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For the record, Aug. 6

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 6, 2014

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Fire sweeps over Rowena

Fire forced the evacuation of seven homes in Rowena last night and the steep terrain, combined with high winds and expected high temperatures today, were ideal conditions for a big fire, an official said. As of 9 a.m. this morning, Wednesday, Aug. 6, the fire was at around 200 acres and rapidly growing, said spokesman Justin de Ruyter with the Oregon State Fire Marshal incident command team.

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Fire burns east of Rowena Crest, threatens homes in and above Rowena

Fire crews are battling a wind-blown wildfire ignited late Tuesday, Aug. 5, approximately one mile east of Rowena.

For the record from Aug. 5

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 5, 2014.

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Infant found dead at Oregon resort; Goldendale woman sought

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A hotel housekeeper discovered an injured 13-year-old girl and the body of her 2-year-old sister at an inn on the Oregon Coast on Friday, and police were searching for their mother.

For the record, Aug. 1

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Aug. 1, 2014.

MINT Team arrests man on drug dealing charges

The culmination of a lengthy investigation by the Mid-Columbia Narcotics Task Force (MINT Team) resulted in the arrest of a local man and seizure of drugs and firearms, the team reported.

For the record, July 31

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 31, 2014.

Antelope nets free emergency vehicles

Fire chief tracks down gear, equipment for rural station

For the record, July 30

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 30, 2014.

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Driver sought over utility pole collision; $1,000 reward offered

NORTHERN WASCO County PUD is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals responsible for damage to a utility pole at East 11th Street and Dry Hollow Road.

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For the record, July 29

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 29, 2014.

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Carrico honored for heroism

Detective Jamie Carrico has received The Dalles Police Department Medal of Valor in recognition of actions to preserve public safety that put his own life in jeopardy last year.

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Summit home destroyed by fire

Resident was absent from home, lost everything to flames

For the record, July 25

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from July 25, 2014.

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