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St. Peter’s Octoberfest explores German culture

Festival raises funds for parish

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Quietly cleaning

Lit by the warm colors of sunshine spilling through a stained glass window, Jill Leash, pictured, and her husband Doug Leash spent time during visiting hours at Saint Peters Landmark Thursday afternoon cleaning up in preparation for a wedding this weekend.

What's Happening for Oct. 2

Public, nonprofit activities

CGCC librarian receives excellence award

Library Director John Schoppert at Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC), has been awarded a state library award for leading open source resource development at the college.

D21 energy needs outlined

Audit finds outdated systems

Civic Auditorium supports Veterans

Donations needed for Stand-Down on Nov. 7

Google offers workshops

"Googlefest" at Readiness Center Oct. 28

ATV trails reopen as fire ban lifted

Double check with the Barlow Ranger station if planning a ride

Increased patrols planned for TD schools

In response to the shooting at the Umpqua Community College campus in Roseburg, local law enforcement agencies in The Dalles will provide an increased police presence outside and around District 21 schools today, according to Cindy Miller, executive assistant at North Wasco County School District 21.

Arts and Entertainment

Events from Oct. 1-25

National Park Day in TD

Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District will host a party Friday

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St. Mark performance

Free event Sunday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m.

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Dufur Royalty

Queen to be crowned at halftime of Friday's football game

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Gunman opens fire at Umpqua Community College

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The latest on the deadly shooting Thursday at a community college in Oregon (all times local): 1:05 p.m. The former president of an Oregon community college where a gunman opened fire, killing at least seven people, says the school has only one security officer on duty at a time, and that person isn't armed. Joe Olson retired in June from his position as president of Umpqua (UMP'-kwah) Community College in Roseburg. He says last year, one of the biggest debates on campus was whether the school should have armed security officers. He says the college had three training exercises with local law agencies in the past two years, "but you can never be prepared for something like this." Olson says he suspects Thursday's shooting will start a discussion across the country about how community colleges prepare for something like this. Authorities say the gunman killed at least seven people and injured at least 20 others.

State payment late to schools

Finance chief expects funds to be deposited next week


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