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For the Record for August 31, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 31

Crosswalk enforcement nets 26

The third of four crosswalk enforcement actions took place Monday in The Dalles, and one of the ticketed motorists had been cited for the same thing in an earlier enforcement action. The action is part of The Dalles Police Department’s efforts to improve pedestrian safety, specifically motorists who do not yield the right of way to pedestrians at crosswalks.

For the Record for August 30, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 30

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Hot, dry weather a challenge on front lines of Oregon fires

BROOKINGS (AP) — Firefighters are confronting extremely hot and dry weather on the fire lines of two large blazes burning in southwest and central Oregon.

For the Record for August 29, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 29

Scam targets local senior

A senior citizen in The Dalles spent the weekend stressing about a phishing call involving her Di­sh Network account that she worried might have made her vulnerable to identity theft. “I’m fine but there are a lot of seniors out there who get intimidated by that kind of stuff and I think they should know about this,” she said.

For the Record for August 25, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 25

Police focus on walkers

The Dalles Police Department will conduct a crosswalk safety enforcement operation on Monday, Aug. 28, on Third Street, between Lincoln and Taylor streets.

For the Record for August 24, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 4

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Race to keep cow off freeway

A four-footed fugitive turned officers from The Dalles Police Department into wranglers for about an hour on Wednesday afternoon. “Don’t let it get on the freeway” was the message relayed by officers when the pregnant black cow ceased running through city streets and headed for Interstate 84.

For the Record for August 23, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 23

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Hot Spots

Fire crews from Dallesport-Murdock and The Dalles, along with the U.S. Forest Service, responded to the Washington side of The Dalles Dam on Tuesday around 1:30 p.m. to douse hot spots from a previous wildfire that flared up again across from the overlook next to the hydropower plant.

Youth arrested following pellet gun shooting

A 14-year-old male was taken into custody on two counts of second-degree assault Monday morning and is accused of shooting a woman and her son with a pellet gun.

For the Record for August 22, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 22

For the Record for August 18, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 18

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