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Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

As of now, the cuts will only affect Michigan, Wisconsin, New Jersey and New Hampshire.

For the record, Sept. 17

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 17, 2014.

Gorge Visitors Association hosts Tourism Summit Oct. 15

The Columbia River Gorge Visitors Association will host a Tourism Summit Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center.

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Workshop focuses on energy

Energy and energy efficiency in commercial and residential buildings will be the topic of discussion at the All About Energy Forum Monday, Sept. 22, at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.

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What's happening from Sept. 17

MOSIER MUSEUM: By popular demand, Mosier museum at the former legion hall just north of the post office will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sept. 20. Please contact Marilynn Gholston Shaw at shaw.marilynn@gmail.com if you have questions or wish to volunteer.

Fire crews make progress against W. Oregon wildfire

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of residents near a western Oregon wildfire have heard some good news: Fire crews are making progress against the fire southeast of Estacada, and it is 7 percent contained.

Oregon encourages voter registration

This month, the Oregon Secretary of State’s office will be mailing postcards to eligible voters across the state, offering them the opportunity to register to vote. The postcards will be sent to Oregonians who, according to county records, may be eligible to vote.

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Wishram celebrates 100 years

Reunion planned Saturday afternoon

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Independence, yea or nay?

Local expats await the Scottish independence vote, on tap for Sept. 18

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110 years, 2,000 riders

Quick peek at a busy weekend in The Dalles

For the record, Sept. 16

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 16, 2014

Letter to the editor: Not what we want

To the editor: (Edited for content.) It’s one thing for an incumbent politician to oppose the challenger with ads, personal appearances and sound bites. It’s quite another to punish a challenger using the force of government.

Letter to the editor: Retain Ostre

To the editor: It was a bittersweet moment for me when Governor Kitzhaber announced his decision to choose Karen Ostrye as our new Circuit Court Judge. I had been Karen’s legal assistant for more than 11 years and the decision meant she would be leaving our office.

Hydrant flush begins

The City of The Dalles Public Works Department will be flushing fire hydrants over the next few weeks, starting at the top of the system and working down.

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Wehby stumps for senate in TD

GOP candidate says she is right fit for ‘independent-minded’ state

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