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Riverhawk golfers secure fifth place

Telles leads TD with a 90, three shots from medalist

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Taking another step forward

Riverhawk girls’ tennis team salvages a season-opening 4-4 tie with Ridgeview

US sets new record for denying govt. files

Analysis shows agencies are censoring more records now

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Walden: Don’t mess with vet

PORTLAND — After a veteran posted on Craigslist that his American flag was stolen, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden offered to fly a flag above the Capitol for him. Earlier this week, Jack Miller told KATU he was disgusted after learning someone had stolen his father's American flag from his Southeast Portland home.

Toda survives call for his resignation

Columbia Gorge Community College board member Stu Watson called for CGCC president Dr. Frank Toda to step down on Tuesday.

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Realtor feared the worst

Ashley sensed eviction would be problematic

Airport stages first fly-in

The Columbia Gorge Regional Airport will hold a fly-in Saturday, June 13, to raise money for fire services and celebrate improvements that are aiding in economic development around the area.

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Eviction sparks gunshots, fire

Firefighters locate a body inside gutted TD residence

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Photo timeline: Police standoff and fire at 10th and Mnt. Hood

According to OSP Lieutenant Pat Shortt, at approximately 8:25 a.m. Monday, March 16, Wasco County Sheriff's Deputies arrived at 1100 Mt. Hood St., in The Dalles, to serve civil papers on the resident living there. As deputies knocked on the door gunshots were heard from within and deputies fell back and requested additional police to respond. Officers arriving at the scene created a perimeter and attempted negotiations with the occupant. Shortly thereafter, smoke began to come from inside the residence.

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Special program for special kids

Special Olympics Oregon has been a major community stronghold in the Columbia River Gorge for 43 years.

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For the Love of Music

Oscar Ortiz, a sophomore at The Dalles High School, still remembers how he felt as a young child hearing the music in videos his dad brought from Mexico. “I was just kind of awestruck. I don’t know how to explain it. It just amazed me, the way everything sounded,” he said. “Ever since, I’ve loved music.” Today, at the ripe old age of 16, Ortiz has amassed a variety of instruments as he pursues his wide-ranging love of music.

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Rancher takes reins of livestock panel

Wilson wants to keep youth in industry

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The world, and back to Wasco County

To get a sense of what a doer and achiever Mike Davis is, here’s just one insight: he needs only three to five hours of sleep a night.

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Help in a time of trouble

When Amanda Fedunok started police academy last February as a recruit for The Dalles Police Department, she had an ambitious goal: she wanted to earn the top academic honor in her class of 40.

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Looking back on March 15

Looking back on March 15, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Riverhawk softballers a year older, wiser

TD group adds experience and skill to loaded roster

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Ready to wrangle in the field

Coming off a breakthrough 2014, the Dufur baseball team is trending upwards

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Editorial cartoons from March 15

Editorial cartoons from March 15, 2015.

Letter to the editor: Clintons’ ‘wiggle’ out

To the editor: For those of you who missed Bill and Hillary’s early years in heavy politics, I will simply say that their Empire in Arkansas was rampant with scandals and travesty.

Letter to the editor: Closer looks at taxes

To the editor: I understand how important it is for this town to have something for young adults and teenagers to do. I think that more needs to be done to provide some form of activity since the pool was pushed back. I have no problem with the skate park, and I think that it is beneficial to the community. What I have a problem with is that a governmental organization that receives money from the county is begging for $5,000 to create a sun shade.

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