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Wind storm sweeps NW, I-84 closed

SEATTLE (AP) — At least three people have died and hundreds of thousands were without power on Tuesday as a severe storm packing high winds unleashed across the Northwest. In Oregon, thousands were without power in the greater Portland area and a flood watch was issued for the northern Oregon coast through Wednesday. State officials said heavy rain caused Portland's sewer system to overflow into the Willamette River and residents were urged to avoid contact with the river through Thursday evening.

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‘Sheep pit’ waste arrives in Wasco County

Tons of dirt, hides transported to county dump

What's Happening for Nov. 18

Public, nonprofit activities

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SWC places six on all-league list

Dammann, Myers, Rager and Ty Herlocker named on offense, defense

High wind warnings issued

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for sections of NE eastern Oregon, including Wasco, Sherman and Klickitat counties. Travelers are advised to be prepared for high winds, especially while operating high profile vehicles such motor homes, travel trailers or commercial trucks. Travelers should also be prepared for possible delays due to downed trees and watch for blowing debris, dust or snow. MAIN IMPACT COUNTIES: Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Jefferson, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, Wheeler, Benton, Columbia, Franklin, Kittitas, Klickitat, Walla Walla, and Yakima.

Letter to the editor: Unique opportunity

To the editor: The departure of the city manager, the arrival of two new city councilors coupled with a visionary mayor gives us a unique opportunity. We have an opportunity to look at alternative models and approaches to providing city services.

Crosstalk: Should #BlackLivesMatter be watched?

Should #BlackLivesMatter be watched?

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Alvin Clark: A life of service

Wife remembers man, cafe owner, and volunteer

First graders tour cruise ship

Students’ visit to the American Empress included meeting captain, music

What's Happening for Nov. 17

Public, nonprofit activities

Youth center events set

Plans aired at two sessions

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A win for the record books

Dufur stages comeback in 74-72 win over No. 2 Yoncalla

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Looking Back from Nov. 15

Looking Back from Nov. 15, 2015.

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TD holds season-end banquet

Team awards given, along with CRC all-league ribbons

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Soccer trio named to all league

Brandon Bustamante earns first-team selection

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Hunting the “Dismal Nitch”

Lewis and Clark campsite on Wash. shore

What's Happening from Nov. 15

Nonprofit events calendar from Nov. 15, 2015.

Paris attacks kill 127; IS claims responsibility - Timeline

"We love France," read one sign on Saturday. "Pray for France," read another. Two Secret Service vehicles were parked outside as people came by to drop off more flowers and wine at the makeshift memorial.

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Gorge Winds pilot retires

Music director and former pilot Sam Grotte retires from concert band

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Attorney chooses Christ over law

Wilson makes life-changing decision based on her faith

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