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For the record from Nov. 20

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Nov. 20, 2014.

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Rangers trying to break through

With all of the hoopla and congratulations lobbed towards the Dufur Rangers after a semifinal football playoff win last week, as a group, they know the journey is far from over. Just two more wins will cap a memorable season.

Letter to the editor: Thanks for smile

To the editor: On Monday, Nov. 17, Dutch Bros. had a huge sale. All drinks, all day, $1. Of course, the lines were very long. We all waited our turn, except for a truck load of young men who cut in front of four patiently waiting customers.

Letter to the editor: Revival time

To the editor: If the majority of U.S. citizens wanted the House and the Senate to work with the president to repair and rehabilitate America’s decline brought on by “The Obama Nation,” Democrats would have been elected. And still the Commander-in-Chief doesn’t get it.

Letter to the editor: Long donation list

To the editor: The Dalles truly is a great place to live and work. As the executive director of the Mid-Columbia Health Foundation I get to see, firsthand some of this city's best and brightest!

Editorial: Timber will have a role in economies

The New York Times ran a story in its Saturday editions about Sweet Home and the town’s attempts to redefine itself now that federal forests don’t produce nearly the level of timber that they have in the past. The story likely was of interest to the paper’s readers, but it probably didn’t tell Oregonians anything they don’t know.

Wash. to sue over tank vapors

SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington plans to sue the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to protect workers from hazardous vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Wednesday.

Two hour delay District 21; freezing rain in gorge

Northern Wasco County Schools District 21 are on a 2 hour delay for Thursday, Nov 20th. I-84, CGCC others close.

CGCC to close HR campus

Budget deficit prompts quick action

Report on tribal youth urges action

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — American Indian and Alaska Native children are exposed to violence at rates higher than any other social group in the nation, according to a new report that urges creation of a new Native American affairs office, additional federal funding and other measures to combat the problem.

Travel in time with Sherlock Holmes

FINAL PERFORMANCES of The Dalles High School Theatre Department’s production of “Sherlock Holmes and the Portal of Time” are this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20, 21, and 22, with performances at 7:30 p.m. each evening, and a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. Pictured are Ian Webb and Murphy Goldsberry in a scene from the play, in which Sherlock Holmes goes back in time to stop Professor Moriarty from changing the outcome of WW II. Contributed photo

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Port launches new Facebook page

Made in Wasco County highlights a variety of local businesses

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Walden: Expect health law changes

GOP angered by professor’s comments

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Camel’s visit draws The Dalles crowd

It’s not every day that a camel is seen on the streets of The Dalles, so the presence of “Calypso” on Monday drew plenty of attention from passing motorists. “I’ve seen them in zoos but this close is pretty cool,” said Rowan Hopkins, 13, who fed the camel a treat that earned instant friendship.

It’s Turkey Trot time

PORTLAND — The Oregon Zoo invites runners and walkers of all ages to its annual Turkey Trot on Thursday, Nov. 27.

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Israel troops demolish home

JERUSALEM — Israel demolished the east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian who carried out a deadly October attack, just hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised strict security measures in the wake of a grisly synagogue assault a day earlier.

'This is my jail' case goes to trial

BALTIMORE — Inside the Baltimore City Detention Center, gang members used smuggled cellphones, dealt drugs and had sex with corrupt guards — several of whom they impregnated — who helped them as they ran operations of the Black Guerilla Family, according to court papers in a case alleging widespread corruption at the state-run facility.

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Think Pink receives donation

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Griffith Motors owner David Griffith made a donation of $50 for every vehicle sold in the month of October.

Rural economies still struggling

Some rural areas yet to recover from economic downturn

Home construction fell last month

WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes fell slightly in October after a big surge in the previous month, but the weakness was largely driven by the volatile apartment sector.

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