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VSO changes hours

The Wasco County Veterans Service Office has changed its hours to accommodate more walk-in clients while allowing personnel to spend uninterrupted time filling out the paperwork for benefit and compensation claims. The new hours at the 201 Federal Street office are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and the office is open only for special appointments on Friday, which is the day two service officers will spend putting together files for submission to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Back in time with ‘Xanadu, Jr.’

It’s not often that modern-day middle-schoolers are willing to embrace ‘80s fashion choices like crimped hair and legwarmers, but The Dalles Middle School’s student cast and crew dive straight in with their performance of the ‘80s pop-rock musical comedy “Xanadu, Jr.”

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Marine moms take aim at D21 policy

Two Marines will not be allowed by school policy to wear dress blues to their June 9 high school graduation, but administrators have made some concessions to recognize their military service. The mothers of Zain Hartsook, 18, and Brayden Anderson, 17, believe their sons should be granted an exemption to the requirement that they wear traditional cap and gown to The Dalles High School commencement exercise.

May 9, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


‘Left brained’ for the arts

After 10 years serving as director of The Dalles Art Center, doing everything from scheduling shows to scrubbing toilets, Carmen Toll has decided to retire at the end of next month.

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Letter to the Editor: Make your vote count

To the editor: Registered Oregon voters in our area have an important responsibility to vote by this next Tuesday, May 15. In The Dalles, there is an official drop box right next to the courthouse on the Fifth Street side that allows you to drop off your ballot if you do not want to mail it. Other drop box locations around our area can be found at: www.oregonvotes.gov/myvote.

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Letter to the Editor: Support Schwartz

To the editor: Wasco County is fortunate to have Kathy Schwartz running for county commissioner. As a former commissioner, I know that many of our best decisions were the result of our working together.

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Letter to the Editor: Endorsing Schwartz

To the editor: I would like to take this moment to endorse Kathy Schwartz for Wasco County commissioner. I've known her since 1981. She is conscientious, thorough in her research, problem solving and most importantly, fair in her decision process.

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Letter to the Editor: Time for change

To the editor: Kathy Schwartz has my vote for the next Wasco County commissioner. It’s time for a positive change and Kathy is the perfect person to represent our county.

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Letter to the Editor: Join me for Schwartz

To the editor: Kathy Schwartz is the right person to represent Wasco County as a commissioner. She has the experience of having worked with and for the people of Wasco County as the director of public health.

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Letter to the Editor: Fresh perspective

To the editor: I urge you to vote for Kathy Schwartz for Wasco County commissioner. In addition to her exemplary qualifications for the position, county residents need diverse representation as policy decisions affect all of us.

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Letter to the Editor: Schwartz best choice

To the editor: In the race for Position 3 on the Wasco County Board of Commissioners, we are very fortunate to have Kathy Schwartz as a highly qualified candidate with a track record of effective administrative experience with the Wasco and Sherman County Health Department.

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Letter to the Editor: Make wise decision

To the editor: I have known Kathy Schwartz for 20 years as a family member of one of her many neighbors on Mill Creek Road. I was delighted to hear that she is running for Wasco County commissioner because Kathy is someone I have admired for years.

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Letter to the Editor: Vote for progressive

To the editor: I have known Kathy Schwartz as a friend, neighbor, and fellow health care professional for over 30 years. She has a number of qualities which will well serve Wasco County residents.

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Letter to the Editor: An unflappable choice

To the editor: Last December, a friend called asking me to meet with Dr. Jenni Neahring, whom she said was considering a run for the Democratic nomination for Oregon’s Second Congressional District. I met Jenni at a coffee shop during the wee morning hours and left saying to myself, “That’s a congresswoman!”

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Letter to the Editor: Dedicated, energetic

To the editor: Kathy Schwartz is dedicated, energetic and well-prepared to bring a needed breath of fresh air to our county leadership. I am confident she will work effectively for you and me, the people of Wasco County, to get us a better deal wherever and whenever possible

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Letter to the Editor: Top of her class

To the editor: I strongly encourage fellow Democrats to confidently and enthusiastically vote for Jamie McLeod-Skinner for Congress. Her demeanor, education, background, and governmental experience make Jamie the best prepared to represent us in Congress and also the most likely to win in November.

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Telles off to state after ninth-place finish

After struggling in his final few holes, there was uncertainty as to whether Aidan Telles would qualify for state. When the final tallies were announced, however, Telles finished tied for ninth place with a 166 to earn his state bid at the two-day 5A Special District 2 Golf Tournament ending Tuesday in Creswell on the Emerald Valley Golf and Resort course.

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Academy stars stand out at Onstage New York

The Dalles Dance Club Academy attended the biggest regional dance competition in the Pacific Northwest this past weekend for the three-day Onstage New York event May 4-6 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland and walked away with several awards for their solid all-around performances.

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