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Letter to the editor: Seek the truth

To the editor: As a nation, we are witnessing rebellion against authority using the excuse of racial issues causing it. In both cases, all that needed to happen was submission to police authority at the time. In the first case, a 290-pound, 18-year-old rebel robbed a store (probably not the first incident for him since he felt confident in himself) and he proceeded to assault a police officer and went for his gun.

Letter to the editor: Choose to believe

To the editor: My wife recently wrote some feelings she had for this time of year and I concur: “Christmas can be a time of Joy! Hope can grow if you believe it can. The choice is ours to believe and receive the greatest gift ever given to man.

Crosstalk: Did CIA actions help or hurt America?

Did CIA actions help or hurt America?

One local flu case reported so far but more expected

While only one person in Wasco County has reported getting the flu this year, health officials say they expect that number to rise around the beginning of the year.

Fight over marijuana risky in some states

WASHINGTON— It’s easy for Congress to meddle with the District of Columbia’s decision to legalize recreational use of marijuana, but taking on the states is a different matter.

Search for camper ends

After more than a week of combing the southern flank of Mount Hood, Wasco County Sheriff Sergeant Scott Williams said the search for a missing Milwaukie man has been called off.

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Union Pacific seeks more track in Mosier

Union Pacific wants to extend a 1.5-mile siding, or pullout lane, in Mosier by two miles on either side, enabling trains to bypass each other without stopping. The project would cost $25 million.

What's happening from Dec. 14

Nonprofit events calendar from Dec. 14, 2014.

Public meetings from Dec. 14

Public meetings from Dec. 14, 2014

TD girls post comeback victory

Down by three points, the Sandy Pioneers had one final possession to try and force overtime. The Dalles defense stepped up to the challenge.

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Editorial cartoons from Dec. 14

Editorial cartoons from Dec. 14, 2014.

Life's Looking Glass: The ‘other side’ of cancer story is heartbreaking

We have all read stories about cancer survivors who have beaten the odds and were inspired by their brush with death to live with even more purpose.

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Editorial: Gorge panel funding should increase

The Columbia River Gorge Commission has long been a controversial agency, and there are many residents who would like to see it disbanded altogether.

Ask Dr. K: Preventing sleep apnea will also help your heart

DEAR DOCTOR K: At my last checkup, my doctor asked if I snore. When I told the doctor that my husband says I snore a lot, the doctor said snoring can be a sign of heart disease, particularly in postmenopausal women. What does snoring have to do with heart disease? DEAR READER: Snoring is not a sign of heart disease, but it can be a sign of sleep apnea. And people with sleep apnea are at greater risk for heart disease. Sleep apnea is a condition that causes brief, repeated pauses in breathing throughout the night. A woman’s risk of sleep apnea rises after menopause.

Huskies hound Grant Union

With Grant Union sharpshooter Mitch Moulton going off for 24 points in the first half, Sherman coach Bill Blevins made a switch defensively. Enter Max Martin.

Redsides net first win

Starting the season with two consecutive losses did not sit right with the South Waco County Redsides. Friday night, they came out with a relentless fury using defense and balanced scoring to defeat Portland Lutheran 77-35 in a non-league boys’ basketball contest Friday in Portland.

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Centennial pulls away from TD boys

Riverhawks come up on short end of 64-42 score

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Backcountry skiing offers solitude, powder

Backcountry skiers avoid cost, crowds

Looking back, Dec. 14

Looking back on Dec. 14, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Americans, Belgians mark Bulge anniversary

U.S. casualties numbered over 80,000

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