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Fill the Boot raises over $10,000

Firefighters from Mid Columbia Fire and Rescue, Dallesport and Murdock fire departments raised $10,613 in "Fill the Boot" campaign Friday, Aug. 22.

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A huge chip on their shoulders

The Dalles football team has right attitude in place for a solid fall campaign

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HAVEN video wins national Telly award

Video spotlights community role

CGCC pursues tech center

College seeks $7.5M financial match

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Third doctor dies from Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also contracted the disease before being evacuated to Europe.

For the record, Aug. 27

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 27, 2014.

Video games come of age as spectator sport

NEW YORK — Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play “Pac-Man.” And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like “Street Fighter II” and “Super Mario Bros.”

Weekly recreation reports, Aug. 27

Weekend fishing opportunities and links to full Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recreation reports for the Willamette, Central, Columbia, Northeast and Southeast zones.

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Biologist: New collar for wolf OR-7 no easy matter

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Biologists trying to put a new GPS tracking collar on Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, could be camping out in the southern Oregon Cascades for weeks before they are successful.

20 years: man wounded friend, shot self in groin

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It wasn't the first time Joseph Johnson III had shot someone, but his decision to stuff a .45-caliber semi-automatic handgun down the front of his pants as he fled had dramatic consequences.

Small plane crashes near Chehalis airport, 1 dead

CHEHALIS, Wash. (AP) — The police chief of the southwest Washington city of Chehalis confirms that one person has died in the crash of a small plane.

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Three bodies of family members found in Oregon lake

GASTON, Ore. (AP) — It was supposed to be a pleasant lakeside picnic for a 42-year-old mother, her 25-year-old daughter, teenage son and 3-year-old grandson. But for reasons that are still unclear it turned into a tragedy. All four family members were found drowned at Henry Hagg Lake, a popular reservoir 25 miles west of Portland.

'Threatened' status sought for monarch butterfly

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Three conservation groups and a butterfly expert are asking the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to list the monarch butterfly as a threatened species.

Aloha man arrested after not appearing in court

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Aloha, Oregon, man accused of conning prospective McMinnville apartment renters out of $10,000 in cash has been arrested.

Man gets 25 years for 20 years of sex abuse

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — Five sisters who were molested as children were in Clackamas County Circuit Court Tuesday morning to see Eric Michael Freeburg sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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Sherman County turns out for fair

SHERMAN COUNTY residents celebrated their agricultural heritage and livelihoods this past weekend at the annual Sherman County Fair.

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Cease-fire made with Israel

Officials say a deal’s been set

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Walking their hearts out

Local team secures fourth place at The World’s Largest Walk Relay in Portland

For the record, Aug. 26

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 26, 2014.

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Editorial cartoons from Aug. 26

Editorial cartoons from Aug. 2, 2014.


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