On Saturday April 25 Hood River Police Officers arrested Parkdale resident, Tyson Sackett, 28, for shooting a man at the Hood River Marina.
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.
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 of Hood River officials are reminding pet owners to keep their pets on leashes at the waterfront after a poisoning incident Wednesday.
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 for Dec. 4, 2014
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.
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.
Deficit leads to Toda’s recommendation, which would be temporary – but ‘not a done deal,’ one board member says
Citing a $2 million budget deficit, the president of Columbia Gorge Community College on Tuesday recommended to the College board that it close the Indian Creek Campus temporarily in mid-2015. CGCC president Dr. Frank Toda has suggested a three-part restructuring plan involving an undetermined number of layoffs and program cuts.
Weather alert: After school activities for Hood River County School District are canceled tonight due to freezing rain and ice forecast for late afternoon and through the night including EXCEL Program, Community Education Programs and Activity Buses.
Hood river valley high school varsity boys soccer defeats Woodburn 2-0 to claim the school's first state soccer title.
Attention HRV soccer fans: Saturday's game time has been changed from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Hillsboro Stadium due to weather and travel precautions.
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Hood River Valley High School varsity boys soccer is headed to the state finals.
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