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RaeLynn Ricarte

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Vet hopes to turn cowboy

Rodeo honors military, police and firefighters

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Volunteers earn high praise

Local veteran program now a state model

City OKs Google proposal

Taner Elliott casts sole no vote

Google deal explored

Citizen opinion equally split on tax breaks

Activist against Google deal

Bertrand says company needs to pay ‘fair share’ of taxes

Port marks ‘marriage’

Community invited to Friday celebration

Google seeks expansion

Public can comment on new proposal Aug. 3

Google proposes third phase in The Dalles

Public to be given a chance to comment on agreement

Google is purchasing 23 acres from Port of The Dalles for another data center

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Fire: Be ready to roll!

The single most important thing a resident of Wasco County can do to prepare for an emergency is to sign up for the Citizen Alert program

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Trail plans take new path

Board scouts for alternate route

Huffman looks back at 2015 legislature

The Oregon Legislature adjourned its 2015 session a little more than two weeks ago and Rep. John Huffman, R-The Dalles, is pleased about making progress on several issues despite his party’s minority status.

Agencies look for answers in two incidents

Two emergency situations that occurred July 14 — a missing woman and six fires along Highway 197 — are still under investigation by the responding agencies.

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Bucking a traditional female role

Sammis was one of first female rodeo riders

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Active search suspended

No sign of missing woman has been found

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Search continues for TD woman

Teams comb Mill Creek area.

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Marine vet visits ‘other wall’

People invited to chalk reflections

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Looking back at early rodeo days

Future of event is uncertain

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‘Barrel to Banner’ award

Local group receives hand carved banner

New look at TD water rates

City’s sewer rate lower than state average

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A look at Independence Day

In June of 1776, Thomas Jefferson was pressed by a committee from the Second Continental Congress to write an explanation for colonists, and justification for the rest of the world, about why it had become necessary to seek independence from British rule.

Agencies put brakes on road dispute

The City of The Dalles and Wasco County have resolved a longstanding dispute over transfer of public roads in urban fringe areas. After years of contention, the two agencies have developed a work plan for streets that shares responsibility.

Huffman on ‘bad bills’ in Salem

Official says economy will be hurt

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Police ready for heat wave

Call volumes expected to go up

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King of the Barbecue

Legion to hold cook-off this July

Vets offered host of services Saturday

The Hometown Heroes focus in The Dalles continues through July 4 and involves an event this Saturday to help veterans access services to improve their quality of life. Jennifer Borne, disabled veteran outreach program coordinator for Worksource Oregon’s office in The Dalles, is organizing Veteran Resource Day on Saturday, June 20. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community Meals location, 315 West Third Street, veterans will be able to get help from Wasco County Veteran Service Officer Russell Jones. He will provide assistance to file claims for benefits and compensation. In addition, representatives from several agencies will be available to provide information about housing and other social programs. The Vet Mobile Center out of Salem will also be on site to offer counseling.

City shares project plans

Officials optimistic about economic growth

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Fire destroys TD trailer

A mobile home at Viewpoint park in The Dalles was destroyed by fire late Monday morning. Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue crews worked to keep the flames from spreading to nearby properties. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. More information will be provided in Tuesday's Chronicle.

Protecting the ‘people’s building’

Foundation has asked the Oregon Legislature to provide $168 in the 2015 session to get construction underway

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Dufur grad really is a senior

Marine vet returns for diploma

NORCOR board selects new administrator

Mike Cantrell of Nebraska is top candidate

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Cherry harvest underway

Chelan harvest has started about two weeks early

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ARCHERY: A sport for all ages

Archery was an important military and hunting skill in the Stone Age, when bows and arrows replaced spear-throwers as projectiles. For thousands of years, warriors used bows in battle and hunters took down big game to feed their families with a steady aim. Although guns eventually replaced archery as the weapon of warfare, thousands of archers are still hunting the forests of the U.S.

NORCOR chief hosts open house

Public invited to meet three candidates for top job

TD readies for plant overhaul

The Dalles will soon have the first wastewater treatment plant in the Northwest overhauled by using design-build methods that are geared toward making new construction go more smoothly. The $4.8 million project to update capacity and replace aging equipment is going through the design phase with Mortenson Construction and Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, an engineering firm, working closely together on plans.

Mileage tax program revs up

Motorists will get gas tax credit

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God, Country and Corps

Marine pays tribute to his warrior-father

Residents get city refund

Advance fees no longer required

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Serving combat veterans

Tonkin donates to group that provides wounded warriors with adventures

The Dalles hires economic staffer

Council cuts other hours, job for funding

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Preschooler in a battle for life

Friends plan prom as fundraiser

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‘Women are veterans, too’

Margie Anderson served with pride, now wants to help others

Ramping up Main Street fun

Summer Fest plans include mystery game

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MCMC leases two sites downtown TD

Vacant buildings will be put to use

UP president visits gorge

Railroad chief addresses safety issues

VSO clarifies claims change

Jones said new form will make process more efficient

Search for wounded cat

Witness saw feline shot with arrows

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Fire destroys TD family’s home

Red Cross provides clothing, temporary shelter

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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