A level three evacuation order was issued for Obrist Road Monday afternoon as the Blackburn Fire escalated.
Overnight crews see good night on fire
Nighttime fire crews reported a good night on the Government Flats Fire Complex as they returned to camp this morning, Monday, Aug. 19, but the Blackburn Fire remains a challenge.
City water plant, residences are top priority in conflagration plan
A level two evacuation notice has been issued by the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office for all of Reservoir Road and Upper Mill Creek Road because of Blackburn Fire Active.
SUNDAY AFTERNOON UPDATE: Sheriff's office uses text/email notification system for first time on fire
Firefighters work to protect The Dalles water treatment plant and nearby homes
UPDATE Sunday, 2:45 p.m.: The Wasco County Sheriff's Office has notified residents on Mill Creek of possible fire risks using the recently acquired Everbridge text and email notification system.
Firefighters hope to keep blaze out of Mill Creek
An afternoon estimate of the Blackburn Fire, burning in part of The Dalles watershed lands, partly Bureau of Land Management lands and partly on private land places it at 550 acres.
Providers seek aging research in outlying areas
Rural and urban communities have different needs, and the local Area Agency on Aging thinks it is time to remind the state of that.
A lightning storm moving south to north sparked multiple fires in the hills near Wamic, Dufur and The Dalles Friday evening, Aug. 9.
PORTLAND — Pushed by shifting winds, a new Eastern Oregon wildfire changed course late Thursday and burned toward the north end of the town of John Day.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. John Kitzhaber has provided the required five-day notice that he might veto a bill that loosens a ban on the use of Native American mascots by Oregon schools.
Rescue crews struggle to recover body In a first for rescue and recovery efforts on Mt. Hood, chain saws were used on the White River glacier Sunday to cut away ice and retrieve the body of a 25-year-old Colorado snowboarder.
Young victim calls Brian DePriest a ‘bad boy’
Satus Pass - US Highway 97 has reopen between Toppenish and Goldendale, which has been closed by the Mile Marker 28 wildfire.
Toda: Exciting time for CGCC Columbia Gorge Community College has completed its seven-year journey to achieve independent accreditation. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities announced Wednesday that the gorge college had earned more flexibility to develop instructional programs and provide services to students.
The Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Taskforce (MINT), executed a search warrant Thursday, July 17 at about 7 a.m. at 4109 Chenowith Road, Space E14, arresting two people on drug and endangerment charges.
Six taken to hospital
A three-car, six-injury accident blocked Highway 197 early this morning.
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