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For the record, Aug. 19

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 19, 2014.

Fivemile hit by mail thief

At least 10 residences along Fivemile Road had their mail stolen last Friday, Aug. 15.

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Evacuations: 'Controlled chaos'

Telling people to leave their home, or not return, is tough

OSP releases name of Wamic man in fatal crash

The Oregon State Police have released the name of the man who died in Thursday morning’s fatal crash on Highway 197, about five miles north of Dufur.

For the record, Aug. 14

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 14, 2014.

Tagging spree targets east The Dalles cars

Ten residents near Dry Hollow Elementary School woke up Tuesday morning to find their vehicles had been spray-painted with dirty words and drawings.

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One dies in 197 Collision

One person died and others were injured in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 197 and Ward Road about 8.5 miles south of The Dalles this morning after 7 a.m.

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Fire destroys motorhome on Interstate 84

The westbound lanes of Interstate 84 east of Mosier were briefly closed Wednesday morning while firefighters extinguished a motorhome fire that spread to a grassy area adjacent to the freeway.

For the record, Aug. 13

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 13, 2014.

DA: Vigilance needed to guard against abuse

Three men have been arrested in recent months for alleged sexual abuse of known underage females and that has led Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley to warn about the importance of parental vigilance.

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Arson suspected in westside fire

Arson is suspected in a fire in an unoccupied building at 806 Garden Court and the property owner’s son has been jailed for arson.

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Firefighters respond to Chenowith fire

Engines roared down Chenowith Road early Friday afternoon in a race against time to snuff out flames that had swiftly taken hold of trees, grass and structures nestled at the Browns Creek Road intersection.

Lightning sparks 51 new wildfires in Oregon

GRANTS PASS (AP) — Lightning has ignited 51 new wildfires in Oregon, and storms are forecast to continue through Wednesday.

For the record, Aug. 12

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 12, 2014.

Fire evacuations lifted, work continues

Chief: Call to report unusual smoke

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