Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from March 24, 2015.
It’s a common dream: Owning a little piece of heaven, a few acres of woods in the quiet country-side. But, once you have it, then what? What does it mean to be a good steward of the land?
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.
Walden seeks two-year funding extension
NEW YORK (AP) — In America, businessmen shake hands. In Japan, they bow. But all over the world airline executives engage in a greeting that is all their own: the exchange of model airplanes.
SALEM (AP) — A “major technical glitch” in Oregon's crime victim notification system triggered thousands of false notices Friday evening about the release of inmates, including one on a notorious killer, officials and news reports said.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from March 20, 2015.
MINT sting finds meth, heroin stash
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.”
Council ponders regulations for dispensaries
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.
Weed said timing is right for exit
Eighth-grade grappler scores a second-place finish
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.
Analysis shows agencies are censoring more records now