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Rollover Crash

A medic with Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue sits with the driver of a vehicle that rolled onto its top at 12th and Quinton streets Wednesday evening.

Host family sought for Korean student

The Rotary Club is looking for local families to take in a South Korean exchange student who will be arriving in The Dalles the week of Aug. 24-31.

Vintage tractors rolling into Dufur

The second annual Vintage Dufur Days offers plenty of family fun this weekend, Aug. 12 and 13. People are invited to step back in time to and enjoy displays in the historic town of horse-drawn equipment, tractors, a thresher and other pieces of antique farm equipment.

Warm Springs fire sparks evacuations

A fire burning through the Warm Springs Indian Reservation has spread to more than 21,000 acres and led to evacuation of some residents. According to reports, the Nena Springs fire burning along Highway 3 near Simnasho started Tuesday night about a half-mile north of the reservation.

For the Record for August 10, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 10

Boat safety tips for eclipse event

Are you planning to be on the water for the eclipse? The Oregon State Marine Board, marine law enforcement and boating facility providers offer boating safety tips so everyone can have an unforgettable time on the water.

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What's a total solar eclipse and why this one is unusual

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes the Aug. 21 eclipse so special is that it will cut diagonally across the entire United States.

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‘Inventors camp’ challenges youth

Middle school students from around the Mid-Columbia were challenged this week at “Inventor’s Camp,” a hands-on science and technology camp introduced by Oregon State University and hosted by the OSU Extension Service of Wasco County and Columbia Gorge Community College.

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Local drivers rev up for Sunday races

Motorsports fans won't have to travel far to experience the sights, sounds and high-speed action of auto racing as the C.H. Urness Motors/The Dalles NAPA-sponsored Dallesport Drags will be a highlight event of the Neon Cruise this Sunday, Aug. 13, at the airport in Dallesport.

For the Record for August 9, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 9

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Healing wall honors vets

The Wall That Heals will soon arrive in Goldendale to honor Vietnam veterans and provide area residents with an opportunity to pay respects to the more than 58,000 warriors who fell in battle — and show their support for those who came home. The travelling half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C, arrives in Goldendale about 11 a.m. on Aug. 30.

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Hazy Heat Wave

Boaters and swimmers cool off in the Columbia River off Riverfront Park in The Dalles. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory through 8 p.m. Thursday, as high pressure will sustain hot and dry conditions over the inland Northwest. An air quality alert is also in effect through Saturday for Wasco, Jefferson, Deschutes and Crook counties.

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Shaniko prepares for ‘seige’

Shaniko, population 26, is preparing for a siege of sorts when the solar eclipse happens Aug. 21.

For the Record for August 8, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 8

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County ready for ‘Great Eclipse’

Wasco County emergency managers are ready for everything — from snake bites to traffic snarls, car wrecks, drownings and wildfires — that could result from having thousands of people converge on the region for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. Sheriff Lane Magill expects so much action in south county during the weekend prior to the eclipse that he is setting up two command posts to respond to incidents.

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