RaeLynn Ricarte

News Editor

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RaeLynn Ricarte is the News Editor at The Dalles Chronicle, with Mark Gibson. She also covers crime, City of The Dalles, Columbia Gorge Community College and general news.

Recent Stories

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Wolf numbers up, funding down

Ranchers given state, federal status update

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Military memorabilia sought for display

Mini-museum set up in Second Street storefront

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Second run to change clinic name

Walden seeks to honor local soldier who fell in battle

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Simple solution to yard sale impasse

Councilor finds way to resolve siting controversy

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Merkley honors YouthThink

Senator given lei in return

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HAVEN ‘goes all out’ for annual party

Fundraiser supports advocacy programs

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OSU revives bull tour

Wolf display, discussion will conclude all-day event

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Teen receives banner gift from front lines

Soldier shows thanks for care packages

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Changing times at veterans’ home

Dallas Swafford and an administrative team are moving on several fronts to meet generational needs at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles.

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Elegance of the Empress

The Paddle Wheel Lounge offers live vocals and piano for entertainment. The Show Lounge is an activity center during the day, featuring everything from BINGO to magic acts, and is the scene for live musical entertainment every night. During the past year, the Empress has won accolades from critics for its dining experiences and hospitality. Lunder takes pride in those reviews because it means the hard work going on behind the scenes is gaining good reports from guests. “They get to enjoy such beautiful scenic views and we provide them with information about the history of the river and the communities they visit,” he said.

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