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For the record from July 31

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 31, 2015.

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Joint effort urged for July 4

City pays deficit then urges new business model

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Engine reaches end of line

Longest serving pumper in U.S. has finally been taken out of service

Activist against Google deal

Bertrand says company needs to pay ‘fair share’ of taxes

For the record from July 30

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 30, 2015.

Arts and entertainment calendar

Arts and entertainment calendar from July 30

Meyer Memorial Trust announces $5.6M in grants

At its July program meeting, Meyer Memorial Trust awarded 29 grants and program related investments, totaling just over $5.6 million, for organizations across Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Road paving alters 10th Street travel

The Dalles Public Works crews will continue resurfacing two sections of 10th Street next week, a project that is expected to be completed by Aug. 6.

Ombudsman training a first in gorge counties

Search is on for volunteers in the region

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Fire victims grateful for generosity

Blackwell family of Petersburg returned from dinner to find house in flames

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Letters lead police to Eugene

EUGENE (AP) — A Eugene area man was detained for questioning and then released late Tuesday in connection with suspicious letters that were sent to 24 county sheriff’s offices, two Portland TV stations reported.

Civic chat

Community members, businesses, faith-based organization leadership and representatives from civic groups are invited to a discussion about building volunteerism and promoting citizen engagement in area events.

Help wanted

Organizers of the annual Pig Bowl competition between law enforcement agencies in the Mid-Columbia are are seeking a family or individual to raise money for at the 2015 event, which takes place in September.

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Sunshine in The Dalles

Early morning sun bathes the Sunshine Mill at the east end of The Dalles Wednesday morning. High today is predicted to reach 100 degrees, 106 on Thursday and 107 on Friday. Temperatures are expected to remain in the triple digits through the weekend.

Library shelves 500 new books for kids

The Dalles Wasco County Library will receive nearly 500 new children’s books Wednesday night, July 29

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