Latest Historic Columbia River Highway Stories

2008-12-31 15:31:52

Authorities in Oregon said a nude man who attacked an elderly woman in her home fled after the victim squeezed his crotch. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said police in Troutdale arrested Michael Dick, 46, after he allegedly entered the 88-year-old woman's home through an unlocked sliding door at about 6:30 a.m.

2008-09-12 21:00:14

By ALLEN THOMAS Fall chinook salmon retention in the lower Columbia River will not close early, instead remaining open through Tuesday.

2008-08-25 09:00:58

As a Provo native, I am alarmed at Brady Harper and Robin Roller's business plan to commercialize the Bridal Veil Falls area in Provo Canyon.

2008-08-01 09:00:35

By James Davis Deseret News OREM -- The Bridal Veil Falls fire was completely contained Wednesday, U.S. Forest Service officials said. However, U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Kim Osborn said crews will continue to work on the blaze until at least Sunday.

2008-07-25 15:00:40

By Steve Gehrke, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 25--Three Utah County fires have crews and investigators busy today. One fire began late last night on Provo's 'Y' Mountain.

2008-07-10 21:00:16

By ALLEN THOMAS Having exceeded harvest guidelines, sturgeon angling in the Bonneville pool of the Columbia River Gorge will shift to catch-and- release beginning Saturday.

2008-07-08 21:00:15

By Allen Thomas, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 8--Having exceeded harvest guidelines, sturgeon angling in the Bonneville pool of the Columbia River Gorge will shift to catch-and-release beginning Saturday.

2008-03-19 00:05:00

Many sea lions frequenting their usual springtime spot at Bonneville Dam may be in danger of being put to death by federal authorities.

2005-05-06 07:36:35

Hungry sea lions feasting on chinook salmon at Bonneville Dam were chased off Thursday by harmless underwater firecrackers and noisemaking guns that biologists hope will keep them away for good.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.