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Looking Back on November 29, 2017

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

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­­­A Holiday for Heroes

Eighty-five boxes are on their way to troops in Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East thanks to the generosity of area residents, reported Chris Mumford, co-chair of the Holiday for Heroes Committee, on Friday afternoon.

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Student shares birthday with vets

Evelyn Rogers, a third grader at St. Mary’s Academy in The Dalles, wanted to celebrate her eighth birthday in September by helping people in need. She asked family and friends to forego buying her gift and, instead, donate items for families who had been displaced by Hurricane Harvey in Texas in late August.

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‘Once Upon a Winter Wonderland’

Starlight parade is Nov. 24

On the day after Thanksgiving, the 28th annual “Starlight Parade & Tree Lighting Celebration,” sponsored by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce, takes place in the downtown business district. This year’s parade theme is “Once Upon a Winter Wonderland.”

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A Stitch in Time

This handmade quilt will be up for raffle at St. Peter’s Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 18 at St. Mary’s Academy, 1112 Cherry Heights Rd. The bazaar, which has been an annual event for 39 years, opens at 9 a.m.

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Honoring local veterans

The Dalles celebrated Veterans Day with a parade led by a number of women veterans as grand marshals.

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Gala Opening

The Granada Theatre in The Dalles reopened last weekend with “act after act” of Vaudeville, local bands, dancers and country legend music performers in the newly rennovated historic theater, originally built in 1929.

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Looking Back on November 12, 2017

From the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

Local Marine celebrates with EMS challenge

Hal Woods celebrated the Marine Corps Birthday on Friday, Nov. 10, by challenging his fellow emergency responders to donate snack and hygiene items for care packages that will be sent to troops in Afghanistan. “I am reaching out to all of you in this community, especially law enforcement and firefighters who are on the front lines at home, to help give our warriors a touch of comfort,” he said.

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In the wrong place at the right time

‘I’m a warrior... It is literally how God put his DNA stamp on my body’

Roger Howe of The Dalles took his place in the long family lineage of military service when he enlisted in the Army in 1968 and shipped out to Vietnam the same year. “I am a warrior — I’m a warrior for Christ and I’m a warrior for real,” said Roger.

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Military Exhibit

A class at The Dalles Middle School checks out a Stryker assault vehicle prior to an assembly to honor veterans Thursday morning.

‘Immense’ partnership forms in TD

Immense Imagery and The Dalles Chronicle have partnered to create a digital platform to maximize the reporting of community events by putting readers at the scene.

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Granada reopening festivities begin Friday

The Granada Theatre is set to reopen to great fanfare this weekend, and the owners are ecstatic about the gala they have choreographed for Friday evening.

Vets, kids get together on Thursday

Veterans Day ceremonies take place Thursday at two schools in The Dalles and community members are invited to attend. The events to honor those who have served begins about 9 a.m. at The Dalles Middle School, 1100 East 12th Street, when an H60 Coast Guard helicopter from Astoria lands on the football field. Also on scene will be a 40-foot utility boat.

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Sweet Visit

Wanda Fisher is 91 years old and enjoys feeding the birds at her home in the Pomona Meadows. These hummingbirds seem to appreciate her generosity on a cool fall day.

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