Interstate 84 westbound lanes west of Cascade Locks were briefly blocked Sunday afternoon when a travel trailer overturned. One person received minor injury not requiring transport to a hospital.
From May 20 to June 2 the Hood River Police Department conducted its second traffic blitz of the year.
On June 19 the Hood River Police Department will be stepping up law enforcement against drivers’ cellphone use while operating a motor vehicle.
At about 12:50 p.m. June 11, a crowd quickly gathered on Cascade Avenue at 20th Street after hearing the sounds of breaking glass and crunching metal. A three-vehicle crash at the site sent two Hood River men to the hospital — one to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital and one, via LifeFlight, to Portland.
“She’s a very tough person,” said Bill Pattison of his 80-year-old wife. Patricia Pattison of Hood River recently returned home relatively unharmed after spending the night out in the cold and rain on a hillside above the Hood River.
Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into Monday morning’s single-vehicle rollover injury crash that led to a vehicle fire spreading into the grass and trees along Interstate 84 near Cascade Locks. Cascade Locks firefighters doused the fire, with help from Skamania County District 2 and City of Stevenson fire departments.
Punch Bowl Falls, a lush, dramatic and inviting forest-encased waterfall on Eagle Creek, enticed four cliff jumpers into its cool waters on June 2 and claimed the life of one man, leaving three others injured. Five friends took the Eagle Creek trail for a late spring hiking adventure: four made it home, but Jason Endicott, 25, of Cincinnati, Ohio, did not. His remains were recovered by search teams on June 3. At about 5 p.m. Sunday, the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office received a report of multiple men injured at the falls.
Three people were injured Monday afternoon in a series of several near-simultaneous crashes that occurred in the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 between Corbett and Rooster Rock State Park. The crashes closed the westbound lanes for approximately 90 minutes.
April 28 to May 5 All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
April 17 to 29 All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
April 21 to 28
April 14 to 22
After a long day’s work sharing some home-cooked meals with visitors and locals alike, the Parkdale Grange found itself the victim of an unknown thief after the Blossom Fest gathering wrapped up on Saturday