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Letter to the editor: Vicious political game

To the editor: Response to Laura (letter published Oct. 21) Hey kiddo that’s politics for you. Mr. Clark’s remarks are normal, that happens in the election crisis. To me politics is a vicious game centered on blasphemy, lewdness, indignity, mud-slinging and anything else one wants to call it just to get votes and I don’t buy it in the least.

Letter to the editor: M92 is about rights

To the editor: Millions of dollars are flooding into Oregon from out of state corporations trying to deny Oregonians the right to know if genetically modified (GM) crops are in the food we feed our families.

Assessment shows gorge work underfunded

Commission historically short-staffed, report says

Study finds gorge commission at odds

A recent study of the Gorge Commission found the regional body is at deep odds over a number of significant points, but it is also, interestingly, the most collegial commission in memory.

Mosier restores fire chief

Appleton has not yet said if he will stay on

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Pool work begins Oct. 28

Parks District will seek loan to cover $150,000 budget deficit

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Artisian Attic seeks vendors

Artists and antique dealers with an eye to quality are encouraged to investigate “The Artisan Attic” being established in the upstairs loft of “The whole ball of yarn” downtown The Dalles.

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I.O.O.F. gets a big facelift

Facade restoration program expanded for private shops

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Planting Wheat

DIRECT SEEDING of winter wheat on the Rich Kortge farm in Columbia District just east of The Dalles was undertaken under marginal conditions in late September and early October when continuing dry weather made the ground more impermeable.

What's happening from Oct. 23

Nonprofit events calendar from Oct. 23, 2014.

Fight beetles, save trees

The five-spined Ips bark beetle continues to rampage through Columbia Gorge-area ponderosa pines, killing many in a distinctive pattern of reddened tree tops. What’s expected for our pine trees? And is there any help for area homeowners with dying pines?

Temporary burn ban lifted

Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue has lifted the temporary burning restriction due to rainfall.

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Mosier fire board on hot seat

Citizens protest termination of long-time chief Jim Appleton

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Rapoza plans move forward

Study shows positive market outlook

Letter to the editor: Get behind Runyon

To the editor: I do not know the lady who is running for county commissioner against incumbent Rod Runyon. I have heard she has a “Vision for Change” (see The Dalles Chronicle, 10-10-2014). To me that is very scary! Barack Obama’s platform was also centered on “change.”


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