Only a couple more days and relief will be on the way via our wonderful Pacific air. Our string of consecutive 90-degree days will end by Thursday. If it reaches 90 degrees on Thursday it would break Portland's record string of 10 90-degree days set back in 2009.
CAMAS — Teeth gripping a plastic pipe fitting, Smokey Fritz climbed a ladder inside a house under construction. Fritz joined two lengths of flexible plastic pipe with the fitting, pulled a tool from her back pocket and crimped the pipe.
People around the country are getting scam calls from what appears to be a Ridgefield area cellphone number. The caller using the number 360-727-7885 has been telling people the Internal Revenue Service is going to sue if they don't pay their taxes.
A wildfire on the west side of Mount Adams in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest has led to the closure of segments of the popular Pacific Crest Trail. Hikers were cleared off the trail and rerouted along adjacent forest roads and trails, according to information posted by forest service officials.