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Pot business future uncertain

Council shoots down alterations to marijuana ordinance

The Dalles City Council rejected a proposal Monday to change its new marijuana ordinance to allow stores within 500 feet of each other, rather than adhering to the existing 1,000 foot-buffer.

Four to challenge Rep. Greg Walden

BEND (AP) — Four Oregon Democrats are eyeing Rep. Greg Walden's seat in Congress. A retired executive, a doctor, a stonemason and a dog sled musher are challenging Walden, Oregon's only Republican representative, when he is up for re-election in 2018, The Bulletin reported Friday.

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OSP team wins work site award

The Dalles Area Command of the Oregon State Police has received the Work Site of the Year award from the agency’s Department Awards Committee.

For the Record for May 23, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from May 23

Homeless man charged in child porn case

In an extreme rarity, police say, a local man was arrested Sunday afternoon in a downtown eatery after another patron saw that the man appeared to be accessing child porn on his electronic device.

MINT bust nabs four

Four people have been arrested on heroin charges following a local investigation by the Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force.

What's Happening from May 21, 2017

Community event calendar from May 21

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Snapshots in time

The other day Steve Gifford was watching an old barn get torn down across the road from him on East 18th Street, and he saw an old, musty photo album on the ground, ready to be scooped up by the backhoe. He rescued the album and passed it off to the Chronicle.

Plan dropped for transmission line

PORTLAND (AP) — Plans for a $700 million high-voltage electrical transmission line between Oregon and Washington state have been canceled after the cost doubled over the last eight years, The Bonneville Power Administration said Thursday.

For the Record for May 19, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from May 19

City, union ink 3-year deal

The city of The Dalles and Local 503 of the Service Employees International Union have reached agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement.

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Paving to close roadway

A repaving project will require the complete closure of the Brewery Grade roundabout Sunday night and restrict driving on Monday and Tuesday nights.

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Azure weed plan takes root

Sherman County residents expressed anger Wednesday not only about Azure Farms, Inc., violating local and state weed control laws, but urging a social media uprising against enforcement action.

For the Record for May 18, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from May 18

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Council debates fate of city’s oldest building

The historic Gitchell Building on First Street in The Dalles may be down to the last of its nine lives.

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