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Word on the street: Toys and dirt piles get bigger with age

Getting dirty: Anyone who ever felt the irresistible magnetic attraction between a dirt pile and a small, yellow dumptruck will get a chuckle out of what’s to be found on the lot at Ray Schultens Motors this week.

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.

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East End Metamorphosis

Sunshine Mill takes shape as a marquee The Dalles destination

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Dust buster

A water truck wets down a pile of gravel at Munson Paving in the Port of The Dalles Industrial Park in an effort to keep dust from being picked up by the summer wind. A sprinkler on top of the pile adds additional moisture.

Business park gains traction

Port eyes possible tenant, wins road grant

Letter to the editor: Call the DEQ

To the editor: Dear fellow citizens, if you have been affected by the chemical odors discharged by the Creosote Plant at the east end of The Dalles, as many of us have, please contact Oregon DEQ

Word on the street: At checkstand not far away

‘Dalles’ makes the tabloids: You wouldn’t think The Dalles a likely topic for the Star tabloid magazine, but that’s where you’d be wrong.

Broadband site offers information

What’s happening with broadband internet in the gorge? This question, and many more, came to the Klickitat-Skamania Local Technology Planning Team when they started asking communities and businesses about how, where and why they are using the internet.

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Nantz gains Cattlemen’s post

Rancher may be called to testify before Congress

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Business recognizes wounded officers

Community award event takes on a soccer theme with Timbers goalkeeper in attendance

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Flying duo want to help young people soar

Pilot shortage could mean career opportunities

City gives tax credit to e-commerce

Council hopes for state tax break

Word on the street: Kelsey takes skills to Cascade Motors

Heading west: A permanent fixture at 509 E. Second St. for more than 35 years, David Kelsey is taking his services as an auto mechanic to the west side of town. Kelsey worked at the East Second location through a variety of name changes from S&R Auto to Castle, to Alleyway and now Cornstone Auto.

Ceiling fire at Schultens Monday

Torch used in construction ignited flames

Urban Renewal agency to consider 2014-15 budget June 9

Underpass, Civic, redevelopment among agency goals.

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