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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

OSAA announces new football rule changes

New 2015-2016 rules focused on safety of athletes

Former Trail Blazers player Jerome Kersey dies

Team mourns passing of late small forward, who was 52

Health lawsuit still underway

The lawsuit filed against Wasco County asking that the Dec. 17 decision to leave the regional health district be voided will not be dropped yet, even though the county did rescind that vote Wednesday.

For the record from Feb. 19

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Feb. 19, 2015.

County rescinds vote

Officials plan to study health services, costs

Once upon an ‘Enchanted’ eve

The honor of your presence is requested Friday for a gathering of princesses

Senior News: The art of discovering your inner Van Gogh

Many of you may agree with Fran Lebowitz who said, “Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.”

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Linebarger earns state qualification

TD’s junior wrestler loses in 5A finals by a 9-4 decision to Hermiston’s Rodelo

For the record, Feb. 17

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Feb. 17, 2015.

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