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Kathy Ursprung

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Say a Sweet Farewell to the Armory Feb. 15

The Dalles will celebrate A Sweet Farewell to the Armory with a dinner, dance and auctions at the armory on Saturday, Feb. 15, starting at 5 p.m.

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A tradition of citizen soldiers

The National Guard is moving out of its aging armory, but it will carry with it almost two centuries of tradition

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More snow expected tonight in gorge

The Dalles snow plows are on a 24-hour schedule as more snowy weather gets set to roll through the area tonight, while Wasco County plows were out before 4 a.m. on their first-day snow routes throughout the county.

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Cycle Oregon to roll into Wasco County

The Dalles will serve as event start and finish

Word on the Street: Small touches matter in business

Not gone, just changed: The Dalles Academy of Hair has been a fixture here for decades and quite a few people noticed a change at that location last year. But the academy isn’t gone, it just has a new name, Teasers Hair Design, under the ownership of stylist Laurie White.

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Haynes joins vision practice

Optometrist treats all ages

Feeling good inside and out is Go Red theme

Events focus on heart health

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What's Happening from Feb. 5

Nonprofit events from Feb. 5, 2014.

Rezone eyed for Sevenmile

County hears request Feb. 5 involving 288 outlying acres

Put your heart into...

Plan to eat heart healthy

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Port launches North Chenoweth

August set for completion

Arts and Entertainment from Jan. 29

Arts and entertainment schedule from Jan. 30, 2014.

Word on the Street: Ready the shovels, the day has arrived

Long anticipated: Golden shovels will send dirt flying this Friday, Jan. 31, in celebration of the groundbreaking at the future North Chenoweth Industrial Business Park.

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Malcolm cooks Comfort Food To-Go

New service offers home-style meals for pick-up or delivery

What's Happening from Jan 28

Nonprofit events, from Jan. 28, 2014.

Arts and Entertainment from Jan. 23

Arts and entertainment schedule from Jan. 23, 2014.

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Dr. Haley Hunt takes over local dentistry practice

Haley E. Hunt, DMD, has purchased the dental practice of Dr. William Guth, who retired at the end of December after 17 years in the community.

What's Happening from Jan 22

Upcoming nonprofit events.

What's Happening from Jan 21

Nonprofit events, from Jan. 21, 2014.

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Seeing through their eyes

Alexa Boldt helps Kenyan students share their world through "participatory photography."

Arts and Entertainment from Jan. 16

Arts and entertainment from Jan. 16, 2014.

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Dreaming Green

January is a good time to pore over seed catalogs and get the garden ready for growing time

Fujiwara honored as athletic trainer

Wahtonka grad hopes to return to The Dalles to be near family

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The Chocolate Lab offers fine chocolates

Sunde Carroll offers gourmet, organic cacao and infused sea salts

What's Happening from Jan 15

Events from Jan. 15, 2014.

What's Happening from Jan 10

What's Happening from Jan. 10, 2014.

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Winds decapitate local KFC building

More high winds due tonight and through the weekend

Business world was on the move in 2013

Was The Dalles economy on the upswing in 2013? A snapshot of all the moving and shaking of the year past might suggest yes.

What's Happening from Jan. 7

What's Happening from Jan. 7, 2014.

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2013 a year of challenges: In the headlines

Some of the stories that dominated The Dalles Chronicle headlines in 2013.

What's Happening from Jan 5

What's Happening from Dec. 5, 2013.

Arts and entertainment calendar, Jan. 2

Arts and Entertainment calendar, Jan. 2, 2013.

What's Happening from Dec. 31

What's Happening from Dec. 31, 2013.

What's Happening from Dec. 29

What's Happening from Dec. 29, 2013.

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Air Victory: Norm Hyder led squadron, business

Norm Hyder led a squadron of B-25s into combat during World War II, then returned home to become an Oregon business leader

What's Happening from Dec. 27

What's Happening from Dec. 27, 2013.

Arts and entertainment calendar, Dec. 25

Arts and entertainment, from Dec. 25, 2013.

What's Happening from Dec. 22

What's Happening from Dec. 22, 2013.

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a SWEET, SAVORY (and healthy) Christmas

Registered dietitian Tracy Dugick says you can have sweet treats at the holidays and maintain a nutritious diet.

What's Happening from Dec. 20

What's Happening from Dec. 20, 2013.

Word on the Street: Ho Ho Ho! Kiwanis

Direct from the North Pole: The next time you meet a member of The Dalles Kiwanis Club, give them a hearty “Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas.”

What's Happening from Dec. 18

What's Happening from Dec. 18, 2013.

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Reaching out with Light; Updated with videos

Volunteers have put together a Christmas decoration display at the Church of the Nazarene the likes of which hasn’t been seen before in The Dalles. “Display” doesn’t really do it justice. This is a nightly light show set to music.

Agora platform aims to aid funding

Online link offers Match.com-style connection

PUD set to lower budget

Measures taken to reduce operating expenses

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Denneys makes leadership change

Marcus Denney will take charge at Gary Denney Floor Covering

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Looking up downtown

New zone will allow tax breaks to revive residential space in downtown The Dalles

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Festival of Trees Dec. 6-7

JILL HOUSE, marketing director for A Kidz Dental Zone, adds embellishment to her organization’s entry in the 18th annual Festival of Trees.

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Novel draws on south county family legends

Cinematic trailer will premier Saturday

Mike Davis lived all over the world during his long business career, but when he returned home to Tygh Valley after the death of his parents, he discovered he had a story to tell.

Klindt’s Soiree features children’s authors

Authors will be on hand Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m.

On Saturday, Dec. 7 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Klindt’s Booksellers will be hosting a Children’s Holiday Soiree. Complete with children’s authors and specialty craft makers, you’ll be able to find holiday gifts for everyone on your list. There will be plenty of interesting stocking stuffers to check out, freshly stocked shelves of children’s toys to peruse and a wide selection of great titles to explore.