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Tennis girls gain first match win

Miller, Pashek and Murrillo nab singles wins; Wilson and Pielli top doubles

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Audit questions $17 million Wash. spent on bridge proposal

THE WASHINGTON State auditor’s office questions $17 million of the $188 million the state spent on plans to build a new Interstate 5 bridge across the Columbia River before the project was aborted.

County backs off deportation holds

HILLSBORO (AP) — The Washington County sheriff’s office says it will no longer hold people for possible deportation.

Wash. man chases his stolen truck

MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — The Grant County, Wash., sheriff says a man who spotted his own stolen truck and started following it helped officers recover two stolen vehicles and make two arrests.

Famous LA mountain lion exposed to rodent poison

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mountain lion that appeared strong and healthy as it ruled a wilderness park in the middle of Los Angeles has been exposed to rat poison and is suffering from mange.

School district told to pay $1.3M in stabbing case

SEATTLE (AP) — Jurors have told the Snohomish School District to pay $1.3 million for negligence in failing to protect two high school girls stabbed in 2011 by a mentally disturbed classmate.

Oregon appeals court affirms dogs are property

PORTLAND (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has thrown out the conviction of a Portland-area woman found guilty of starving her dog.

Bailey brings business experience, new voice

Practicing attorney Bridget Bailey is running for a seat on the Wasco County Board of Commissioners this year, and said she intends to bring her experience working as a small business owner and fourth-generation cherry grower and packer to bring a strong new voice to represent the county.

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Hanel auction nets more than $1M

Auction Sales Co. hosts first online sale

Sub searches for Malaysian plane

PERTH, Australia (AP) — As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person.

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Analemma opens in Mosier

Wines are made entirely from organic gorge grapes

Dufur sisters team up to operate Jurevicious marketing

PORTLAND — Three Dufur sisters have teamed up to form Jurevicious Studios Inc., a full-service marketing firm that specializes in multimedia campaigns and serves clients across the globe.

Word on the street: Neumayer caps final tax season

A debit for sure: Ben Neumayer of Friend and Reagan PC wrapped up his 40th income tax season April 15 and decided that would also be a good time to wrap up his accounting career. Neumayer officially announced his retirement to the Friend and Reagan staff last night.

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Big sixth inning moves Tribe streak to nine

Four-run outburst key to 5-1 victory over No. 7 Corvallis

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Frothy fun: dyeing Easter eggs in shaving cream

Simple as tradition egg-dying, colors won’t run together

For the record, from April 16

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from April 16, 2014.

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Empress becomes regular visitor

Mayor joins inaugural voyage of sternwheeler

Klickitat Co. offers scenic aid

Planners could do ground work

Letter to the editor: How many more?

To the editor: Just wondering how many more local downtown businesses will have to close before the city decides to take action? With nothing new coming in, I see a ghost town in our future.

Letter to the editor: Health burden

To the editor: Whereas my parents lived during and managed to survive through The Great Depression of the 1930s; my children will be (thanks be to this Great Depressing Obamacare program and its regulations to cut home health care by 14 percent over a four-year period) challenged with my survival when my body loses its functions and requires home care.

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