Sept. 21 to 29
A semi-trailer loaded with 42,000 pounds of apples destined for the east coast was heavily damaged Saturday after it caught fire along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 about three miles east of The Dalles.
On Sept. 23, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office took three people into custody who were allegedly actively breaking into parked vehicles on the Historic Columbia River Highway near Angels Rest in the Columbia River Gorge.
A sewer pump failure Thursday evening at the Columbia Gorge Community College Indian Creek campus in Hood River resulted in the closure of the campus to faculty, staff, and students on Friday.
Two Gresham teenagers have been charged with second degree assault after allegedly pistol-whipping a man at a Cascade Locks motel early Tuesday morning.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Sept. 14 to 22.
The Hood River County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating an assault that took place at a Cascade Locks motel early Tuesday morning.
Police have released the names of two individuals arrested in a traffic stop Friday, one of whom was allegedly involved in a foot pursuit that temporarily shut down the Union Pacific rail line near Hood River.
Train traffic on the Union Pacific rail line was briefly shut down Friday morning as law enforcement pursued a male suspect who allegedly fled during a traffic stop made by the Hood River Police Department.
Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Friday afternoon’s serious injury crash involving a motorcycle and van at an intersection on Highway 97 near Wasco in Sherman County.
A fire that started around 6 a.m. Monday destroyed most of the lower section of the in-lieu fishing encampment used by the Yakama Nation at the confluence of the White Salmon and Columbia Rivers, according to a report by the White Salmon Enterprise.
Sept. 7 to 15
According to Oregon State Police, Servando Zanora Avendano, 26, of Hood River, has been cited for DUII, Reckless Driving, and Assault in the Third Degree in connection with a two-vehicle head-on crash Saturday on Highway 35 near Pine Grove.
If you’ve noticed some smoky skies and spectacular sunsets and sunrises in the Gorge lately, a wildfire currently burning near Estacada is the culprit.
With a small volunteer pool and faced with rising costs, the city of Cascade Locks is looking for a way to draw more volunteers to its Emergency Medical Services department.