Citizens asked to try to avoid burning now Burning permits issued by Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue will become invalid effective May 20, and burning within the jurisdiction will be banned, but fire officials are urging people to avoid burning even before that date as a result of higher than usual fire danger.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports for Wednesday, May 16, 2013.
Sheriff frees bookkeeper sentenced for stealing funds Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley is taking steps to put an inmate freed by the sheriff back in jail.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports for May 15, 2013.
A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition at Oregon Health and Science University today where he is undergoing treatment after an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports for May 12, 2013.
Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue crews quickly contained a small wilfire along Chenowith Road Friday afternoon, May 10.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports for May 10, 2013.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports for Thursday, May 9. 2013.
SALEM — Some young offenders convicted of having sex with underage partners would be able to request the crime be removed from their records under a bill narrowly passed by the Oregon House on Wednesday. Voting 31 to 27, the House sent the bill to the Senate with little discussion.
Alleged attacker faces Measure 11 violence charge The victim of a stabbing, Josh Davitt, 23, of The Dalles, died Tuesday evening — three days after he was taken off life support at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland.
An approximately half-hour foot chase through Columbia Gorge Regional Airport grasslands took less time than it might have had not an Oregon State Police airplane been approaching the airport at the time the suspect fled.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports for May 8, 2013.
The Dalles and Wasco County law enforcement officers responded to a report of a fleeing suspect this morning, May 7, who fled an apparent Oregon State Police traffic stop just across The Dalles Bridge on Highway 197 in Washington. One person stayed in the stopped car, according to The Dalles Police Chief Jay Waterbury.
Spring open burning season in The Dalles has concluded. Fall open burning in The Dalles will run from Oct. 16 to Dec. 1. In addition, Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue has halted issuing any new burn permits and prohibits all burning within its boundaries, effective May 20. All issued permits will become invalid on that date.
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