Firefighters and law enforcement officials from multiple agencies scrambled Tuesday to keep up with six wildfires along Highway 197.
Teams comb Mill Creek area.
New facility privately funded
A member of the Mid Columbia Rural Fire Protection District runs a hose out as he fights a grass and brush fire on Highway 197 south of The Dalles at milepost three Tuesday, July 14 in the afternoon. Fires were also reported at milepost 4, Eight Mile Road and Boyd Loop Road, at their junction with Highway 197.
Multi-agency investigation finds no weapons
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 9, 2015.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 8, 2015.
CREWS FROM Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue mop up a fire in a wheat field along Benson Road, south of The Dalles.
The spectacular display of pyrotechnics at The Dalles waterfront on July 4 went unnoticed by local police, who were dealing with a different type of fireworks. A spate of domestic violence calls between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. necessitated that personnel from The Dalles Police Department call in help from Oregon State Police and the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office.
Police expect public use calls
Police, fire, record and lottery reports from July 7, 2015.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 2, 2015.
Lack of substantial evidence cited
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 1, 2015.
Dee Hill, accidentally shot in the stomach May 16 by her dementia-sufferer husband, former sheriff and police chief Darrell Hill, was released from the hospital June 26, a family member said.