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Kaleidescope: Firefighters gain in-house knowledge, as structure is torched in west Hood River neighborhood

A rare practice burn in a Hood River residential neighborhood recently gave firefighters from several Hood River County agencies the chance to practice hose handling techniques and other interior and exterior strategies for suppressing a house fire.

Police Log for April 12

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River March 24-30.

Sheriff Log for April 12

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River March 30-April 6.

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Part II: A Firefighter’s Journey

Stabilizing chaos: An empowering experience

Since moving to Oregon from Atlanta, Ga., I have learned many new skills and concepts that I was never exposed to on the East Coast. One of the more intriguing concepts that I picked up on while living in Portland is that of the Zombie Apocalypse.

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March

March 2014

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Fire destroys house, garage in Odell

At least one dog also lost in the Mud Alley Drive blaze

An Odell man is homeless after a fire that started Monday morning in his garage eventually spread to the main portion of his Mud Alley Drive home, totally burning the inside of the residence, and killing at least one of his pets.

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Video: Firefighters get valuable training from practice burn

A rare practice burn in a Hood River residential neighborhood gave firefighters from several Hood River County agencies the chance to practice hose handling techniques and other interior and exterior strategies for suppressing a house fire.

Sheriff Log for April 2

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River March 24-30.

Motorcyclist crashes while attempting to elude police

Oregon State Police cited a Yakima, Wash., man following a Sunday afternoon motorcycle crash along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 near Rowena that occurred when the motorcyclist was attempting to elude an OSP trooper.

Fire department plans practice burn on 22nd

The Hood River Fire Department plans to conduct live fire training on the house located at 906 22nd St. on Saturday, starting at 7 a.m.

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Suspect crashes vehicle during high-speed chase

A 46-year-old Ontario man is in jail after leading law enforcement on a high-speed police chase through three counties in the Columbia River Gorge that ended when the suspect rolled his vehicle on a curvy road in Skamania County early Friday evening.

Sheriff Log for March 29

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River March 16-24.

Police Log for March 29

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River March 3-23.

Columbia Gorge CASA welcomes new volunteers

Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) introduces its newest child advocates: Crystal Dickenson, Home Valley, Wash., Lisa Kidd and Michelle Mayfield, White Salmon, Wash., Rhonda Morrow, Fossil, Ore., Zipporah Underhill, The Dalles, and Norma Cordry, Hood River. They were sworn into duty by the Honorable Paul G. Crowley on March 20.

Mother and daughter charged with robbery

A mother and her 20-year-old daughter have been charged with third-degree robbery after allegedly stealing less than $100 worth of automobile fuses from Walmart and using physical force against an employee of the store during the theft.

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