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For the Record, May 24, 2016
Walden talks Trump, vets
School survey seeks dreams
Kolbe Bales leads the Dufur Rangers to state pl...
Long relay team sets PR at 5A state track meet
Pielli and Wilson make TD history
Suspect’s body found over cliff
Pirates invade The Dalles Middle School
Building a community for music
Museums offer Blue Star program
Looking Back on May 22
Letter to the editor: Thank you voters
Editorial: ‘Health’ months play out in real life
Sherman boys, SWC girls each get fourth at state
Fired up Hawks take play-in slugfest
Deputy shares 'blue' moment
ALS claims local woman
Warm Springs death sparks investigation
Craig Office Supply moved to that location in the mid 80s after moving from their prior location on Washington St. This is going to be a fascinating change for downtown, can't wait to watch the progress!
My heartfelt condolences to Kenn's family. I consider myself to be extremely blessed to have met Kenn in recent years. He will be missed by many.
I have lived in this town for over 30 years, and I have seen a lot. Some of those people who sit out there day in and day out are doing so just because they can. Some are doing it because they're unemployed and potentially unhirable because of age, medical issues, etc. The system is so overrun with people who are milking it, those who truly need assistance aren't able to get any. And the gentleman with the cart, he does more work in one day than many people do in a week. He helps keep this city clean of garbage and debris, often because our many residents don't give a care and he does. He actually gets paid a little bit for the enormous amount that he does. So instead of complaining about something you don't like, do something about it! Talk to these people and find out a little more information. If they're a nuisance, say in front of a business, report them. Business owners have a right to request them to move on, no loitering or bothering customers. Same goes for street corners and such, especially if they're a hazard. But I daresay, we are NO WHERE near as bad as Portland. I have yet to see one of them approach anyone before they've been approached themselves. We don't know their stories, whether they're running from domestic violence to a war veteran to a runaway teen. Instead of throwing stones, be productive about it.
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