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Victoria Osborne

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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.

D21 budget allows for more staffers, books

An 11.66 percent increase in general fund revenues means North Wasco County School District will be able to restore several jobs and “do more with more for the first time in a long time,” said District Superintendent Candy Armstrong.

County eyes ranch injunction

Unpermitted gatherings at issue

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Assembly celebrates cultural diversity

Students of The Dalles High School gathered in the auditorium on May 1 to celebrate the many varied cultural identities that populate the school’s busy hallways.

County bans dispensaries

One-year pot moratorium now in effect

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Wind Challenge on the horizon

About 20 teams consisting of middle and high school students from around the Columbia gorge region will be putting their technology skills to the test as well as competing for a chance to win one of several educational prizes at this year’s Wind Challenge, taking place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 3 at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.

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Accident victim expresses gratitude for care

Resident of The Dalles Thomas Leech said he ventured from his home, braving the cold weather conditions that raged on the evening of March 9, to purchase a half gallon of milk at Dinty’s Market on East 2nd Street.

Riverhawks recommended by Mascot Committee

Board supportive of selection

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Wahtonka seeks high school students

New community school due to open July 7

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Last Delivery

Retiring downtown mail carrier Dave Miller looks forward to what’s next

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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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


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