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Home invasion follows stabbing

A woman was home alone with her children when a man who had just been “involved” in a stabbing nearby entered her house at 18th and Morton this morning, law officers said.

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Arrests of OR standoff leaders leaves one dead

BURNS (AP) — Federal and state law officers arrested the leaders of an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge, during a traffic stop along a highway in Oregon's frozen high country that prompted gunfire and left one man dead.

Thompson Street now open

Work on Thompson St. between E 16th and E 14th was completed ahead of schedule and Thompson St is now open to all through traffic.

Closures and delays for Wednesday, Jan. 6

North Wasco County Schools will be on a 2 hour delay for Wednesday, January 6th, 2016. Please note: There will be no breakfast in the classroom at the elementary level.

Meals-on-Wheels not serving today

Meals will still be delivered

Closures and delays for Jan. 5

As of 2:40 PM The Dalles Middle School - Wrestling and Girls Basketball practice - CANCELED The Dalles High School - Boys and Girls Basketball games against Glencoe - CANCELED North Wasco County Schools will be on a 1 hour delay for Tuesday, January 5th, 2016. There will be no breakfast in the classroom at the elementary level.

Weather closures for Monday, Jan. 4

CGCC closed, TD and HR campuses. North Wasco County School District 21 - Will open two hours late Jan. 4, normal bus schedule EXCEPT no bus service, Seven Mile hill. No breakfast in the classroom, elementary level. Severe weather conditions and extreme driving hazards reported Interstate 84, milepost 64 east to 104 (Arlington area), as of 6:51 p.m. check www.tripcheck.com if traveling.

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Woman’s body recovered in Hood River County

Wasco County joins homicide investigation

Sunday weather/road advisories

Weather advisory US 97 both directions Weather advisory, Traction Tires are Advised and No Oversized Loads on US 97 both directions from milepost 3.0 to milepost 16 beginning at 9:43 am on December 20, 2015 until further notice.

Regional school schedules and road advisories

Friday, December 18 Centerville School District is closed due to a power outage. Centerville School District will open two hours late: The early release time is extended to 12:45 Dufur School District will open one hour late. Horizon Christian in Hood River is closed. Wasco County School District 21 will operate on a normal schedule, but with NO BUS SERVICE to Seven Mile Hill. Wishram School District will open two hours late. Lyle School District will open two hours late. Buses on snow routes. District will re-evaluate road conditions by 8 a.m. Goldendale School District will open two hours late. Hood River County School District will open two hours late. White Salmon School District is closed. Glenwood Sch. Dist.: Buses on snow routes, no out-of-district transportation Traction tires required on U S 97 Satus Pass, north of Goldendale, Washington, both directions from milepost 32.0 near Chain Up, to milepost 23, chains are required on vehicles over 10,000 Gross Vehicle Weight, beginning at 4:06 am on December 17, 2015 until further notice.

Man stabbed in Maupin

A Maupin man was stabbed during an altercation with three females along Highway 197 Thursday afternoon around 3 p.m. DETAILS IN FRIDAY'S CHRONICLE

School closures and winter storm warnings

Due to inclement weather, delivery of The Dalles Chronicle's Thursday edition will be delayed in some areas.

School wins jury trial brought by former teachers

After five days of testimony and 90 minutes of deliberation at Wasco County Circuit Court, a jury today found School District 21 did not promise permanent jobs to six teachers who retired and then continued working for the school district for a few years Wednesday afternoon. The teachers sought over $5 million in damages for lost wages and lowered retirement benefits. DETAILS IN THURSDAY'S CHRONICLE

Flood watch for Hood River, gorge

Weather advisors and county personnel are on a Flood Watch through Thursday in Hood River County and the Gorge -- with the NOAA predicted two to eight inches of heavy, consistent rainfall forecasted through Wednesday morning, atop already wet soils.

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Chronicle turns a page

Frank Perea II takes lead role at local paper

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