THE DALLES — The Dalles Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Denny’s restaurant, 1710 West 6th Street The Dalles Tuesday, evening, May 9, according to a May 16 Facebook posting by the department.
Emergency crews responded to a reported structure fire at American Village Apartments on W. 10th Street Friday afternoon. Two apartments at the west end of the apartment complex appeared to be damaged, but no injuries were reported.
On the morning of April 6, 32-year-old Jacob Wilson of The Dalles was arrested on five charges following the murder of one victim and the assault of another in The Dalles.
THE DALLES — Officials identified the victim of a suspicious death that was discovered March 18 near Cherry Heights in Wasco County, just outside of The Dalles.
The Dalles Police is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying two suspects involved in a robbery Monday, March 13, according to a Facebook post.
At 8 p.m. on March 9, a fire was reported at the AmeriTies West plant. Crews from Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue responded, and nearly 30 minutes later, at 8:29 p.m., there was an explosion in a copper naphthenate diesel tank that had been taken out of service earlier in the day to be cleaned.
The Sherman County Sheriff's office has asked people to avoid the west end of Biggs Junction as crews work on a fire which consumed the TA Express, located on on the south side of Highway 30 at the west end, according to a post early this morning on the sheriff's Facebook page. The building was one of the newest built in Biggs. The fire was reported in the early hours of March 7.
The City of The Dalles Police Department assisted the Wasco County Sheriff’s Department and the Oregon State Police in the capture of an armed subject the evening of Feb. 28, according to a department press release.
Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue firefighters responded to a structure fire Thursday afternoon. The small structure in the 1900 block appeared to suffer significant internal damage before the fire was extinguished.
Rufus Mayor Dowen Jones was arrested for attempted murder Nov. 1, following an incident in which he allegedly shot at a family of four in a passing vehicle.
A structure fire burned a home in the 2200 block of W. 16th St. in The Dalles Wednesday afternoon. One person was transported to the local hospital and the two-story home was severley damaged. Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue, Dallesport Fire and Oregon Department of Forestry crews were among …
To help raise awareness and provide in person opportunities for feedback on Pacific Power’s Wildfire Protection Plan, the company is hosting a public input forum at the Mosier Grange Hall, 1000 Fourth Ave., Mosier, on Oct. 20 from 6-8 p.m.
The suspect in a shooting in The Dalles last week was arrested in the Goldendale area Thursday, Sept. 15, according to a press release from the City of The Dalles police department.
City of The Dalles police are seeking information regarding a shooting in which a man was injured that occurred in the west end of the city Friday, Sept. 9 at 8:30 a.m., according to a news release posted on the department's Facebook page. A blue truck may have been involved in the incident,…
“Get Ready The Dalles,” a longstanding emergency preparedness event held yearly in The Dalles, is back after a pandemic hiatus. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17, at Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue, at 1400 W. 8th St.
Former Haven From Domestic Violence Executive Director Tara Koch, who is currently accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the organization, was set to have her plea hearing Aug. 22 at 9:45 a.m. However, no plea took place due to Koch not yet having a defense attorney.
Tim Neher, was reassigned to the position of detective, effective Aug. 16.
On Aug. 19 at about 9 a.m., an Oregon State Police (OSP) Trooper located a deceased pedestrian on Interstate 84, westbound near milepost 89.
Earlier this year, just three days into her job, Xena, an enthusiastic rookie with the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office, proved her worth during an arrest.
The Oregon Department of Forestry recalled the use of its wildfire risk map on Thursday, Aug. 4, after public criticism that the online tool is causing home insurance rates to increase or not be available at all.
Recent hot, dry weather in the Gorge was accompanied by a flurry of fires in The Dalles and Wasco County, with five boathouses burned at the Port of The Dalles Marina, a home destroyed in a conflagration on Juniper Flats, the community swimming pool evacuated due to a nearby brush fire and Highway 197 and Interstate 84 closed twice as fires burned nearby.
Firefighters responded to a brush fire along Mill Creek just west of downtown The Dalles Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 3, 2022. The nearby swimming pool was evacuated during the fire, which was quickly contained by crews from Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue, Oregon Department of Forestry, Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area and others. Heavy smoke drifted through neighborhoods east of the fire.
UPDATE Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 3 -- revised with new information from Fire Chief Bob Palmer
Five structures were destroyed and one firefighter transported to the local hospital Monday night as fire burned at The Dalles Marina, according to police and fire reports.
Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue and police responded to a small but fast-moving brush fire just east of St. Mary’s Academy, 1112 Cherry Heights Road, the afternoon of July 17, 2022. Though moving quickly, it was also quickly contained with no apparent injury or damage.
The Dalles resident Ryan Manciu pleaded guilty to two charges of sex abuse in the second degree and was sentenced to five years of supervised probation in Wasco County Circuit Court last week — the maximum probationary sentence in Oregon. Manciu was also ordered to pay the court two fines to…
The Dalles Police Chief Tom Worthy presented Officer Kanyon Reams with an award of valor at the regular city council meeting on July 11.
THE DALLES — The suspect in a home invasion that occurred in February in The Dalles was found guilty and sentenced to 153 months in prison.
Tara Koch, former Executive Director of HAVEN from Domestic and Sexual Violence in The Dalles, was arrested Thursday night in Washington County on 26 counts of theft, identity theft and forgery.
The Dalles Police Chief Tom Worthy presented Sgt. Doug Kramer with a lifesaving award at the regular city council meeting on June 27.
The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Washougal Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force, located and captured escaped inmate Cody Alan Bliss, 28, of Carson.
Body cameras will soon become part of the every-day gear worn by Wasco County Sheriff deputies following board approval of a 5-year, $73,000 contract approved June 1 by the Wasco County Board of Commissioners. The contract will provide cameras, cloud data storage and new cameras every 18 months.
A resident of The Dalles was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday, June 7, for transporting and possessing thousands of images depicting child sexual abuse, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s office, District of Oregon.
THE DALLES — Shawn Marsalis, 47, received a 34-month sentence from Judge Janet Stauffer after being found guilty of Burglary in the First Degree and Theft in the Third Degree at trial in Wasco County Circuit Court, according to District Attorney Matthew Ellis.
A school safety lockdown drill at Dry Hollow Elementary School in The Dalles was interrupted by reports received of an individual dressed in dark clothing “shooting an airsoft type gun towards students” around 1:17 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7 at The Dalles Middle School according to law enforcem…
The Dalles hosted an Oregon State Police SWAT team training session at an empty storefront on Third Street downtown on Tuesday, May 24. The team went over things like hostage negotiation and dealing with explosives during their training. They also did a training at The Dalles Dam later in the week.
As of May 18, The Dalles Police Department is still looking for information relating to an armed robbery and home invasion at the 800 block of Richland Court that took place around 11:55 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, Sergeant Austin Ell said.
THE DALLES —The Dalles Police Department is still looking for information relating to an armed robbery and home invasion at the 800 block of Richland Court that took place around 11:55 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, Sergeant Austin Ell said on May 18.
The Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshal has determined the cause of the Azure Standard headquarters building fire to be an accident, rather than an act of arson. According to a press release from Azure Standard, the fire was related to a tote of rolled corn being temporarily stored in a …
DUFUR - The headquarters of Azure Standard, the nation’s premier independent distributor of organic and healthy food, was destroyed by fire overnight. There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown and under investigation. The loss of the facility and the impact on companywide oper…
THE DALLES — There was no April fooling Friday, April 1, when The Dalles Police Department swore in a new patrol officer and honored a retiring officer at an afternoon ceremony at the police department office. Antonio Argueta. a 2016 The Dalles High School graduate, returned to The Dalles af…
Fire crews pull man from fully engulfed building
A The Dalles man was tased by an Oregon State Police trooper and arrested by City of The Dalles Police officers following an alleged armed carjacking and pursuit Monday evening, Jan. 24.
Updated Jan. 12 at 3 p.m.
Gorge hospitals at capacity as new year begins
The Dalles Police Department introduced the Gorge community to Max in early December.
Newlyweds Colton and Sam Smith lost their Dallesport house to fire last Thursday. Less than 48 hours later, thieves stole much of what they’d managed to salvage.
Three people were killed in a head-on collision near The Dalles Dam Tuesday evening, Nov. 30, Oregon State Police officials confirmed in an announcement.
The Wasco County District Attorney’s office has partnered with a Portland-based nonprofit defense organization to outsource manpower on an ongoing case review that stemmed from revelations of deceptive behavior by former The Dalles Police Officer Jeffrey Kienlen.
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