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Apple truck catches fire on Interstate 84

A semi-trailer loaded with 42,000 pounds of apples destined for the east coast was heavily damaged Sept. 27 after it caught fire along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 about three miles east of The Dalles.

For the record from Sept. 30

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 30.

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Biologists identify pot gardens as salmon threat

GRANTS PASS — Water use and other actions by the marijuana industry in the Emerald Triangle of Northern California and Southern Oregon are threatening salmon already in danger of extinction, federal biologists said Tuesday.

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Deer arranged in pile

As more deer were added, a neighbor decided to file a police report

Cycle Oregon leaves a wheel of wealth

Cycle Oregon rolled into The Dalles on September 5th, bringing more than 2,000 bike riders and a support crew. This organization relies heavily on host community volunteers for the multi-day event to run smoothly.

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Co-editors take teamwork from ranch to community

fter almost a year of immersion in the ranching culture of Wasco County, Mark Gibson, photographer, and RaeLynn Ricarte, reporter, have teamed up to take on a new challenge.

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Cows ‘shrink’ under stress

Moving a herd without weight loss key

Temperatures drop in Oregon; some areas will see frost

PORTLAND (AP) — Some of the coolest temperatures of the season so far are expected this week in Oregon.

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The privilege of telling stories

People, not issues, linger in memories of a long journalism career

Amid charges of racism, fired OLCC worker gets job back

PORTLAND (AP) — An arbiter has ordered the state of Oregon to give back a job to an African-American who accused co-workers of throwing “Heil Hitler” salutes and leaving a noose at his workstation in the state liquor agency’s warehouse, The Oregonian reported Friday.

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Governor candidates clash over staff pay

SUNRIVER — Meeting his Republican challenger in their first televised debate Friday, Gov. John Kitzhaber forcefully rebutted a charge by state Rep. Dennis Richardson that the governor pays women on his staff less than men.

Letter to the editor: Park firing raises questions

To the editor: The recent termination of Northern Wasco County Parks & Recreation Director Scott Green leaves many questions.

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Seven missing in eruption

Blast strands 40 injured people

What's happening from Sept. 28

Nonprofit events calendar from Sept. 28, 2014.

White Salmon hosts honeybee event

The White Salmon Valley Community Library and Stevenson Grange 121 invite the public to join Melissa Elliot of Melissa Bees to learn about the importance of bees and other pollinators Saturday, Oct. 11 from 2 to 4:00 p.m. in the library’s Sprint/Baker Gallery.

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