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Smoke from Mount Hood 36-pit fire will impact region

Smoke from the 36-Pit wildfire, burning near Estacada, is passing over The Dalles Sunday afternoon, 5 p.m. and will impact Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington for the next couple of days, according to the National Weather Service. SMOKE FROM THE 36-PIT WILDFIRE WILL IMPACT AREAS OF NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THE WILDFIRE IS 10 MILES EAST OF ESTACADA ALONG HIGHWAY 224. EAST TO SOUTHEAST LOW-LEVEWIND WILL CARRY SOME OF THE SMOKE OVER PARTS OF THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. SOUTHWEST MID-LEVEL WINDS WILL ALSO BRING SOME SMOKE TO THE WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE AND THE SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON CASCADES AND CASCADE FOOTHILLS.

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Incredible Voyage

Unique hovercraft ‘Nemotoad’ takes maiden voyage

Legal pot debate comes down to drug statistics

SALEM — After a week of growling at each other in the press, one of Oregon’s most outspoken district attorneys against marijuana legalization and the legalization-supporting congressman who represents the Portland area had their first chance Friday to trade barbs in person.

UO president search in chairman’s hands

EUGENE (AP) — The search for a new president of the University of Oregon will be a marked departure for the school, conducted largely in private and run largely by the chairman of the new board of trustees.

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Bend lava tube gets makeover

SUNRIVER (AP) — Lava River Cave south of Bend will have a new look next spring, in time for its 50th anniversary season.

Cowboy’s memorial grows

PENDLETON (AP) — Let ‘er Buck, Tripper Rice. The young cowboy died seven years ago in a car accident, but family and friends continue to honor him during Pendleton Round-Up week.

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Salmon run among largest on record

Run is forecast at 1.5 million adult and young salmon by year’s end

Letter to the editor: Chinook story error

To the editor: The article on the front page of The Chronicle Sept. 9 edition “Fall Chinook run breaks all records” was a copy of an article in the Hood River News last fall.

Letter to the editor: Can’t afford Wood

To the editor: Our water rates just went up another 10 percent. If my math is correct, this makes a 28 percent increase since 2011. Thanks to our The Dalles City Council, water rates are scheduled to go up between 8 and 10 percent each September for the next six years for about a 60 percent increase.

Letter to the editor: Supporting Green

To the editor: I am writing this letter to show my support for Mr. Scott Green. I have known Scott for many years and it has been my experience that he is a man of integrity and honor. In light of the current situation, I felt it imperative to express my sentiments.

Letter to the editor: Thanks for fire aid

To the editor: Many thanks to the firefighters who saved my house and car and pumphouse (and tractor and mower).

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Editorial cartoons from Sept. 13

Editorial cartoons from Sept. 13

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Editorial: Special rules apply to election letters

Ready or not, we’re in the home stretch of the 2014 general election. Ballots will be sent out next month and voters are considering their choices. Since election letters are already beginning to appear in The Chronicle’s mailbox, we can expect this to be a competitive season.

What's happening from Sept. 14

Nonprofit event schedule from Sept. 14, 2014

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Be ready: A three-day food supply is key

In the gorge, disaster comes at least once each year Get Ready event is Sept 20, at Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue, 1400 W 8th St., The Dalles, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Red Cross will be joined by Wasco County Sheriff’s Office, CERT, Medical Reserve Corps, Lifeflight, Food Bank, OSU Extension Service and SERVPRO.

Adrian holds off Dufur

Playing at a neutral site at Imbler High School Friday, the Adrian Antelopes outscored Dufur 22-6 in the second half and held on to a 44-20 win in a non-league gridiron tilt.

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Huskies use physicality to subdue Mustangs

Sherman ground game leads to 60-14 home victory

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TD showing steady progression

Offense establishes continuity in Friday’s home defeat to Fort Vancouver

Looking back from Sept. 14

Looking back on Sept. 14, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Government meeting schedule from Sept. 13

Government meeting schedule from Sept. 13.

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