Wasco County Newswire

Wasco County Newswire

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  1. Woman doesn't have to pay $2,000 after red-tailed hawk found in her freezerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | OregonLive.com

    An Oregon law assigns a value to red-tail hawks of $2,000, but the Oregon Court of Appeals said Wednesday, May 24, 2017, that the law doesn't mean judges can order defendants to pay that amount in criminal cases of poaching. The Oregon Court of Appeals on Wednesday struck a significant blow to prosecutors' efforts to severely penalize poachers by ruling that a Wasco County woman caught with a red-tailed hawk carcass doesn't have to pay $2,000 under a state law .

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  2. West Linn jumps to the top in latest Class 6A baseball poweraRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    ... Other number ones include Churchill in Class 5A, Henley in Class 4A, Stanfield/Echo in Class 3A and Dufur/South Wasco County in Class 2A/1A - here's a quick look at the power rankings by the Oregon School Activities Association. As of the rankings ...

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  3. Judges say men caught with 3 bighorn sheep heads don't have to pay $25,000 eachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    ... for Jason Begay, a 26-year-old Warm Springs Tribal member who was caught with a ram's head in his house in Wasco County in May 2016. He claimed that he found the animal already dead and decided to cut off its head and take it home. But that was ...

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  4. Actor and star, MP and - sexy sanyasi' Vinod Khanna is deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Indian Express

    ... when he travelled all the way to the United States to live at Rajneeshpuram, a city created by Osho devotees in Wasco County, Oregon. Five years later, he returned to films with 'Insaf' and 'Satyamev Jayate', which struck gold at the box-office. ...

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  5. Wasco County, Oregon Chooses ClearVote For New Voting System SolutionRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2017 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    The ClearVote system streamlines the workflow for scanner operators and opening boards and ensures that each ballot is touched less frequently, reducing the amount of ballot-tracking procedures and the potential for human error. In addition, the digital adjudication process saves time, which in turn reduces operating expenses.

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  6. Union Pacific sues to force track exansion along Columbia River GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Union Pacific is asking a federal judge to reject local rules that threaten to foil its plans to add a second main track along the Columbia River Gorge where a crude oil train derailed last June. The Omaha, Nebraska-based railroad filed the lawsuit Tuesday against Wasco County and the Columbia River Gorge Commission, which moved to block the project last fall.

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  7. LS Networks Selects Maupin for Gigabit Broadband 'Connected Communities' ProgramRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    ... City of Maupin, to share information on services and network updates on Nov. 9, from 6-7:30 p.m., at the South Wasco County High School, located at 699 4th St., Maupin, Ore. LS Networks will offer monthly plans in Maupin, starting at $40 for 100 ...

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  8. Wasco County rejects Union Pacific request to expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | OregonLive.com

    Wasco County commissioners have tentatively denied Union Pacific Railroad's plan to expand tracks along the Columbia River Gorge where an oil train derailed in June. Commissioners voted Wednesday to reverse a decision by the county's planning commission and tentatively deny the railroad's application to add four miles of a second mainline to existing tracks in and around Mosier.

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  9. Union Pacifica s Plans to Expand Railroad Track Through Mosier DeniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Willamette Week

    Wasco County voted on Nov. 2 to tentatively deny a plan by Union Pacific for four miles of new railroad track in Mosier, Ore., the site of a June oil train derailment. Environmental advocates estimated the expansion could allow railroad to triple the number of trains through the Gorge.

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  10. Football: Sportsmanship under the Friday night lights (Letters to the Editor)Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Oregonian

    The engine light from a passing train illuminates the hills near Maupin during a 30-second time exposure. South Wasco County High School is located in Maupin.

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  11. 6 spectacular U.S. utopian failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Alltop

    ... love supporters and anarchists who were later involved in a great nudist feud In the 1980s, people throughout Wasco County, Oregon had heard of the notorious "Red Vermin" or "Red Rats." For six years, the spiritual Rajneeshpuram utopia plotted ...

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  12. Was This America's Worst Utopia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Neatorama

    In the early 1980s, Baghwan Shree Rajneesh brought his cult Osho from India to Wasco County, Oregon, and began a community of around 7,000 people called Rajneeshpuram. As the community expanded, they needed more space, but that would butt up against the rights of other communities.

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  13. Oil Train Opponents Rally Before Hearing On Columbia Gorge Rail ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    A plan to make room for more oil trains in the Columbia River Gorge is moving closer to a decision. The Wasco County Planning Commission heard testimony Tuesday on a proposal to build a second set of Union Pacific Railroad tracks along the Oregon side of the Columbia River.

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