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Authorities help Special Olympics athletes

Wolfe resigns from fire board

Bill Wolfe, a retired 37-year firefighter who defeated an incumbent to get on the Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue board in 2013, resigned last month, saying his participation had been “contentious and ineffective.”

City eyes pot shops

Council ponders regulations for dispensaries

Net ban upheld on Columbia River

ASTORIA (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has upheld state rules curtailing the use of gillnets on the main stem of the Columbia River. Commercial fishermen shunted to side channels and tributaries by the rules challenged them in court. The nets have long been the primary method of commercial fishing on the Columbia. Critics said the nets hurt salmon because they catch fish indiscriminately, hauling in endangered species.

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Jail chief set to retire

Weed said timing is right for exit

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J.R. Scott shines at MS wrestling state championships

Eighth-grade grappler scores a second-place finish

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Kickstarting a new brewery

Defiance Brewery, a new craft brewery and taproom in The Dalles, plans to open a brewery this summer and is seeking additional funding through a Kickstart.com fundraising campaign.

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Walden: Don’t mess with vet

PORTLAND — After a veteran posted on Craigslist that his American flag was stolen, U.S. Rep. Greg Walden offered to fly a flag above the Capitol for him. Earlier this week, Jack Miller told KATU he was disgusted after learning someone had stolen his father's American flag from his Southeast Portland home.

Toda survives call for his resignation

Columbia Gorge Community College board member Stu Watson called for CGCC president Dr. Frank Toda to step down on Tuesday.

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Realtor feared the worst

Ashley sensed eviction would be problematic

Airport stages first fly-in

The Columbia Gorge Regional Airport will hold a fly-in Saturday, June 13, to raise money for fire services and celebrate improvements that are aiding in economic development around the area.

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Eviction sparks gunshots, fire

Firefighters locate a body inside gutted TD residence

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Photo timeline: Police standoff and fire at 10th and Mnt. Hood

According to OSP Lieutenant Pat Shortt, at approximately 8:25 a.m. Monday, March 16, Wasco County Sheriff's Deputies arrived at 1100 Mt. Hood St., in The Dalles, to serve civil papers on the resident living there. As deputies knocked on the door gunshots were heard from within and deputies fell back and requested additional police to respond. Officers arriving at the scene created a perimeter and attempted negotiations with the occupant. Shortly thereafter, smoke began to come from inside the residence.

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Rancher takes reins of livestock panel

Wilson wants to keep youth in industry

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The world, and back to Wasco County

To get a sense of what a doer and achiever Mike Davis is, here’s just one insight: he needs only three to five hours of sleep a night.

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