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Kathy Ursprung

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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

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Essence of Peace represents personal triumph for owners

Handmade incense and other scent products are business’ mainstay

Cycle Oregon looming, Main Street aims to be bike-friendly

Free workshops planned to help businesses become "bike-friendly" for April 7 and 8 event.

Missing man returns to The Dalles after a week

Travis Church returned to The Dalles Saturday after nearly a week on the missing list, as reported that day on

Travis Church returns to The Dalles

Travis Church is back in The Dalles today after nearly a week on the missing list.

Grant will fund meals to heal

The Dalles Meals on Wheels will be providing meals to another segment of the population with the help of a one-time grant, part of health care funding provided through the PacificSource Columbia Gorge Coordinated Care Organization.

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March in The Dalles spotlights senior hunger

March to raise awareness on the issue of senior hunger will be Thursday, March 27, as part of the national March for Meals Campaign.

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Gamezes take over La Cabaña

Restaurant ownership is lifelong dream

What's Happening from March 19

Nonprofit calendar from March 19, 2014.

No one files for Crowley seat

Presiding Judge Paul Crowley is retiring from the Oregon District 7 Circuit Court, which covers Wasco, Sherman, Hood River, Gilliam and Wheeler counties and no one has filed for the position, which was due to appear on the ballot this year.

Incumbents will face primary challengers

Five names will appear on the May primary ballot seeking two positions on the Wasco County Board of Commissioners.

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Domino’s offers ‘Pizza Theater’

Restaurant will now have 40-seat dining room

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Reviving a Classic

Mike Omeg works to restore the heritage New Hampshire chicken breed.

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Dallas the rooster wins temporary reprieve

Family will ask Dufur council to revisit rooster rules

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Arts and entertainment from March 6

Arts and entertainment schedule from March 6, 2014.

Dispensaries not yet an issue here

The Dalles takes wait-and-see approach

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Anana’s closes March 31

Shop open Wednesday through Saturday until end of month