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City honors Devon Wells for service

Hood River City Council paid tribute to its out-going fire chief Monday, passing a resolution stating Chief Devon Wells “devoted time, talents and energy to the Hood River Fire Department for more than 16 years.”

Sheriff Log, Aug. 7 to 13

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

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Heat advisory and fire alerts form double dose of late-August caution

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. As if you hadn’t noticed, it is hot out.

Robbery suspect has yet to enter plea

A Hood River man accused of robbing at gunpoint Jack’s Mini Market had a court appearance Tuesday in Wasco County but did not enter a plea as expected. A plea entry is anticipated by or before Sept. 20.

ODF cautions: ‘We have a long way to go’ for 2016 fire season

Fire worries aren't over, Oregon Department of Forestry has made clear.

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Neal Creek fire knocked down

ODF rules blaze ‘human caused’

Despite challenging terrain and hot conditions, firefighters quickly tackled a 15.5-acre blaze near Odell last week.

Sheriff Log, Aug. 1 to 6

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

Sheriff Log, July 24 to 30

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

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New York man dies after Eagle Creek fall

A New York man fell to his death Tuesday evening at a waterfall near Cascade Locks, authorities said.

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Crews advance on Neal Creek fire

Neal Creek Fire, which roared up at about 4 p.m. Thursday, is burning 15 acres of brush and timber on a ridge about eight miles south of Hood River.

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Crews make progress on fire near Odell

Neal Creek Fire, which roared up at some time after 4:10 p.m. Thursday, is burning 15 acres. Crews made “really good progress” on the blaze overnight and have stopped its spread, a public information officer told the News on Friday morning.

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Man dies in fall at Eagle Creek

A New York man fell to his death Tuesday at a waterfall near Cascade Locks.

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Hood River man dies in plane crash

In what is believed to be the first fatality at the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport, longtime Hood River pilot Richard Sperling died Monday morning after his plane crashed on landing.

Body found on Mt. Adams believed to be Stevenson man

Rescuers believe a body found on Mount Adams Sunday was that of a missing hiker who worked at Sushi Okalani in Hood River.

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Chief Wells resigns from Fire Dept.

Devon Wells, the City of Hood River Fire Chief, has announced his resignation.

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