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Third time’s a charm with clinic plan

Name change will honor hero

County candidates face off on key issues

The Dalles Chronicle reporters Derek Wiley and Neita Cecil recorded the answers of county commission candidates Steve Kramer and Rodger Nichols to seven questions asked during last week’s editorial board meeting.

For the Record, April 19, 2016

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TD golfers fare well on Monday

Led by a seven-over par 79 from Chase Snodgrass, The Dalles boys’ golf team combined for a score of 340 to grab eighth-place in a 15-team field Monday at the Tetherow High Desert Challenge in Bend. On the girls’ side, Iliana Telles carded a 79 for sixth place, and the Lady Hawks had a 447 at the Bend Invite Monday. Read more in Wednesday’s Chronicle.

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No. 3 Hermiston sweeps TD

No. 3 Hermiston sweeps TD Taking a two-game sweep loss is a tough pill to swallow, but knowing there were plenty of chances to turn the tables and pick up a sweep was even more frustrating for The Dalles softball team. In 14 innings played, the No. 11-ranked Riverhawks totaled 23 hits, but left 17 runners on base in taking losses of 10-8 and 7-4 in a Columbia River Conference doubleheader against No. 3 Hermiston Saturday at Rocky Heights Elementary School.

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Ortega, Walker dazzle in The Dalles’ road split

Riverhawk pitching duo combines for 10 strikeouts

The pitching duo of Bailey Ortega and Colton Walker allowed five hits, walked two and struck out 10, but The Dalles Riverhawks managed a split Saturday in their Columbia River Conference doubleheader played at Armand Larvie Middle School in Hermiston.

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Dufur garners split with No. 13 Irrigon

Rangers rap out 10 hits in 13-4 opening-game victory

Entering play on a streak of six consecutive losses, four by one run, the Dufur Rangers slugged out 10 hits and opened the floodgates with an eight-run first inning in a 13-4 victory of Irrigon Saturday in Blue Mountain Conference baseball action at Dufur City Park.

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Science corner: The sun, through photosynthesis, powers life

Spring brings blooming flowers, with the ridges around us quickly turning green and then flushing yellow. We are already surrounded by this surge of new plant growth and the photosynthesis that powers it. Increasing photosynthesis depends on several factors, most importantly the amount of sunlight available, carbon dioxide (CO2) levels and temperature.

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Looking Back, April 17

Looking Back, April 17, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

Editorial: A look behind the scenes

The Dalles Chronicle recently launched its editorial board for 2016, selecting five community members to join management staff in the endorsement process.

Isaiah Coles leads SHS boys

Facing 13 programs in higher classifications, spanning Oregon and Washington, the Sherman Huskies had Isaiah Coles lead the way for the boys with four second-place finishes, and both Emily Hill and Desiree Winslow showed well at the inaugural Green and Gold Invitational Friday at Pendleton. Coles had

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TD tracksters make core moves at Apple Blossom

Boys and girls combine for 13 top-5 times in Hood River

Julian Hernandez scored a win for The Dalles boys’ track team, and the girls had four top-3 finishes for a fourth-place tie at Friday’s Apple Blossom Invitational at Henderson Field in Hood River. Leading the girls’ team was Avery Cardosi and Paige McLeod, who finished second and third place, respectively, in the 800-meter race.

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A ramp for Uli - and friends who made it

At age 15, progressing muscular dystrophy has robbed Ulises Elizarraras Perez of the use of his legs and largely stilled his arms.

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No. 6 Huskies are back in business

Sherman sweeps two league games versus Culver

MORO – Stumbling through the midway point of the season with a three-game losing streak, including a disappointing 5-3 road loss to Culver Tuesday to start league action, the No. 6-ranked Sherman responded in a big way Friday with a two-game mercy-ruled sweep over the Culver Bulldogs.

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Young pastors at work in The Dalles

If Tyler Beane, 31, and Adam Jenkins, 27, even went to church, they would clearly be in the minority. The fact that both are pastors is even more extraordinary.

For the Record, April 15, 2016

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We apologize

We apologize In yesterday’s article “Sheriff: Impaired boaters going nowhere,” a file photo of Keef Morgan cruising the Columbia River was used, which Morgan rightly pointed out gave the misimpression that he was the “poster child” for impaired boating. The Chronicle apologizes to Mr. Morgan for our error.

Sheriff: Impaired boaters going nowhere

The start of the outdoor recreation season brings more boats to area waterways and the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office is on the lookout for people operating vessels under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

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Science fair winners named

Seeing that whitening toothpastes cost more than those without whitening, Ethan Hansen, a sixth grader at The Dalles Middle School, decided to see if the extra expense was worth the money.

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