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Tentative contract reached for western ports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Negotiators reached a tentative contract covering West Coast dockworkers, likely ending a protracted labor dispute that snarled international trade at seaports handling about $1 trillion worth of cargo annually.

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Magill hooked by new hobby-b

The work is meticulous and requires precision placement of the cork handle, reel seat, end cap and guides, but Lane Magill finds building fishing rods to be a source of relaxation.

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Redside seniors leave a leadership legacy

A winning legacy is in place for SWC’s future success

TD skiers finishing out in a rush

In two Saturday meets at Meadows, Riverhawks secure eight top-13 outputs

For the record from Feb. 20

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

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A ‘Grizzly’ tale of suspense, humor

Local author, a former biologist, will be signing first book Saturday at Klindt’s

Bike panel shifts into high gear

Mayor moves ahead with ‘bike-friendly’ focus

What's happening from Feb. 22

Nonprofit events calendar from Feb. 20, 2015.

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Mount Adams subject of Saturday history forum

“Time and Change on Mount Adams” is the title of the Regional History Forum presentation Saturday, Feb. 21, at the Original Wasco County Courthouse. The program begins at 1:30 p.m. in the historic courthouse, 410 W. 2nd Place, The Dalles.

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Bakitchen owner retires

Mike and Elaine Walch, husband and wife co-owners of Mike’s Bakitchen LLC, 216 Court St., have sold their bakery and will retire Feb. 25. Mike Walch has been baking goods in The Dalles and the Columbia River Gorge for 25 years. As owners of Mike’s Donuts and More LLC.

Riverhawks send six to state

HOOD RIVER – In his final season as The Dalles head swim coach, Scott McKay was beaming with excitement. He called this past Saturday’s exploits the most successful district meet he has been a part of.

‘Urgent’ scam

Some residents of The Dalles are receiving an “Urgent Notice” postcard informing them that they have $100 coming as an unclaimed reward.

TDHS going to trimesters

New system set to start in fall 2015

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Editorial cartoons from Feb. 19

Editorial cartoons from Feb. 19, 2015

Letter to the editor: Goodbye Mike

To the editor: Community. Big events in one life can disrupt little routines in many others, in Community. Mike’s Bakitchen has been about the wonderful baked delicacies, but even more it’s been about a meeting place for coffee and conversation, Community.

Letter to the editor: Don’t harm cats

To the editor: Kitten season is almost here. Are you ready? Do you have an unspayed female? Either a pet or perhaps a stray that you are feeding? Luckily, there are several organizations here locally that can help.

Letter to the editor: Need gun safety

To the editor: I was extremely disappointed to read in The Chronicle that the Wasco County Commissioners are opposed to common sense gun control measures that are expected to be proposed in the Oregon Legislature.

Letter to the editor: Waste of time

To the editor: I have found the letters about the oil trains and the city council fairly interesting. I just have one question, why is the city council wasting its time? Doesn’t it have more important, and useful, things to look into?

Editorial: ‘Upskirt’ bill needed, but it shouldn’t be

The following editorial ran Feb. 17 in the Albany Democrat-Herald regarding a photo privacy proposal in the Oregon Legislature: Now that at least some of the drama surrounding the governor’s office is starting to fade, we can expect the Legislature to work its way back to its normal early-session rhythms.

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Slugging it out for a district spot

Sherman earmarks Hermiston trip after a 30-22 play-in victory over South Wasco

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