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Mud, slides trap drivers in Wash.

TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Mud, slides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain falling on wildfire-scarred areas of north-central Washington damaged some homes, blocked portions of at least three highways and stranded motorists, officials say.

Does ‘no’ mean no for coal terminal?

PORTLAND — The state of Oregon has denied a permit to the company proposing a coal terminal at the Port of Morrow on the Columbia River, but Ambre Energy says it is considering “the full range of options” to move forward with its plans.

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Gaza militants kill 18 ‘spies’

Conspiracy theories on the rise

What's happening from Aug. 22

Nonprofit events calendar from Aug. 22, 2014.

Oregon Food Bank: Nut butters recalled

PORTLAND — Oregon Food Bank is alerting recipients of food through the Oregon Food Bank Network and associated partner agencies, pantries and community kitchens of a voluntary recall of almond butter and peanut butter due to a potential Salmonella contamination.

Director: Pool contract missing key protections

Pool correction An Aug. 21 story about swimming pool replacement incorrectly described the nature of the process. The award was made under a construction manager- general contractor process. An initial phase of work with contractor Triplett Wellman has been completed under a separate comment. The comments in the story referred to a contract for the balance of the work on pool demolition and replacement. We apologize for the error.

Crestline tapped for PUD work

New facility will provide backup power

Hot, dry spring cuts NE Oregon wheat yields

Poor weather timing blamed for reduction

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Working for fish, farmers

Fifteenmile Watershed Council looks for innovative ways to protect all interests

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Strike kills top Hamas leaders

Israeli supporters mourn fallen

Bodies of three climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

SEATTLE — The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and rocks.

For the record, Aug. 21

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 21, 2014.

Letter to the editor: Do the right thing

To the editor: For eight years I worked for Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District as “the Rose Lady.” For the last two years I’ve continued to volunteer time as a consultant, doing maintenance, etc. I know the people there. We’re a small group.

History of Mosier aired

The Wasco County Historical Society Summer History Talks at the Rorick House will feature the City of Mosier at the talk Sunday Aug. 24, 2014.

Arts and entertainment calendar

Arts and entertainment schedule from Aug. 21, 2014.

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