School closure info for Feb. 11

Horizon Christian School: 2 hours late UPDATE: No bus to The Dalles. The bus will run to White Salmon.

White Salmon School District: UPDATE: White Salmon School District Closed. Parent teacher conferences cancelled. Will be rescheduled.

Head Start: Belmont, Country Club, and Parkdale centers will be closed Tuesday. Odell site will have a 2 hour late start Tuesday

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Lawnmower torches Arbor Vitae on Portland Drive

The riding lawn mower driven by Norma Cannon overheated and made contact with dry arbor vitae owned by Lee and Norma Curtis, sending more than a dozen of the tightly-packed trees up in flames. The mower, visible at far right, was totaled. No one was injured; neighbors first kept the fire at bay with garden hoses and Westside and Hood River Fire Departments responded and doused the fire before it reached any structures. Westside Fire chief Jim Trammell, in blue shirt, directs firefighters. The video was taken by Capt. Dave Smith of Hood River Fire Department. Enlarge



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