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What's happening from Sept. 26

Nonprofit events calendar from Sept. 26, 2014.

Time to Rock & Roll

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents the seventh annual “A Vintage Evening” with a Rock & Roll Sock Hop on Saturday, Oct. 4.

Learn to create with a ceramic class

An adult ceramics class is being offered at The Dalles Art Center beginning Oct 22.

Taliban behead 12 people in remote Afghan province

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban beheaded 12 Afghan civilians, mostly family members of local policemen, in an assault that was part of a week-long offensive that has so far killed 60 people and wounded scores in a remote province in eastern Afghanistan, officials said Friday.

US-led strikes hit IS group for second day

Focus remains on oil areas

ROADWORK: Second Street closed Sunday

The eastbound lane of West Second Street will be closed to all traffic between Lincoln and Webber on Sunday, Sept. 28, from 6 a.m. to about 6:30 p.m. The City of The Dalles Public Works Department will conduct a pavement maintenance project to extend the life and improve the driving surface until a more extensive resurfacing can be done in the future.

Wolf panel picks final two

Business representatives take committee seats

Walk memorializes family loss in pregnancy, infancy

Gorge residents touched by the loss of pregnancy from miscarriage, ectopic, stillbirth or infant loss within the first year of life are invited to walk in memorial Oct. 3 in Hood River.

Arts and entertainment calendar from Sept. 25

Arts and entertainment calendar from Sept. 25, 2014.

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Care facility gets a fresh face

EUGIYNIY CUTS a final stone to size as he finishes the day’s work remodeling the entry way at Columbia Basin Care Facility, which is undergoing extensive renovation, Wednesday evening Sept. 24. He and co-worker Vadim were facing an outside wall with stone, and are with GNM of Portland.

Coyotes target roaming cats in Bend

BEND (AP) — A Bend resident who lost her cat is now posting warnings to other pet owners about coyotes. The message from Leila Thompson gives the same advice as the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife: Don’t let your cats roam at night.

Unemployment claims fluctuate

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid increased last week after falling sharply two weeks ago.

For the record, Sept. 25

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 25, 2014.

City names district librarian

Wavrunek to relocate from Wisconsin

For the record from Sept. 24

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 24, 2014.


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