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Looking back, April 6

Looking back on April 6, in The Dalles chronicle.

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New roof for an old barn

Barn roof replaced at Fort Dalles Museum.

Pioneer Surveyors of the Columbia Gorge

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents the April history dinner, “Pioneer Surveyors of the Columbia Gorge,” with Jerry Olson, Friday, April 18. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles.

Today in History, March 30

Today in History, March 30, 2014.

Looking Back on March 30

Looking Back on March 30, from the Chronicle archives.

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Today in History, March 23

The Associated Press Today is Sunday, March 23, the 82nd day of 2014. There are 283 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 23, 1914, the first installment of “The Perils of Pauline,” the legendary silent film serial starring Pearl White, premiered at theaters in the greater New York City area, including movie houses in New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts.

Looking Back, March 23

Local history from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Looking back from March 16

Looking back in history at March 16, in back issues of The Dalles Chronicle.

Today in history, March 16 (WITH VIDEO)

Today is Sunday, March 16, the 75th day of 2014. There are 290 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 16, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson sent Congress the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 as part of his War on Poverty. (The measure was passed by Congress, and was signed by Johnson in August 1964.)

Today in History, March 9 WITH VIDEO

Today is Sunday, March 9, the 68th day of 2014. There are 297 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 9, 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court, in New York Times Co. v. Sullivan, raised the standard for proving libel, unanimously ruling that public officials who charged they'd been defamed by the press concerning their official duties had to demonstrate "actual malice" on the part of the news organization in order to recover damages.

Looking Back, March 9

Looking Back at top stories in past The Dalles Chronicle issues published March 9.

Today in History, March 2 WITH AP VIDEO

Today is Sunday, March 2, the 61st day of 2014. There are 304 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History:

Looking Back, March 2

Looking Back through the archives of The Dalles Chronicle, March 2.

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Talk focuses on military road

Dennis Birney of the Klickitat County Historical Society in Goldendale will present pictures and the history of the first north-south wagon road through Klickitat County Saturday, March 1, at the Original Wasco County Courthouse, 410 W. 2nd Place, The Dalles. This is the program that was postponed because of snow earlier in February.

Today in history, Feb. 23

Today is Sunday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2014. There are 311 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 23, 1954, the first mass inoculation of schoolchildren against polio using the Salk vaccine began in Pittsburgh as some 5,000 students were vaccinated.

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