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Deputy shares 'blue' moment

A blue reminder band on Wasco County Sheriff Deputy Gaven Marble’s right wrist bears the name of his former patrol sergeant who died in the line of duty. This week is National Police Week, a time for Americans to remember the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officials, but that reality lives with Marble every day.

Warm Springs death sparks investigation

Warm Springs Police Department officers conducting a welfare check found the body of Candelaria Rhoan, age 30, inside her home in the early morning hours of May 19. Although an autopsy is pending, responding officers believe Rhoan (pronounced "Roan") died violently.

For the record from May 18

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 18

The Dalles selects new police chief

Pat Ashmore, deputy superintendent of the Oregon State Police in Salem, has been appointed police chief for the City of The Dalles. Ashmore resides in The Dalles and is a native of The Dalles.

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Camera captures what eye can’t see

Wasco County’s law enforcement agencies have a new tool to aid in the investigation of domestic violence cases.

For the Record, May17, 2016

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Sharp increase in ‘hot dog’ calls

Not too many years ago, summer brought the occasional call to police about a dog in distress in a hot car. But in the last few years, such calls to The Dalles Police Department have significantly increased, officers say. And almost without exception, the calls are unfounded, meaning the dog was fine.

For the Record, May 12, 2016

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For the record from May 11

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 11.

For the record from May 10

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from May 10, 2016.

Drug team looks at fire

After a Wamic man suffered serious burns on April 22, Wasco County sheriff’s deputies learned that the incident may have been connected to an illegal drug lab explosion.

For the Record, May 3, 2016

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Reward for ram killing

Rewards totaling $2,000 are now being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the death of a third bighorn sheep ram in early April east of Rufus.

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Riding for a cause

“Please stand for the flag,” calls Saundra Buchanan of the Wasco County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse, to people sitting along sidewalks at local parades. She admits to frustration when people don’t pay respects to the visible symbol of all the freedoms they enjoy.

For the Record, April 29, 2016

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