Civic leaders of Arlington are looking to keep drones from harassing residents. But state law may keep the effort from taking off.

The seven-member city council planned to vote June 6 to pass regulations on drone use in the wake of complaints about the devices. City recorder Pam Rosenbalm said the council discussed changes to the new ordinance and pushed the vote to the July 11 meeting.

The Gilliam County Sheriff’s Office provides law enforcement for the town in the Columbia River Gorge, and sheriff’s Lt. Jon Terland said reports of drones causing problems in Arlington began in January.

“There were several complaints of drones following kids home from school,” he said.

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