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Arts and entertainment calendar

Arts and entertainment schedule from Aug. 21, 2014.

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Car is canvas for two local artists

Lettie Young, Angel Avila display work at Art Center

Whooping cough diagnosed in North Central

North Central Public Health District has been notified of two school-age residents from separate communities in the district with lab-confirmed pertussis (also known as whooping cough) over the past couple of weeks.

No charges against Prineville police chief

PRINEVILLE (AP) — Oregon state investigators have concluded there is insufficient evidence to charge former Prineville Police Chief Eric Bush with a crime.

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Clash over water rules

Ranchers say new EPA water rule will make it more difficult to produce food

Commission to meet with tribes

On Wednesday and Thursday, August 20-21, 2014, the Columbia River Gorge Commission will meet with the Councils of the four Columbia River Treaty Tribes and the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) for an annual government-to-government consultation.

Twitter tries to block images of Foley killing

AMSTERDAM — Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers publicity is also gaining momentum.

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Another hostage at risk in Iraq

One journal killed, another is now at risk

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Windermere joins revitalization

East Second Street office is more integrated with downtown

Word on the street: Rivers Edge: Tops from head to tow

Leading the tow: Rivers Edge Towing has ranked on the Towman 500, “Most Experienced Towmen in America.” Compiled by American Towman Magazine, a towing industry trade publication, the Towman 500 is based on the oldest established towing businesses in America. Rivers Edge was established in 1983. Members of the Towman 500 gathered at AT Expo in Baltimore, Md., last November and AT ShowPlace in Las Vegas this May and received a commemorative belt buckle.

Veteran’s home wins singular national honor

The Dalles care center is only veteran’s home to win national gold

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Running for bragging rights

Nearly 100 harriers put on the speed Saturday for the Wasco County Fair event

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Congresswoman’s round table focuses on forest issues

When Congresswoman Jaimie Herrera Beutler asks, agency heads pay attention. That's due in part, of course, to her seat as a sophomore representative on the powerful House Appropriations Committee. But it also helps that she is widely regarded in Congress as a practical problem solver.

Pool demo bids exceed budget estimate

A local contractor says his bid to demolish Ted Walker Pool was double the general contractor’s estimate, and the other bidder on the project was significantly over that estimate also.

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SMART invites new volunteers for school year

As the start of school year looms, The Dalles SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) reading program is preparing for another year.

Man seeks grassroots road solution

Informal meeting is set for Aug 28 at Dufur City Park

Odell shooting injures 2

Two Odell residents suffered gunshot wounds Tuesday morning and were transported to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland.

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Cattlemen foot the bill for water study

OSU will look at how best to cool arid land streams, rivers

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Water dispute boils

Ranchers, environmentalists disagree about how water rules should be applied

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Editorial cartoons from Aug. 19

Editorial cartoons from Aug. 19, 2014

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