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Practicing the language of love all year

The key to making Valentine’s Day a celebration of love year-round is both simple and complex, according to Shayna Dahl, Colleen Worrell and Julie Mellow of the Strong Tree Counseling Center in The Dalles.

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Love for a lifetime

They met when he was hospitalized for a hand injury and she was the nurse who bawled him out for his complaining attitude and coarse language.

TDHS awarded Nike funding

The Dalles High School will offer a new elective next year, thanks to a $30,909 grant from the Nike School Innovation Fund.

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City hears concern about homeless

A property owner near downtown told The Dalles City Council Monday that transient problems have spiked in recent years and his land has become “a prime transient homeless camp.”

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Giving Harney County a voice

When the Burns Chamber of Commerce contacted Meadows Outdoor Advertising in The Dalles about purchasing a billboard thanking the many law enforcement officers who worked with Harney County during the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, it got more than it asked for.

For the Record, Feb. 12, 2016

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Gospel band to play free concert in Maupin

Canada’s Double Portion, an award winning gospel band, is playing a free concert Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 7 p.m. at Maupin Community Church.

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Priest donates $30,000 to St. Mary’s Academy

When Fr. Joseph Levine became the priest of St. Peter Catholic Church in The Dalles more than three years ago, he realized there were many families in the parish who couldn’t afford to send their kids to the Catholic school across the street.

What's Happening for Feb. 12

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Memorial Walk

Dick Yecny strolls between monuments at the Veterans Memorial at Sorosis Park in The Dalles.

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Last hours of armed standoff play out online

The end of a nearly six-week-long standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge played out live on the Internet, with tens of thousands of people listening as supporters encouraged the last armed occupiers to surrender.

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Wolf bill on the move

Sen. Bill Hansell, R-Athena, is pleased to see a bill upholding a state agency’s decision to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list making headway in the current legislative session.

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CGCC okays roof replacement, core themes

The roof over the lecture hall in the main building of the Columbia Gorge Community College campus will be replaced and insulated.

For the Record, Feb. 11, 2016

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Arts and Entertainment, Feb. 11

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