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Engine reaches end of line

Longest serving pumper in U.S. has finally been taken out of service

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History mystery/Looking back

Looking back on July 26, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle, and History Mystery.

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Paper, ink and presses

Sherman County Journal exhibit on display in Sherman County Museum in Moro

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History Mystery - Looking back, July 18

Looking back on July 18, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Looking Back — to 1901

Old Dalles newspapers offer a glimpse into town’s early history

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A look at Independence Day

In June of 1776, Thomas Jefferson was pressed by a committee from the Second Continental Congress to write an explanation for colonists, and justification for the rest of the world, about why it had become necessary to seek independence from British rule.

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Looking back from July 5.

Looking back from July 5, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Looking back from June 28

Looking back on June 28, from the archives to The Dalles Chronicle.

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Looking back, June 21

Looking back on June 21, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Looking back on June 14

Looking back on June 14, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Looking back, June 7

Looking back, June 7, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

Museum treasures coming to Maryhill

Seattle-based author Harriet Baskas will be the keynote speaker for Maryhill Museum of Art’s annual conference June 24-26. Baskas is a regular contributor for NBC News Travel and CNBC Road Warrior and an author of several books, including Washington Icons, Oregon Curiosities, Washington Curiosities and Museums of the Northwest, and Hidden Treasures: What Museums Can’t or Won’t Show You.

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Looking back on May 31

Looking back on May 30, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

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History Mystery: East TD in 1953

A number of people provided information on this photograph, including Duane McLaughlin, Larry, Sherry and Chris Kaseberg, Terray Harmon, Gary Conley, Daniel, Irene Sullenger, L. Piles, Mark Roth and Mike Phillips. The aerial photograph was taken Dec. 2, 1953, and is labled “By-Pass Route.” Interstate 84 and Highway 197 and The Dalles dam have yet to be built. The photograph was scanned from a 5 by 7 inch negative from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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In fashion at the courthouse

Marge Harding, who began her career as a home economics teacher at The Dalles High School and now resides in Oregon City, will present a program titled “Did They Really Wear That to the Courthouse?” at the Original Courthouse Annual Meeting Saturday, May 30, at 1:30 p.m. at the original courthouse, 410 West 2nd Place.

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