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Day of rainbows on a Cascade lake

LA PINE (AP) — We could see maybe 20 feet in front of us as our boat motored slowly away from the Rock Creek boat ramp on Crane Prairie Reservoir.

What's happening from Oct. 14

Nonprofit events calendar from Oct. 14, 2014

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Vietnam vets team up for buck hunt

Brophy, Filbin fulfill mission to get venison

Study finds ‘alarming levels’ of toxins in Columbia fish

Columbia Riverkeeper recently announced results from the second phase of the group’s “Is Your Fish Toxic Study,” and Riverkeepr reports that the findings show “alarming levels” of heavy metals, toxic flame retardants, cancer-causing PCBs, and endocrine disrupting chemicals in Columbia River fish.

Weekly recreation reports, Oct. 12

Weekend fishing opportunities and links to full Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recreation reports for the Willamette, Central, Columbia, Northeast and Southeast zones.

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Kootenai River projects beckon anglers

MOYIE SPRINGS, Idaho (AP) — A new public access on the Kootenai River at the Montana-Idaho border opens the door for anglers to sample recent trout fishery improvements.

What's happening from Oct. 12

Nonprofit events calendar from Oct. 12, 2014.

Afterschool Expo offers free fun Oct. 10 at TDMS

Ten community organizations will join together Tuesday, Oct. 14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. to put on the Afterschool Expo at The Dalles Middle School, a free night of hands-on activities for kids with food and door prizes for adults.

Student essay contest focuses on veterans

VFW invites youth to compete for scholarships

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The Dalles hunter wins ‘lottery’

Keith Howe gets once in a lifetime tag

What's happening from Oct. 8

Nonprofit events calendar from Oct. 8, 2014.

St. Peters Annual Octoberfest Oct. 12

The second annual Harvest Octoberfest at St. Peter’s Catholic Church is set for this Sunday, Oct. 12, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The menu features authentic Germany food, including brats, kraut, goulash, red cabbage and German chocolate cake. A meal costs $15 for adults and $5 for children.

What's happening from Oct. 7

Nonprofit events calendar from Oct. 7, 2104.

What's happening from Oct. 5

Nonprofit events calendar from Oct. 5, 2014.

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Health Foundation receives $4,250

Fort Dalles Rodeo raises funds with ‘Tough Enough’ campaign

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