Wasco County Newswire

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  1. Oregon's gray wolf population grows to to 77: Oregon environment newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Oregonian

    ... to vehement opposition. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is poised to acquire 10,000 acres in Wasco County , completing an uninterrupted 25,000-acre swath of wild and public lands that includes critical oak habitat. The agency is working ...

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  2. ODFW considers 10,000-acre land purchase in Wasco CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Oregonian

    ... to The Oregonian) The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is poised to acquire 10,0000 acres in Wasco County, completing an uninterrupted 25,000-acre swath of wild and public lands that includes critical oak habitat. The agency is working with ...

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  3. Gerry Frank's picks: Spend a delightful day in The DallesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | OregonLive.com

    When was the last time that you spent the day in The Dalles? It is a delightful small town about 90 minutes east of Portland. The Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum is a multimedia, interactive museum focusing on the natural and cultural treasures of the Gorge and Wasco County with collections, exhibits and films depicting the area's story starting with the Ice Age.

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  4. 'Wrapped' truck delights 16-year-old leukemia patient - Saturday, 31 January 2015 10:38Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... body of his truck compliments of PDX Wraps in Sherwood. Still, the shy 16-year-old from Wamic (a small town in Wasco County) did manage to express his gratitude with words like "amazing" and "beautiful" when asked by a group of assembled reporters ...

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  5. 1940 Chevrolet Master Deluxe - Whole New IdentityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Hot Rod Magazine

    ... are of riding in the back seat of Old Maggie with her brother, Billy. "While driving down the back roads of Wasco County, Oregon, we would beg Mom to 'Go faster! Go faster!' There were towel straps attached to the back of the front seats; we would ...

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  6. Portland mana s body found in Wasco County; no sign of foul play, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Wasco County sheriff's deputies responded to 2350 Carroll Road in Mosier on Sunday on the report of a suspicious vehicle. When deputies arrived they found a vehicle associated with Joseph Sizemore who had been reported missing since Sept.

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  7. Icy precipitation skips Portland, but leads to school closures, delayed openings in northeast OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Above-freezing temperatures are keeping light precipitation across the Portland metropolitan area falling as rain, but from about Cascade Locks east into northeast Oregon there are reports of freezing rain. That's leading to school closures and delayed openings in Wasco and Sherman counties, and a chance for sleet, snow and freezing rain from The Dalles south into the Bend/Redmond area.

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  8. Three years after his disappearance, Mark Bosworth's family moves onRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... Friday evening, Julie Bosworth and her daughters, Kelly and Claire, traveled from their Portland homes to the Wasco County Fairgrounds in Tygh Valley to meet this year's three recipients, the second year the fund has provided riderships. ...

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  9. 2014 Cycle Oregon: From Madras frost to Bakeoven Road, the sixth day flaunted its extremesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    They awoke to frost on their tents pitched in Juniper Hill Park above downtown Madras. By the ride's end, when they rolled into the Wasco County Fairgrounds here, temperatures had soared to 82 degrees.

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  10. 2014 Cycle Oregon: Third day includes three unrelenting climbs near Mount HoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... nificent Seven - the name of this year's ride - will be filled on Tuesday by Mount Hood. Before arriving at the Wasco County Fairgrounds in Tygh Valley, riders will have climbed 6,740 feet and ridden 74.5 miles.

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  11. Brave souls return to county from Rowena Fire - Tuesday, 02 September 2014 12:20Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... 9, the fire was 65 percent contained. instructions to affected people in a timely manner in conjunction with Wasco County Sheriff's Office. Through triage and preparation of homes in the immediate vicinity of Rowena Fire, they managed to keep the ...

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  12. The Dalles becomes latest Oregon school to drop Native American mascotRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... with cross-town Wahtonka in 2004 and becoming the Eagle Indians, will go by the name of "Riverhawks." The North Wasco County School District adopted the name in April after a process that included input from students, staff and community members. ...

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  13. Barbara Roberts, Greg Walden will speak at Vic Atiyeh memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... natural treasures such as the Columbia Gorge and the Lower Deschutes, and thwarting the Rajneesh threat in Wasco County." Other presenters at the service will be Bishop Michael J. Hanley of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon and Chief Delvis Heath of ...

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  14. Rowena Wildfire Spreading Near The DallesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | KBND-AM Bend

    A wildfire in Wasco County is spreading and poses a threat to about 275 structures.

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  15. Gov. Kitzhaber declares Rowena wildfire a conflagration as it threatens 70 homesRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... Force 3 from Yamhill County, is en route. Currently, 59 firefighters are working on structural protection. The Wasco County Sheriff's Office said the American Red Cross has opened a shelter at the Mosier Grange, 900 Fourth Street in Mosier. For ...

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  16. Rowena, Columbia River Gorge community, threatened by wildfireRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... to tell some residents to leave their homes and others to prepare to evacuate, if necessary. According to the Wasco County Sheriff's Office, the fire was first reported at 9:34 p.m. Tuesday. It began as a brush fire and spread into scrub oak and ...

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  17. Wildfire in Columbia Gorge forces evacuations, threatens homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... , about 6 miles west of The Dalles. KATU's Mary Loos reported about 100 firefighters are working the fire. The Wasco County Sheriff's Office says the fire is threatening about 70 homes, and seven homes are under an evacuation order. The fire is ...

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