FIRE • WEATHER • FORESTRY Aug. 29
ODF looking for more lightning caused wildfires in Columbia Co., asks for public assistance
Five small wildfires have been confirmed and contained in Columbia County, with Oregon Department of Forestry officials sending an airplane to scout for more fires this afternoon in Clatsop and Columbia Counties. Anyone who sees smoke is asked to call 911.
Fire • ODF • Tillamook State Forest Aug. 26
Fire danger on the rise first part of this week
A red flag warning, a brush fire extinguished on Kemper Road near Forest Grove, new restrictions on industrial forest use, and OHV trails close - it's all signs of an increase in fire danger this week.
Hagg Lake • Crime • Washington County Sheriff's Office Aug. 26
Suspect in shooting of two Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies booked into jail
Dante James Halling, 55, the suspected shooter involved in a gunfight that left Halling and two deputies with gunshot wounds was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on Friday, August 23, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.