested on drug related charges in January and February by the Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force, according to a press release from MINT.

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