Neita Cecil

Reporter

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Neita Cecil covers faith, Columbia Gorge Commission, fire and general news.

Recent Stories

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NW Natural helps prepare for trouble

Food, family activities, giveaways offered at Sept. 20

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Independence, yea or nay?

Local expats await the Scottish independence vote, on tap for Sept. 18

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Incredible Voyage

Unique hovercraft ‘Nemotoad’ takes maiden voyage

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Backpack food program grows

The backpack program, started over two years ago by First United Methodist Church to help feed homeless students for the weekend, is growing again.

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Challenges made in sufferer’s honor

ALS challenge has netted millions

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Presbyterian church welcomes new minister

Dr. Tom Pipkin left a big-city church in the South to become senior pastor at Gateway Presbyterian Church in The Dalles, partly because he wanted more time to just hang out with folks and minister by hiking and fishing with them.

Pool demolition costs lacked key elements

Estimate did not include admininstration costs

Gorge Commission budget spurs protest

Budget request would restore some funding

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Rapping priest performs at parish center

Fortuna was jazz musician before entering the priesthood

Pool demo bids exceed budget estimate

A local contractor says his bid to demolish Ted Walker Pool was double the general contractor’s estimate, and the other bidder on the project was significantly over that estimate also.

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