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Looking Back on November 5, 2017

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

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Editorial: We regret the error, thanks readers

We regret the error, thanks readers

What's Happening from November 5, 2017

Community event calendar

Mosier man charged with sex abuse

William Frank Osborne, 58, of Mosier, a volunteer at The Dalles Head Start, was arrested Oct. 26 on one charge of sex abuse in the first degree, according to a press release from the City of The Dalles Police Department.

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Protecting property values: Codes enforcement

At one location, two couches and a battered barbecue were sitting by the side of the gravel road. At another, ragged outdoor carpet covered a property dotted with junk and tall vegetation. A third had a dilapidated and dangerously leaning outbuilding that was a threat to human safety. Those are the kinds of public eyesores that The Dalles Codes Enforcement Officer Nikki Lesich works to eradicate.

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Lady Rangers net 5 on Big Sky Conference list

Chloe Beeson picks up Player of the Year honors

DUFUR – Never in her wildest dreams did Dufur senior Chloe Beeson think she would take home Player of the Year honors. It was a humbling award she shares with her teammates and first-year coach Kristin Whitley.

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Hawk runners set high state expectations

TD’s qualifiers have title goals on their mind this weekend in Eugene

Through the last handful of seasons, The Dalles cross country coach Bob Thouvenel has seen the number of athletes soar, and with that, the in-roster competition has raised the expectations, created a family bond and helped drop the times dramatically. At last week’s Columbia River Conference District meet in Pendleton, six of the seven male participants set personal records, the girls’ duo of Emma Mullins and Hanna Ziegenhagen chalked up individual state berths and the team set 27 personal records overall.

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Police ditch razors for a good cause

The Dalles Police Department is taking a small break from protocol in order to fundraise for a good cause this month: normally clean-shaven officers have paid $25 each to participate in No-Shave November. The department has also encouraged the public to donate to No-Shave November, a cancer charity, in the department’s name.

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CL single mom gifted with car

A single mom with three children received a vehicle Thursday in the third annual “Wheels of Hope” campaign sponsored by Bicoastal Media in partnership with Northshore Medical Group.

For the Record for November 3, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from November 3

ICE detainee hunger strike begins again

A second hunger strike by immigration detainees at the regional jail in The Dalles has started, with strikers objecting to largely the same issues that sparked a strike in May.

Rep. Huffman resigns from House seat

The Wasco County Republican Central Committee is seeking nominees to fill the House District 59 seat vacated Oct. 28 by Oregon Rep. John Huffman, who makes his home in The Dalles. In July, Huffman announced he would not run for re-election in 2018 because he would have fulfilled his goal to serve for 10 years.

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Northwave Sails sews up success

For 30 years, Northwave Sails has made custom sails for wind surfers.

Sponsored content: Love the way you look by freezing fat away

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MCEDD Spotlight: Dwinell County Ales

Dwinell Country Ales is brewing up Belgian-inspired beer.

Small Business Center: Plan for the holidays

The holidays are here and the Small Business Development Center has a few tips for decorating and merchandising.

Real Estate market offers mixed reviews, even with strong closing rate

September was a mixed market for the real estate market in the Columbia Gorge

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Huskies taking a business-like approach to state

No. 10 Sherman hits the field at 3 p.m. MT Friday in Adrian

A 312-mile trek awaits the No. 10-ranked Sherman Huskies, as they make a trip east for their 1A state playoff-opener against the seventh ranked Adrian-Jordan Valley Antelopes at 3 p.m. Mountain Time at Adrian High School. While the moment is huge for the Huskies and the football team, head coach Mike Somnis said the team has taken a business-like approach to this road opener.

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Defending champs ready to roll with Lowell

No. 2 Dufur hosts playoff game at 6 p.m. Friday

For the past two seasons, the Dufur Rangers have been on a magical run, with back-to-back state championships to their credit. Through eight games, the undefeated and No. 2-ranked Rangers remain a prolific top-8 offense and defense with added depth, and more skill players to utilize in big moments.

Letter to the Editor: Walden uncaring

To the editor: In response to Mr. Ebi’s claim ( Oct 26 letter) that Greg Walden’s work on health care “will continue because he cares about Oregonians and ensuring everyone has access to affordable and quality health care,” I feel the need to remind folks of the disastrous American Health Care Act that Greg Walden helped craft back in the spring of this year.

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