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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.

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.

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.

CGCC president calls for Indian Creek campus closure

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.

Hood River County School District after school activities cancelled due to inclement weather

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.

State champs! Hood River Valley takes 5A boys soccer title

Hood river valley high school varsity boys soccer defeats Woodburn 2-0 to claim the school's first state soccer title.

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