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For the record, Sept. 3

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 3, 2014.

Letter to the editor: Fact-challenged

To the editor: I have read The Dalles Chronicle for over 20 years and have found it to be a valuable community resource. The reporting is generally informative and insightful. However, after reading RaeLynn Ricarte’s recent series of articles on “Ranching Life” I am compelled to respond to some of the statements from Keith Nantz in the article “Water Dispute Boils” published on August 20, 2014.

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Six militants killed in US Somali strike

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday. The rebel commander would not say whether Ahmed Abdi Godane, the group's leader, was among the six militants killed.

What's happening from Sept. 3

Nonprofit events calendar from Sept. 3, 2014.

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Old St. Peter's Landmark is seeking volunteers

History lovers who are interested in becoming volunteer docents (tour guides). Docents typically serve one day per month for either four hours, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, or two hours 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.

Fire duty vital for utility

Among the issues that may not make the headlines during a wildfire are how to keep the electrical power on, when to shut it off and who makes the call and does the work.

Wolf panel considers seven

Ranchers and advocates will decide

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Developer requests extension for Deschutes area wind farm

Project planned southeast of The Dalles near the Deschutes River

'Redmond 5' defendant gets resentencing hearing

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A defendant in the notorious "Redmond 5" murder case will seek a lighter sentence when he returns to court Tuesday after more than a decade behind bars.

Police name person of interest in Hillsboro death

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hillsboro police are looking for the boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death in an apartment on Friday.

Bicyclist killed in crash near Rainier, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a bicyclist has been killed in a hit-and-run crash along Highway 30 west of Rainier, Oregon.

Ex-mayor accused of theft from Ore. senior center

GOLD BEACH, Ore. (AP) — The treasurer of the Gold Beach Senior Center surrendered to authorities at the Curry County Jail after she was indicted on charges that she stole money from the organization.

Protesters who blocked coal shipment set for trial

Activist Ken Ward now lives in Oregon.

Five things to know about Oregon's 2014 elections

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — By the time Oregonians cast their ballots, the issues and candidates will be well-known. Gov. John Kitzhaber's cowboy boots and Senate candidate Monica Wehby's surgeon scrubs will be all over television. But here are five things you might now know about the upcoming election:

Girl, 9, dies, was trapped in sand at Oregon beach

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City say a 9-year-old girl trapped when a sand hole collapsed on her has died.

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