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Layoffs begin at CGCC, continue through June

Dr. Toda, President of Columbia Gorge Community College announced staff reductions in a college-wide message last week, according to a press release from the college. The initial layoff included five college employees across multiple departments, the release said.

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South Wasco High School receives Wells Fargo grant

Check for $10,000 to be used for campus upgrades

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Galleries unite at Westwind

Westwind Frame and Gallery, 412 E 2nd St, The Dalles, now offers the full range of pricing and services of both Westwind and Crown Prints under one roof, according to owner Marty Hiser.

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Campbell joins Timmons Law

Kristen Campbell has joined Timmons Law PC as an associate attorney. Campbell, a Michigan native, fulfilled a lifelong dream when she relocated her family to the Columbia River Gorge two years ago. She is a 2001 summa cum laude graduate of Michigan State University College of Law. Prior to relocating, Campbell spent the majority of her career in a large, regional Midwest law firm. Prior to that, she clerked for the Michigan Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.

Business bills spark debate

Huffman worries about costs being passed on to families

Legislature poised to enact new carbon fee

Ranchers, businesses protest added fuel expense

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Happy 100th Birthday Pearl

Mayor attends century celebration

What's happening from March 3

What's happening from March 3, 2015.

Chess students state-bound

The Dalles will send six

For the record, March 3

Police, fire, medical and lottery results from March 3, 2015.

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TDMS presents ‘Annie, Jr.’

School has first play after hiatus

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Read across America

DRY HOLLOW Elementary School second grader Chase Wetherell reads to librarian Terrie Woodward, affectionately known as “Mrs. Woody,” on Monday, March 2. Asked why Mrs. Woody was dressed in a Cat in the Hat costume, Wetherell answered, “I know: Dr. Seuss’s birthday and wacky day.” She bought the costume online 20 years ago and has faithfully worn it every year on Dr. Seuss’s birthday, which is celebrated as Read Across America Day. For all these years she’s also faithfully read to students her favorite Dr. Seuss book, “Horton Hatches the Egg.”

Food co-op idea progresses

Planning for a local food co-op in The Dalles continues, and a founding team has formed to further explore the option.

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Big Plans by Design

Shop class nurtures student goals, hands-on skills in mechanics

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Grass Widow

A GRASS WIDOW flower blooms near Horsethief Butte south of Dallesport, Wash. The flowers are commonly among the first to bloom in the area, and are frequently seen in late January and early February.

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