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.
“This is complicated,” said The Dalles City Councilor Tim McGlothlin about finding an affordable way to pay for street improvements tied to residential development. Members of the planning commission at the June 30 workshop knew exactly where McGlothlin’s was coming from with what might have been the understatement of the year.
A man was struck and killed by an eastbound train early Saturday morning and The Dalles City Police are awaiting toxicology reports to see if he was under the influence of alcohol or narcotics.
Greg Walden serves as tour guide for top GOP leader
One of the best kept secrets in the gorge was Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner’s visit July 2 to several locations.
Wolves top list of subjects addressed at Dufur gathering
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden told ranchers from Wasco and Sherman counties July 3 that Oregon had been offered more wolves from Idaho.
Medal holders challenged to help military families
It isn’t enough to just advertise The Dalles as a good place to do business, there needs to be an active recruitment program, according to Nolan Young, city manager.
Rain causes minimal damage to overall crop
Sherman County committee will decide if compensation is owed
Health officials seek festival area directive
Bikers form group to study possibilities
Felon had long history of prior convictions
Festival, Mid-Columbia Narcotics Task Force raid yields multiple charges.
Judge leaves 23 years on the bench with an optimistic outlook
Residents of Wasco and Hood River counties have the opportunity to win a classic car, help prevent child abuse and minimize trauma to young victims.
Residents of Wasco and Hood River counties have the opportunity to win a classic car, help prevent child abuse and minimize the trauma to young victims.
Two business representatives are still needed
Hood River attorney Karen Ostrye has been appointed by Governor John Kitzhaber to fill a vacancy on the Circuit Court for the Seventh Judicial District created by the retirement of Judge Paul Crowley.
Cottonwood Canyon exhibit uses ranch items
Council hopes for state tax break
Council will now pursue a local gas proposal
Torch used in construction ignited flames
Dan Brophy says the painful experiences of combat can make a veteran stronger
Staff addition will address implementation
Dr. Frank Toda gives Congressman a ‘true north’ compass
Future changes could allow staff to impose a lien in the future without a public hearing taking place.
The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Kevin Anthony Jessie, 32, of Sevenmile Road.
Veterans honor late longtime advocate
Every day is Memorial Day for a combat veteran who often struggle for years, if not a lifetime, to make sense of what happened in war, according to Dr. Pat Stone, a decorated Vietnam veteran.
Military families often seem to inhabit an alternate universe at this time in history. While most of America is excited about Memorial Day as a three-day “holiday,” it is a time of sadness for those of us who have sent sons and daughters, husbands and wives to war. Even if our loved one made it home alive, we all know families who were not so fortunate.
Wasco County District Attorney Eric Nisley wants to send a “loud and clear” message to people that there will be consequences for spitting in the face of a police officer.
Vietnam Veterans will receive special recognition at Memorial Day observance
Commissioner Scott Hege secures another term.
Former soldier says VA system needs overhaul
McIlvenna will speak at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
A federal agency’s proposal to list the White Bluffs bladderpod as a threatened species, despite evidence to the contrary, is an example of how grazing rights are being threatened on public lands, according to U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon.
Constant push for new regulations is overburdening agencies, cattleman says
The Center for Biological Diversity disputes the allegation by the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association and others that environmentalist groups are raking in billions from federal court battles.
Careful grazing can improve the health of forest land, says longtime advocate
Oversight of federal lands has expanded in recent years
Rancher says grazing is being squeezed off federal lands, putting industry at risk: Agencies work to apply congressional plans and guidelines on the ground.
Barney Spera knows it is unlikely that he will topple Republican Greg Walden from his Second Congressional District seat - but he is running to get his message out. "I decided to get involved in this election because I just got angry," said the Democrat from Ashland. "Money is power and power is money and I have no illusions about unseating Walden. But I would like to get a discussion going."
Equal Justice Act is being used to gain billions
Franchise fee may offer revenue source
Maupin Chamber seeks support for Adventures