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Kathy Ursprung

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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.

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Missing Wishram man suffers from health problems

The family of Jaime “Jungle” Jim, 53, of Wishram, is seeking word of his whereabouts. Jim was last seen the evening of Oct. 30, said his sister, Emily Charpentier. He is 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds.

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It’s beginning to look a lot like...

If they hadn’t before, they are now: Even if some of the Christmas light displays went up before Thanksgiving, we are now in the full-fledged Christmas season. A couple of local businesses have announced special activities in honor of the season:

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Keller’s expands brew supply

Open house set Dec. 7

Larry Keller can’t complain about the growth his company, Keller’s Brew Supply, has seen since it started two years ago. It has grown enough to allow the business to move from a small space tucked away in the commercial building at 1800 W. 10th St. to the large main showroom.

Guard families need help

Financial struggles may be worse at holidays

Port to install year-round water system at marina

Many boathouses have four-season living area

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Arts and entertainment from Nov. 27

Arts and entertainment calendar.

What's Happening from Nov. 26

What's Happening from Nov. 26, 2013.

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First grad due in Mental Health Court

Judge will bring chocolate cake in celebration

Shopping contest aims for more local commerce

Decorations and celebrations aren’t the only plans The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce has for the holiday season. The local business organization is kicking off its Shop Local and Win campaign on Starlight Parade Friday, Nov. 29, to encourage people to shop in The Dalles for the holidays rather than making their purchases out of town.

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Hundreds shop Goodwill opening

Regional Goodwill employees applaud shoppers as they enter

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Skin center offices combine

Columbia Laser will offer expanded services in The Dalles

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Fuentes found second chance at Goodwill

Laid off from drone industry, man struggled with English

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Goodwill opens Thursday in The Dalles

Double merchandise stocked for grand opening