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CASA welcomes new volunteers

Columbia Gorge Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has introduced their newest child advocates: Tonya Flory, Karen Lamp, Owen Lamp and Maresa Roberts, all of The Dalles; Krista Shilvock of White Salmon and Guy Tauscher of Hood River.

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All about promoting a healthy lifestyle

CrossFit The Dalles focuses on community and a family atmosphere

At the start of her CrossFit journey three years ago, Cassidy Tibbets was unsure what to expect.

What's Happening from Nov. 8

Nonprofit events calendar from Nov. 8.

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Program recruitment successful

The Next Door exceeded its goal in October of recruiting 30 male mentors in 30 days for its youth mentoring programs.

911 service still affected

CenturyLink switch located in The Dalles is problem source

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Enjoy a taste of Samoa

“Celebrating American Samoa,” a fundraiser set for this Saturday, Nov. 5, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center, is a cultural showcase put on by local students hoping to visit Samoa next spring.

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Samoan event fundraiser for WCS

“Celebrating American Samoa,” a fundraiser set for this Saturday, Nov. 5, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center, is a cultural showcase put on by local students hoping to visit Samoa next spring. The night will feature traditional Samoan food and entertainment, plus auction items. For tickets, visit celebratingsamoa.eventbrite.com. Cost is $15 before the event, or $20 at the door.

Memorial

A memorial service for Florine Carpenter will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, 1 p.m. at Four Square Church, The Dalles.

Civic names new manager

The Civic Auditorium Historic Preservation Committee has hired Elizabeth Wallis as the new program manager for the Civic. Wallis replaces Trish Neal who served in that position for about a year, at the time Neal and Sherry Munro, the board secretary, took over management of the Civic.

ODOT open house Oct. 26

Highway managers for the Oregon Department of Transportation invite the public to an open house to learn about upcoming bridge construction projects near The Dalles, slated to start next year.

What's Happening from Oct. 18

Nonprofit events calendar from Oct. 18.

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Indigenous People Day celebrated

Reconciliation and remembrance were held forth, along with gifts, in Monday’s first-ever Indigenous People Day in Hood River, attended by about 70 people at Overlook Memorial Park.

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Guard fundraiser Saturday

A fundraiser for local soldiers, featuring casino games, live music, a light show, live and silent auctions, dinner and a fajita bar is set for this Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center. Doors open for the “Guards Cards and Guitars Casino Night” at 5 p.m. and the public is welcome.

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Craft of Creativity

Alice Tibbets of The Dalles sits at her table of custom-made jewelry during the Arts and Crafts fair at the Civic Auditorium in The Dalles Sunday. A variety of crafts were on display, from knitted goods to restored wooden axes. Mark B. Gibson photo

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‘88 TDHS grad lauded for investigation

Mitch France, a 1988 graduate of The Dalles High School, and now a detective with the Newport Police Department, was honored for his work overseeing a complex and regionally significant homicide case. The department gave him a Distinguished Service Award in September for his work in the case against a woman who threw her autistic 6-year-old son, London McCabe, off the Yaquina Bay Bridge in December 2014.

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