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As crews clean wreckage, Mosier begins recovering

A fiery 16-car train derailment and oil spill in Mosier left the community reeling in its wake.

Wasco Sheriff warns crash site trespassers

Wasco County Sheriff Lane Magill spent Monday dealing with security issues at the site of an oil train derailment in Mosier.

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Mosier derailment Saturday night update

TD Red Cross shelter closes, work continues at scene of wreckage

The Mosier derailment fire was knocked down in the early hours of Saturday, but work continues for emergency crews on scene.

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Train fire out, small oil sheen reported on Columbia River

The Washington Department of Ecology is currently assessing an oil sheen in the Columbia River near the site of the oil train derailment at Mosier.

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Governor expected to discuss Mosier fire in HR tonight

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is scheduled to appear tonight at the Hood River Marina.

Trails work project meets June 4 at Binns Hill

Hood River County’s recent Hosta timber sale will affect trails in the vicinity of Binns Hill Staging Area.

Hearings return for Vancouver oil terminal

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Both supporters and opponents of a proposed oil terminal in Vancouver are preparing to face off in June in front of state regulators tasked with deciding the fate of the project.

Summer activities begin on Mt. Hood forest

Following Memorial Day weekend, Mt. Hood National Forest recreationists have stepped into the summer season.

Riverside UCC votes for fossil fuel divestment

Riverside Community Church in Hood River has become the first faith-based congregation in the Gorge and the first within the Central Pacific Conference of the United Church of Christ (UCC) to vote to divest funds from the fossil fuel industry.

Hearings begin this week on Longview coal terminal

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — Residents can weigh in on a coal-export terminal proposed near Longview at upcoming public hearings.

White River campground closed

Sandy — The White River Station Campground, located along the Barlow Road on the Barlow Ranger District, is closed to the public until later notice due to safety concerns related to the White River migrating into the campground.

Newborn season: Fish and Wildlife says leave young wildlife in the wild

May and June are the months when newborn animals are getting their start in the wild. Help them out by giving them space and leaving them alone.

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Water bottling ban passes, legal questions remain

Measure 14-55, which blocks large-scale bottling companies like Nestlé from tapping into county water sources, sailed through the May 17 Primary Election with 69 percent of votes.

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Beacon Rock Trail reopens to hikers

The iconic Beacon Rock Trail has reopened to the public Saturday after being closed most of the season due to extensive storm damage.

White Salmon submits shoreline plan for review

White Salmon doesn’t have much in the way of shorelines of statewide significance, but the city is still required by the Washington Department of Ecology to have a plan for managing what it has.

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