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Mosier Community School to remain closed

Information as per Mosier Community School's website and the public health department: No School for students the week of June 6th due to the recent events which happened in Mosier. 8th grade promotion will be rescheduled and Oaks Park for Mosier Middle School students has been cancelled. An end of the year celebration will be held - date to be announced. This will be a time for closure and when parent/students will be able to pick up report cards and items left at the school last week.

Response center established in Mosier

Response center established in Mosier The North Central Public Health District reports the following: Per DEQ air monitors, air quality remains good. A client center for Mosier residents impacted by the train derailment has been opened in Mosier (located behind the Mosier Middle School Gymnasium or 3rd Ave.). Union Pacific will provide lodging for residents and provide reimbursement for hotels utilized Friday night by displaced residents. A Union Pacific call center has also been set-up at 877-877-2567. Press option #6 to speak to a representative.

Red Cross shelter for Mosier evacuees remains open

The American Red Cross shelter opened in The Dalles due to the oil train derailment and subsequent evacuations will remain open today, Saturday, and through the night to assist affected residents. The shelter is located at Dry Hollow Elementary School, 1314 E. 19th St., The Dalles.

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Mosier train derailment spills oil, sparks fire

UPDATED WITH PHOTOS Mike Heiser, a resident of Mosier, had purchased some plants Friday and was just getting ready to put them in the ground around noon when he heard a big crash, the “whoof” of an explosion.

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Train derailment on I-84 near Mosier

Train derailment on I-84 near Mosier

Train derailment on I-84 near Mosier

Suspect’s body found over cliff

Investigators have found the remains of Mark Kevin Johnson, Jr., who was wanted for questioning in a Warm Springs Reservation murder case, in a vehicle that went over a cliff.

Early results, Wasco County Commissioner, Position 2

Results so far, updated 10:40 p.m.: Wasco County Commissioner, Position 2: Rodger Nichols, 45.50 percent, with 2,434 votes. Incumbent Steve Kramer, 54.1 percent, with 2,894 Votes. Final update in a.m.

Water quality, was and is safe, tests show

Testing shows Columbia River water safe

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Health warning issued on Columbia in The Dalles

An operational failure at The Dalles wastewater treatment plant, combined with a rain event, resulted in discharge of treated but non-disinfected wastewater Wednesday evening through early Thursday morning.

Bank robber caught

A man attempted to rob a bank less than 300 feet from The Dalles Police Department Monday afternoon.

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Google breaks new ground in The Dalles

Before breaking ground on its new data center Thursday afternoon, Google announced the purchase of a 73.58-acre parcel from Northwest Aluminum.

Second arrest in slide fire

A second arrest in the fire that destroyed the spiral slide at Tree Top Play Park was made today when a 15-year-old male was arrested at The Dalles High School at around 1:30 p.m., city police confirmed.

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Arrest made in slide fire

Eighteen year old arrested for crime at local park

Aaron Ray Haberman, of 210 W. 10th St., jailed on charges of second-degree arson, first-degree criminal mischief and reckless burning,

Roundabout closures in planned Tues.-Thurs.

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, curb removal directly west of the roundabout between Second and Third Streets will begin at 10 p.m. Access to East Second Street from the roundabout will be closed. The roundabout itself will be open to traffic. Closure will begin again at 6 a.m. Wednesday. Motorists needing to access the downtown area can use alternate freeway exits or detour via Dry Hollow to East 1th to Kelley Avenue. On Wednesday, Feb. 24-25, beginning at 9 a.m., East Third street will be closed from Taylor Street to the roundabout for curb and island repair. Motorists will be detoured via Taylor back to Second Street. Section will reopen by 4 p.m. each day to accommodate high traffic volumes.

The Dalles City Council decides not to send pot sales issue to voters

Planning Commission to work on "time, place and manner" regulations for shops and dispensaries

The Dalles City Council opts to regulate pot sales instead of allowing voters to decide on issue. A measure will be send to the electorate in November asking for approval of a local tax on recreational marijuana sales.

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