Not clear how many new starts may grow into large fires.
Columbia Center for the Arts goes wild in August. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, “Art in the Wild” hits the Columbia River Gorge for the month of August and covers all things wild.
Arts and entertainment calendar from July 24, 2014.
A pedestrian, his umbrella rolled up but ready, walks in front of the Civic Auditorium on Fourth Street in The Dalles.
Esten Alton Mounsey, 39, of The Dalles will be represented in a rape and sexual assault case by Amy Lammers of the gorge firm Morris, Smith, Starns and Sullivan.
PORTLAND — Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul and created a new system to improve the care they received. But an Associated Press review shows that an unexpected rush of enrollees has strained the capacity of the revamped network that was endorsed as a potential national model, locking out some patients, forcing others to wait months for medical appointments and prompting a spike in emergency room visits, which state officials had been actively seeking to avoid.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from july 24, 2014.
Cougar has been ‘hanging out’ since July 16 sighting
Despite delay, deadline is still set at July 2015
PORTLAND (AP) — The mystery of the dead honeybees in Clackamas County will take a little longer to solve. The Oregon Department of Agriculture says it collected dead bees from four locations to screen for pesticides, but has yet to test them because the lab is backed up with other projects. Agency spokesman Bruce Pokarney told the Statesman Journal newspaper that tests results might be ready within the next couple of weeks.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul say Islamic extremist militants have blown up a revered Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers.
Training can help with tourism and customer retention, says chamber head
The Chocolate Lab has reopened its store at 214 Washington St. after a temporary closure for remodeling and to get a second store up and running in Hood River.
Button up that overcoat: It may only be July, but this is a good time to consider what can be done for a business or a home to keep the winter cold (and the summer heat, for that matter) at bay and power bills at a minimum.