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Authors visit Sherman County

The Sherman County Historical Museum and Moro’s antique store, Moro Now and Then, are sponsors of a book signing with authors Rick Steber and Ava Wilson Saturday, Oct, 18, from 10:30 a.m. to 3p.m. at the Sherman County Historical Museum in Moro.

Oregon residents divided on GMO ballot issue

Majority of state panel has concerns with M92

Goat droppings blamed for Oregon E. coli death

PORTLAND — The parents of a Lincoln County girl who died last month of E. coli bacteria say public health officials suspect the 4-year-old was infected by droppings from the family's goat. But Rachel Profitt told The Oregonian (http://bit.ly/1w6ZXAW) lab tests have not been conclusive and the investigation continues into the death of her daughter Serena.

For the record Oct. 15

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Oct. 15, 2014.

Beachgoers form human chain to rescue swimmer

PORTLAND — Beachgoers in Oregon pulled a struggling swimmer to shore by forming a human chain after she and seven others were stranded on a rocky outcropping during high tide.

Man named in Amber alert located in Hood River area

Early this morning, deputies from the Hood County Sheriff's Office located the vehicle of a man named in an amber alert for a missing Vancouver, Wash., boy.

USDA introduces programs to help farmers manage risk

Payments end, new programs implemented

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‘Skip to my Room’ skips into TD

Sunshine, sense of place drew Traub

Regional group begins work with culinary and agri-tourism

The John Day River Territory (JDRT), the regional tourism group working to support and grow the tourism industry in Gilliam, Grant, Sherman and Wheeler Counties, was recently awarded a Rural Business Enterprise Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Word on the Street: Entrepeneur spirit remains strong

Business bits from The Dalles Chronicle.

Success for second station spacewalk in two weeks

Energy capability to orbiting lab fully restored

Wounded journalist vows return to Afghanistan despite danger

NEW YORK (AP) — Over and over, Kathy Gannon has re-lived the decisions that led to her close friend’s death — and almost her own — in Afghanistan.

The Dalles arts town hall kicks off tour

Led by Executive Director Brian Rogers, the staff of the Oregon Arts Commission and the Oregon Cultural Trust will hold 14 statewide town meetings to hear from Oregonians about arts and culture issues.

Pool contracts still under review

Officials hope to sign documents soon

City mulls tax on pot sales

Backers of M91 have threatened legal action

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