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History Mystery

The photograph above was scanned from a 4- by 5-inch black and white negative from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle in 1958 — But the negative image of an undated glossy print. The envelope label reads, “Sherar’s Bridge Hotel” in pen, with “House (copy)” added in pencil

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Looking back from Aug. 14

Looking back on Aug. 14, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Robbery suspect yet to enter plea

A Hood River man accused of robbing at gunpoint Jack’s Mini Market had a court appearance Tuesday in Wasco County but did not enter a plea as expected. A plea entry is anticipated by or before Sept. 20.

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Marine mom heads to ‘Hollywood’ training

We all know that a 57-year-old sedentary editor would never survive Marine Corps boot camp — but I’m headed there next week anyway.

For the record from Aug. 11

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 11, 2016

PGR hosts ‘gathering of respect’ at OVH

Community members and motorcyclists are invited to provide residents of the Oregon Veterans’ Home with a social outings Saturday and provide some of their “wish list” items.

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Dufur votes to nix pub license

The Dufur City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend denial of the Dufur Pastime’s liquor license after the Wasco County sheriff urged the vote in the interest of public safety.

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Heritage Fire burns near Deschutes

A wildfire that started about 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at the mouth of the Deschutes River quickly spread across 300-900 acres and is being fought by firefighters from three different agencies on rotating shifts.

Madras women killed in Portland crash

A Madras woman died in a crash on Highway 213 in Clackamas Aug. 10. OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a vehicle versus a pedestrian on Highway 213 at SE Overland Street in Clackamas at about 11 p.m.

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Burger King undergoing major remodel

Burger King in The Dalles is getting a makeover, and will soon feature the latest Burger King style and image.

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Care facility adds park-like area

Columbia Basin Care is dramatically improving its outdoor space with the creation of a park-like space featuring a picnic pavilion and wheelchair-friendly pathways. The park is being created on a one-acre parcel of land adjacent to the nursing home, at the corner of Webber and 11th streets. Lined with mature trees, the area has remained largely undeveloped and under-utilized.

Petco Foundation awards grant

Petco Foundation has awarded a $7,5000 grant to Columbia Gorge Cat Rescue (CGCR). The grant will help the local nonprofit's spay and neuter program for homeless cats in the Columbia River gorge.

For the record from Aug. 10

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 10, 2016

Cleanup complete in Dallesport

After nearly a decade of effort, the Port of Klickitat is closing the door on the environmental cleanup of the Recycled Aluminum Metals Company (RAMCo) disposal site located at its Dallesport Industrial Park.

City considers building sales

Deal would not include theater

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