Standoff Ends Peacefully in Orondo

From a press release – On 08/07/17 at approximately 9:00 AM Douglas County Deputies responded to an assault call in Orondo.  A Deputy located  the suspect in a fruit warehouse.  He fled as the Deputy attempted to talk to him and ran into a nearby house.  Another Deputy attempted speak…


Bomb Squad Called to Orondo

A Washington State Patrol Bomb Squad was called out to an orchard in Orondo when the owners found 30 sticks of high-explosive dynamite, detonation cord and a box of blasting caps. Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal says this is not uncommon, “I wouldn’t say it’s frequent, but it’s often enough that…