A fire Thursday afternoon, June 13, gutted a single-wide manufactured home in Foley Lakes. Crew and apparatus from Mid Columbia Fire and Rescue and Dallesport Fire Department responded to the blaze, which left eight homeless.
The Dalles City Council will discuss doubling the local gas tax — from 3 to 6 cents per gallon — at Monday’s meeting as one way to cover the cost of street improvements.
Rain has little effect on mid-season varieties Orchardists with early ripening cherry varieties saw some significant cracking as a result of the heavy rains this past week, but cherry interests want to assure the public that there are still plenty of cherries for picking and eating.
North Wasco County School Board candidates Dean McAllister, John Nelson and Eric Nerdin won seats in the Tuesday, May 21, special district election, as did Bill Wolfe and John Willer, the firefighter-backed ticket at Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue.
Sheriff frees bookkeeper sentenced for stealing funds Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley is taking steps to put an inmate freed by the sheriff back in jail.
Alleged attacker faces Measure 11 violence charge The victim of a stabbing, Josh Davitt, 23, of The Dalles, died Tuesday evening — three days after he was taken off life support at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland.
The Dalles and Wasco County law enforcement officers responded to a report of a fleeing suspect this morning, May 7, who fled an apparent Oregon State Police traffic stop just across The Dalles Bridge on Highway 197 in Washington. One person stayed in the stopped car, according to The Dalles Police Chief Jay Waterbury.
Spring open burning season in The Dalles has concluded. Fall open burning in The Dalles will run from Oct. 16 to Dec. 1. In addition, Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue has halted issuing any new burn permits and prohibits all burning within its boundaries, effective May 20. All issued permits will become invalid on that date.
Victim of April 29 knife attack remains in critical condition A man from The Dalles was arrested early Monday morning for allegedly stabbing his roommate following a verbal dispute that turned into a physical altercation.
WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and believed accomplice dead. WITH AP VIDEO
BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and sending authorities rushing to aid wounded spectators, race organizers and police said.
Two men from The Dalles — one over the age of 30 and the other more than 40 — were sentenced this week in separate cases for using positions of authority to gain the trust of teenage girls they then molested.
Union Pacific Railroad plans to perform crossing repair at the Union Street railroad crossing -- not Webber Street as previously announced -- on Saturday, February 16, from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. on February 17th, 2013. At that time Union Street between West 1st and 2nd Streets will be closed to all traffic, including emergency vehicles.
The Dalles man LifeFlighted ot Portland
Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are continuing the investigation into Friday evening's serious injury pedestrian-involved crash in the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 in The Dalles. The name of the injured pedestrian is being released in this update.
Murder suspect Roark David Smith, 53, was found dead in his single-occupancy cell about 5 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, by a corrections officer. Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley said emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facilities but Smith was already dead upon their arrival. He said a preliminary investigation has not determined a cause of death but no indication was found of foul play or suicide.
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