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For the record, July 31

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 31, 2014.

Antelope nets free emergency vehicles

Fire chief tracks down gear, equipment for rural station

For the record, July 30

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 30, 2014.

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Driver sought over utility pole collision; $1,000 reward offered

NORTHERN WASCO County PUD is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals responsible for damage to a utility pole at East 11th Street and Dry Hollow Road.

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For the record, July 29

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 29, 2014.

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Carrico honored for heroism

Detective Jamie Carrico has received The Dalles Police Department Medal of Valor in recognition of actions to preserve public safety that put his own life in jeopardy last year.

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Summit home destroyed by fire

Resident was absent from home, lost everything to flames

For the record, July 25

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 25, 2014.

Lightning caused small fires, quickly extinguished

State and federal fire authorities are spotting one to two small lightning fire starts every day since thunderstorms boomed through north central Oregon Wednesday, but they’ve been quickly extinguished.

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New lightning fires arise

Not clear how many new starts may grow into large fires.

Mounsey arraigned on Measure 11 charges

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.

For the record, July 24

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from july 24, 2014.

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Shaniko Butte fire sees rain gain

Authorities watch for lightning-sparked fires as fuel dries.

Shaniko Butte Fire update; 75 percent contained

The Shaniko Butte Fire received a quarter-inch of rain on Tuesday afternoon from a thunderstorm that also produced a powerful display of lightning and thunder. 900 strikes were detected on and near the Warm Springs Reservation. Firefighters will be on the lookout today and throughout the week for possible “sleeper” fires from lightning strikes that begin to show up when the fuels start drying out.

For the record, July 22

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 22, 2014.

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