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Word on the street: Stay cool, stay warm and honor business

Button up that overcoat: It may only be July, but this is a good time to consider what can be done for a business or a home to keep the winter cold (and the summer heat, for that matter) at bay and power bills at a minimum.

Cellular Connection gives backpacks

The Dalles will be part of a national backpack giveaway campaign.

Chronicle wins seven at state news event

The Dalles Chronicle captured seven news awards at the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association annual conference in Salem Friday, including a first place in best sports story for “Honoring ‘the best of them all’,” about the late Al Morrison’s role in the sports community by Ray Rodriguez.

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CR Affordable Portables opens

Folks who attend the Fort Dalles NPRA Pro Rodeo this week will want to have their minds focused on the action in Milt Tumilson Arena.

SAIF returns $8.5 million to businesses

SALEM — Oregon businesses that participate in the Associated General Contractors (AGC)/SAIF Workers’ Compensation Program are receiving an $8.5 million retrospective return on their 2012-2013 plan year premium.

Word on the street: A growing need for adult care

A prime example: When Oregon Department of Human Services wanted to recruit new adult foster home providers to meet the growing demand for these services, it’s no surpise they turned to Mary Alva of The Dalles. Alva has been in the business since 2000 and owns two local adult foster homes, Mary Alva Senior Class I and Mary Alva Senior Class II.

Cherry Garcia for All

Ben and Jerry's rolls into The Dalles today (Wednesday, July 16) with free samples of Cherry Garcia at The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce between 10 and 11:30 a.m.

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Berry: In its infancy, UAV industry offers opportunity

CEO: Northwest offers opportunity in unmanned flight

Word on the street: What’s in a logo? a team’s spirit

You know you’re from The Dalles if: What you’re talking about right now isn’t the state of affairs in the Middle East, the economy or the ebola outbreak in Africa, it’s team mascots. Quite a lively discussion is going on right now over at the “You know you’re from The Dalles if...” Facebook page in response to Victoria Osborne’s Chronicle article on the school board’s plan to decide on a logo for The Dalles High’s new mascot, the Riverhawks.

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Hiser celebrates silver year

Framing expert has spent a quarter century in the business

SEC settles with Babikian

Holds released on Columbia District vineyard

Google contractor fined

PORTLAND — A Colorado construction firm will pay at least $20,000 in civil penalties for meal and rest period violations in a settlement with the Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI), the agency has announced related to 2013-14 construction at the Google data center in The Dalles.

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Fairfield opens in The Dalles

Colorful, contemporary design greets guests at newest lodging

Word on the street: Toys and dirt piles get bigger with age

Getting dirty: Anyone who ever felt the irresistible magnetic attraction between a dirt pile and a small, yellow dumptruck will get a chuckle out of what’s to be found on the lot at Ray Schultens Motors this week.

The Dalles contracts for business recruitment

It isn’t enough to just advertise The Dalles as a good place to do business, there needs to be an active recruitment program, according to Nolan Young, city manager.

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