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What's Happening for Nov. 20

Public, nonprofit activities

Flu vaccine available

CDC recommends everyone aged 6 months and older should receive annual flu vaccination

Library offers job resource

Learning Express Library offers a range of skill development and job-seeking resources

Mittens, scarves collected

Sherman County residents encouraged to bring donations

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Ornament sales will support ‘Big’ program

For just $1, Jack in the Box customers can help Big Brothers Big Sisters

Homeless kids with dad

The father of the five children who lived in a shed for a time has requested a modification of his parenting plan in order to give him custody.

Raffle supports education

The Dalles Chapter BF, P.E.O., a non-profit that promotes education for women, is having a fundraiser and basket raffle this Saturday at St. Mary's Academy

Arts and Entertainment Nov. 19

DJ B.ill coming to The Vault Bistro

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Kiosks planned for downtown TD

Main Street TD wants historical maps downtown

New transmission line links Big Eddy, Goldendale

PORTLAND (AP) — For the second time in two weeks, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) energized and brought into service a new 500-kilovolt transmission line, this time connecting central Washington and Oregon. The 28-mile, single-circuit line connects BPA’s Big Eddy Substation in The Dalles to the new Knight Substation northwest of Goldendale, Wash.

Thanksgiving meal prep starts Nov. 23

The annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will take place Thursday, Nov. 26, from noon to 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Academy in The Dalles. Sponsored by the Salvation Army, the free meal is prepared by 50-60 volunteers who will begin work next Monday and continue on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Teens named AP Scholars

Students earn top 8 percent rank in world

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Wind storm sweeps NW, I-84 closed

SEATTLE (AP) — At least three people have died and hundreds of thousands were without power on Tuesday as a severe storm packing high winds unleashed across the Northwest. In Oregon, thousands were without power in the greater Portland area and a flood watch was issued for the northern Oregon coast through Wednesday. State officials said heavy rain caused Portland's sewer system to overflow into the Willamette River and residents were urged to avoid contact with the river through Thursday evening.

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‘Sheep pit’ waste arrives in Wasco County

Tons of dirt, hides transported to county dump

What's Happening for Nov. 18

Public, nonprofit activities


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