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Waste plan unveiled

As promised, Wasco County Commissioner Steve Kramer presented a plan Wednesday, Nov. 12 for moving the hazardous waste and recycling program from the public health district to Wasco County. He presented the outline of the transition plan to the North Central Public Health District board of health at its meeting. It had few details, but did call for the Tri-County Hazardous Waste and Recycling Program to be relocated to the county by Jan. 1, 2015.

City retains development credits

Program intended to spur economic growth

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Big payoff for The Dalles varsity volleyball

Three earn all-league awards; Fanene is the top coach

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Waivers are back on city table

Mayor, councilor-elect, protest agreements

City council shake-up

Winners see vote as a ‘clear mandate’ to bring change

Wolf committee develops plan

Members agree to fair market value for losses

Council halves water rate hikes

Mayor believes move was politically driven Correction An article on city water rates Wednesday, Oct. 29, incorrectly stated The Dalles City Councilor Dan Spatz was not present for Monday’s discussion and vote on water rates. He was at the council meeting but not at the urban renewal meeting that followed. Spatz seconded the motion to halve a series of water rate hikes, beginning with the one in 2014.

Farrell: Global work a benefit

High court case one of many tried

Candidates spar over three issues

County race heats up in homestretch

Mosier restores fire chief

Appleton has not yet said if he will stay on

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Mosier fire board on hot seat

Citizens protest termination of long-time chief Jim Appleton

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Rapoza plans move forward

Study shows positive market outlook

City mulls tax on pot sales

Backers of M91 have threatened legal action

Student essay contest focuses on veterans

VFW invites youth to compete for scholarships

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The Dalles hunter wins ‘lottery’

Keith Howe gets once in a lifetime tag

Candidates gather at forum

Meet contenders in city, county, judicial races

Mayor hunts for road funds

Budget workshops explore revenue, expenses

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Vet shares lottery winnings

Marine enjoys good moment in tough times

State tosses two election complaints

Runyon questions political motive

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Cows ‘shrink’ under stress

Moving a herd without weight loss key

Wolf panel picks final two

Business representatives take committee seats

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Maupin donates to warriors

Oct. trips get $2,691 boost

County, city celebrate manufacturing in economy

Three local firms offer tours Oct. 2-3

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The Pioneering Life

History comes alive at the Barlow Road Living History Camp

‘Not my pants’ excuse doesn’t work with DA

DA tired of familiar drug holder excuse

WWII POW widow shares war ordeal

Missing troops honored Friday at Kelly Viewpoint

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Wehby stumps for senate in TD

GOP candidate says she is right fit for ‘independent-minded’ state

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Military mom recalls 9/11

Her son will soon head back to Afghanistan

Wolf panel considers seven

Ranchers and advocates will decide

City sees evolution in yard sale signs

Officials worry that postings are now being painted on vehicles

Two The Dalles council races to be contested

Bill Dick faces two challengers

CGCC pursues tech center

College seeks $7.5M financial match

Tribal fisher to use Union street dock

The City of The Dalles is suspending docking privileges for three cruise ships Sept. 3-11 to accommodate a recently discovered tribal fishing right.

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Working for fish, farmers

Fifteenmile Watershed Council looks for innovative ways to protect all interests

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Clash over water rules

Ranchers say new EPA water rule will make it more difficult to produce food

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Running for bragging rights

Nearly 100 harriers put on the speed Saturday for the Wasco County Fair event

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Cattlemen foot the bill for water study

OSU will look at how best to cool arid land streams, rivers

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Water dispute boils

Ranchers, environmentalists disagree about how water rules should be applied

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Marines stop in TD on tribute ride

Journey is about healing

City gas tax dead — for now

City opts to work with county on new proposal

Four councilors seek return

Wood, Dick face challengers

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City details utility costs

Utilities pay for city department services

City delays gas tax decision, meeting Aug. 14

Council will wait to hear county roads plan

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Carrico honored for heroism

Detective Jamie Carrico has received The Dalles Police Department Medal of Valor in recognition of actions to preserve public safety that put his own life in jeopardy last year.

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A Fighting Ace

‘Courage, split-second thinking’ are among attributes of fighting aces like Ruddell

Mounsey arraigned on Measure 11 charges

Esten Alton Mounsey, 39, of The Dalles will be represented in a rape and sexual assault case by Amy Lammers of the gorge firm Morris, Smith, Starns and Sullivan.

City considers ship docking fee

Flat fee would redeem operating costs

Navarro arraigned for camp shooting

Juan Carlos Navarro, 20, was arraigned Monday in Wasco County Circuit Court for allegedly using a shotgun July 13 to injure one man at a Pleasant Ridge Road orchard camp and endangering two other people.

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Study shows The Dalles has highest water and sewer rates in Eastern Oregon

Hermiston study of sewer and water rates among cities of comparative size show The Dalles has highest "average" rates for sewer and water.

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Containment nears on White River Canyon fire

The White River Canyon Fire, which started Saturday afternoon, is expected to be 100 percent contained by Friday morning, according to Brian Ballou, information officer for the Oregon Department of Forestry.