Some for the food bank: Cash & Carry is in the midst of its third annual food drive, continuing through Sunday, Sept. 14. The store is issuing a special challenge to area restaurants this year: If five restaurants donate $500 each, Cash & Carry will donate $500.
Reports show $300,000 spent on meals since 2011
SALEM (AP) — Hurricanes, floods and tsunamis can pollute the water supply with bacteria and other contaminants, which can lead to illness for people who drink it.
SALEM (AP) — Amid a major push to boost high school graduation and college attendance, Oregon students held steady in proficiency in reading, writing, math and science, the scores on statewide tests show.
Committee reaches out to military caregivers
Rules for roundabouts from The City of the Dalles
Simplicity will be the key to your success this year. Don’t try to divide your time between too many projects or challenges. Maintain your discipline, and focus on what you can do, not what stands in your way. Getting upset at inconveniences will be a waste of time.
Most people aren’t paying attention in the middle of summer when stores like Office Depot and Staples go crazy nearly giving away school supplies with their one-cent sales. How can they do it? They’re willing to bet that most customers will grab up the bargains and then add a few full-priced items as well before they get to the checkout.
DEAR DOCTOR K: My doctor thinks I could benefit from an antidepressant. But I’ve heard that antidepressants cause weight gain and I’m already overweight. Do any antidepressants cause less weight gain than others?
PORTLAND (AP) — Cover Oregon is trying to figure out how many people who enrolled in private health insurance plans may owe more tax money as a result of the exchange’s blunder in calculating federal tax credits. Executive Director Aaron Patnode said the exchange used the wrong formula to calculate credits for individuals and families with incomes between 139 and 400 percent of the federal poverty line.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is appealing Oregon’s recent decision to deny an application to build a coal terminal at the Port of Morrow, on the Columbia River. Wyoming, the nation’s largest coal-producer, has been pressing for access to ports to export coal to Asia, but it has run into stiff opposition in the Northwest.
Heading into Saturday’s Dufur Classic Jamboree, the No. 2-ranked Dufur Rangers have lost just two sets in running out to a 6-0 start to the fall season.
Coaches get a good glimpse of cross country talent
Sherman uses punishing ground game to defeat Powder Valley, 60-20
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 9
Editorial cartoons from Sept. 9, 2014
To the editor: This year Mrs. Wenzel and myself (Ms. Skov) are offering a knitting class again. Last year, we had 30 to 35 students each quarter and it was so much fun.
To the editor: My name is Kari Dell and I am the mother of an eighth grader who has been mentored by Judge Karen Ostrye since October of 2011. We met Karen through the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program.
To the editor: No one doubts the Road Department Budget is in serious trouble. The commissioners acknowledged this when they appointed a committee to explore funding options. The committee spent many months preparing a report for the commissioners.
To the editor: When was the last time you asked someone if they were OK? A friend, neighbor, co-worker, family member, someone who seemed pretty down lately, lacking their usual demeanor? If we each did a little more asking and paying as much attention to one’s mental health as we do one’s physical ailments, we could reduce the high rate of suicide.