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Kathy Ursprung

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Arson suspected in blaze; suspect charged

Police track hiding suspect

Gorge-Us Gals ride rolls Sunday in The Dalles

In its third year, Gorge-Us Gals cycling event rolls out from the Lewis & Clark Festival Park at West First and Union streets in The Dalles this Sunday, June 8.

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In pursuit of karaoke greatness

Promoter works to take karaoke out of bars and onto TV

PUD plans system upgrades

Two projects will help assure reliability of production and delivery

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Dirt Huggers finds new long-term location

Kickstarter campaign aims to cover part of move costs

What's happening from June 3

Nonprofit events calendar from June 3, 2014.

Local projects pursue PUD grants

Nonprofits aim for growth, improvements

Cousins hits Tesla’s map

Cousins Country Inn will soon be the site of the only Tesla charging station in the gorge. Cousins has inked a deal with Tesla, said General Manager Addie Case.

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What's happening from May 28

Nonprofit events calendar from May 28, 2014

Dalles City Cyclery opens downtown

New on the job: Nancy Steers-Crist has joined Flagstone Senior Living as its new director. Like so many people in the field, her journey began with her grandmother. Steers-Crist has served seniors for many years in memory care, assisted living, independent living and hospice.

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Library benefit features Scott and Claire

Cal Scott and Kathryn Claire team up to benefit The Dalles-Wasco County Library in a performance May 31 at The Mint, starting at 7:30 p.m.

Fort Dalles Fourth blasts off

Independence Day festival is ready to launch

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Memorial Day weekend brings lots of action

Small towns do it up big for long holiday weekend

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Huffman joins NW Mutual

Second-generation TD businessmen team up

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Breaking the mold in metal manufacturing

3D metal printing firm sees draw for industrial applications

What's happening from May 16

Nonprofit events calendar from May 16, 2014.

Arts and entertainment calendar from May 15

Arts and entertainment calendar from May 15, 2014.

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Schultens starts first big remodel

December completion expected

What's happening from May 14

Nonprofit events list from May 14, 2014.

What's happening from May 13

Nonprofit events schedule from May 13, 2014.

What's happening from May 11

Nonprofit events schedule from May 11, 2014.

Longtime youth advocate Chere Jones dies

Memorial service is set for May 16

What's happening from April 9

Nonprofit events schedule from May 9, 2014.

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Art and entertainment

Arts and entertainment calendar from May 1, 2014.

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Dancing with the gorge STARS

Popular dance competition returns the second year May 1

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Advocates seek a world without sexual violence

Hands go up quickly as Taylor Rosenthal and Victor Mondragon, the HAVEN prevention team, start talking about the Relationship Bill of Rights.

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Biggs Junction auction is Friday

A substantial part of Biggs Junction is up for sale at auction May 17 and potential bidders have a chance to see the property this Friday.

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Downtown ‘living room’

Main Street hopes to create new public gathering place

Walden: Experience serves 2nd

Greg Walden is seeking his ninth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing eastern Oregon in the 2nd Congressional District.

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Neumayer retires after four decades as CPA

Change has been a constant through years at local firm

What's happening from April 23

Nonprofit events calendar from April 23, 2014.

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Foleys to lead 23rd annual Cherry Festival parade

Couple played a role in shaping The Dalles

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Bikers bring Teddy Bears along for the festival ride

One thing about the Northwest Cherry Festival, it kind of makes a person feel all warm and fuzzy — especially if that person is a motorcycle rider.

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The Sceptres rock the civic Saturday

The Sceptres roll out their brand of 1960s rock and dance music for the After Hours Party at the Bicoastal Media Home and Lifestyle Show at The Dalles Civic Auditorium theater Saturday, April 26.

What's happening from April 18

Nonprofit events calendar from April 18, 2014.

Local artists featured in 'Art Beat' exhibit

A handful of local artists will be featured in an exhibit honoring “Oregon Art Beat’s” 15th season on OPB.

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Analemma opens in Mosier

Wines are made entirely from organic gorge grapes

What's happening from April 16

Nonprofit event calendar from April 16, 2014.

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Arts and entertainment from April 17

Entertainment schedule from April 17, 2014.

Runyon: Research and risk assessment are key

Rod Runyon says the skills he used in his own financial services and insurance business over 15 of the past 25 years— research, risk assessment and helping clients meet financial goals — are among his most valuable skills in his role as Wasco County commissioner.

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Columbia Gorge Apocalypse opens opens

Store offers serious survival gear and zombie collectibles

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Dogs on duty

Furred, feathered, canine or feline, work pets are welcome at many local businesses

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What's happening from April 4

Nonprofit events schedule from April 4, 2014.

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Leaders discuss business

State aims for jobs, income and prosperity

Word on the Street: Helping women in a tough spot

A helping hand: ELF Cleaning Service and Property Management has teamed up with Cleaning for a Reason, an international nonprofit foundation to help women battling cancer.

Court club offers group training

Folks who want to get in shape with a consistent and effective exercise routine, but aren’t quite prepared for the full one-on-one attention of a personal trainer may want to try personal training in a group setting at The Dalles Fitness and Court Club.

What's happening from April 2

Nonprofit events schedule from April 2, 2014.

Water supply in better shape

Two feet of snow fall in late March on watershed

Snowpack improves at watershed

Fire after-effects show up during snow and rain

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Water supply promising

Late season precipitation is good for NW power