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Derek Wiley

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County eyes building codes

MCCOG has provided services since 2007

Shaniko election ends in a tie vote

A recent Shaniko election is proof every vote counts.When 16 of the city’s 21 registered voters decided whether to impose a five year local option levy for fire protection last Tuesday, the result was an 8-8 tie.

What the Festival permit approved for 2016

County bumps crowd size to 7,500 people

Vets invited to assembly

Blackhawk to land on TDMS football field

Warming shelter needs volunteers

Warming Place open on coldest nights of year

Write a novel in a month

Group urges 50,000 words for inspiration

Food bank contract ends

Supplies will not stop, delivery system changed

Maupin opts out of pot

City plans to bring issue before voters

Library turns page on plan

Foundation amends design to lower cost

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Balch under new management

Historic Dufur hotel open seven days a week

County supports Civic work

Foundation needs $6.4 million for theater

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‘Put the floor to rest’

TDHS band needs $7,500 for new carpet

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One mile at a time

Only 0.5 percent of the U.S. population has run a marathon, but anyone can do it. I’m proof of that. On Sunday Oct. 4, I ran the Portland Marathon. It was my second 26.2 mile race and I finished in 3 hours, 30 minutes and 27 seconds, which placed me 474th out of 5,710 runners. And I’m nobody special. I’ve always loved sports and not long after I could walk I was throwing a baseball in the yard with my dad, but no one would ever call me an athlete or for most of my life a runner. I wasn’t on the track or cross country teams in high school. In those days, to me, running was nothing more than a punishment.

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Teens in trouble take to the road

Columbia Gorge Marathon will test strength, commitment of NORCOR runners

Mosier wells to be assessed

Dropping water level in aquifer sparks action

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Quilt a visible reminder of loss

Community members invited to wear pink and join cancer survivors on walk

No decision yet on pot law

Commissioners still gathering citizen feedback

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Vet: ‘Your life matters’

WA man on quest to lower suicide rate

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Author packs Klindt’s for book launch

Roland Smith autographs copies of ‘The Edge,’ the sequel to ‘Peak’

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50 years of theater

Theatre Company founded in 1965

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Disney Day at The Dalles High School Homecoming week

The Dalles High School students Alex McCall (Peter Pan), from left, Julissa Marquez (Russell from “Up”), Timarra Roth (Jessie from “Toy Story”) and Desiray Almaraz (Snow White) dressed up as their favorite Walt Disney characters Wednesday as part of Homecoming week.

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Drs. object to patient’s medical marijuana use

Man says pot helps with his health issues

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Paint Nite benefits children

Kateel Muhs enjoyed Paint Nite in The Dalles so much that she asked its organizers if they’d be interested in helping Big Brothers Big Sisters — the program she serves as Wasco County’s match coordinator. They were.

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Big Brothers’ match spans eight years

Organization currently needs 18 volunteers to mentor 11 boys and seven girls

New school test scores released

North Wasco does better in English than Math

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Mosier citizens want pot businesses

Producers, growers speak out at county town hall

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County to sell ‘eyesore’ home for $1

Walnut Street house in need of $24,435 in varied repairs

Opinions divided at first marijuana town hall

Mosier hearing is on Monday

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TDHS dedicates new weight room

New Weight Room

YouthThink: Let voters decide pot issue

Group opposes recreational sales of drug

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Bike station added to Riverfront Trail

Work stand donated by CH2M Hill includes manual tire pump, tools

County seeks $2M grant

Mental health provider plans to build facility

Fires remain a concern

County urges continued prevention measures

County to host town halls

Officials seek citizen input on pot issues

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Dufur triumphs over Lowell

Offense takes full control in 58-6 opening win

Officials visit sister city

Mayor makes trip for first time in 30 years

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A gift of campassion, support

Survivor helps others as a volunteer at Celilo Cancer Center

Sherman paves way for umbrella Internet

County sets national example with technological creativity

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Dog saved by online generosity

Yorkipoo will have bladder surgery on Monday

Public input sought on pot

Twelve landowners seek to grow marijuana

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Harris takes lead role at TDMS

New principal arrives with track record of boosting student achievement

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City, county come together to maintain roads

New agreement finds agencies working jointly on major chip sealing project

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Work, learn — and have fun

YCC crew spends summer working in the Mount Hood National Forest

Drought takes toll on fair

Colorful events make up for brown landscape

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Grad celebrates sobriety

Drug court helps mom kick habit

County says yes to Google

Commission follows city lead

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TD woman rescued Sunday

Senior citizen loses way while picking huckleberries with daughter July 30

Library shelves 500 new books for kids

The Dalles Wasco County Library will receive nearly 500 new children’s books Wednesday night, July 29

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Suspicious letter sparks concern

Wasco County courthouse evacuated but scare turned out to be false alarm

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Paper, ink and presses

Sherman County Journal exhibit on display in Sherman County Museum in Moro

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