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For the record, July 30

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 30, 2014.

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Adams Auto opens on W. 2nd

Maintenance is cheaper than repair, says owner

Word on the street: A new vintage for a vintage town

A good wine needs time to mature and so does a good city.

What's happening from July 30

Nonprofit events calendar from July 30, 2014.

Book group reads ‘The Giver’ in August

The third Thursday book group will be discussing “The Giver,” by Lois Lowry at its August meeting at 6:30 p.m. at The Dalles-Wasco County Library.

Fourth missing Ethiopian athlete found in Washington

EUGENE (AP) — A University of Oregon Police Department spokesman says the last of four missing Ethiopian athletes who went missing during the World Junior Championships has been found.

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Driver sought over utility pole collision; $1,000 reward offered

NORTHERN WASCO County PUD is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals responsible for damage to a utility pole at East 11th Street and Dry Hollow Road.

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Silo delivery

A semi truck with a long load of harvested wheat is dwarfed by the huge metal silos at the Mid-Columbia Producers facility on the Columbia River in The Dalles as it pulls in to make a delivery.

Longtime county agent Ed Bonham dies at 90

Bonham was also an art community stalwart

County sets two hearings for road taxing district

Two public hearings on the proposed Wasco County road taxing district are set for Aug. 6 and Aug. 11 in The Dalles and Dufur respectively.

City delays gas tax decision, meeting Aug. 14

Council will wait to hear county roads plan

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Lane Co. takes over thrift

Organization will still fund local services

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Library newsletter and van schedule

Download August newsletter and van schedule for The Dalles Wasco County Public Library.

Comment period extended for plan to cull 16,000 cormorants from Columbia estuary

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week announced it has extended by 15 days the public comment period on a draft plan detailing possible alternatives to reduce predation by double-crested cormorants on juvenile salmon and steelhead that are listed under the Endangered Species Act.

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The best view of the gorge

So far this hasn’t been the best year for Janet and me to put our kayak in the river and go for a nice easy float down the Columbia River.



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