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Memaloose Hills a favorite hike

The Memaloose Hills have become one of Janet’s and my favorite places to enjoy nature’s wonderful wildflower shows. The hiking trails are user friendly, never too crowded and the variety of flowers almost endless. And to add another plumb to the pudding the forest service has mapped out a 6.5 miles loop hike that starts at Memaloose rest stop on the east bound lane of I-84; just three miles east of Mosier, Oregon.

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Festival Run attracts record crowd

More than 200 sign up for TD XC fundraiser run

A record total of 206 runners made the trip to Dry Hollow Elementary School for the Cherry Festival 3k, 5k and 10k run/walk, putting top times and performances out for bragging rights and prize ribbons. “It was a very good turnout,” said event coordinator Bob Thouvenel. “We had great weather for running and everyone finished in time to go to the parade. This event was probably our best turnout in about three to four years.”

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Dance Academy shines in Portland

Vassar, Sugg and Telles awarded scholarships

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Fort Dalles Days suspended

With no professional rodeo on the horizon for 2016, the Fort Dalles Days Steering Committee has decided to temporarily discontinue activities built around that event. “We just decided as a group that it would be best to go on a hiatus,” said Susan Buce, a member of the committee.

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‘Idyllic Days’

Will Hearn of Stevenson, Wash., hovers over his pole as a fish nudges bait while he was fishing for sturgeon off rocks in Dallesport. He and his friend Greg Walker had been at the site since morning and caught two small fish. The Dalles pool is currently open for retention of sturgeon 38 to 54 inches in length. "You'd be amazed how many 36 inch fish we catch," Hearn laughed. "It's idyllic to come up here, It's always raining in Stevenson," he said.

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ACTS opens floor hockey

The ACTS Saturday Sports Program has now opened invitations to local boys and girls from across the Greater Columbia Gorge to participate in floor hockey.

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