Train traffic on the Union Pacific rail line was briefly shut down Friday morning as law enforcement pursued a male suspect who allegedly fled during a traffic stop made by the Hood River Police Department.
From Oregon State Police: Oregon State Police (OSP) and Hood River County Sheriff's Office (HRSO), working in cooperation with Kentucky State Police (KSP), are continuing to ask for the public's help to locate a father and son whose vehicle was found last week along Highway 35 in the Mt. Hood area. With this weekend's expected warm weather and the potential for many visitors and hikers in the Mt. Hood area, some new details are being released after confirming the men were in the area last week.
A wildfire broke out Thursday afternoon at about 3 p.m. on a cliff near White Salmon, just west of the White Salmon River bridge, coming close to a home on the bluff.
Police are looking for information on an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday morning at the Astro gas station in downtown Hood River.
Two Odell residents suffered gunshot wounds Tuesday morning and were transported to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland.
Update from Rowena Fire information for the morning of Aug. 7.
Crews are currently battling a wildfire burning 12 miles south of Hood River off Pinemont Drive on land owned by the Hood River County Forestry Department.
The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a Parkdale man who has been missing from his home since Monday.
Michelle Kawachi, 22, was last heard from April 17
MCMINNVILLE — Hood River native Michelle Kawachi, a Linfield College student, has been missing since April 17.
The Oregon Department of Transportation has reopened all lanes of Interstate 84 after a landslide on Wednesday blocked a section of the freeway.
From Oregon Department of Transportation: Eastbound Interstate 84 will remain closed at exit 17 in Troutdale through the weekend while crews clean up a slide at milepost 61, about three miles west of Hood River. About 2,000 cubic yards of rock and debris fell from the hillside on the south side of the highway just before 7:30 p.m.
A large landslide has closed both east bound lanes of I-84 and 1 westbound lane at milepost 61. ODOT crews are responding to the scene.
Horizon Christian School: 2 hours late White Salmon School District: 2 hours late
Hood River County School District is closed today
Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers are responding to multiple incidents on I-84 in Hood River and Wasco counties. Expect significant delays and drive accordingly.
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