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Local 18-year-old arrested for encouraging child sexual abuse

Ash River Vaday, 18, was arrested Tuesday on six charges of first-degree encouraging child sexual abuse, four charges of coercion, seven charges of attempt to commit a crime, and one charge of first degree possession of material depicting sexually explicit conduct of a child — all felonies.

August 11, 2018 midnight read more..

Canyon Road fire spurs evacuations

A fire reported in Odell Wednesday afternoon sparked not only five home evacuations, but response from Wy’East Fire Department, the Oregon Department of Forestry and the U.S. Forest Service. Logistical support was provided by the Hood River Fire Department.

August 11, 2018 midnight read more..

Meteor showers at peak

Stargazers will get an exceptional treat this weekend as Perseid meteors shoot across the sky at a rate of almost one per minute.

August 11, 2018 midnight read more..


UPDATE: Canyon Road Fire is contained at approximately two acres and is in mop-up phase. Five homes were evacuated, as well as Wy’east Road between Davis Dr. and Central Vale.

August 8, 2018 4:30 p.m. read more..


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