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Victoria Osborne

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Grant focuses on feelings

A $20,000 grant is aimed at helping children learn how to identify and address their feelings.

Langley throws hat in ring for county seat

Long-time The Dalles resident and one of this year’s Wasco county commissioner candidates, Chuck Langley says he’s running for office with one major goal in mind: Reinvigorating the discussion on urban renewal and raising awareness about why, according to him, it’s anything but good for the community in the long run.

April 12 Compassion Tea benefits cancer patients

Fundraiser will help the Pink Project provide gift bags

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Rally debuts mascot options

Community involvement continues

Rafferty touts conservative values

Governor candidate opposes foreign investment

More gatherings worry neighbors

County OKs What the Festival event permit

Modular purchase exempt from low-bid rule

The North Wasco County School District 21 Board agreed to allow the district superintendent to consider more factors than just low bid when considering options for four new modular buildings.

Mosier situation points to critical water issues

Maintaining regional watersheds remains a critical factor when it comes to supporting Wasco County infrastructure, particularly in Mosier’s watershed.

County hears plea for projects

More money needed to implement top projects, says development district director

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4-H program fosters future engineers

After finishing their classes for the day, a handful of students gather at The Dalles High School to work on projects designed to enhance their technology skills and learn how to build ROVs, or remotely operated vehicles.

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Chess teams compete at state

The Dalles Middle School chess team achieved victory over Ponderosa Middle School and Hepner Junior High School at the State Chess for Success competition in Portland on Friday, March 14.

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Pocket full of feelings

New tool designed to help kids understand their feelings help reduce a host of social problems

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ZooTeen

Dorian Lovett parlays a love of animals into a summer at the zoo.

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Middle School mural completed

Officials at The Dalles Middle School recently announced that the mural project students have been working on for over two years has been completed and is on display in the main, upper level hallway.

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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.