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Lowell standout discusses semifinal game plan

Barton says focus is to stop the Dufur offense

Still on Cloud Nine after an exhilarating 54-30 win over No. 1-seed Powers, Lowell senior tight end and defensive back, Justyn Barton, is looking forward to this Saturday’s semifinal showdown against the Dufur Rangers.

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Hoops Academy brings in big numbers

Fifth and sixth grade girls have 12, boys swell to 58 total athletes

On Valentine’s Day earlier this year, Columbia Gorge Basketball Academy coordinator Greg Cummings had hopes of expanding the program to include some girls’ teams.

For the Record from Nov. 18

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Nov. 18.

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Local marijuana shops ‘race’ to open new shops

With a city ordinance in place that prohibits stores that sell marijuana from being within 1,000 feet of each other, two potential businesses on the western side of The Dalles are competing to be the first to open.

PUD mulls 5% rate hike

Saying it has to catch up on years of necessary but uncompleted work, the PUD is proposing 5 percent rate hikes each of the next two years, each of which would add about $5 per month to the average residential bill.

Youth plan gets boost

The Gorge Youth Center has received a donation of $111,000 to kick off its fundraising campaign that started this week.

Gas leak at MCMC

Roads were closed around the hospital this morning for about an hour when a leak in Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s main oxygen tank was detected.

UPDATE: 19th Street now open in vicinity of hospital

UPDATE: Nineteenth street in the area of Mid-Columbia Medical Center is now open to traffic, vehicle and pedestrian, as crews from Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue respond to a leaking oxygen tank, according to Wasco County emergency dispatch.

Commentary: How to deal with'Donald' concerns

How can one deal with the fact that Donald “is” president without being subjected to deep anxiety and depression?

For the Record from Nov. 17

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Nov. 17.

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Iliana Telles signs with Portland State

TD senior to play Division I golf for the Lady Vikings

Iliana Telles is making her jump to the Division I ranks. Portland State golf coach Kailin Downs has announced the signing of Telles to a National Letter of Intent for the 2017-18 academic year.

Art center offers winter art camp

The Dalles Art Center will host a Winter Break Art Camp for Kids.

Holiday Happenings

Holiday Happenings from Nov. 17.

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Rangers hoping to trump the Red Devils

Dufur defense poised to short-circuit Lowell’s potent offense

Before they can start thinking about championships, however, the first task at hand is taking care of Ryan Sinnett, Kenny Lane and the upset-minded Lowell Red Devils in a 1A state semifinal football game slated for noon Saturday at Summit High School in Bend.

Arts & Entertainment caldendar

Arts & Entertainment caldendar from Nov. 17.

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MINT action nets nine arrests in gorge

A 44-year-old male has been charged with four counts of unlawful delivery and possession of methamphetamine following Tuesday’s execution of a search warrant at his home in the Dalles by the Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Taskforce.

Sole newcomer speaks of goals

With Mayor Steve Lawrence and two incumbent members of The Dalles City Council — Linda Miller and Taner Elliott — all being re-elected on Nov. 8, the city’s government will remain largely the same going into 2017.

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Students help homeless

On a recent afternoon, third graders at St. Mary’s Academy were busily creating a tied fleece blanket for a local homeless child as part of their class’s community service project for the year.

For the Record from Nov. 16

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Nov. 16.

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Local trio takes first place at Gobbler Gauntlet

Elliott, Tibbets and Renner win final event by two seconds

It was a race against time in the final event of the Gobbler Gauntlet for the local trio of Cassidy Tibbets, Vicki Renner and Hailey Elliott.

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