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Walden wins powerful seat

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., has been chosen to chair the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, where some of the biggest legislative battles associated with a major shift in leadership will start.

For the Record for Dec. 28, 2016

Police, fire, and medical reports from December 28, 2016

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Local dentist wins Oregon leadership award

A dentist with One Community Health (OCH), which serves patients through clinics in The Dalles and Hood River, has been honored with a prestigious award from the Oregon Dental Association (ODA).

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Misfit toys: UPS expects 1.3M returns in one day

WASHINGTON (AP) — Christmas is the season of giving, and January the month of returns. UPS expects to deliver 1.3 million packages back to retailers on Jan. 5, celebrated by the delivery service, but no one else, as "National Returns Day."

Crash kills three near Warm Springs

Three people died in a triple vehicle crash Dec. 26 on Highway 26 in the Warm Springs Reservation.

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Calendar showcases local farm

Tim Dahle, a local farmer who helped pioneer pedestrian orchards in Oregon, will be featured in the 2017 SAIF calendar for his growing techniques that eliminate the need for ladders, one of the leading causes of workplace injuries.

For the Record for Dec. 27, 2016

Police, fire, and medical records from December 27, 2016

Congress to help tribes rebuild

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Several U.S. Senators from the Northwest — Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., announced last week that provisions to help fulfill long-unmet housing obligations to tribes along the Columbia River have passed both the House and Senate.

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Chamber asks city for tourism support

Efforts to promote tourism in and around The Dalles have been gathering momentum in recent months, and leaders of The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce are asking city officials to provide more money to cover staffing costs.

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First female officer on SERT

Amanda Rosier was The Dalles Police Department’s first officer to win the coveted Victor G. Atiyeh award as the top graduate of her police academy class. A few weeks ago, she achieved another first, becoming the department’s first female member of the SERT team.

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Looking Back, from Dec. 25

Looking Back on Dec. 25, from the archives of The Dalles Chronicle.

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Sisters for Life

They came from different biological families, but Ashley Almas and Tonya Flory bonded during their fight to escape nightmare childhoods and are now sisters for life.

For the Record for Dec. 23, 2016

Police, fire, and medical records from December 23, 2016

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Account created for fire victims

People wanting to help a family who lost everything in a house fire Tuesday can contribute to a fund at Wells Fargo Bank, 400 E. Third St., in The Dalles.

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Service trip planned to Guatemala

Spring break in Guatemala, alongside one of the world’s most beautiful lakes. Sounds like an awesome getaway, but for a group of five Spanish class students from The Dalles High School and their three adult chaperones, the planned visit to the highlands of Guatemala is a service trip focused on bringing water filtration kits to desperately poor Mayans.


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