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Chenowith rides into Bikes for Books

LILY RUIZ AND Alex Vasquez, students at Chenowith elementary school, received bikes donated by Masonic Lodge 15 of The Dalles as part of the Bikes for Books program.

Arts and entertainment calendar

Arts and entertainment calendar from Jan. 29, 2015.

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Drive warms up TD with 125 blankets

The Wasco County Medical Reserve Corps held their second annual Blanket Drive Jan. 17 in downtown The Dalles. Volunteers collected about 125 blankets, as well as other items, for the Warming Place.

What's happening from Jan. 27

Nonprofit events calendar from Jan. 27, 2015.

Community Meal receives new hot plate

The hot plate used to prepare community meals at Saint Vincent de Paul has been upgraded.

Go red events planned

Heart disease kills more women each year than all forms of cancer combined and organizers of the annual Go Red campaign have put together a variety of activities and programs to fight back.

What's happening from Jan. 25

Nonprofit events calendar from Jan. 25, 2015.

What's happening from Jan. 23

Nonprofit events calendar from Dec. 23

What's happening from Jan. 20

Nonprofit events calendar from Jan. 20, 2015.

What's happening from Jan. 15

Nonprofit events calendar from Jan. 15, 2015.

Blanket drive Jan. 17

The Wasco County Medical Reserve Corps’ is hosting its second annual blanket drive. All items collected will be donated to The Warming Place in The Dalles, which provides shelter to the homeless when it becomes dangerous for them to be outdoors at night.

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Another wandering wolf in Cascades

Trail camera snaps photo near Keno

GRANTS PASS — Another wandering wolf has found its way to the Cascades of southwestern Oregon, where OR-7 has established his pack after trekking thousands of miles in search of a mate.

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Christmas Tree pickup Jan. 10

THE DALLES Disposal and The Dalles Lions Club are teaming up again this year to pick up spent Christmas trees Saturday, Jan. 10. Trees need to be on the curb by 8 a.m. If you are not at home, an envelope will be left at the door for donations. If not picked up by noon, call or text 541-980-4051 with location information. Donations can also be made with a new phone app, follow the link at www.thedalleslions.org.

What's happening from Jan. 4

Nonprofit events calendar from Jan. 4, 2015.

Catherine Whalen named Next Door

The Next Door has named Catherine Whalen its 2014 Volunteer of the Year. Whalen has been on the Next Door’s Board of Directors since 1999, serving as chair for the last three years. Her guidance, leadership and advocacy have helped shape The Next Door for 15 years, ensuring that its many programs are responsive and accountable to the community, according to a press release from the organization.

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