• Woman Dies In Stevenson Fire
    A 66-year-old Stevenson woman died in a trailer fire in Stevenson on Wednesday evening.  The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office says law enforcement and fire personnel were able to extricate Ella Louise Moore from the burning trailer on 241 Moore Road, and lifesaving efforts were immediately started, but Moore could not be revived and died at […]
  • Fire Destroys Home In The Dalles And Damages Another
    Fire destroyed one home and damaged another house in The Dalles on Wednesday evening.  Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue Chief Bob Palmer says crews were dispatched to a house fire on 1632 Nevada Street at 6:22 p.m. Wednesday.  Palmer says they found the single-story family dwelling was fully involved, adding it appears the fire may have […]
  • Visitors Reminded Of Dangers That Remain After Eagle Creek Fire
    With the three-day holiday weekend approaching, the U.S. Forest Service, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and Oregon Department of Transportation are reminding hikers, bikers and visitors that some areas remain closed due to significant dangers resulting from last fall’s Eagle Creek Fire.  Six miles of the Historic Columbia River Highway remain closed, with the […]
  • Online Help For Wildfire Risk
    The Oregon Department of Forestry has introduced a new online tool that will help community planners and the public learn about wildfire risk across the state.  The web-based Oregon Wildfire Risk Explorer was developed in partnership with the Institute for Natural Resources, Oregon State University Libraries and Press, the Oregon Department of Forestry and the […]
  • May 23 Prep Sports Roundup
    Oregon Class 5-A Softball Tournament First Round Hood River Valley 9, Thurston 1:  Makenzie Chambers homered twice as the Eagles spotted the Colts a run and then rolled to the win.  Lizzie Weekly’s two-run homer in the fourth inning gave HRV the lead it would never relinquish.  Hannah McNerney pitched a two-hitter, striking out 13.  […]
  • Energy Department Announces BPA Assests Won’t Be Sold
    The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday it will not sell off Bonneville Power Administration assets.  Last year fifteen Pacific Northwest members of Congress sent a letter to Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney expressing their concern with a proposal in the President’s budget to sell off BPA […]