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Area prepared for Ebola

Vaccinations are a more pressing need

Looking back on Oct. 19

Looking back on Oct. 19, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Ask Dr. K: Volunteering for a study can help you and others

DEAR DOCTOR K: I have a particular disease. A nearby medical school is recruiting people with my condition to participate in a research study. Should I volunteer? DEAR READER There are two good reasons to consider volunteering for a study: It might help you, and it might help others. In some types of studies, there also may be risks to you.

Faith news in brief

Faith calendar.

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‘Magical’ facelift at Wahtonka

Zion Lutheran paints for ‘day of service’

Ask Dr. K: Test recommended only for men of a certain age

DEAR DOCTOR K: I’ve heard so many conflicting opinions about whether or not to get screened for prostate cancer. Are there official guidelines? What do they recommend? DEAR READER: To say that prostate cancer screening has been controversial is an understatement. I spoke to my colleague Dr. Marc Garnick, clinical professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, to hear his thoughts.

Fruit and craft fair returns to HR Oct. 18-19

The Gorge Fruit and Craft Fair arrives Saturday, Oct. 18, and continues through Sunday, Oct.19, at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy’east Rd., near the community of Odell. The fruit and craft fair runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.­

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Arts and entertainment calendar from Oct. 16

Arts and entertainment calendar from Oct. 16, 2014.

Cookbook authors vist HR Farmer's Market

Waucoma Bookstore and Gorge Grown are hosting cookbook authors Kirsten and Christopher Shockey at the Hood River Farmers' Market Thursday, Oct. 16, from 4 to 7p.m.

Wishram winery features new wines Oct. 18

Wishram, Wash. — Jacob Williams Winery will celebrate the release of two new wines with a Harvest Party Saturday, Oct. 18, from 1 to 4 p.m. at their tasting room located in Avery Park on Highway 14 in Wishram (3 Avery Rd), Wash.

Authors visit Sherman County

The Sherman County Historical Museum and Moro’s antique store, Moro Now and Then, are sponsors of a book signing with authors Rick Steber and Ava Wilson Saturday, Oct, 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 3p.m. at the Sherman County Historical Museum in Moro.

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