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Letter to the Editor: Gift needed

To the editor: As founding director of Planetree Health Resource Center, I learned sadly of its closure by Mid-Columbia Medical Center’s trustees and current administration. The notion that an online approach will meet most patients’ needs is misguided, given current health literacy data.

Letter to the Editor: Democracy

To the editor: It’s interesting, isn’t it, how a single event can produce so many difference responses. Greg Walden’s town hall in The Dalles has done just that. My 2 cents, for what it is worth, is quite different from others who have written letters to the editor and op-ed pieces seen in The Dalles Chronicle.

Letter to the Editor: Appropriate

To the editor: Contrary to claims in some recent letters to the editor about rude behavior at Rep. Walden’s town hall in The Dalles, most of the behavior of those attending, in my observation, was appropriate.

For the Record for April 27, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from April 27

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Legend Cider debuts at festival

Under a tent with other cider makers was the fitting place for one of Oregon’s newest cider makers, The Dalles-based Legend Cider Company, to have its pouring-out party.

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Two seek CGCC board Position 2

Incumbent board member Dr. James R. (Doc) Willcox is asking voters for another four-year term on the Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Education. He is being challenged for the seat by political newcomer Dana A. Campbell, who hopes to bring her voice to the board.

Fake robbery plea deal made

A woman from The Dalles who claimed she was robbed in early April, and was then charged with making a false police report, pleaded guilty Monday and will have the charge dismissed in six months if she completes a diversion program.

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Larger than Life

A snail, found in a nearby flowerbed and placed on a rain-splashed porch railing for observation, crawls along the wet wood.

Ballots mailed

Wasco County Clerk Lisa Gambee’s office mailed out ballots Wednesday for the May 16 Special District Election and she said citizens should expect to receive them within four to five days, if not sooner.

Dufur runs streak to 15

Rangers pull off sweep of Union High

Saturday at Armand Larive Middle School in Hermiston, the No. 9-ranked Rangers walloped Union in a league doubleheader by final scores of 12-1 and 11-5 to run their winning streak to 15 games, 10 of those coming in Blue Mountain Conference contests.

Huskies dominate Grant Union

Saturday in Moro, the Sherman Huskies posted a two-game sweep over Grant Union by scores of 5-4 and 15-1 in a pair of Blue Mountain Conference games.

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Huskies take a bite out of the Bulldogs

Sherman vaults to third place after home sweep of Culver

MORO – Entering the top of the seventh inning, Treve Martin and Trey Homer were a combined 0 for 4 with three strikeouts and two walks.

Company inks 10-year deal with city

Telecom firm will pay franchise fee to city

Zayo Group, a communications infrastructure provider, has inked a 10-year deal with the city of The Dalles to “construct, operate, and maintain a fiber-based service facility.”

For the Record for April 26, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from April 26

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Keller vs. Morgan in race for CGCC Pos. 5

Ballots mailed by county today

Two candidates are seeking the Position 5 seat: Dr. Ernest Keller, who wants another four-year term, and challenger Kim Morgan, who works as a legal assistant for an attorney in The Dalles. To get an overview of where the candidates stand on key issues, The Chronicle asked them to respond to a series of questions.

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Train painting gifted to county

A painting that hung on the wall of the late Wilma Roberts’ studio in The Dalles has been gifted to Wasco County by a friend of the artist.

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Cajun Fiddle

Violinist and band leader Tom Rigney and his band Flambeau took Monday night’s audience at The Dalles High School on an upbeat musical journey through the passionate and danceable New Orleans style of Cajun, blues and American roots music.

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Headed to DC

TDHS junior to attend journalism conference

The Dalles High School junior Roman Sarabia has at least one part of his summer planned out: he’s heading to Washington, D.C., in July for a weeklong journalism conference. He was nominated to attend by a teacher, although he doesn’t know which one, since they asked to remain anonymous.

Scam alert: Poster, magnet request a scam

Information from The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce: UPDATE: Wasco County Magnet The same scam company is offering space on a Wasco County Emergency Numbers magnet. They offer a discount upon providing credit card information. This is a scam, according to The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce. The Dalles High School Sports Poster Scam There is a company that is soliciting funds for a publication in the name of the high school. They are asking local companies to donate $149 to get advertising in a The Dalles High School Sports Poster publication. They are not a valid company, get an "f" rating from BBB and have several complaints about their tactics, according to information from The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce.

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TD softball storms back for wins

Hawks drop the Bulldogs, 8-1 and 9-8 in CRC twinbill

The pitching duo of Bailey LeBreton and Sierra Watson did top work in the circle and tacked on 460-feet worth of home runs to vault The Dalles softball team to wins of 8-1 and 9-8 in a two-game sweep of Hermiston Saturday at 16th Street Ballpark.

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