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April showers, spring flowers

Known commonly as Mule’s Ears and balsamroot, the bright yellow flowers turning the hills along the gorge yellow are made up of three related species. The blooms pictured above were photographed along Mill Creek Road.

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Economic issues focus of capitol trip

Bob McFadden represents local concerns to DC

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Agriculture tour no longer full of bull

As Sandy Macnab, crops extension agent for Sherman and Wasco Counties used a public address system to welcome participants to the 58th annual Bull Tour, he introduced two men in attendance, both running for Wasco County commissioner.

What's Happening for April 13

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The Dalles High School Honor Roll

Second trimester

Art exhibit opens at The Dalles Art Center

Three local artists of the Columbia Gorge are displaying a breadth of art at The Dalles Art Center, in an exhibit called “Pottery — Painting — Jewels.”

For the Record, April 13, 2016

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Bank robbery suspect jailed

A man attempted to rob a bank less than 300 feet from The Dalles Police Department Monday afternoon.

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FannieMae moves to demolish house

The burned house at 10th and Mt. Hood will finally be demolished, a city official reported Monday. The house has been vacant for over a year, since the homeowner died in a fire that he set after facing eviction.

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Tea is served April 16

Event benefits Pink Project program for cancer patients

For the Record, April 12, 2016

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Bank robber caught

A man attempted to rob a bank less than 300 feet from The Dalles Police Department Monday afternoon.

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Looking Back on April 10

Looking Back on April 10, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

Boundary lines drawn

The Gorge Commission will finally check something off its to-do list that has been languishing there for nearly 30 years: Defining the boundaries of the 13 urban areas in the scenic area.

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Fix won’t help TD

The gorge commission is finally firming up the boundaries of urban areas in the national scenic area, but the news really doesn’t help The Dalles, the town most anxious to expand its boundaries. “It essentially means nothing,” said Dick Gassman, planning director for The Dalles.


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