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Downtown Wasco Blaze

Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue joined Sherman County fire crews in the 1,000 block of Clark Street in Wasco for a commercial structure fire Thursday afternoon.

For the Record for August 3, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 3

For the Record for August 2, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from August 2

TD boy dies in crash

A 4-year-old boy from The Dalles, Parker Lee Perkins, died in an off-road-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon near Goldendale. The vehicle involved in the accident is called a UTV, or a utility task vehicle, and is also known as a side by side, since UTVs can seat two to four people.

For the Record for July 30, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from July 30

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Garbage burns at county landfill

A fire at the Wasco County Landfill on Steele Road was reported early Saturday morning, and 30 planeloads of water and foam were dropped on it to quell it as quickly as possible, an official said. Reported around 1 a.m. Saturday, it was fully out by Sunday around 6 p.m., said Kevin Green, district manager for Waste Connections, which runs the landfill.

For the record: July 28

Police and fire reports from July 28, 2017

For the Record for July 27, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from July 27

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Field Fire

A fire in the 2400 block of Steele Road threatens a combine and wheat fields Wednesday afternoon.

For the Record for July 26, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from July 26

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Cop Block films courthouse staff

A scary encounter in the county assessor’s office, where a man silently filmed employees, ended with the film crew — known for filming police — praising Wasco County Sheriff Lane Magill for his professionalism.

For the Record for July 25, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from July 25

For the Record for July 21, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from July 21

Family fears play out in crime

In 2013, Kelly Green spoke to The Chronicle under a pseudonym, describing her struggles with her schizophrenic son, Garrett Brennan. In the article, she said her then 21-year-old son was too dangerous to live with her family, which included three younger children living at home who were terrified of him. Four years after the article ran, on March 16, 2017, Brennan was arrested, accused of stabbing his grandmother, Charlene Caldwell, 71, to death when she went to his apartment in The Dalles to check on him.

For the Record for July 19, 2017

Police, fire, and medical reports from July 19

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