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A majority of respondents to a recent survey by School District 21 said the areas most needing improvement were providing mental health services to students, achieving smaller class sizes, and getting more K-12 funding.

The survey of 237 people also found respondents wanted improvements in providing safe facilities for learning and activities, and community and parent engagement.

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City crews set up barriers at W. 10th and Lincoln streets, where a tree fell over the road and a parked vehicle Wednesday.

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The Sherman County School District will be celebrating the induction of four individuals and one team into the Sherman County School District Hall of Honor at a reception in the cafeteria at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 19.  There will also be a presentation and celebration of 151 years of education in Sh…

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Tate Stewart, at right, readies a net as long-time fisherman Don Oliver, second from left, lands a salmon in the Columbia River across from the mouth of the Deschutes River. At left is Matt Stewart of Vancouver. Watching the action, second from right, is Mike Pincock of The Dalles.

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In the coming week, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO), in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service and Mount Hood National Forest, will install three new volcano monitoring stations on the flanks of Mount Hood.

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With a better benefit package for sergeants, one that equals what deputies receive, the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office is now recruiting internally for several sergeant positions.

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A majority of respondents to a recent survey by School District 21 said the areas most needing improvement were providing mental health services to students, achieving smaller class sizes, and getting more K-12 funding.

The survey of 237 people also found respondents wanted improvements in providing safe facilities for learning and activities, and community and parent engagement.

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The Mid-Columbia Veterans Memorial Committee, Inc., will host a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) ceremony today, Friday, Sept. 20, at the war memorial located at the view point across from Sorosis Park in The Dalles.

The ceremony begins at 6 p.m. and lasts about 40 minutes.

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So far, one person, Solea Kabakov, has applied to fill the Zone 5 vacancy on the D21 school board.

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The D21 school board in a 4-1 vote Thursday directed staff to enter into a contract with a national executive search firm to help the board find a new superintendent.

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What time is it? No, it’s not Howdy Doody time, but it is time for the start of the inevitable flu season. And since seasonal flu outbreaks can happen as early as October, the Mid-Columbia Senior Center is again offering flu shots in cooperation with Rite-Aid on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call the Center to reserve a  5-minute time slot, or  just drop in.

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Oxygen is a funny thing—you put two atoms together and you can breathe —thanks to blue green algae.

But if you can get three to cohabitate in ozone, well then, my friend, you can do some laundry.

Really well.

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There’s something strange in your neighborhood, so put your tennis shoes on and get ready to walk!

The Dalles Main Street will be leading fearless guests on a series of macabre, ghost-story-filled historic walking tours Friday and Saturday nights in October.  Guides lead as guests explore historic—and some say haunted—downtown The Dalles, bringing stories of spirits who linger in the shadows and terrifying tales of murder and mayhem.

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At every stage of life there are challenges. (Thankfully we don’t have to worry about pimples anymore!) But there is always something to laugh about—although it is often hard to find jokes and anecdotes about older adults that don’t reinforce negative stereotypes.

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