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TD runners set 21 personal records

Not even thunder and lightning could stop The Dalles boys and girls’ junior varsity cross country team.

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Rangers add on to their streak

Farrell, Pence and Kilby score twice in 58-14 win

In back-to-back weeks, the No. 1-ranked Dufur Rangers were going to see where they stood in the 1A landscape. Friday, Asa Farrell, Hagen Pence and Abraham Kilby scored two times apiece to help lead the Rangers to a 58-14 win on the road against No. 13 Arlington-Condon on senior night Thursday in Arlington.

Hawks lose 14-6 to Woodburn

The Dalles Riverhawk defense did all it could, but the offense could not achieve much success through the air or on the ground in Friday’s 14-6 varsity football loss to Woodburn.

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SWC offense hits its stride in 82-39 romp

Football team racks up 594 yards of offense

ECHO – Garrett Olson and Kabe Frederick did a little bit of everything in South Wasco County’s 82-39 win over Huntington on Friday in Echo.

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Looking Back on October 15, 2017

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

Letter to the Editor: Civil gun discussion

To the editor: This is an open letter to gun owners in my community. I am confident that we are all alike in this way: We all feel great shock and sadness about the people who were recently killed and seriously injured in the Las Vegas shooting. We are different in this way: I do not own any guns. I don’t believe that this difference needs to divide us the way it has often done.

Letter to the Editor: It takes knowledge

To the editor: It is more difficult to engage a man with the word g-o-d than it is with a specific topic derived from the Scriptures. If I began a conversation with a man using the word g-o-d this and g-o-d that it would be a very short conversation. It is much more reasonable to say, “Did you know that the Hebrew prophet Jeremiah foretold of the Jewish people returning to their land after their dispersion by the Romans?”

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Editorial: Compromise is becoming lost art

Compromise is becoming lost art

What's Happening from October 15

Community event calendar

Chamber celebrates Thursday

The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a membership appreciation celebration Thursday, Oct. 19, from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Camping rates increase at state parks

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is raising state park camping rates by $2 for some types of campsites effective Nov. 1.

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Tackling Type 1

How a competitive local athlete learned to handle Type 1 diabetes

Connor Shortt, a 2014 grad of The Dalles-Wahtonka High School, always had his eye on some type of work in the medical field. He wasn’t sure just what it would be until May 2016, when he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes after his sophomore year at Pacific University. Now he wants to be an endocrinologist, a doctor who specializes in treatment of the disease.

No. 11 Pendleton beats TD in four

The Dalles boys’ soccer team held Hermiston scoreless in the first half, and dominated the first 10 minutes of the second half, but the No. 14-ranked Bulldogs scored three unanswered goals, and then broke open a 3-1 lead with three more goals in a 6-1 victory Thursday in The Dalles.

Lady Hawks lose on a penalty kick

A penalty kick goal off the foot of Hermiston’s MaKayla Pacheco in the 51st minute gave the Lady Bulldogs all the offense they needed in a 1-0 victory Thursday in Hermiston. “We shut them down and didn’t make one mistake, everyone was on tonight, everyone stepped up, and everyone played their hearts out,” said TD head coach Oscar Nunez.

No. 11 Pendleton beats TD in four

The Dalles volleyball team fired at will against Pendleton, jumping ahead 1-0 in the match after a 25-19 win. Over the next three sets, however, the No. 11-ranked Lady Buckaroos were dialed in to the tune of 25-15, 25-19 and 25-19 scores to pull off the four-set victory Thursday in Columbia River Conference action in Pendleton.

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Rangers pull off league upset

Dufur defeats No. 5 South Wasco County in four sets

DUFUR – When Mikayla Kelly is standing tall at the net, she has an ability to make momentum-changing blocks, change shots and frustrate opposing hitters. The 6-foot sophomore logged a career-high 10 blocks and the team totaled 17 for the match in No. 18 Dufur’s four-set home victory over No. 5 South Wasco County Thursday on senior night in Dufur.

For the Record for October 13, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from October 13

TD Main Street wins award

The Dalles Main Street has won a statewide “Excellence in Downtown Revitalization-Best Retail Event” award for a campaign geared to boost downtown businesses.

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CGCC begins search for new president

The search for the next president of Columbia Gorge Community College entered a key phase this week with selection of a 17-member search committee by the board of education. The volunteer committee represents various public sectors as well as college students, faculty and staff. CORRECTION: The board voted unanimously to appoint the 17-member committee.

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Railroads, officials discuss concerns

Wide-ranging meeting touches on safety, better communication

Representatives of the two major railroads that operate in the Columbia River Gorge and government leaders from around the area recently met in an effort to bridge communication gaps amid controversy. In a “listening summit” that stretched over six hours at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center in Stevenson, railroad officials from Union Pacific (on the Oregon side of the Columbia River), and BNSF (on the Washington side), met with local mayors, county officials, and other community leaders to discuss a variety of issues.

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