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Rangers stake claim to a four-set victory

Sherman puts up solid fight, but Dufur has answers down the stretch

DUFUR – Although the Dufur Rangers weren’t crisp in a lot of areas, they found a way to scratch across a win against the Sherman Huskies.

For the Record for September 8, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from September 8

Fire management practices criticized

SALEM (AP) — Intense wildfires plaguing much of the West have rekindled controversy over logging restrictions and fire management practices that critics say have created explosive fire seasons.

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Help for kids in their middle years

(Editor’s Note: Following is the second of three installments on programs offered by The Next Door, Inc., and what you can do to help children and their families). We all had that awkward moment when we were kids where we wondered where we fit into the world.

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Dufur teacher focuses on tech

Dezirah Remington selected for special conferences, committees

It is turning into a very busy summer and fall for Dufur High School teacher Dezirah Remington, so it’s lucky that she likes to stay active. Over the past few months, Remington has been accepted for three special outside programs.

Walden talks politics, Trump, future of GOP

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore, said it has gone largely unreported that the House has approved more than 300 bills within the first six months of 2017 — more than under the Obama, Clinton and both Bush administrations during the same period. “We are getting a lot done this year,” he said. “That’s what the people elected us to do and that’s what I stay focused on.”

TD school on track to open Friday

Improving air quality Thursday afternoon suggested North Wasco County School District may be able to resume classes Friday.

Redside netters jump to No. 10

Volleyball squad is doing well against 3A, 2A programs

The South Wasco County volleyball team split its last four matches, losing two straight to 2A Heppner and 3A Irrigon, Tuesday in a non-league double dual played at Heppner High School.

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Big class gives cross country state hopes

With a core of top returners, TD runners eye records, district titles

While The Dalles cross country roster has some turnover from last season with 15 graduated seniors no longer on the team, there is plenty of firepower ready to unleash on the 5A classification this fall. Just two days from their season-opening race in Tualatin on Saturday, head coach Bob Thouvenel has seen the program bolster its numbers to 55, 12 of them seniors and 32 underclassmen.

For the Record for September 7, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from September 17

Letter to the Editor: Military role

To the editor: The military does indeed have one purpose, but that purpose is not "to kill, destroy and break our enemies.”

Letter to the Editor: Rule of law

To the editor: The rule of law made by Congress, fairly adjudicated by the courts, and implemented by the executive is our right.

Crews make headway on Eagle Creek fire

The Eagle Creek/Indian Creek fire is currently 5 percent contained, according to the National Forest Service’s official Facebook page posting Thursday morning. A community meeting with information about the Eagle Creek and Indian Creek fires will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, in Hood River Valley High School’s Bowe Theater.

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Fire devastates Gorge — and nature lovers

TROUTDALE — A fast-moving wildfire chewing through Oregon's forestland is threatening more than homes and people. It's also devouring the heart of the state's nature-loving identity.

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Program helps kids get a good start in life

(Editor’s Note: Following is the first of three installments on programs offered by The Next Door, Inc., and what you can do to help children and their families). Some days we look good on the outside, but on the inside we feel sad and afraid. Greta feels like this every day.

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Gas Leak

In a downtown corridor already choked with heavy smoke from wildfires in the region, firefighters with Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue investigate a large natural gas leak at the corner of Federal and E. Second streets Wednesday afternoon.

Smoke closes D21 schools

North Wasco County schools closed Thursday because of poor air quality, which reached hazardous levels Wednesday night before lowering this morning to “unhealthy” levels.

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Arsonist targets Sherman county

A series of human-caused fires have plagued Sherman County’s backroads since July, and there’s a $6,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

For the Record for September 6, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from September 6

HRV triathlon is open for youths of all ages

Seventh annual event starts at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17

The goal and mission of athletics is to get prospective varsity players out and about for a healthy and active lifestyle. Now just two weeks away, excitement is brewing for the Hood River Valley School District’s seventh annual Gorge Kids Triathlon.

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