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Cease-fire made with Israel

Officials say a deal’s been set

For the record, Aug. 26

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 26, 2014.

What's happening from Aug. 26

Nonprofit events calendar from Aug. 26, 2014.

Get Ready events help prepare for disaster

PORTLAND — The American Red Cross and NW Natural are teaming up during National Preparedness Month to help Oregonians and Southwest Washingtonians prepare for a natural disaster or emergency.

Drowsiness blamed for crash that killed Mosier woman

Ellen Dittebrandt — artist, firefighter and triathlete — died Sunday after she was struck from behind by a vehicle while riding her bicycle on Interstate 84.

County eyes alternatives for Home at Last

Commission unwilling to hand over property

Tribal fisher to use Union street dock

The City of The Dalles is suspending docking privileges for three cruise ships Sept. 3-11 to accommodate a recently discovered tribal fishing right.

Investigation continues into fatal Sunday bicycle crash near Hood River

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into the cause and manner of Sunday morning's fatal bicycle-involved crash that resulted in the death of a 52-year old female along westbound Interstate 84 at the Viento State Park interchange west of Hood River. The names of the victim and driver will be released later today.

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Israeli airstrike levels 7-story building in Gaza

WITH VIDEO GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza police say Israeli airstrikes have leveled a seven-floor office building and severely damaged a two-story commercial building with dozens of shops in the southern town of Rafah.

Park districts schedules pool update meetings

Weekly updates and biweekly meetings planned to provide information in regards to the Thompson Park pool replacement project as it moves forward.

Public meeting calendar

Public meetings from Aug. 24, 2014.

Three injured in Hwy. 35 crash

Three people were injured Thursday, Aug. 21 in a two-vehicle crash about eight miles south of Hood River at the intersection of Highway 35 and Booth Hill Road.

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At Work in the Woods

Local teens get work experience, provide help on the Mt. Hood National Forest

Wash. authorizes shooting wolves preying on flock near Spokane

A rancher and state wildlife officials working to herd a flock of 1,800 sheep away from the site of recent wolf attacks in southern Stevens County today received authorization to shoot wolves that approach the flock.

USFWS launches ESA status review for greater sage-grouse, seeks information

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced last week that it is initiating its formal status review of the greater sage-grouse under the Endangered Species Act by requesting information from a broad array of state and federal agencies and tribes.



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