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Neita Cecil

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Eagle Caves cult debunked

Multi-agency investigation finds no weapons

Cops: Smoke pot in private

Police expect public use calls

Green complaint dismissed

Lack of substantial evidence cited

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Grass fire threatens dwellings

Pool house partially burned

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Fire threatens Pinewood, now contained

UPDATED 12:45 p.m. A 12 to 15 acre fire that threatened Pinewood Mobile Manor by the Discovery Center this morning is contained and no structures were lost, according to Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue.

Olivan designs Nike shoe

One of six honored

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ALS fundraiser nets $1,425

Event to be held annually

County legal fees at $88K

Lawsuit, audits behind cost

Health district budget debated

Public health to cut walk-in clinic hours by 80 percent

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Road trips with mom

Blogger shares her travels

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Christian Science Church gets makeover

Wheelchair access available

Paint for Kurtz

Lighter, brighter gym coming to high school

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Pool grand opening party set for June 20

Outdoor pool could open as early as Wednesday

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A pilot’s honor flight

Barber missed war by one day

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Avon sales help backpack work

Gifting 90 percent of proceeds

Less clinic, more births

Clinic cuts could increase unintended births

FamFest set for June 13

A full day of activities is planned at the first ever Fam Fest this Saturday, June 13 at the Lewis and Clark Festival Park, with events from ziplines to a climbing wall to pedal go carts and dodgeball.

Four new staff for kindergarten

Dry Hollow School will be the final elementary to add all-day kindergarten in the upcoming school year, and the proposed school district budget has four new staff positions to implement the change.

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Defying the odds

Sansour in long ALS battle

Dee Hill still hospitalized

Dee Hill, accidentally shot in the stomach May 16 by her husband, Darrell Hill, a retired sheriff and police chief who has dementia, is still hospitalized, but has improved to stable condition, a family spokesperson said.

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‘He was the nicest man in the world’

Honald died May 30 in ATV wreck

County counsel addresses filing

Wasco County counsel Brad Timmons said the bar complaint he filed against Wasco County’s district attorney was his first in 25 years of law practice in Oregon, and a “difficult step” to take.

Secret subpoena at issue in dispute

The chief allegations in a recent bar complaint against Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley center around an investigation he launched of a county employee.

Complaint takes issue with DA handling of public record request

A pending bar complaint against Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley takes issue with his handling of a public records request, alleging he had a conflict of interest in the matter.

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Wasco DA focus of bar complaint

Wasco County legal counsel has accused District Attorney Eric Nisley of eight ethics violations

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One veteran’s flight of honor

Carlson reminisces on wartime service

Public Health may cut its clinic hours

The public health walk-in clinic for immunization and birth control could see its hours cut from five days a week to one due to a proposed smaller cash payment from Wasco County, the health district director said.

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Summer brings Young Life camp

Summer camp June 20-26

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Hometown USA Days launches

Will honor vets, show town pride

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Hill faces third surgery today

Dee Hill opened her eyes briefly Tuesday morning and will have a third surgery today, Wednesday, after being accidentally shot Saturday by her husband, who has dementia.

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Ex-sheriff in accidental shooting

Dee Hill in critical condition

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All that Jazz

From dusty to dazzling, pianos are repurposed by art students

Parks audit finds issues

Weak cash handling rules were targeted

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Palmer heads to exclusive training

Accepted to eight of the 11 elite college theater programs he auditioned for, The Dalles High School senior Jordan Palmer has settled on the prestigious Boston Conservatory. His freshman class will be the first to enter a new program at the conservatory called contemporary theater.

Treasurer stripped of duties

Krause says he will not resign post

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Pool work on schedule

Decking and plastering set

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Milestone for Maya

Skull bone to be replaced soon

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Mass choir performs May 8

Students gearing up for show

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Some TLC for high school

Brass panels get shined

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Music appreciation 101

Fan shows love with afghan

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St. Mary’s celebrates 150th

Art auction/reunion set

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For kids, by kids

Bike donation group starts

TDHS benefit for ALS

Several fundraisers planned

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GISMO museum opening

Hands-on expo at Wahtonka

Schwartz backs health district

Volunteer Kathy Schwartz, asked by Wasco County to help study public health delivery options, believes a public health district is the best way to go and hopes to convince the county of it.

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James Otto concert set

Grammy nominee here July 3

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Historic Chinese Building open for tour

Thanks to its relocation to First Street, the Northwest Cherry Festival this year offers a rare glimpse into a little known era of local history: that of the Chinese settlement in The Dalles dating back to the 1880s.

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Cherry Festival entertainment varies

Sock hop set for Saturday

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Home show expanded this year

Outdoor vendors will expand into fourth street near Civic

$950K verdict in MCMC trial

Victim wins punitive damages