Police and Fire

Succulent fire

West Side Fire Department faces an unusual challenge Thursday when a small fire broke out in a back greenhouse at Good News Gardening on Tucker Road: How to save succulents and other house plants while dousing the fire underneath them.

November 14, 2018 midnight read more..

Escaped debris burn starts 500-acre fire

The Shadybrook fire serves as a good reminder that while fire season is no longer in effect, fire danger can quickly change and caution should be used in outdoor activities. Before burning, check with your local fire department or ODF to determine if it is a burn day, if you need a permit, and tips for safely burning. All fires, including campfires and warming fires, need to be “dead out” and never left unattended.

November 7, 2018 midnight read more..

Officer involved shooting at Mitchell Point

An officer involved shooting occurred at the Mitchell Point Trailhead early Monday morning after the suspect used his vehicle in an attempt to drive into a Hood River County Sheriff’s Deputy, stated a press release.

November 3, 2018 midnight read more..

‘Crisis Intervention Team’ education comes to Gorge

Law enforcement professionals from Hood River and Wasco counties have been invited to a weeklong training focusing on the field of law enforcement and its role in communities, regarding mental health, substance use disorders and aging.

October 31, 2018 midnight read more..



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