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Emergency responders from Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue prepare to transport a patient following a motor vehicle crash at 9th and Union Friday morning at approximately 8 a.m. Details regarding the two-vehicle, injury crash were not available at this time.

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The City of The Dalles Public Works Department will be painting the center and side lines on streets throughout the community today through Thursday, August 6, beginning at 6 a.m. each day, weather permitting.

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Firefighters from Oregon Department of Forestry’s The Dalles Unit responded to a fire burning on private timberland along Fir Mountain Road in Hood River County late Saturday night, according to a press release from The Dalles office.

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A dedicated group of primarily local  Black Lives Matter protesters gathered Sunday at the Northern Oregon Regional Corrections  Facility (NORCOR) in The Dalles to protest the use of the facility by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as a detention center. The group wrote messages — i…

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To support safely continuing to worship, local officials distributed masks to over a dozen churches in Wasco County recently, according to a press release from Unified Command, which serves Wasco, Sherman and Gilliam counties. 

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It’s not often, one appreciative colleague said of Teri Thalhofer, that you meet a person with equal parts zeal and compassion.

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Hood River County identified an outbreak of COVID-19 among the Hood River Valley High School Boys’ Basketball and Football teams. In cooperation with the Hood River County School District, the health department reported in a July 18 press release the department has confirmed that more than one positive case participated at their respective sports practices on Monday, July 13. This is a developing situation; identified cases may expand.

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,Track Utilities will be placing underground and aerial fiber optic cable for CenturyLink from Court and Fourth streets to 10th, and along 10th to Emerson street. Work begins Tuesday, July 21 and will continue through July 24. Flaggers will be moving traffic through the work zone, beginning 9 a.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. thereafter, continuing until 5 p.m.

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Emergency responders from Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue prepare to transport a patient following a motor vehicle crash at 9th and Union Friday morning at approximately 8 a.m. Details regarding the two-vehicle, injury crash were not available at this time.

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A second person has died from COVID-19 in Wasco County, the North Central Pulic Health District announced Wednesday, July 15. The Wasco County resident died July 8 after having been diagnosed with COVID-19 in June of this year.

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The Granada Theater in The Dalles has received a $90,000 grant for a new heating and cooling system at the historic 1920s era theater.

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The historic Vogt Fountain in the Veteran's Memorial Rose Garden at Sorosis park is running again, with brass lions-head fountains and paving stone walkways.

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Oregon Main Street Revitalization Grant funding was part of a 2019 legislature approved lottery bond package scheduled for spring 2021. The sale of the bond package has been canceled due lottery shortfalls from the impacts of COVID-19. Without the $5,000,000 expected from the sale or additio…

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Jim White, who writes a regular monthly stargazing column for the Columbia Gorge News called “In The Sky,” shared this photograph of the comet Neowise taken Sunday morning, July 11, from near his home in Trout Lake. “I’ll mention the comet in my August stargazing, but it’ll be history by the…

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