• Memaloose 2 Evacuation Levels Lowered
        Wasco County Sheriff Lane McGill has lowered level 2 and level 3 evacuation notices to level 1. Dropping to level 1 is the intersection of State Road and Marsh Cutoff to Dell Road, including both sides of the road…..the intersection of Highway 30 and Marsh Cutoff all the way east to the bottom […]
  • Accident in Downtown The Dalles
        THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say one person was critically injured after a classic car driver accelerated quickly in The Dalles, flipped over and struck several people who were watching nearby.                                                                                                                       According to The Dalles Police Department, police responded to the incident around 10 p.m. Saturday. Investigators say the driver of a 1955 […]
  • Crews Making Progress on Memaloose 2 Fire
        Crews had a good day on the Memaloose 2 Fire Sunday. All level 3 (go now) evacuation areas have been lowered to level 2. That affects the intersection of Highway 30 and Marsh cutoff east to the bottom of the Rowena Loop, including both sides of Highway 30, Rowena Dell, Rowena Overlook, Canyon […]
  • Level 3 Evacuation Notices Lowered
    The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office has lowered the Level 3 Evacuation notices to Level 2 in the area of the Memaloose 2 Fire. This is from the intersection of Highway 30 and Marsh cutoff all the way east to the bottom of the Rowena Loops. That includes both sides of Highway 30, Rowena Dell, Rowena […]
  • Memaloose Fire 2 Update 8/12 12pm
          Crews battling the Memaloose 2 Fire, approximately 3 miles East of Mosier, had a strong night of mop-up Saturday night, supported by lower temperatures and higher humidity. Control lines are 100% completed around the fire perimeter, which decreases the risk of fire spread. Evacuation levels have not changed. Level 3 (go now) […]
  • Memaloose 2 Fire At 35% Containment (Updated 9:30 p.m. 8/11/18)
    Officials at the Memaloose 2 Fire reported tonight that firefighters were successful today in maintaining the perimeter of the fire within its existing 175 acre footprint despite strong winds. Containment increased to 35% this evening.  With completion of fireline today, crews are now putting hoselays around the fire and beginning to mop up heat within […]

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