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  1. Post offices reopen after Columbia gorge fireRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    The post offices had been closed for about two weeks after the wildfire prompted evacuations in the towns. Residents in Corbett and Bridal Veil had been picking up their mail in Troutdale, while Cascade Locks residents' mail was redirected to Stevenson, Washington.

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  2. Wildfire DiariesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

    Way back in the 1990s, years before I fell in love with him, my first boyfriend witnessed several other eighth grade boys throwing fireworks through the video return slot of our local hardware store in Corbett, Oregon. The hardware store was a mainstay of the community, renting videos and selling snacks to high-schoolers and hardware necessities to adults.

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  3. Expected downpours trigger flash flood watch for Eagle Creek, Whitewater fire areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | OregonLive.com

    ... and early evening. Areas placed under the flash flood watch include Government Camp, Detroit, Santiam Pass, Corbett, Rooster Rock, Multnomah Falls, Cascade Locks, Hood River, North Bonneville, Stevenson, Carson, and Underwood, the National Weather ...

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  4. Columbia River reopens to recreational boats; fishing resumes below Bonneville DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | The Oregonian

    ... after closing it earlier in the week because of the Eagle Creek fire complex burning south of Interstate 84 between Corbett and Hood River. Interstate 84, however, remains closed east of Troutdale, leaving the only access for salmon fishing along ...

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  5. Weary evacuees of Eagle Creek Fire hoping to return homeRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 10 | WICU12 Erie

    Evacuation levels around the Eagle Creek Fire remain the same and that means some people have been displaced for five days. People from Cascade Locks, Corbett and other rural communities know that highway closures and Level 3 evacuations are in place for a reason, but being away from their homes and waiting for news is starting to take its toll.

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  6. Cooler conditions aid efforts to contain Gorge wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | The Columbian

    ... Mountain Fire. Overnight, Oregon State Fire Marshal structure protection crews continued to mop up along I-84 and in Corbett while burnout operations were held on the east end. Due to increased moisture in the air and no substantial wind, the fire ...

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  7. Wind, steep terrain make for treacherous firefighting in Columbia River GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... of whom were on the Eagle Creek Trail, as well as rousting residents from fire-imperiled homes in Cascade Locks, Corbett and elsewhere. On top of that, firefighters guarded infrastructure: the Bull Run watershed, power lines, Bonneville Dam, ...

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  8. Road, trail, river and park closures throughout the Columbia River Gorge this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | OregonLive.com

    ... to keep it closed until further notice. The Historic Columbia River Highway, which runs parallel to I-84 from Corbett to Ainsworth State Park, will remain closed indefinitely. The highway on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge is still ...

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  9. Eagle creek fire: Hundreds of horses, alpacas and more rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | OregonLive.com

    When the ash started blowing, Kim Mosiman knew it was time to move the horses out of their stalls to make room for dozens more that likely would need a new home as the Eagle Creek fire grew. Mosiman helps run Sound Equine Options, a nonprofit horse rescue group working with abused, neglected and abandoned horses whose training facility is based in Springdale, the tiny community off the Historic Columbia Highway between Troutdale and Corbett on the western edge of the fire.

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  10. Devastating wildfire leaps Columbia River, prompts evacuations in Skamania CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    ... Sept. 5. Kling took both photos from Cape Horn and says both views are looking south-southeast into Oregon, near Corbett. (Contributed photo by James C. Kling) Former Post-Record publisher Mike Gallagher, a Skamania County resident, shot this view ...

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  11. Top StoryEagle Creek Fire continues to burn, spreads over 32,000+ acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... Level 3 GO! evacuations remain for Cascade Locks, Warrendale, Dodson, Larch Mountain, Latourell, Bridal Veil and Corbett (east of 38700 block of Columbia River Highway). Approximately 220 people have sought shelter assistance. Currently, there are ...

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  12. Heat + smoke = unusual problem for schools in Eagle Creek fire's rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | OregonLive.com

    ... asthma were pulling out their inhalers more often and many complained of sore throats and headaches from the smoke. Corbett and Cascade Locks don't have much choice. Both have at least part of their residents under immediate evacuation orders. ...

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  13. Heartbreak in Oregon: Wildfire scars beloved Columbia GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... 19, 2010, file photo, the Columbia River Gorge and Crown Point, at right, are visible from Chanticleer Point near Corbett, Ore. The fast-moving wildfire chewing through Oregon's Columbia River Gorge is threatening more than homes and people. It's ...

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  14. Eagle Creek and Indian Creek fires merge; estimated 20,000 acres burningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | OregonLive.com

    ... ash and frequent firefighting aircraft landings made conditions unsafe on the river between Reed Island just before Corbett and Bonneville Dam to the east. Gov. Kate Brown visited the fire command post in Troutdale in the afternoon, thanking ...

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  15. Eagle Creek fire evacuees dazed, in shock as they flock to sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | OregonLive.com

    ... their cars and vans, hoping to be able to return home soon. Shelley Banfield, 62, said she was evacuated from her Corbett home at 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. The search and rescue team gave her 15 minutes to get out. She didn't think about grabbing anything ...

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  16. Curious onlookers asked to stay away from Eagle Creek fire areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | OregonLive.com

    Curious onlookers should steer clear of areas affected by the Eagle Creek fire, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said Tuesday. An influx of spectators have ventured into the Corbett area, complicating firefighting efforts, said Sgt.

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  17. Norse Peak fire threatens Crystal Mountain, Jolly Mtn. fire growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Office issued level 3 ("go") evacuations for Larch Mountain, Dodson, Warrendale, Latourell, Bridal Veil and East Corbett. Corbett and Springdale are under a Level 2 (Be Ready) evacuation status. An evacuation shelter has been established at Mt. Hood ...

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  18. Eagle Creek Fire crosses Columbia River, closes I-84Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | KOBI NBC5

    A fire burning east of Portland has sparked other fires across the Columbia River in Washington State and caused hundreds to evacuate. The U.S. Forest Service said the Eagle Creek Fire started 1 mile south of Cascade Locks and was first reported Saturday afternoon at around 4:00 p.m. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office issued a Level 3 evacuation notice for residents near Larch Mountain and the communities of Dodson, Warrendale, Latourell, Bridal Veil and East Corbett.

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  19. Eagle Creek fire grows overnight; officials say fire a 'high priority' in the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | OregonLive.com

    ... Sheriff's Office issued Level 3 evacuation orders in the communities of Dodson, Warrendale, Larch Mountain and East Corbett (east of Larch Mountain Road), meaning residents should leave immediately. It also issued Level 2 evacuation orders for ...

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  20. Eagle Creek Fire Jumps Columbia River Gorge OvernightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... officials to issue Level 3 evacuation orders - meaning leave now - for Larch Mountain, Latourell, Bridal Veil, East Corbett, Dodson and Warrendale. "Deputies and search and rescue teams have been out all night doing door-to-door notifications," said ...

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