Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 10, 2014.
Nonprofit event calendar from Sept. 10, 2014.
The eighth annual Wasco Salmon/Steelhead Tournament will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. Nichols Art Glass will provide grand prize.
PORTLAND — Disasters can strike at any time, and the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help their communities prepare for emergencies by giving blood during National Preparedness Month.
Terry Cobb opens new catering firm
Some for the food bank: Cash & Carry is in the midst of its third annual food drive, continuing through Sunday, Sept. 14. The store is issuing a special challenge to area restaurants this year: If five restaurants donate $500 each, Cash & Carry will donate $500.
Reports show $300,000 spent on meals since 2011
SALEM (AP) — Hurricanes, floods and tsunamis can pollute the water supply with bacteria and other contaminants, which can lead to illness for people who drink it.
SALEM (AP) — Amid a major push to boost high school graduation and college attendance, Oregon students held steady in proficiency in reading, writing, math and science, the scores on statewide tests show.
Rules for roundabouts from The City of the Dalles
PORTLAND (AP) — Cover Oregon is trying to figure out how many people who enrolled in private health insurance plans may owe more tax money as a result of the exchange’s blunder in calculating federal tax credits. Executive Director Aaron Patnode said the exchange used the wrong formula to calculate credits for individuals and families with incomes between 139 and 400 percent of the federal poverty line.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is appealing Oregon’s recent decision to deny an application to build a coal terminal at the Port of Morrow, on the Columbia River. Wyoming, the nation’s largest coal-producer, has been pressing for access to ports to export coal to Asia, but it has run into stiff opposition in the Northwest.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Sept. 9
To the editor: My name is Kari Dell and I am the mother of an eighth grader who has been mentored by Judge Karen Ostrye since October of 2011. We met Karen through the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program.
To the editor: No one doubts the Road Department Budget is in serious trouble. The commissioners acknowledged this when they appointed a committee to explore funding options. The committee spent many months preparing a report for the commissioners.