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Sherman Co. Historical Museum hosts art archive show

MORO — Sherman County Historical Museum’s team has works from the archive collection to be displayed for July’s Sherman County Artist Series.

Digital archive features historic newspapers from The Dalles

The Oregon Digital Newspaper Program Archives at the University of Oregon features digital scans of newspapers from The Dalles.

Today in history, July 6

Today is Sunday, July 6, the 187th day of 2014. There are 178 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 6, 1944, an estimated 168 people died in a fire that broke out during a performance in the main tent of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Hartford, Connecticut. (Among the survivors was future actor Charles Nelson Reilly, then age 13.) On this date:

Looking back on July 6

Looking back at July 6, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Fort Dalles Museum to host family fun

Enjoy Family Fun Day at Fort Dalles Museum, Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free all day.

Looking back on June 29

Looking back on June 29, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Today in history, June 22

Sunday, June 22, in history

Looking back, June 22

Looking back, June 22, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Celebrate Pioneer Days in Shaniko

Shaniko, once the largest inland world shipping center in the world, invites members of the public to make their own history June 21 and 22, at Shaniko’s Pioneer Days. Join in the celebration of pioneering and pioneers of the famous wool center and one of Oregon’s most active ghost towns.

Looking back from June 15

Looking back on June 15, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Looking back on June 8

Looking back on June 8, in the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Rorick House opens June 7

The Wasco County Historical Society announces the opening of the Rorick House for the summer season. The House will be open on Saturdays and Sundays in June, July and August, beginning June 7.

Today in history, June 1

Today is Sunday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2014. There are 213 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 1, 1914, U.S. Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels issued General Order 99 banning alcoholic beverages from Navy vessels, yards and stations, effective July 1, 1914. On this date: In 1533, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, was crowned Queen Consort of England. In 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state of the union.

Looking back on June 1

Looking back on June 1, in the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Willis to speak on building the Columbia River Highway

Peg Willis, a lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest, grew up loving the Columbia River Highway.

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