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

    Saturday Sep 13 | 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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  2. 2014 Cycle Oregon: From Madras frost to Bakeoven Road, the sixth day flaunted its extremesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | 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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  3. 2014 Cycle Oregon: Third day includes three unrelenting climbs near Mount HoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | 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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  4. Brave souls return to county from Rowena Fire - Tuesday, 02 September 2014 12:20Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Stage 1 of CCC moved to west of BendRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Bend Bulletin

    Published Jul 14, 2014 at 04:26PM / Updated Jul 14, 2014 at 10:13PM Breaking down the stage: The prologue starts on Meeks Trail Road in Tetherow just off Skyline Ranch Road near Century Drive in southwest Bend.

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  12. Mystery investor in Columbia River Gorge vineyard settles SEC lawsuitRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Vineyards are slowly taking hold in the dry hill country of Wasco County, where wheat has long been king.

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  13. Eight more lightning-sparked fires caught smallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... through, hitting the region with more than 3,000 lightning strikes. Crews tackled a new 700-acre range fire in Wasco County. while letting a smaller one encircled by lava rock near Lava Butte south of Bend grew slowly to about seven acres. The ...

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  14. Dufur man jailed in Bend robbery at knifepointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon State Police arrested a resident of the small Wasco County town of Dufur at his home Monday night on charges he held a knife at the throat of a Bend man and stole his wallet after offering him a ride home, police said.

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  15. A Strange but True Tale of Voter Fraud and BioterrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | The Atlantic

    ... named Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and his hundreds of followers had relocated from India to a 64,000-acre ranch in Wasco County, a rural area of approximately 21,000 people an hour east of Portland. As might to be expected, there were problems with the ...

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  16. Town names directors for public works, financeRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    ... departments in Rawlins, Jackson Hole and the City of the Dalles, a resort city along the Columbia River in Wasco County, Oregon. "Finance has not had a director for a number of years," Holler said, "and the department needs to go to a more ...

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  17. Wasco County Fair and Rodeo at Tygh Valley designated as Oregon Heritage TraditionRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    White River Falls near Tygh Valley is a popular sightseeing location when visiting the Wasco County Fair and Rodeo, the newest Oregon Heritage Tradition.

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  18. Town names directors for public works, financeRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

    ... departments in Rawlins, Jackson Hole and the City of the Dalles, a resort city along the Columbia River in Wasco County, Oregon. "Finance has not had a director for a number of years," Holler said, "and the department needs to go to a more ...

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  19. Missing Washington man found inside utility trailer, being treated for overdoseRead the original story

    May 4, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... night at the Memaloose Rest Area west of The Dalles, according to Oregon State Police. With the assistance of Wasco County Sheriff's deputies, they attempted contact with the 39-year old man, who they believed was inside a utility trailer attached ...

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  20. Family of St. Helens mental health worker fatally stabbed in 2012 files $2.5 million suitRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... trying to strangle his mother. He was released in 2010 by the Psychiatric Security Review Board and placed by Wasco County Circuit Court in a residential facility in St. Helens. Warren's family alleges her death was a result of negligence on the ...

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