Police and Fire


Missing woman found dead

A 27-year-old Seattle woman who had been missing for a month was found dead in the Columbia River in Hood River Monday, April 24.

Man flees police, dies in cliff fall

A 20-year-old Goldendale man suspected of shoplifting from Walmart fell to his death Sunday, April 23 after reportedly trying to evade authorities.

Sheriff Log, April 16 to 22

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

Man stabbed, hospitalized in TD

A 24-year-old The Dalles man remains in intensive care following a stabbing in the area of 11th and Trevitt at around 8:30 p.m. last Wednesday, according to city police.

Body found in Skamania Co. identified

The body of a man found in southwest Washington has been identified. On Monday, the remains were identified as Joshua A. Brown, 24, of Sunriver.

Missing woman found dead in Columbia River in HR

Holly Lester, a 27-year-old woman from Seattle, had been missing since March 15.

Man flees police in HR, falls to death from cliff

A 20-year-old man suspected of shoplifting Walmart fell to his death near Westcliff Drive while trying to evade police.

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Truck hauling boulders crashes into trees

The truck slid down an embankment at the gravel lot across from Les Schwab Tire.

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Raices annual plant sale May 13

For the third year, Raices Cooperative Farm, an economic development program of The Next Door, will hold their organic plant start sale the Saturday before Mothers' Day, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in The Next Door parking lot, 965 Tucker Road, Hood River.

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Jail hiring plans aired

A new jail contract with an as-yet unnamed county, and more beds rented for immigration detainees, has NORCOR officials poised to add a number of new positions.

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‘Big One 2.0’ emergency safety fair returns April 20

Coming back to Hood River is a hands-on safety fair and Cascadia Subduction earthquake presentation — “The Big One 2.0” — from 5-8 p.m. on April 20. It was standing room only last year, so this year, a new location with more room for activities was located at the Rockford Grange and West Side Fire station, 4250 Barrett Drive, Hood River.

Sheriff Log, April 9 to 15

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River

Police Log, April 3 to 9

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

Sheriff Log, April 2 to 8

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

Boat overturns in Columbia River Friday, one dead

PORTLAND (AP) — Authorities say one of four people rescued from an overturned boat that sank Friday on the Columbia River near Multnomah Falls has died.



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