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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

Forest Service eyes eliminating roads

Plan could affect access to recreation

A pledge to stop coal dust

Railway will use two coats of sealant on loads

Smoke from Mount Hood 36-pit fire will impact region

Smoke from the 36-Pit wildfire, burning near Estacada, is passing over The Dalles Sunday afternoon, 5 p.m. and will impact Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington for the next couple of days, according to the National Weather Service. SMOKE FROM THE 36-PIT WILDFIRE WILL IMPACT AREAS OF NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. THE WILDFIRE IS 10 MILES EAST OF ESTACADA ALONG HIGHWAY 224. EAST TO SOUTHEAST LOW-LEVEWIND WILL CARRY SOME OF THE SMOKE OVER PARTS OF THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WILLAMETTE VALLEY TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT. SOUTHWEST MID-LEVEL WINDS WILL ALSO BRING SOME SMOKE TO THE WESTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE AND THE SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON CASCADES AND CASCADE FOOTHILLS.

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Incredible Voyage

Unique hovercraft ‘Nemotoad’ takes maiden voyage

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