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A new ‘way’ of caring

Bobbi’s Way In-Home Health Care, a gorge business that began accepting clients on Sept. 1, is all about caring. In fact, “Caring is Our Mission” is owner Kaleena Casey’s formal vision statement. The new health care service was officially licensed to serve in Oregon in July and is headquartered in Hood River.

Vienna Boys Choir Nov. 15

The world-renowned Vienna Boys Choir is performing in Hood River on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m., brought by the Columbia Gorge Orchestra Association.

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Trick-or-Treat plans in place

The annual downtown trick-or-treat event in The Dalles takes place Monday, Oct. 31, from 3 to 5 p.m.

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Appeals filed on Mosier project

Wasco County to hear appeals

Following the Wasco County Planning Commission’s recent 5-2 decision to approve Union Pacific Railroad’s proposed double-tracking project in Mosier, three appeals have been filed — including one from the railroad itself.

DEQ to host open house

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and the Oregon Health Authority will host an air quality open house Sunday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to talk with community members about AmeriTies.

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Time for fresh outlook

Dana Journey is 30 and running for The Dalles City Council out of the belief that youth and energy are a plus when it comes to finding new ways to create economic development. “What I will bring is a new perspective, and I’m a go-getter – when I get ideas, I like to get them done,” he said.

For the record from Oct. 25

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Oct. 25, 2016

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Parks director named

Scott Baker, the new director of the Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District, originally set out to be a middle school science teacher.

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City issues growth report

The city of The Dalles has issued a preliminary economic growth report that found most people who work here commute, and most commuters travel as far as 50 miles.

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Healing the Earth

Healing the Earth

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Station robbed

A male and female, both wearing orange jack-o’-lantern type masks and brandishing guns, held up a gas station on the west end of town late Sunday night and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, police say.

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Candidate forum tonight at TDHS

Community members are invited to learn more about candidates for local, state and federal elected offices at a special forum tonight, Oct. 25, at The Dalles High School.

Gas station robbed

A male and female, both wearing masks and brandishing guns, held up a gas station on the west end of town late Sunday night and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, police say.

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Acoustic Eidolon

Acoustic Eidolon, based in Colorado and featuring Joe Scott on double-neck “guitjo” and guitar and Hannah Alkire on cello perform Thursday night at Calvary Baptist Church in The Dalles. The concert was part of this year’s Mid-Columbia Community Concerts. The viruoso performance, mixing an eclectic assortment of instrumental and vocal works, was well attended. Mark B. Gibson photo

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Two heads are better than one

If you contact Concordia Lutheran Church in Hood River or Bethany Lutheran Church in The Dalles and ask for “Pastor Jesse,” you’ll now need to get a bit more specific. The dual parish is happy to announce the arrival of Pastor Jesse DeDeyne, who will be formally installed in a special service at Concordia Lutheran on Sunday, Oct. 23. He joins Pastor Jesse Jacobsen, who has shepherded the parish since 2006.



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