Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from June 30, 2015.
A sheriff says a St. Helens man has shot and seriously wounded himself after a police pursuit on Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge.
Starting July 16, farmers will be allowed to graze cattle on lands normally off-limits to it, due to severe drought conditions and the shortage of hay.
Drought spurs sooner start
UPDATED 12:45 p.m. A 12 to 15 acre fire that threatened Pinewood Mobile Manor by the Discovery Center this morning is contained and no structures were lost, according to Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue.
Fort Dalles Fourth will kick off the Fourth of July weekend with a James Otto concert. The Grammy-nominated country artist will be performing his newest hit “Somewhere Tonight.” VIP tickets cost ($25), General Admission ($15) are sold at FortDallesFourth.com. The Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. on Friday July 3 at Lewis and Clark Festival Park.
The one thing that I don’t deal very well with is heat and it looks like thermometers in The Dalles will be in the triple digits through July 4. And that makes me cranky. I don’t like hot weather, but after living in the gorge for several decades I have found three sure fire ways to stay cool even when you can fry an egg on the sidewalk:
Five veterans, one KIA, honored for their service
PORTLAND (AP) — Federal authorities defended their latest plan for mitigating damage to salmon and steelhead imperiled by hydroelectric dams in the Columbia River Basin.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from June 26, 2015.
One of six honored
The Oregon Department of Forestry has suppressed 301 fires so far in 2015 and 227 were started by people, according to an agency report.
Forms must be received by Aug. 3
Gas tax would go up 4 cents
Official says economy will be hurt