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Hot weather, cool river

A POWER boat serves double duty as a diving platform on the Columbia River offshore from The Dalles Marina Wednesday afternoon as swimmers seek relief from a high of 102 degrees.

Salmon found dead and distressed in Deschutes

Biologists believe warm water is to blame

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Intern joins Chronicle

Delaney Filby is spending the summer as a reporter

Oregon community colleges score $550M

CGCC budget to stay the same

New look at TD water rates

City’s sewer rate lower than state average

For the record from July 8

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 8, 2015.

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Wheat fire

CREWS FROM Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue mop up a fire in a wheat field along Benson Road, south of The Dalles.

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Officers race to ‘fireworks’

The spectacular display of pyrotechnics at The Dalles waterfront on July 4 went unnoticed by local police, who were dealing with a different type of fireworks. A spate of domestic violence calls between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. necessitated that personnel from The Dalles Police Department call in help from Oregon State Police and the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office.

Cops: Smoke pot in private

Police expect public use calls

For the record from July 7

Police, fire, record and lottery reports from July 7, 2015.

Street closure

Thompson Street between East 10th and 12th will be closed to through traffic, including emergency vehicles, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 8 and 9.

Kiwanis host Honald service

The late Gary Honald will be remembered in a Celebration of Life on Sunday, July 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Civic Auditorium in The Dalles, The date would have been Honald’s 80th birthday, a day that he took great delight in reminding everyone about The Dalles Kiwanis Club meetings, paying $1 for the privilege. each week.

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Wynne Mae of TD remembers namesake

When American aviator Wiley Post arrived in Detroit, Mich., on Aug. 6, 1933, within a month of being the first to fly solo around the world in his Lockheed Vega aircraft, the Winnie Mae, one of those gathered to greet the famed pilot was amateur Detroit pilot Nelson H. Clark.

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Columbia River Music closes

After 30 years serving as a hub for musicians throughout the gorge, Columbia River Music, downtown The Dalles, will fall silent July 25 as store owners Greg and Shirley Weast and salesman Dan Ross retire from the world of retail instrument sales.

For the record from July 2

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 2, 2015.


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