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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.

Walden wins small Federation of Independent Business honor

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) has been named a “Guardian of Small Business” by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB). Walden received this award for his outstanding voting record in the U.S. House on behalf of Oregon small businesses.

Study: 95 percent of Oregonians now insured

PORTLAND — A new study shows 95 percent of Oregonians now have health insurance coverage, largely thanks to the state’s expansion of Medicaid to many previously ineligible low-income adults.

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Dwelling Station offers eclectic home décor

Consignment shop draws from around the Northwest

Oregon Wheat Foundation provides scholarships

Pendleton – The Oregon Wheat Foundation will provide up to 12 scholarships for high school seniors whose families are members of the Oregon Wheat Growers League. The scholarship is also open to students who work part-time for grower members. Students whose family members are employed by OWGL members are also eligible. The scholarship requirements include an essay on any topic related to the wheat industry and a summary of the student’s school and community involvement.

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What's happening from Sept. 24

Nonprofit events calendar from Sept. 24, 2014.

200 rally in HR on climate

About 200 people marched through downtown Hood River Sunday afternoon, chanting as part of a rally that was held to raise awareness about issues affecting climate change both globally and locally.

Courthouse vandalized

The Dalles police received a report of vandalism that apparently occurred the Sept. 21 at the Wasco County Courthouse at about 10:40 p.m., according to a police statement.

County, city celebrate manufacturing in economy

Three local firms offer tours Oct. 2-3

Chamber barbecue has new location

The annual membership barbecue hosted by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce will have a new location Thursday, Sept. 25, due to the prediction of rainy weather.

Walden town hall set in Sherman County

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) will host a town hall meeting Friday, Sept. 26, at 9 a.m. at the Steve Burnet Extension and Research Building in Moro at 66365 Lone Rock Rd.

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St. Vinnie’s reopens Thursday

Revamped thrift store will have more retail space and a more visible donation spot

For the record, Sept. 23

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 23, 2014.


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