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Looking Back on May 1

Looking Back on May 1, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle

Stine seeks senate seat

Young challenger for Wyden in Senate race

Two preschools unite in Moro

In the final educational merger in Sherman County, two non-profit pre-schools, one in Moro, one in Wasco, have agreed to combine into one entity starting in the fall.

For the Record, April 29, 2016

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Women leading more and more churches

A little over five years ago when Deb Allen became the first woman pastor at the United Church of Christ, which has been in The Dalles for more than 150 years, she didn’t think it was a big deal. Allen had already blazed the same trail at UCC churches in Wisconsin and Washington.

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Sentinel is ‘movie captain’

Gavin McIlvenna is on a mission to sell 63 tickets in 27 days to bring a documentary about the role of the “Old Guard” to Oregon as part of a National Salute to the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

College hikes fees and tuition

Students attending Columbia Gorge Community College this fall will see a tuition increase of $6 per credit hour and a new $25 admission fee for registering students as the institution seeks to fill a budget gap of $748,000 for the upcoming year. A number of current fees were also increased.

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County seeks ‘100% Love’

When Wasco County Clerk Lisa Gambee realized some citizens don’t like the government no matter how it tries to help, Administrative Officer Tyler Stone jokingly said, “Welcome to county government: 50 percent of the people love you and 50 percent of the people love to hate you.” To which Gambee replied, “Yes, but that’s still 100 percent love.”

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Sex offender gets 15-year sentence

A 2014 graduate of The Dalles-Wahtonka High School, Michael Cele Stephens, was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing six girls aged 13 to 15.

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Classic Car Show winners named

The KODL Classic Car Show served up 105 classic cars for the Northwest Cherry Festival show.

For the Record, April 27, 2016

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For the Record, April 26, 2016

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Chinese in Oregon: The forgotten population topic April 28

Chinese in Oregon: The forgotten population is the topic April 28, 7 to 8 p.m. at The Dalles Wasco County Public Library, presented by R. Gregory Nokes. Presentation is part of the Oregon Historical Society's 2016 Chinese Oregon Speaker Series.

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Home At Last receives dealer support

Tonkin and Subaru of America awarded Home At Last Humane Society in The Dalles with a donation during the Cherry Festival downtown The Dalles.

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Denny’s remodel has local flavor

Denny’s in The Dalles celebrated its recent remodel by serving up an all-day Grand Celebration last Wednesday, April 20, giving diners a first look at its all-new, locally-inspired design and updated features. “We feel very positive about the changes,” said District Manager Peter Keller during the celebration.