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Port launches new Facebook page

Made in Wasco County highlights a variety of local businesses

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Think Pink receives donation

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Griffith Motors owner David Griffith made a donation of $50 for every vehicle sold in the month of October.

Rural economies still struggling

Some rural areas yet to recover from economic downturn

Home construction fell last month

WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes fell slightly in October after a big surge in the previous month, but the weakness was largely driven by the volatile apartment sector.

Oregon adds 9,900 jobs in October

SALEM — Oregon employers went on a hiring spree this fall, adding nearly 10,000 jobs in October and producing the largest one-month gain in nearly two decades, the state Employment Department said Tuesday.

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Cherry Growers win PBJ honor

Oregon Cherry Growers recently got the “royal” treatment for its innovation in dried fruits.

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Framing the world of beauty

Westwind Frame and Gallery owner Marty Hiser will be celebrating 25 years as a framer with a “Thank you” party Friday, Nov. 28, during the Starlight parade. “It's my customer appreciation night,” she explained.

Windermere helps ‘Share the Warmth’

Windermere offices in the Gorge is holding a “Share the Warmth” coat and blanket drive now through Dec. 17 Community members can help their neighbors in need by donating coats and blankets for children and adults. Donated items will be distributed to those in need by local charities in each community.

Opportunity Connections adjusts focus to job search

Opportunity Connections has shifted its focus from providing jobs to helping clients find them.

Local company first with new 3D printer

The i3D Manufacturing company, located in the Port of The Dalles, is the first company in North America to commission the new direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) machine known as an EOS M290.

Chronicle adds new reporter

The Dalles Chronicle has added a new reporter to its staff, with Brad Mosher taking over coverage of Wasco County and the Port of the Dalles.

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Bob Stone set to retire

Bob Stone called a meeting for all staff at Freeway Autocenter on Friday afternoon, Oct. 31, and announced that he would be retiring from the business.

Cummings joins Westcorp Mortgage Group in TD

Greg Cummings has joined the team at Westcorp Mortgage Group in The Dalles.

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10 years helping others look good

Columbia Laser Skin Center will celebrate its 10-year anniversary Nov. 13.

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I.O.O.F. gets a big facelift

Facade restoration program expanded for private shops