This year marks the 76th anniversary of National Newspaper Week, Oct. 2-8. The Chronicle is pleased to be participating in this annual observance in several ways.
When the World Trade Center was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, 2,606 people died and the twin towers were reduced to hundreds of thousands of tons of debris. More than 2,600 artifacts have gone to 1,585 fire and police departments, schools and museums, and other nonprofit organizations in every state and at least eight other countries, according to a report by the Associated Press.
Vaulting into Olympic games
Beef about UN proposal to tax meat
Does VP pick really matter?
It appears the City of The Dalles is picking winners and losers in its underwriting of events with a methodology that is just plain baffling. A prime example of this inconsistency played out on Monday, July 25, when concert promoters Nolan Hare and Randy Haines reported the loss of almost $5,000 of city money that had been invested in a July 3 show.
How to survive the political season
It should be a no-brainer for the Wasco County Commission to approve a property tax exemption for spouses of first responders who lose their lives in the line of duty.
Is racism growing worse in the U.S.?
How much red tape is necessary?
Volunteerism has been on the decline in the U.S. for years, due in part to a lack of available time as parents struggle to juggle career demands with family life.
Why Benghazi matters, or does it?
The Fourth of July is America’s annual birthday party that unites people across the nation in celebrations that include parades, barbecues and fireworks. The Dalles Chronicle staff would like to add to the festivities this year with a few fun and/or interesting facts about America’s early history and the the founding fathers who set up the greatest experiment in governance by the people that the world has ever known:
Are superdelegates good for Dems?
To say the rape case involving a top Stanford athlete is disturbing is a little like saying the Titanic was just a boating accident.