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Victoria Osborne

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Homecoming spirits running high

Students dress up, teachers take to the field

City names district librarian

Wavrunek to relocate from Wisconsin

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Cyber school back in session

Oregon Virtual Academy students out and about

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St. Mary’s welcomes Cycle Oregon back

Students show their support

Forest Service eyes eliminating roads

Plan could affect access to recreation

District 21 reading scores see slight downturn

Superintendent cites change as overall cause

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Community school students going strong

Projects continue to expand

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Vanessa Ford named Lion’s Club Internation Leo of the Year

Vanessa Ford, Lions Club member and 2014 graduate of The Dalles High School, recently became one of 30 named Leo of the Year by Lions Club International for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.

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Dogs at risk in pick-up beds

Severe injury illustrates problem

D21 ready for new year

Schools will help students get settled in

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HAVEN video wins national Telly award

Video spotlights community role

County eyes alternatives for Home at Last

Commission unwilling to hand over property

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At Work in the Woods

Local teens get work experience, provide help on the Mt. Hood National Forest

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Car is canvas for two local artists

Lettie Young, Angel Avila display work at Art Center

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Deconstructing a Fire

Likely scenario training had included a fire like Rowena

Road plan: Back to the drawing board

County rejects road ballot plan

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Arson suspected in westside fire

Arson is suspected in a fire in an unoccupied building at 806 Garden Court and the property owner’s son has been jailed for arson.

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Firefighters respond to Chenowith fire

Engines roared down Chenowith Road early Friday afternoon in a race against time to snuff out flames that had swiftly taken hold of trees, grass and structures nestled at the Browns Creek Road intersection.

Tax payers remain unhappy with road plan

Citizens who spoke at the final road district hearing Monday, Aug. 11, echoed the words of many of their fellow property owners. This time, however, several also gave suggestions on how the road department could improve its current ask.

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Queen welcomes all to fair

A love of animals drives Harley Burgener

Hearing testimony leans against road special district

Burden too heavy on rural landowners, say some

School district struggles to fill Chenowith board post

Deadline to apply is Thursday, Aug. 14

D21 expands language arts

Officials aim for uniform class standards

County sets two hearings for road taxing district

Two public hearings on the proposed Wasco County road taxing district are set for Aug. 6 and Aug. 11 in The Dalles and Dufur respectively.

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Langer heads to Distinguished Young Women competition in Salem

Wasco County winner aims for forensics career

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‘Soap,’ a one-act ‘tragicomedy’ premiers Thursday

“The dinner table is set, the family is gathered… and everything just goes downhill from there.” That’s how Augustus Thomas, writer and director of After School Production’s latest summer one-act describes “Soap.”

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Community School seeks books

New project aims to promote community literacy

South County: Road proposal too costly

Residents of Maupin and greater south Wasco County told the Wasco County Board of Commissioners the cost of a proposed roads service district tax was too high and paying for it shouldn’t rest on rural and small-town shoulders alone.

Hot cars present a danger to pets left inside

Numerous calls were received by law enforcement officials over the weekend regarding dogs left unattended in vehicles during the latest slew of scorching hot summer days.

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Board approves school logo

The final logo design for The Dalles High School Riverhawks was approved by the District 21 School Board July 10.

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Community school digs in

It may still be summer, but some young people are working for diplomas

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D21 resumes logo talk

School board could make decision on July 10

School board members postponed adopting a final mascot design until a review of current logo offerings and potential revisions can take place at the next District 21 meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. July 10 in the Wahtonka campus library. Board members expressed doubts about the design submitted for approval at the June 26 meeting and complaints about the process through which it had been selected.

County moves on road plan

First public hearing set for July

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A place for homeless youth

Advocate plans to open shelter

County focuses on river safety

Full-time deputy will patrol Lower Deschutes

D21 reviews year-end reports

Principals look at proficiency in key subjects

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A Splashy Send-off

Colonel Wright students dive in to water fun as school year ends

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Google gives a lesson in Internet safety

About 600 students crowded onto gymnasium bleachers on June 5 to listen and learn five habits that could potentially teach them how to be safer online and help them to avoid threats like harassment and cyber bullying.

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Valedictorian and Salutatorian look past graduation; graduation ceremonies June 7

Students scrambled over metal chairs hot to the touch beneath the brilliant sunlight on June 5 as the class of 2014 went through a graduation practice run, for which the real deal is set to take place Saturday, June 7 at 11 a.m.

Wasco County sees fund decline

Declining grants and safety net play a role

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AP World wages war on Amotan field

Students raise war cries in all-out Trojan war

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Uncommon Bonds

After nursing their late spouses through final days, Hank and Linda Brown met giving back

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Resident aims to boost literacy

Take one, leave one is Little Free Library motto

County to seek road tax

Voters will face the issue in November

Student scholarships announced at awards night

Scores of students were applauded for their hard work and commitment to their education at the The Dalles High School annual Senior Awards Ceremony on May 20.

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Dufur 4-H Tech wages a ‘Battle of the Bots’

Students compete for top bot scores by working cooperatively

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Help for a Rainy Day

Run-walk will help provide adaptive equipment for school children

D21 rap rematch resolves controversy

North Wasco County School District libraries held a rap rematch between teachers and wordsmiths “Sequential” Seth Hedberg and “Linear” Ben Lin at The Dalles Middle School on May 14.

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Chenowith Elementary gets a new makeover

Student mosaic designs called ‘the start of a new tradition’

County, city to discuss roads

Terms surrounding the County Roads Department’s proposed creation of a new taxingdistrict have yet to be finalized since Wasco County Commissioners agreed May 7 to postpone a decision until more discussion between the county and city governments can take place.

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