Sports

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MORO – The No. 1-ranked Sherman Huskies scored 73 points in two district games last weekend in Madras and could not get their shots to fall. Tuesday was a different story, however. Luke Martin and Caleb Fritts combined for 33 points, the Huskies had four players hit double figures and they nearly matched their two-game district total in a 66-44 state sub-round home romp against North Clackamas Christian Tuesday in Moro.

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Cooper Bales and Trey Darden rattled off 11 points each, Daniel Radcliffe added six and the Dufur Rangers jumped out to a 22-10 halftime lead and came away with a 39-31 upset road victory over the No. 11-ranked Joseph Eagles in state sub-round action Tuesday in Joseph.

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Playing for the first time in 18 calendar days, The Dalles boys basketball team fell behind 35-23 at the break and could not dig themselves out of an early hole, as they lost by a 66-57 margin to Hood River Valley in 5A action Tuesday in Hood River.

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It’s that time of year again. Buddy Bowl, The Next Door, Inc.’s annual fundraiser for youth mentoring programs—now in its second year, and formerly called Bowl for Kids Sake—is scheduled for March 2 at Orchard Lanes in Hood River.

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MADRAS — Dufur and Arlington were playing to continue their seasons in Saturday’s third place district matchup, and the Rangers received a spark from some unheralded players to come out on top.

Gorge Life

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It’s that time of year again. Buddy Bowl, The Next Door, Inc.’s annual fundraiser for youth mentoring programs—now in its second year, and formerly called Bowl for Kids Sake—is scheduled for March 2 at Orchard Lanes in Hood River. Read more

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Students at Chenowith Elementary will present “Seussical the Musical, Kid,” Friday, Feb. 28, 6:30 p.m. at the school cafeteria and Sunday, March 3, 2 p.m.  Tickets are $4. Read more

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If it were on an episode of “Antiques Roadshow,” a French doll and her clothing, newly on display at the Discovery Center, would definitely be a “find.” The doll, dating from about the 1850s, has exquisite hand-made finery, which sparked the concept of children’s “fashion in Paris,” a doll appraiser told the museum. Read more

Opinion

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To the editor: I don’t use credit cards. The other day I went to a local store to buy a garbage can for my plastic recycling. I saw a tractor, a lawn mower that turns on a dime, priced at $1,299. Read more

To the editor:

Wanted to thank JCS Productions (Jude Merrill, Connie Krummrich and Scott McKay) for a well-organized and fun dance party recently at The Dalles Senior Center. Read more

To the editor:

Every year in the month of February the microscopic body of brothers and sisters in The Truth scattered around the world are mutually reading the book of Exodus. Read more

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To the editor:

I have called Congressman Greg Walden’s office to express my concerns,  ask for support of issues, request public appearances with Town Hall meetings, etc.  frequently over the last two years. I have written letters to the editor and directly to Congressman Walden to express my thoughts. I have even voted for him in the past, but not this last election and never again. Read more

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To the editor:

After losing $1,500 dollars looking for a house in The Dalles last year, my family felt used and discouraged.  We are desperate to improve our housing situation and until we lost those funds we thought that we had enough money for a small down payment.

We have been reduced to trying to replace the trailer we own with a new manufactured home in the trailer park where we currently reside.

We have been working by ourselves on the application for the permit since October 2018.  We have made eight trips to the planning office. Each time we got no concrete help, just more confusion. Read more