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Youth run is just five days away

Jumpstart XC expected to attract more than 300 kids

The 20th annual Jumpstart Elementary Cross Country races are fast approaching and more than 300 boys and girls from kindergarten through fifth grade are expected to join in on the fun, starting at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Sorosis Park.

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TD boys lose 3-1 to Ridgeview

team still showing progression

The Dalles boys’ soccer team lost its fifth in a row, second straight by two goals or fewer, 3-1 to Ridgeview Tuesday in a non-league contest played in Redmond.

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Pig Bowl a driving force in community

14th annual event brings families and friends closer

Community members came together Wednesday night for a memorable meeting at Westwind Frame and Gallery in The Dalles to present two checks from the 2016 Pig Bowl football fundraiser event that raised more than $41,000 for the families.

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Tum-A-Lum Lumber honored

Tum-A-Lum Lumber Company of Hood River has been named to LBM Journal magazine’s Century Club in recognition of the company’s 110 years of service to the communities it serves, which today includes The Dalles and Pendleton. “We’re honoring lumberyards with a century or more of service to their communities and to our industry,” said Rick Schumacher, LBM Journal publisher and editor.

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McDonald named ‘Entertainer of the Year’

Jill McDonald of The Dalles, with her husband Thom, have been named as “Entertainers of the Year” by Paint Nite and were recognized at the company’s annual awards gala held in Boston, Mass., last week.

For the record from Sept. 20

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 20, 2015.

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Local man dies at White River Falls

The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office has called off the search for the body of a man who jumped off the upper falls at White River Falls State Park 10 days ago. Detective Ray Ward said the man has been identified from witness statements as Ben Hammet III, 34, of Sherman County. His family has been notified by law enforcement.

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City, Main Street receive state awards

The city of Dalles and The Dalles Main Street have been recognized for their ongoing partnership to revitalize the downtown blocks.

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New approach to treatment

The price tag for substantial improvements to the city of The Dalles’ wastewater treatment plant may be getting smaller. In 2013, a series of expensive plant upgrades were identified in the city’s Wastewater Facilities Master Plan. The plan evaluated capacity, impacts of regulatory issues, and the community’s projected residential, commercial and industrial growth needs for the next 20 years.

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Athlete of the Week: Kayla Seibel

On the week, she had 17 kills with only 2 errors on 35 total swings for a hitting percentage of .429. Seibel also added on six digs, two blocks and two assists.

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Hawks take home loss to Ridgeview

Girls soccer team loses 7-2 in non-league matchup Tuesday in The Dalles

The Dalles girls’ soccer team feel behind 4-0 at the half, but rallied for a 4-2 deficit midway through the second half, but Ridgeview finished out the final 20 minutes with three unanswered goals to pick up a 7-2 non-league soccer win Tuesday at Discovery Field in The Dalles.

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TD netters show resolve in win

Volleyball team defeats Pendleton in five sets

In addition to 13 aces as a team, Jodi Thomasian and Bailey LeBreton combined for 18 kills and 10 blocks, Kilee Hoylman added 21 digs and Hannah Wallis dished up a season-high 35 assists to lead The Dalles to a five-set win over Pendleton Tuesday night at Kurtz Gym.

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Dufur climbs atop the Big Sky standings

No. 12 Lady Rangers beat South Wasco in four sets

Dufur and South Wasco County have been two of the top teams in the Big Sky Conference and it showed in Tuesday’s four-game thriller at Dufur High School.

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Dying fir, pine trees dot horizon

It is not unusual to see orange, rust and brown foliage dotting the landscape during the fall months, but when evergreens start changing colors, it’s indicative of a problem, Oregon Forestry Department officials say.

High bar to remove liquor license

A spokeswoman for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission on Monday laid out rigorous standards that must be met in order to deny a liquor license to an establishment.

Rezone hearing set for Oct. 11

The Klickitat County Commission has scheduled an Oct.11 public hearing on a proposal to rezone acreage in Dallesport from single family lots to multi-family. The rezone plan involves property bordered by Third Avenue to the south, Sixth Avenue to the north, and Central Boulevard to the west.

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Rangers lose two in Culver

The Dufur Rangers lost a pair of matches Saturday in a double dual at Culver High School, losing in four games to St. Paul and in three games to Culver.

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Dufur defense drops the hammer down on Adrian

Rangers hold Antelopes to 138 yards in 50-0 blowout; Sherman cruises past Ione, 50-0

The Dufur defense had its best performance of the season Friday, posting three interceptions, a fumble recovery, eight tackles for a loss and just 11 yards passing in a 50-0 shutout victory on the road against Adrian. The Sherman Huskies had five touchdowns of 34 yards or more, including three 80-yard scores in the first quarter, in a 50-0 rout of Ione Friday in a Big Sky Conference contest at Ione High School.

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Numbers keep dropping for TD runners

Under sloppy conditions, team sets 17 personal records

Deep in the Idaho forests in Hayden Lake, Idaho, under rainy conditions, The Dalles Cross Country team set 17 personal records and added 11 season-best marks Saturday in the Coeur d’Alene Invitational Meet.

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Looking Back on September 18

Looking back on September 18, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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