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Parade honors veteran families

Special recognition was paid to the family members of those who serve at the Veterans Day observance in The Dalles, which was held on Monday. “If you have someone in the military, you have also served,” said USMC (retired) Capt. Dan Brophy, chaplain for the Dalles Outpost of Point Man International Ministries.

November 13, 2018 2:24 p.m. read more..


‘Operation Christmas Child’ underway

Collection week for Operation Christmas Child began Monday and runs through next Monday, Nov. 19, and area residents are invited to fill shoeboxes with gifts and drop them off at a Hood River church. The boxes are shipped through Samaritan’s Purse, an international Christian relief and evangelism organization headed by Franklin Graham. Boxes are sent to children affected by war, disease, disaster, poverty and famine.

November 13, 2018 1:59 p.m. read more..


TD hosts Capitol Christmas Tree Wednesday

The Dalles is one of 26 communities hosting the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree as it travels the Oregon Trail to Washington D.C. The tree will be hosted at The Dalles City Hall Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 9 to 10 a.m., at The Dalles City Hall, 313 Court St. Cookies, cocoa and candy canes will be available, with music by students from Columbia Lutheran School, a local jazz band, a welcome from Mayor Stephen Lawrence and an appearance by Santa Claus. Every year, a different National Forest is selected to provide a tree to appear on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol for the Christmas season. The Willamette National Forest in partnership with nonprofit Choose Outdoors and Travel Oregon will transport the tree to the capitol.

November 12, 2018 1:42 p.m. read more..
 

Editorial: Interesting facts about the “War to End All Wars”

On Monday, Wasco County will pay respects to the men and women who have served in our armed forces with several events, including a parade through the downtown blocks at 11 a.m. that will be followed by a potluck at the Oregon Veterans’ Home. To commemorate the end of the Great War, the Chronicle staff decided to list some of the most interesting facts.

November 9, 2018 1:56 p.m. read more..


Local students to perform

Leslie Blakely, Savannah Ezelle, Noah Holloran, and Jacob Valle, students at The Dalles High School, have been selected for the 2019 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall in New York City. They will perform in February with the Honors Choir and Women’s Choir, joining performers from the 46 United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, several provinces of Canada, Australia, Bermuda, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, Poland, Qatar, and South Korea.

November 9, 2018 1:45 p.m. read more..


Doctor Faustus onstage

The Dalles Theatre Company presents Ch. Marlowe’s “Doctor Faustus” Nov. 10, 2 p.m., and Nov. 16 and 17, 7 p.m. All performances are onstage at the Columbia Gorge Community College, 400 E. Scenic Drive, The Dalles, located on the third floor of Building 1.

November 9, 2018 1:44 p.m. read more..
   

Caregivers rely on state training

More of those who care for elderly Oregonians are completing free training from the state that helps them perform better. The state reported that from August 2014 to August 2018, 69,647 classes have been taken and 19,218 caregivers have been trained.

November 6, 2018 2:04 p.m. read more..


Authors, readers mix it up

A steady flow of visitors streamed through the doors of Klindt’s Booksellers and Stationers in The Dalles Saturday for the Northwest Author Festival, an annual celebration of authors who live and write in the Pacific Northwest. The free event featured a dozen authors, each with a new book release on display.

November 6, 2018 2 p.m. read more..


Veterans Day brings military flyover

Two F-15 fighter jets will fly over the The Dalles on Monday, Nov. 12, as part of the local observance of Veterans Day. The planes from the 173rd Fighter Wing of the Oregon Air National Guard are based at Kingsley Field in Klamath Falls. They will zoom through the skies above The Dalles between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m.

November 6, 2018 1:41 p.m. read more..


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