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Letter to the editor: Real heroes

To the editor: My daughter and her family were having breakfast at the Days Inn when three National Guardsmen in uniform came in. My 5-year-old grandson’s eyes got bigger than hub caps and he gasped in awe, “Look there are some Americans!”

Public meetings from April 12

Public meetings from April 12, 2014.

Dick Horyna Invitational track results

Dick Horyna Invitational at Art Derbyshire Complex in Stanfield on Friday, April 11.

Huskies establish trends in Irrigon

After playing three junior varsity games to kick off the spring season, the No. 10-ranked Sherman Huskies were able to get their varsity campaign started with the start of Blue Mountain Conference baseball play in Irrigon.

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No. 2 Dufur cruises to sweep of Pilot Rock

Rangers rap out 31 hits, 36 runs in two lopsided home wins

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Fast start fuels lopsided Tribe romp

No. 4 Eagle Indians break open 2-0 lead with nine-run third enroute to a 12-1 win

Today in history, April 13

April 13 in history.

Looking back, April 13

April 13 from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

States set up their June sturgeon seasons

CLACKAMAS (ODFW) – Fishery managers from Oregon and Washington today set the summer retention sturgeon fishing seasons and adopted a new sturgeon spawning sanctuary in the Columbia River behind Bonneville Dam.

Crush to host three tournaments

12U and 14U teams to play three games on April 19 at Sorosis

Youth football opens signups

Program’s focus is to breed love of sport in youngsters

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Tribe girls golfers continue their rise

Group finishes with a 427 to grab third place at Pendleton Golf Tournament

What's happenng from April 13

Nonprofit event calendar from April 13, 2014.

Extension cord: Today’s grads face more expectations

“Wow, is she already done?” That’s the first reaction I get whenever I share with family and friends that my daughter is about to graduate from college. It is hard to believe that the time has gone by so fast. The second reaction is invariably, “So, what is she going to do now?”

Runyon: Research and risk assessment are key

Rod Runyon says the skills he used in his own financial services and insurance business over 15 of the past 25 years— research, risk assessment and helping clients meet financial goals — are among his most valuable skills in his role as Wasco County commissioner.

Pot moratorium faces city

Hearing Monday will take up the issue of medical marijuana dispensaries

Gorge Fiber festival set for April 18

HOOD RIVER — Yarn shop Knot Another Hat is bringing the Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival back to the Best Western Hood River Inn for its fourth showing.

Dam rangers host Earth Day clean-up

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to join its park rangers for the annual Earth Day event April 27 at The Dalles Dam Visitor Center and Seufert Park.

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Critter specialist heads into retirement

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The stars of the Wild Kingdom TV series made it glamorous, but Howard Ferguson has made his living handling and monitoring critters ranging from butterflies to moose.

AstroGraph for April 11, 2014

If you mingle with imaginative and talented people, you’ll come across many promising chances to move forward. Your career path may take some unexpected turns, but you will be able to overcome any difficulties and exceed your expectations. Shoot for the stars.

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