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Cascade Locks brush fire contained

Crews from regional fire agencies contained a Cascade Locks brushfire on WaNaPa Street Thursday night.

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Body of missing paddle boarder found in Columbia River

Law enforcement recovered the body of a missing paddle boarder Wednesday morning from the Columbia River, just west of Hood River.

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Police say missing paddle boarder likely died

Search crews called it a night Saturday after unsuccessfully seeking a missing paddle boarder, Andres Pombo, 20, of Miami, Florida, who vanished on the Columbia River Friday afternoon. Early evidence suggests Pombo did not survive.

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Tuesday crash near Odell

All occupants escaped serious injury in this two-car head-on crash Tuesday at about 1 p.m. at Highway 35 and Willow Flat Road.

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Sheriff reports high speed chase and shooting on I-84 in Hood River

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office reported a high speed chase on I-84 at Hood River at 7 p.m. Monday night, which ended in the suspect shooting himself.

3 brothers arrested, 2 charged with murder

Siblings suspected in 2014 disappearance of Parkdale man

Three brothers are facing felony charges in connection to the May 2014 disappearance of a Parkdale man—two were charged with murder.

Brothers arrested in 2014 disappearance of Parkdale Man

Three brothers were arrested in connection with the May 2014 disappearance of Jason R. Muschaweck of Parkdale.

Parkdale man arrested after shooting at Hood River Marina

On Saturday April 25 Hood River Police Officers arrested Parkdale resident, Tyson Sackett, 28, for shooting a man at the Hood River Marina.

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Hood River kidnap-rape suspect found dead in jail

A Hood River man accused of eight separate felonies including kidnap and rape was found dead at Northern Oregon Region Corrections Facility in The Dalles Wednesday morning.

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Hood River man sentenced to 17 years for manslaughter, assault

A Hood River man accused of killing the mother of his child last year was sentenced to 17 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to charges of manslaughter and assault. Miguel Angel Soto-Quintana, 29, was convicted for the death of Cecilia Campuzano-Ortiz, 23, last October. Soto-Quintana will serve 16 years in prison for manslaughter and 14 months for fourth degree assault. He will also serve three years in a post-prison supervision program and pay $14,611 in restitution, most of which is portioned for the victim’s family.

Port urges pet owners to keep pets on leash following poisoning incident

Port of Hood River officials are reminding pet owners to keep their pets on leashes at the waterfront after a poisoning incident Wednesday.

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Man charged with murder in 2009 Eagle Creek death

A Bend man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a Portland woman that occurred in 2009 west of Cascade Locks. Stephen Wagner Nichols, 40, was arrested Feb. 12 at the San Francisco Airport for allegedly murdering Rhonda Kristen Casto, who was 23 when she died Monday, March 16, 2009 on the popular Eagle Creek Trail.

School delays report

School delays for Dec. 4, 2014

CGCC looks at staff cuts, other bleak options

Directors affirm Indian Creek campus will remain open

So many people showed up for Tuesday’s college board special meeting that a scheduled class switched rooms to give the board and public more space. The special meeting on Columbia Gorge Community College budget issues drew about 75 people at the Hood River campus, including staff, students, parents, and State representatives John Huffman of The Dalles and Mark Johnson of Hood River.

Council votes 4-3 against Walmart expansion

In a lengthy four-hour land use hearing that was fraught with controversy, the Hood River City Council voted 4-3 Tuesday night to deny the expansion of Walmart's store on Wasco Avenue.