Columbia River

Washington State wildfire grows to 5,000 acres

BEVERLY, Wash. – Some residents in Grant County, Washington are evacuating ahead of a fast-moving wildfire. The 243 Fire started near the town of Beverly along the Columbia River on Monday night. By Tuesday afternoon, the fire was estimated to be about …

Eagle Creek Fire evacuations continue

Troutdale, Ore. (KGW) – As Oregon’s Eagle Creek fire continues to burn, hundreds of people remained under evacuation orders on Monday. According to evacuees, some people had decided to return home. But roughly 170 people were still at Red Cross shelters. For …

Eagle Creek Fire tops 33,000 acres

Troutdale, Ore. (KGW/NBC News) – Firefighters battling Oregon’s massive Eagle Creek fire are keeping a close eye on changing weather conditions. The nearly 33,000-acre wildfire has forced hundreds of evacuations and closed several miles of Interstate 84. The fire was only five-percent …

Hiker dies after falling into the Columbia River Gorge

Update (05/04/17 4:30 p.m.) – 31-year-old Samuel Cha died at the hospital after falling on the Angel’s Rest trail in Bridal Veil. —————————————– Multnomah County, Ore. (KOIN/CNN) – A beautiful day turned to horror for one family that simply wanted to soak …

Missing Gresham woman found dead

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. – The body of a missing Gresham woman was found in the Columbia River Gorge recreation area Thursday, according to the Oregonian. 30-year-old Susan Behrens went missing on April 4. According to the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, Behrens’ vehicle …