Slowly but surely, life is getting back to normal in communities like Wishram and Centerville after a windswept wildfire spread over the dry Columbia Hills last week.August 9, 2018 noon read more..
State fire assistance was mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Mile Marker 119 Fire, located in Klickitat County, west of the Town of Roosevelt.July 12, 2018 noon read more..
There is an unusual new opportunity available for Lyle Community Schools students interested in exploring a career in emergency medical services or firefighting.June 7, 2018 noon read more..
Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) introduces its newest child advocates: Martine Geeraert, Hood River; Patty Hyde, The Dalles; Katie Layne, White Salmon; Sheri Sharp, Grass Valley; and Corrie Smith, Hood River.May 10, 2018 noon read more..
Klickitat County is establishing a ban on outdoor burning for Klickitat County Burn Ban Zone One defined as lands east of the Klickitat County Fire District #7 eastern boundary to include but not limited to Klickitat County Fire Districts #2, 9 and 10; outside the jurisdiction of the Yakama Indian Nation; and the jurisdiction of the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and prohibiting the issuance of burning permits except for authorized agricultural burning.April 26, 2018 noon read more..
Many Oregon recreation sites, roads, and trails remain closed in the Columbia River Gorge following the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire.March 22, 2018 noon read more..
When we hear the fire siren in town sound off, how many of us automatically assume the fire trucks that roll are fully staffed for the type of incident they are going to?March 15, 2018 noon read more..
Thanks to Columbia Bank, the families displaced by the Rhine Village fire received $1000 each to help with various costs associated with the displacementFebruary 22, 2018 noon read more..
On Tuesday, Jan. 9, Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer thanked the Klickitat County Search & Rescue volunteers at the annual appreciation night in Goldendale.January 18, 2018 noon read more..
During the winter months, it’s more important than ever to plan for potential driving hazards, especially if you’re crossing the mountains where winter storms can develop at any time and create dangerous driving conditions.December 28, 2017 noon read more..
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