• Sheriff Says No Major Issues During And After Eclipse
    From all reports, there were no major issues in south Wasco County related to crowds gathering in the path of totality for Monday’s solar eclipse.  Sheriff Lane Magill says overall crowd management went well thanks in part to the preparation officials did in the weeks leading up to the eclipse.  Magill says they are asking […]
  • Indian Creek Fire Up To 113 Acres
    The Indian Creek Fire in the Mark O. Hatfield Wilderness west of Hood River has been burning more actively as the vegetation and other fuels get drier, partly from the influence of a dry air mass passing through the area.  The fire has spread, crossing a small drainage on the northwest side of the fire, […]
  • Wasco County Fair Starts Thursday
    The Wasco County Fair will begin its big four day run Thursday at the fairgrounds in Tygh Valley.  Tomorrow is Free Family Day, sponsored by The Dalles Disposal.  The fair’s Zach Harvey says this year’s fair features the return of a large-scale carnival to the event.  Thursday events will also include the Senior Picnic in […]
  • Klickitat County Fair Begins With BBQ
    The Klickitat County Fair is starting Thursday in Goldendale.  Opening evening as per usual will bring the annual barbecue featuring products made in Klickitat County, starting at 5 p.m.  Barbecue beef and pork is on the menu, along with barbecued corn on the cob, baked potato, baby carrots, and more, including dessert.  Cost is $8 […]
  • Sherman County Fair Underway
    The Sherman County Fair is underway in Moro.  Wednesday’s events include Freddie Prez on the main stage at 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., barbecue burgers and hot dogs by the fair board at 5 p.m., the 4-H style show at 5:30, and Horse Games in the main arena at 7:15.  Thursday’s docket includes a full […]
  • Searchers Find Missing Girl
    A 15-year-old girl missing since Monday morning in the Lahar Viewpoint area on the southeast side of Mt. St. Helens has been found.  Skamania County Sheriff Dave Brown says Katrina Osborne was found Tuesday morning by the Volcano Rescue Team near the Smith Creek Trailhead.  She is in good condition.  The girl had become separated […]