Reporter covering crime, City of The Dalles, Columbia Gorge Community College and general news.
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.
‘Courage, split-second thinking’ are among attributes of fighting aces like Ruddell
Esten Alton Mounsey, 39, of The Dalles will be represented in a rape and sexual assault case by Amy Lammers of the gorge firm Morris, Smith, Starns and Sullivan.
Flat fee would redeem operating costs
Juan Carlos Navarro, 20, was arraigned Monday in Wasco County Circuit Court for allegedly using a shotgun July 13 to injure one man at a Pleasant Ridge Road orchard camp and endangering two other people.
Hermiston study of sewer and water rates among cities of comparative size show The Dalles has highest "average" rates for sewer and water.
The White River Canyon Fire, which started Saturday afternoon, is expected to be 100 percent contained by Friday morning, according to Brian Ballou, information officer for the Oregon Department of Forestry.
White River Canyon blaze continues while others are quickly extinguished UPDATE July 15, 2014.
Oregon fire officials estimated that about 3,400 lightning strikes occurred across the region Sunday and started dozens of fires, mostly small but some sparked fires that are threatening homes on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation.
A group of farmers in Franklin County, Wash., are challenging U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s listing of the White Bluffs bladderpod as a threatened species – and asking for help from local citizens.