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Police step up parking patrols

The Dalles Police Department will be actively enforcing the downtown parking ordinance during the holiday season with an officer on foot patrol along designated areas of First through Fifth streets. “Most of the year, enforcement of this ordinance is complaint-driven but during the holiday season we actively enforce,” said Chief Jay Waterbury.

Shopping contest begins

Receipts bring entry into five Dec. drawings

Parks hires new director

Phil Lewis brings experience from metro parks

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Cardboard makes bad ashtray

Firefighters say metal can is best option

Garbage rates to be reviewed

City tables decision to gather more information

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A Fight for Life

Cheree Gillette recently attended the funeral of a 34-year-old childhood friend who died of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. The loss of her friend particularly shook Gillette, because she herself had nearly died from the same illness early this year.

Campus closure plans suspended

The Columbia Gorge Community College board wants to revisit a planned closure of the Hood River campus — to offset a $1.6 million budget deficit — so those plans have been put on hold. That news was delivered Thursday afternoon by Dr. Frank Toda, president and chief executive officer of the college.

Three on Parks board under fire

In a busy meeting Wednesday night, the parks board first received a petition with 89 signatures seeking the reinstatement of Scott Green as director, then was told a recall effort would begin against the three members who voted for his ouster.

Green files complaint with labor bureau

Fired Parks and Recreation Director Scott Green filed a complaint with the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries Nov. 7, alleging violations of his civil rights.

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Sunny memory

THE METAL FISH on the Interstate 84 bridge at the west end of The Dalles are silhouetted against the rising sun in the days before winter weather moved in to shroud the area. Warmer weather is coming — but so is the rain — and a glimpse of the sun may still be days away.

CGCC to close Hood River campus

Budget deficit prompts quick action

For the record from Nov. 20

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Nov. 20, 2014.

Wash. to sue over tank vapors

SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington plans to sue the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to protect workers from hazardous vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Wednesday.

Two hour delay District 21; freezing rain in gorge

Northern Wasco County Schools District 21 are on a 2 hour delay for Thursday, Nov 20th. I-84, CGCC others close.

CGCC to close HR campus

Budget deficit prompts quick action

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