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Angler embarks on "Big Fishing Year"

How many species can a man catch in a year?

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Wandering forest roads on hunt for greatest hiking trail

Well, Janet and I have done it again. We have wasted another summer wandering single lane forest service roads looking for the next greatest hiking trail. We have run into our share of road hogs who think they are driving in downtown Portland. We have pointed more than a few disoriented people in the right direction. That said, we have had another great year roaming the trails of the Columbia River Gorge and Mount Hood.

Looking back from Oct. 26

Looking back on Oct. 26, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Dufur claims third straight Big Sky crown

Fresh off a big win last week against Sherman, the No. 3 Dufur Rangers beat Condon-Wheeler to solidify a Big Sky Conference championship.

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A fight to the finish

Pendleton scores 18 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to preserve a 30-12 win

Letter to the editor: Challenge to Governor

To the editor: This is an open letter to Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber: What are you thinking governor? I just learned that the state of Oregon, via the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Department, is joining other plaintiffs in challenging the Northwest’s salmon recovery plan in federal court, seeking more spill at the federal dams on the Columbia and Snake Rivers.

Letter to the editor: Voting matters

To the editor: Dear rural Oregon friends and neighbors, over many election cycles, I’ve listened to conservatives who didn’t cast a ballot complain “My vote doesn’t count so why bother?” Here’s why (your vote counts):

Commentary: Use critical thinking skills on election claims

I challenge the people of Wasco County to think and read critically when considering advertisements, editorials and letters to the editor prior to an election.

Letter to the editor: Support for Green

To the editor: I have been disappointed in how the community responded to the treatment of Scott Green, our prior Director of Parks and Recreation.

Letter to the editor: No GMO red tape

To the editor: As a farmer, I ask you to vote and please vote no on M92. First, it will not make our food supply safer.

Letter to the editor: Retain Judge Ostrye

To the editor: I am writing to ask your readers to vote to retain Judge Karen Ostrye. As an employee of the courts, I had the opportunity to work with Karen Ostrye while she was a practicing lawyer. More recently, I have worked with Judge Ostrye in her role as a judge over Wasco County matters.

Label GMOs

To the editor: GMO and Pot Initiatives on the ballot. Please vote for labeling GMO’s in our food. Why? Here are my reasons:

Spooky’s thanked

To the editor: A very heartfelt “Thank You” to JoAnna and Bob Stanek and the Spooky’s staff.

Letter to the Editor: Editor fact check

Editor’s Fact Check: A letter published in the Oct. 23 edition of The Chronicle contained information that we felt should be investigated for accuracy. A question was raised over whether Wasco County Commissioner Rod Runyon had spent $15,000 to remodel new meeting space, $3,000 just on chairs.

Editorial: Yes on Merkley, Richardson, Walden

The Dalles Chronicle Editorial Board is evenly split between political viewpoints and also includes Marilyn Roth, publisher. Following is our endorsement of state and federal candidates in contested races:

Rip City Mayor

THE DALLES MAYOR Steve Lawrence gets a warm greeting from Blaze the Trail Cat during a Portland Trailblazer Rip City flag raising event at the Lewis and Clark Festival Park in The Dalles Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Public meetings from Oct. 26

Public meetings from Oct. 26

Cockroach disrupts pest control meeting

CHICAGO (AP) — A cockroach embarrassed a Chicago official in charge of pest control when it took a stroll near him in full view of some aldermen, and its stunt just might have cost it and its buddies their lives.

Japanese sister city visitors arrive Saturday in The Dalles

Miyoshi delegates stay locally

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Loyalty in the face of Prejudice

The Dalles resident Morioka featured in Bend museum through Nov. 1

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