Police and Fire


Police Log, Aug. 7 to 13

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

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Engineer Jason Wilkins of Hood River Fire and EMS accepts a donation from a motorist during the Aug. 5 “Fill the Boot” campaign at 13th and Cascade streets.

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Trump puts HR County closer to storm relief funds

President Donald Trump signed a disaster declaration for Oregon this month, putting Hood River and three other Oregon counties in line for recovery funds in the wake of January’s ice storm.

Two escape from state corrections

UPDATE An inmate who escaped while assigned to a crew fighting a wildfire in Central Washington was arrested in Portland Wednesday morning, police said. The other escaped inmate is still at large.

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Preparing for the Aug. 21 'Solar Show'

The eagerly-awaited 2017 solar eclipse is five days away on Aug. 21.

Lost boy found safe near Parkdale

A youth went missing in the woods southwest of Parkdale, prompting a search by emergency officials that proved quick and successful.

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Power line fire doused Monday

A power pole caught fire on Guignard Road Monday but utility and fire crews teamed up to choke the flare-up in less than an hour.

Sheriff Log, Aug. 6 to 12

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

Police Log, July 24 to Aug. 6

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.

Biggs resident arrested for suspected hash oil lab

A man who lives near Biggs Junction was arrested on suspicion of operating a hash oil lab at home.

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Wy’East honors firefighters’ memory

“We honor and try to keep the memory of all our deceased brothers and sisters alive so they are never forgotten,” Fire Chief Greg Borton said Sunday at the Odell fire hall.

Sheriff Log, July 30 to Aug. 5

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.

Cascade Locks man sentenced for attempted murder

A man from Cascade Locks pled guilty Wednesday to trying to kill the mother of his two children at the family’s home.

Hood River Police plan ‘seat belt blitz’

Speed, cell phone use also checked

Back to school shopping might include a new car seat for your child.

‘Eclipse 2017’ Souvenir Edition comes Wednesday

The special publication of Hood River News, The Dalles Chronicle and White Salmon Enterprise explores all aspects of the expected Aug. 21 astronomical phenomenon.



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