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Victoria Osborne

Stories by Victoria

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Long night's end

Timothy Ballard fights for an end to global child trafficking

Community school is focus of barbecue

March 6 event is open to parents and potential students

Mascot change process will go on

Multiple tribes in area would require complex negotiations.

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Connelly’s books are lifelong ambition

Lori Connelly, life-long Oregon resident and native of The Dalles, realized her life-long ambition of becoming a published author in the fall of 2013 after a hard-won battle against massive health problems.

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A Man of Many Lives

Finding a student just the right book remains particularly rewarding

Book battle is open to all

The rush of competition, the excitement of witnessing two opposing sides’ fight for dominance and their struggle to emerge victorious in the face of difficult odds always makes for a great show.

Team focuses on regional housing

Officials: Housing is an economic barrier

New test aims at meeting state goals

Test would rely less on multiple-choice

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Spotlight shines on TDW senior

Recently awarded the distinction of being named The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Outstanding Youth of the Year, Aletta Maier definitely has a lot going for her.

County rejects Sevenmile land plan

Neighbor objections play role

Dog owner to pay fine, restitution over livestock

Pens to receive modification

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Special Ed teachers: masters of creating curriculum

Teacher of the Year is first special ed teacher to win honor

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Students tap ‘flower power’

Volunteers nurture greenhouse plants in winter

Teen takes knife to school

Student escorted off property

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Warming shelter schedule leaves some cold

Homeless struggle to keep warm when center closes

Alternative school approved

Vocational training part of community school at Wahtonka

Homeless count nears

New process may change tally

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Organization benefits young readers

Volunteers provide free books for kids

County land applications rise

Wasco Co. saw 27-percent hike

Students speak out on mascot

Views vary on what should represent local high school

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TDW rallies support for the Philippines

Students take charge to provide relief

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Local fan invited to Idol

The Dalles woman visits LA show set

County considers taxing plan

Officials seek new funding source for roadwork

Top mascot names chosen

D21 committee pares down list to four choices

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Introducing TDW’s resident pet counselor

Cheering on students? All in a day’s work

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Love on the Paw

As a regular hospital visitor, Patch is born and bred for comfort and companionship

Mascot remains in limbo

Board settles on color definitions

Schools OK modular buy

Sept. ‘14 eyed for all-day kindergarten

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Home Sweet School for the Holidays

Margaret French returns to Dufur School to lead the Holiday concert

Year-round alternative school eyed

Program would serve 40 to 55

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Open Campus comes to TD

Oregon State University to offer local options

Oregon State University Extension Services has had a presence in the community for many decades, but OSU has decided to bring its Open Campus program to the Columbia Gorge as well.

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.

Eclectic list eyed for mascot

Criteria to be used to narrow down options

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Students committed to serving the community

Dry Hollow students work to make a difference.

Sherman dismisses school superintendent

The Sherman County school board dismissed its interim district Superintendent Dr. Brian Metke on Nov. 20. A statement to the press last week said the board of directors had “unanimously voted to terminate [his] contract without cause.”

Tutoring to become high school service requirement option

The Dalles Wahtonka High School, students were introduced to the idea of peer tutoring as another way to earn community service hours during a Nov. 14 assembly.

State report cards revamped

The Oregon Department of Education revamped its report cards for the state’s k-12 public schools this year.

D21 improves state scores

Three schools falls short of standards, improve

AF surgeon joins local medical team

Seth Lambert and family are pleased about return to NW

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Challenge Day inspires students to reach out

Leaders emphasize positive ways students can ‘be the change’ they want to see in the world

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Middle school cheers on positive students

School’s first ‘appreciation’ assembly kicks off end-of-quarter celebration Thursday

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Hobby classes aim to build student-teacher bridge

Sometimes a pair of knitting needles, a GPS locator or a robotics kit are more than they seem; sometimes they are a key to better understanding — and that’s Awesome.

Dry Hollow faces challenges for all-day K

Whitehouse: Solutions still ‘too early to say’

School improvement is focus of talks

Oregon Learns aims to draw in stakeholders

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Health and creativity shine at Chenowith

Principal outlines recent projects

Fort Dalles fireworks group adds allies

Let’s set the scene: It’s the Fourth of July. All across the nation, days-long celebrations have been building up to culminate in one last event, the grand finale to end the holiday celebrations on a high note and wow the crowds before everyone heads home.

Career fair helps students focus on future pursuits

When asked what they intend to do for a living, the only reply most students can manage is one characterized by panic. With widened eyes and a phrase specifically designed to stall for time like “ummm...,” even the much simpler “What are you going to do after graduation?” can stump a number of them. A sure-fire way to get any teen to start avoiding you is by asking too many questions like these.

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Middle school hosts author

Teri Brown speaks out against bullying

Gorge challenge: drive less

Challenge aims to reduce miles With the average price of gas hovering around $3.50 per gallon just this month, there are already a lot of reasons for Oregonians to reconsider the amount of time and money they spend on driving each week.

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Teachers work together to find solutions

Teachers from all over the Columbia Gorge gathered in the Dry Hollow Elementary gym on Friday, Oct. 11 to participate in “It All Adds Up,” a free training designed to generate new and improved strategies for teaching age-appropriate math skills to early learners.