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TD, Wasco County split Google payment

The City of The Dalles and Wasco County received its annual $250,000 payment from Google for the first enterprise zone agreement.

MCMC draws up plans for new tower

Saying it would add efficiency and improve services, Mid-Columbia Medical Center is hoping to build a 70,000-square-foot patient tower at its hospital campus in The Dalles.

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Sonrise takes a page out of history

Six students from Sonrise Academy in The Dalles spent the day in Salem Monday serving legislators as honorary pages.

For the Record, Feb. 10, 2016

Fire, police and lottery reports

What's Happening for Feb. 10

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here, 75 words or less. E-mail to tdchron@thedalleschronicle .com or drop off your information at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

Thalhofer named to advisory board

Teri Thalhofer, director for North Central Public Health District, has been appointed by Gov. Kate Brown to the Oregon Public Health Advisory Board (PHAB) effective Jan. 1.

Street work planned

A section of Thompson Street, from East 15th to 16th streets, will be closed by The Dalles Public Works crew for installation of a new water service line on Feb. 10 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Some parking on Thompson St. will be restricted. East 14th Street will be open for those travelling east or west and East 16th will be open for local access. Motorists are encouraged to use Quinton or Morton streets as alternate routes travelling north and south. A series of one-lane closures will take place Feb. 19 between the hours of 4 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Second between the roundabout and Cherry Heights Road. Public works is performing video camera inspections of the sanitary and storm sewer mains to confirm that no damage was caused by heavy transformers that were moved through town. Side streets may be closed for short durations, and turning may be limited in the work area, which will move from east to west.

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Sa-BOT-age prepares for robotics Super Qualifiers

In their winning alliance with SteelHead, Sa-BOT-age racked up more combined points than any robotics teams in the state.

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The Dalles Police Chief to retire

Police Chief Jay Waterbury announced he would retire July 1 at Monday’s The Dalles City Council meeting. He received a standing ovation after making a few remarks about his long career. When he retires, he will have served almost 42 years in law enforcement, almost 41 of them for The Dalles police, 20 of them as its chief. He began work here Aug. 11, 1975, at age 23. He told the council, “I don’t really want to go but it is getting close to being the time to go.”

For the Record, Feb. 9, 2016

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Garden art sought

The Dalles Art Center is seeking artwork for the “Gardens and Garden Art” juried exhibit in March.

What's Happening for Feb. 9

Announce your public, nonprofit activities here, 75 words or less. E-mail to tdchron@thedalleschronicle .com, fax to 541-298-1365 or drop off at the Chronicle, 315 Federal St., The Dalles.

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Mattress Care

Mattress-making, including beating the finished product, occupied Wasco County residents during World War II as seen in this photo taken at the Chenoweth Grange in 1942.

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Film found: ‘Pages of Death’

A 16mm print of the film “Pages of Death” was recently discovered in the collection of the Portland-based Oregon Historical Society (OHS). Before this discovery, the film had been included on a list of lost films, defined as films in which no copy is known to survive.

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History Mystery and Looking Back

Looking Back on February 7, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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