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Strike kills top Hamas leaders

Israeli supporters mourn fallen

Bodies of three climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

SEATTLE — The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and rocks.

For the record, Aug. 21

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 21, 2014.

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Bringing back the zebra stripes

Bob McFadden hopes to strengthen officiating crews for Mid-Columbia

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Editorial cartoons from Aug. 21

Editorial cartoons from Aug. 21, 2014

Letter to the editor: Do the right thing

To the editor: For eight years I worked for Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District as “the Rose Lady.” For the last two years I’ve continued to volunteer time as a consultant, doing maintenance, etc. I know the people there. We’re a small group.

Letter to the editor: Oregonians first

To the editor: You no doubt have seen the latest political ad on TV; the one that says that Sen. Jeff Merkley has “voted six times to raise the debt ceiling.” Of course. To do otherwise would be to shut the government down. What I don’t understand is how shutting the government down will make any money for the fat cats or put Oregonians first.

Letter to the editor: Key helpers

To the editor: The new Wahtonka community school has been up and running for a month and a half now.

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Editorial: Congress vacations while forests burn

Congress is in recess, but our forests still are burning. Our senators and representatives blew out of Washington, D.C. for their annual summer vacation, without taking action on any of a number of common-sense proposals to rework how we pay for firefighting — proposals that over the long run would have helped to reduce the severity of future fires.

History of Mosier aired

The Wasco County Historical Society Summer History Talks at the Rorick House will feature the City of Mosier at the talk Sunday Aug. 24, 2014.

Arts and entertainment calendar

Arts and entertainment schedule from Aug. 21, 2014.

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Car is canvas for two local artists

Lettie Young, Angel Avila display work at Art Center

Whooping cough diagnosed in North Central

North Central Public Health District has been notified of two school-age residents from separate communities in the district with lab-confirmed pertussis (also known as whooping cough) over the past couple of weeks.

Director: Pool contract missing key protections

Contractor negotiations continue

No charges against Prineville police chief

PRINEVILLE (AP) — Oregon state investigators have concluded there is insufficient evidence to charge former Prineville Police Chief Eric Bush with a crime.

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Clash over water rules

Ranchers say new EPA water rule will make it more difficult to produce food

Commission to meet with tribes

On Wednesday and Thursday, August 20-21, 2014, the Columbia River Gorge Commission will meet with the Councils of the four Columbia River Treaty Tribes and the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) for an annual government-to-government consultation.

Twitter tries to block images of Foley killing

AMSTERDAM — Twitter and some other social media outlets are trying to block the spread of gruesome images of the beheading of journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants, while a movement to deny his killers publicity is also gaining momentum.

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Another hostage at risk in Iraq

One journal killed, another is now at risk

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Windermere joins revitalization

East Second Street office is more integrated with downtown

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