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Wrestling team posts solid results in tournament action
BURNS (AP) — A video showing the shooting death of an occupier of an Oregon wildlife refuge appears to show the man reaching into his jacket before he fell into the snow. The FBI said the man had a loaded gun in his pocket.
A woodpecker works to excavate a potential nest hole in an oak tree on a ridge west of The Dalles, hammering free chips of wood and discarding them. Although only February, the bird appeared to be well along in the process, only its rump and tail showing as it worked loose new chips from inside the hole.
Local ‘Big’ mentors earn service awards
The Dalles City Council invited Rob Bovett, attorney for the Oregon Association of Counties, to brief officials and community members Monday about how sales of recreational marijuana are being regulated. Bovett took the place of Sean O’Day, legal counsel for the League of Oregon cities, due to a scheduling conflict.
D21 considers drop in enrollment
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When it comes to health care success stories, seeing is believing. And that’s exactly what Representative John Huffman, R-The Dalles, noted after a recent meeting and site tour at One Community Health (OCH) in The Dalles.
When Crestline Construction was recognized as the 2016 Business of the Year by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce, Operations Manager Erik Kerr had no trouble articulating why he felt the company had received the award.
Matt Post donated his 70-inch waist jeans to Goodwill and got rid of most of his old pictures. The 30-year-old doesn’t want to relive the past but instead look to the future. “I just did not want to see myself at that again,” Post said. “I did not want that to be an acceptable return for me.”
The Dalles Police Chief Jay Waterbury appealed to the city council Monday to let voters decide whether recreational marijuana should be grown, processed, packaged and sold in town. “What we are asking you to do is let citizens make a decision, give them a chance to vote,” he said following testimony at the meeting from citizens on both sides of the issue.
BURNS (AP) — Federal and state law officers arrested the leaders of an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge, during a traffic stop along a highway in Oregon's frozen high country that prompted gunfire and left one man dead.
The North Central Public Health District, increasingly short staffed since a budget cut last summer and other staff departures, may get a cash infusion from a regional health organization Wednesday. The Columbia Gorge Health Council, which governs state-funded health care for low income residents, got a sizeable “bonus” for meeting certain health goals set up by the state.
Wasco County Commissioner Steve Kramer announced his candidacy for a second term at The Dalles Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs Breakfast earlier this month.