Neita Cecil



Neita Cecil covers faith, Columbia Gorge Commission, fire and general news.

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Seeing Stars

A Red Carpet rundown

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Final taize service Dec. 17

Service offers a calming experience

Food drive helps needy

Amount down from last year’s record receipts

Wasco County OKs fire plan

Summer opening is planned

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Captain will miss excitement, variety

Ed Goodman leaves force after 35 years

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Airport burglar held at gunpoint

Darren Lacock helped with Project ELFF Thursday night in Dallesport, where he’s a volunteer firefighter, and a few hours later, found himself holding a burglar at gunpoint at the regional airport.

Gorge boosted in gov’s budget

Plan would nearly double agency budget

Parks hires new director

Phil Lewis brings experience from metro parks

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Cardboard makes bad ashtray

Firefighters say metal can is best option

Three on Parks board under fire

In a busy meeting Wednesday night, the parks board first received a petition with 89 signatures seeking the reinstatement of Scott Green as director, then was told a recall effort would begin against the three members who voted for his ouster.

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