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TD softball drops two in Bend

The Dalles softball team dropped a pair of doubleheader games Saturday in Bend to the Lava Bears by scores of 5-3 and 13-10.

Dufur sweeps past St. Paul

The Dufur Rangers moved their record to 3-0 after a two-game sweep of St. Paul Saturday afternoon by final scores of 11-1 and 17-7 in a baseball doubleheader played in Moro.

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Riverhawks scratch out a home split with Bend

Bend rallied from a 9-5 deficit in the seventh inning with three runs and had the tying run at second base and one out with second-team Intermountain Conference catcher Cole Frey at the plate.

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Local stars duke it out at Mullen-Leavitt

Opening track event brings 17 schools to Sid White on Saturday

Emma Mullins, Kendyl Kumm and Tressa Wood each had wins, and Kayla Seibel, Julian Hernandez and Justin Conklin picked up second-place finishes to help The Dalles track and field squad to a solid opening event at the 17-team Mullen-Leavitt Invitational Saturday at Sid White field in The Dalles.

For the Record for March 21, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from Mar. 21

Letter to the Editor: Let voices be heard

To the editor: Congressional leadership, including our representative Greg Walden who chairs a key committee, have rolled out their replacement for the Affordable Care Act. This bill is a disgrace, far worse than I could have imagined.

Crosstalk: Is Trump budget good for America?

Is Trump budget good for America?

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ODOT, city ink E. Second repaving deal

On one stretch of East Second Street, the city will be able to repave the roadway for a relatively inexpensive amount, thanks to an agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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Crosswalk action nets 29

In just over three hours Monday, 29 people were ticketed in the first of four enforcement actions in The Dalles targeting drivers who don’t stop for pedestrians in crosswalks. The number of tickets would’ve been higher, but sometimes the three officers assigned to write tickets were already busy on a stop so they couldn’t ticket other violators, said Jeff Kienlen, the city’s traffic enforcement officer.

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Spring Courtship

A red-winged blackbird displays from the top of a cattail despite a day of clouds and rain in a Klickitat County marsh Monday afternoon.

HR woman missing

Hood River Police are looking for a 27-year-old woman, Holly Kristen Lester, who has been missing since early Thursday morning, March 16. Lester was last seen near the Port of Hood River.

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Looking Back on March 19, 2017

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

Sherman scores a 13-9 comeback win

In a game that featured three ties and six lead changes, the Sherman Huskies landed the eventual knockout blow with a six-run sixth inning to secure a 13-9 victory over St. Paul in a 2A baseball contest played Friday in Moro.

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TD golfers flex muscles for tourney title

One year after posting an 18-hole score of 80 to win individual medalist honors, The Dalles senior Chase Snodgrass had to be even more dialed in Friday afternoon to defeat the competition once again.

Letter to the Editor: A post-truth world

To the editor: I'm afraid we can now expect to see neglect or repudiations by the GOP of the new Congressional Budget Office’s report. It predicts that 14 million people will become uninsured in 2018 if the “repeal and replace” legislation (ending the Affordable Care Act as we know it) is passed.

Letter to the Editor: Proposal sets us back

To the editor: The number of Oregonians with health insurance has grown dramatically in recent years. Now this progress is in jeopardy.

Letter to the Editor: Feeding narcissist?

To the editor: I worry that the international “Tell Trump he’s fired" postcard campaign (aka the “Ides of Trump” campaign) is more likely to backfire than to be effective.

Letter to the Editor: Large breaks for rich

To the editor: Remember back in 2009, when some conservative commentators referred to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) as a Marxist ploy? Now the joke is on Greg Walden and House Republicans.

Letter to the Editor: GOP plan is harmful

To the editor: As a psychologist who worked frequently in The Dalles, I saw many people whose lives were seriously disrupted by lack of health care. The Affordable Care Act gave people not only medical care but also hope. Greg Walden is central in crafting the proposed health insurance bill in the House that will radically change the ACA. This bill will have a serious effect on many of his constituents.

Air quality meeting set Tuesday

A meeting is set for Tuesday, March 21 to discuss the final results of air quality testing that found naphthalene remains below levels that might produce immediate health concerns, but exceeds levels for lifetime exposure.

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