August 23, 2017
Wasco County Sheriff’s Sergeant Alan Birchfield demonstrates where eclipse-goers can safely park their vehicle to get it off dry grass.
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The moon's shadow passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but the halo-like solar corona, was reported Monday to have been the most watched celestial event in human history. Millions across the United States travelled to key viewing areas and tens of thousands came to Central Oregon, many passing through Wasco County.