Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 19, 2015
COMMUNITY RESIDENTS joined members of the Mid-Columbia Veterans Memorial Committee on Saturday to replace fencing near the Veterans’ Memorial at Kelly Viewpoint in preparation for Monday’s Memorial Day observance at noon.
Parking available at Fifth Street entrance of courthouse
A HOMEMADE RV pulled by Lawrence Scible, who is better known by his spiritual name, Ras Ible, passed through The Dalles Monday headed toward Hood River.
Dee Hill in critical condition
PORTLAND (AP) — An Oregon woman was hospitalized in serious condition after she was shot by her husband, a former sheriff who has dementia.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 15
THE DALLES (AP) — The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network says two small earthquakes have been recorded in the Northwest, one in northern Oregon and the other in north-central Washington. No damage was reported from either.
From dusty to dazzling, pianos are repurposed by art students
Weak cash handling rules were targeted
A bill sponsored by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., that would extend the same federal hiring preference to fathers that is available to mothers of service members killed or permanently and totally disabled in action has cleared the Senate.
Assault prompts calls for security plan review
Katie Wallace of The Dalles and Christy Marquez of Maupin are finding they have a feather to fly with. Co-owners of 2BlondesCrafting, the friends are marketing their fashion craft throughout the area, and appear to have found a niche with their long, feather-shaped “feather leather” earrings.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 13, 2015.
BILLINGS, Mont. — The U.S. oil industry has filed a court challenge to new rules aimed at reducing the risk of catastrophic accidents involving crude moved by rail, following a string of fiery derailments in recent years. The American Petroleum Institute’s petition to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., would set aside a requirement for improvements to railroad tank cars that are known to fail during accidents.