• May 25-26 Prep Sports Roundup
    Track and Field Trout Lake held off Oakesdale to win the Washington Class 1B Track and Field Championship in Cheney.  The Mustangs tallied 96 points to 93 for Oakesdale.  Hannah Funkhouser won both the 800 meters and the 1600, setting a meet record in the 1600, while Liz Fink won the shot put and was […]
  • May 24 Prep Sports Roundup
    Thursday Results Washington High School Track and Field Championships at Cheney Trout Lake’s Hannah Funkhouser won the Class 1B girls’ 1600 meters in a meet record to highlight the Mid-Columbia effort on day one of the event.  Funkhouser won the race by over 9.7 seconds, finishing in 5:14.81.  Goldendale’s Dillon Rising was second in the […]
  • 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 […]