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RaeLynn Ricarte

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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.

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Lightning sparks regional fires

White River Canyon blaze continues while others are quickly extinguished UPDATE July 15, 2014.

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Lightning sparks mulitple fires in region

Oregon fire officials estimated that about 3,400 lightning strikes occurred across the region Sunday and started dozens of fires, mostly small but some sparked fires that are threatening homes on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation.

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Battle lines form over bladderpod

A group of farmers in Franklin County, Wash., are challenging U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s listing of the White Bluffs bladderpod as a threatened species – and asking for help from local citizens.

City hears planning panel street ideas

“This is complicated,” said The Dalles City Councilor Tim M­­cGlothlin about finding an affordable way to pay for street improvements tied to residential development. Members of the planning commission at the June 30 workshop knew exactly where McGlothlin’s was coming from with what might have been the understatement of the year.

Man dies when struck by train

A man was struck and killed by an eastbound train early Saturday morning and The Dalles City Police are awaiting toxicology reports to see if he was under the influence of alcohol or narcotics.

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Boehner visits gorge

Greg Walden serves as tour guide for top GOP leader

One of the best kept secrets in the gorge was Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner’s visit July 2 to several locations.

Walden meets with ranchers

Wolves top list of subjects addressed at Dufur gathering

U.S. Rep. Greg Walden told ranchers from Wasco and Sherman counties July 3 that Oregon had been offered more wolves from Idaho.

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Iraq vet seeks Purple Heart recipients

Medal holders challenged to help military families

The Dalles contracts for business recruitment

It isn’t enough to just advertise The Dalles as a good place to do business, there needs to be an active recruitment program, according to Nolan Young, city manager.

Cherries on boom track

Rain causes minimal damage to overall crop

Cow recovers from wolf attack in Umatilla

Sherman County committee will decide if compensation is owed

City considers park tobacco rules

Health officials seek festival area directive

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Cyclists seek bike park

Bikers form group to study possibilities

Stark gets eight years for theft charges

Felon had long history of prior convictions

Police arrest 12 for drugs

Festival, Mid-Columbia Narcotics Task Force raid yields multiple charges.

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A time for new horizons

Judge leaves 23 years on the bench with an optimistic outlook

Mustang drawing will aid children

Residents of Wasco and Hood River counties have the opportunity to win a classic car, help prevent child abuse and minimize trauma to young victims.

Mustang drawing will aid children

Residents of Wasco and Hood River counties have the opportunity to win a classic car, help prevent child abuse and minimize the trauma to young victims.

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Wasco county selects wolf panel

Two business representatives are still needed

Governor names Ostrye new circuit court judge

Hood River attorney Karen Ostrye has been appointed by Governor John Kitzhaber to fill a vacancy on the Circuit Court for the Seventh Judicial District created by the retirement of Judge Paul Crowley.