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Classic Car Show winners named

The KODL Classic Car Show served up 105 classic cars for the Northwest Cherry Festival show.

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Home At Last receives dealer support

Tonkin and Subaru of America awarded Home At Last Humane Society in The Dalles with a donation during the Cherry Festival downtown The Dalles.

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Third time’s a charm with clinic plan

Name change will honor hero

What's Happening for April 15

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here: E-mail to tdchron@ or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

What's Happening for April 13

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here: E-mail to or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

The Dalles High School Honor Roll

Second trimester

Art exhibit opens at The Dalles Art Center

Three local artists of the Columbia Gorge are displaying a breadth of art at The Dalles Art Center, in an exhibit called “Pottery — Painting — Jewels.”

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Tea is served April 16

Event benefits Pink Project program for cancer patients

Captain takes watch at readiness center

The Oregon Army National Guard has recently undergone command changes, with a new officer in charge of 131 soldiers at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center. Capt. Chris Perrotti arrives at his new post with two deployments to Iraq as a Marine before he left the active-duty military to join the Guard in 2007.

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An Evening with HAVEN

The glamour of Hollywood and nostalgia of a 35th anniversary set the stage for “An Evening with HAVEN” that will be full of elegance and reflection.

Time to clean out garage

It’s time to clean out the garage and get debris ready for disposal at the 29th annual Community Clean-up on May 7. The Dalles residents can dispose of yard debris and other unwanted items by taking them to the collection site at the county yard — on the corner of West 10th and Walnut streets — from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is a limit of two standard-sized pickup loads per household.

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'Mom Prom' benefits Grayson

Last year’s “Mom Prom,” an elegant evening out for grownups, raised over $10,000 for a little girl in Hood River who was fighting cancer. This year, with twice as much time to plan, event co-organizer Kristen Labenske hopes to raise twice as much money, all for the benefit of Grayson Smallfoot, a little boy in Arlington with a severe form of spina bifida.

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Vet rewards caregivers

Five restaurants donate meals for ‘Hidden Heroes’

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Open mic features authors

The Dalles Art Center will host an open mic from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 31, at The Dalles Art Center Gallery, 220 E. Fourth St.

Wyden tackles ‘drill pay’ issue

Patrick Wilbern, a former soldier and local veteran advocate, is cautiously optimistic that U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has started the process to alleviate an “unfair hardship” for Guard and Reserve units. On Tuesday, Wyden announced that he had received word from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that his objection to interruptions in drill pay due to paperwork delays would be addressed. “I think this is a good start but Congress may need to take further action to be sure the VA follows through,” said Wilbern, a former staff sergeant with the Oregon National Guard who deployed to Iraq in 2010-11.



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