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    Brochure focuses on The Dalles history

    In October 2012, the first-ever Reconnect to the River Festival was sponsored by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce. The event was to celebrate the completion of the new city dock and the arrival of cruise ships to The Dalles.

    Editorial: Oil trains add to disaster probability

    Two largely silent collaborators in the transport of fossil fuels through the Columbia River Gorge spoke up Sept. 9 before the Columbia River Gorge Commission.

    Letter to the editor: Volunteers needed

    To the editor: Since 2010, The Dalles HOPE Warming Place has opened its doors to provide overnight shelter for those without the comfort of a place to stay during cold weather.

    Letter to the editor: Support Bailey

    To the editor: I have known Bridget Bailey since my family moved here for my position at Farm Credit Service more than 30 years ago. Her family was very welcoming to my sons and we have remained friends with them since that time.

    Letter to the editor: Not what we want

    To the editor: (Edited for content.) It’s one thing for an incumbent politician to oppose the challenger with ads, personal appearances and sound bites. It’s quite another to punish a challenger using the force of government.

Letters to the Editors

    Letter to the editor: Volunteers needed

    To the editor: Since 2010, The Dalles HOPE Warming Place has opened its doors to provide overnight shelter for those without the comfort of a place to stay during cold weather.

    Letter to the editor: Support Bailey

    To the editor: I have known Bridget Bailey since my family moved here for my position at Farm Credit Service more than 30 years ago. Her family was very welcoming to my sons and we have remained friends with them since that time.

    Letter to the editor: Not what we want

    To the editor: (Edited for content.) It’s one thing for an incumbent politician to oppose the challenger with ads, personal appearances and sound bites. It’s quite another to punish a challenger using the force of government.

    Letter to the editor: Retain Ostre

    To the editor: It was a bittersweet moment for me when Governor Kitzhaber announced his decision to choose Karen Ostrye as our new Circuit Court Judge. I had been Karen’s legal assistant for more than 11 years and the decision meant she would be leaving our office.

Editorials

    Brochure focuses on The Dalles history

    In October 2012, the first-ever Reconnect to the River Festival was sponsored by The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce. The event was to celebrate the completion of the new city dock and the arrival of cruise ships to The Dalles.

    Editorial: Oil trains add to disaster probability

    Two largely silent collaborators in the transport of fossil fuels through the Columbia River Gorge spoke up Sept. 9 before the Columbia River Gorge Commission.

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    Editorial: Balance needed in stream rules

    The Oregon Board of Forestry took another step last week in its effort to keep small and midsize streams cool enough to meet the state’s Protecting Cold Water standards. The board voted Wednesday to move forward with rule-making that will apply largely to streams on privately owned timberland. Fortunately, neither the board nor the Oregon Department of Forestry it oversees appears willing to rush the process.

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    Editorial cartoons from Sept. 9

    Editorial cartoons from Sept. 9, 2014

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