Police and Fire


Update -- Police seeking man involved in kidnapping between Mosier, Portland

Oregon State Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspicious vehicle involved in an alleged kidnapping that occurred between Mosier and Jantzen Beach, Portland, on Tuesday evening, Sept. 1.

Sheriff's Log, Aug. 23 to 30

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

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Klickitat logging industry shut down due to wildfire danger

The state Department of Natural Resources shut down Klickitat County’s logging industry last Wednesday, Aug. 19, in response to the extreme wildfire conditions that exist throughout the county.

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Cascade Locks fire Thursday caused by bird

Gentle wings caused a tremendous brush fire Thursday in Cascade Locks.

Police Log, Aug. 17 to 23

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

Sheriff Log, Aug. 14 to 24

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

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Fire brushes downtown Cascade Locks

Blaze claims Port storage; several homes evacuated, no one injured

The most destructive wildfire of 2015 in Hood River County took out two buildings but no homes, forced evacuations, and charred trees and brush on a hillside near downtown Cascade Locks Thursday night.

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Cascade Locks brush fire contained

Crews from regional fire agencies contained a Cascade Locks brushfire on WaNaPa Street Thursday night.

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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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Gorge paddleboarders mourn 'lost brother’

Police believe missing paddler is likely dead, search now termed a 'recovery'

Brutal winds on the Columbia River took down a stand-up paddle boarder Friday afternoon, prompting an intensive search by law enforcement and volunteers.

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Lost hiker, 75, found safe at Laurance Lake

A 75-year-old The Dalles man was found in “good spirits” Sunday afternoon after a weekend lost in the woods near Laurance Lake.

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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.

SAR teams look for man, 75, lost near Laurance Lake

Hood River Sheriff’s Office is coordinating a search and rescue north of Laurance Lake for David Bullock, 75, of The Dalles.

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Mt. Adams fire 15 percent contained

Glenwood, Wash. — The Cougar Creek Fire burning near Glenwood swelled to 22,500 acres over the weekend, with firefighters keeping it at 15 percent contained as of Monday.

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Fatality closes I-84 Friday

A pedestrian died Friday afternoon when she attempted to cross eastbound lanes of I-84 in The Dalles just east of the Union Street underpass.