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Guard fundraiser Saturday

A fundraiser for local soldiers, featuring casino games, live music, a light show, live and silent auctions, dinner and a fajita bar is set for this Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center. Doors open for the “Guards Cards and Guitars Casino Night” at 5 p.m. and the public is welcome.

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Crary seeking to oust Walden

Retired attorney Jim Crary, a Democrat from Ashland, is running to unseat longtime Congressman Greg Walden from Oregon’s Second Congressional District. “I’ve always been politically aware and involved,” Crary said. “There are so many issues that drive me crazy. I kept kind of a log, a word document, starting with Citizens United.”

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Meet your candidates

The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce invites community members to learn more about candidates for local, state and federal elected offices at a special forum on Oct. 25.

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Athlete of the Week: Pedro Ayala

Pedro Ayala played an entire 80 minutes and assisted on the eventual game-winning goal by Jack Bonham in the opening half and later helped secure the win with the third goal in TD’s 3-0 victory over Pendleton on Oct. 4.

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Riverhawks show inspiring effort

TD pushes Hood River to the brink in a 3-0 loss

On the road against the two-time defending state champion Hood River Valley Eagles, The Dalles Riverhawks displayed an inspiring 80 minutes of effort in a 3-0 road loss Tuesday on Henderson Field in Hood River.

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Dufur and SWC ready for a tussle

Both teams coming in off wins

The No. 2-ranked Dufur Rangers take their game on the road for a Big Sky Conference clash against Dawson Herlocker, Keith Kegel and the South Wasco County Redsides at 7 p.m. tonight from Maupin.

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Huskies try to get closer to a league crown

TD set for some home cooking

Tonight’s Big Sky Conference football contest between Sherman and Arlington features two of the top scoring defenses in the 1A classification, and Husky head coach Bill Blevins is looking forward to this next test in the regular-season schedule. Limping into its second-to-last home game of the season, The Dalles football team is looking to put the pieces together in a solid effort for 48 minutes when they take on Hunter Conlon, Ivan Soto and the Woodburn Bulldogs at 7 p.m. Friday at Sid White Field in The Dalles.

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Klindt stops 17 shots in TD’s 6-2 loss to Hood River

Sophomore keeper also scores penalty kick goal

Klindt fired a ball past Hood River Valley goalkeeper Claire Oswald for her first goal in what turned out to be a 6-2 Riverhawk loss Tuesday at Discovery Field.

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Dufur slips past Sherman

Also, South Wasco gets road win against Horizon Christian

The Dufur Rangers came through with 21 service aces and 30 kills in a tough four-set victory over upset-minded Sherman Tuesday in a Big Sky volleyball match played in Moro. Horizon Christian was determined to play the role of spoiler in their home match against South Wasco County Tuesday and staked control with a 25-22 win in the first set. But, the Redsides restored order and picked up wins of 25-10, 25-22 and 25-18 over the next three sets.

Hawk netters keep second place in reach

TD needs a win on Thursday to lock down home playoff tilt

After Tuesday’s four-set win over Hermiston, The Dalles Riverhawks are a win Thursday over Pendleton from clinching second place in league and hosting a playoff match.

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Craft of Creativity

Alice Tibbets of The Dalles sits at her table of custom-made jewelry during the Arts and Crafts fair at the Civic Auditorium in The Dalles Sunday. A variety of crafts were on display, from knitted goods to restored wooden axes. Mark B. Gibson photo

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Chronicle plans to move office

The Dalles Chronicle will soon have a new home, and the existing office at 315 Federal Street is now on the market.

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Measure 97 about fairness

Editor’s Note: On Friday, the Chronicle ran a story about the opposition of local farmers, agricultural organizations and the The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce to Measure 97. Today, we feature the other side of the story: Local teacher Phil Brady sees Measure 97 – which would hike taxes on the highest earning corporations in Oregon – as a way to bring fairness to the tax structure and improve the lives of Oregonians.

City launches quarterly news

A new, four-page newsletter has been introduced by the city of The Dalles. The initial publication, which is titled “The City of The Dalles/State of the City,” features brief biographies of the new faces in The Dalles City Hall, including Police Chief Patrick Ashmore, Human Resources Director Daniel Hunter, City Manager Julie Krueger, Planning Director Steve Harris, and City Clerk Izetta Grossman. The first issue came out on Oct. 7.

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TD loses to Rainier

The Dalles football team lost its third consecutive game, a 62-20 ending, to Rainier Friday.

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Stelzer leads TD cross country

Senior gets first win at Mustang Invitational

The Dalles senior Ezekiel Stelzer picked up his first win of the season, and The Dalles cross country team racked up 11 personal records or seasonal bests at the Mustang Invitational Thursday at Thompson Ranch in Heppner.

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Redsides put out groundbreaking effort

SWC rushes for 331 yards in a 46-6 win over Dayville-Monument

Keith Kegel rushed for a career-high 125 yards and Brandon Wraught added two touchdown rushes to lead the Redsides to a 46-6 triumph over the Dayville-Monument junior varsity team in a Homecoming football contest played Friday in Maupin.

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Dufur volleyball loses in three to Arlington

With a chance to move into a first-place tie with Arlington, the Dufur Rangers now see themselves tied for second place with South Wasco County after a three-set sweep loss to the No. 5-ranked Lady Honkers Friday at Dufur High School. Arlington won the first set by a 25-11 score, and then used an ace by Sadie Weatherford to capture a 25-13 second-set victory to go ahead in the match, 2-0.

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Dufur pulls out all of the stops in victory

DUFUR – Ready to make amends after last week’s road loss to Sherman, the No. 2-ranked Dufur Rangers dominated from start to finish in a lopsided 58-14 victory over previously undefeated Arlington Friday in a Big Sky Conference football game played at Dufur High School. Whether it was the efficient offense, the precise special teams or the punishing defense, the Rangers showed their championship form by racking up 456 yards of offense and holding Arlington to 119 yards

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Looking Back on October 9, 2016

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