A two-story house with three apartments burned at Lincoln and Fourth streets near the Saint Peters Landmark Saturday morning.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 26, 2016.
The wife of a disabled man living at the Oregon Veterans’ Home pleaded guilty Wednesday to intentionally causing his death on their 40th wedding anniversary last fall.
BEND (AP) — The time, effort and money spent fighting wildfires has strained workers and harmed other programs at the Oregon Department of Forestry, according to an Oregon state audit.
The Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force has executed 12 search warrants in publicized cases during 2016 that involved drug trafficking, a number that officials say is on par with last year.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 24, 2016
A pickup truck hauling a load of hay caught fire as it approached the summit of Seven Mile Hill Road from the east Tuesday afternoon. The fire was reported at 3:30 p.m., and spread to the load of hay and into nearby grass bordering. Twenty acres were burned, and the road was closed for several hours before the fire was extinguished and crews wrapped up around 8 p.m. Crews responding included Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, Dallesport Fire Department, U.S. Forest Service, Oregon Department of Forestry and Mosier Fire Department. Scenic Area fire crews were also dispatched.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 23, 2016.
SEATTLE (AP) — The owner of a spooked horse that bolted through a crowd at a Washington fair, injuring five people, says a nearby forklift scared her colt.
Seatbelt use has climbed nationwide over the years, and Oregon has the country’s third highest usage rate, but locally, the stats have slipped a bit. A seatbelt “blitz” over the next two weeks hopes to rectify that. The blitz, which the Oregon State Police will conduct Aug. 22 to Sept. 4, is paid for by a federal grant that pays overtime for law enforcement officers to focus solely on seatbelt use.
The Sherman County Sheriff’s Office got some help from the public last Thursday in chasing down a suspect, who ended up pinned beneath a cyclone fence after getting tackled by two citizens.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 19, 2016.
UPDATED A two-vehicle crash occurred Friday morning at about 6:30 a.m. on Interstate 84 eastbound around milepost 86.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 18, 2016.
After nearly being hit head-on Wednesday afternoon, an off-duty firefighter followed a driver for about 12 blocks around downtown, watching her hit one parked vehicle before boxing her in and taking her keys from her.