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Green again, with work

We appreciate the Aug. 30 article on the recent Indian Creek site fire.

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Mid Valley News: The story within a story at the Wy’east Fire District Memorial

There are times, when I go out on a story, I find another story I’d like to tell just as much. Sometimes I can work a paragraph or two into an existing article; sometimes I cannot.

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Minor knocks out pole in Monday morning chase

Crash occurs at Ninth and State

A brief police chase early Monday morning ended suddenly when the juvenile driver of the pursued vehicle slammed directly into a power pole in Hood River, shearing the pole in half.

I-84 shut down due to gun-wielding man

A portion of Interstate 84 was shut down west of Troutdale on Monday due to a man who reportedly walked along a freeway off ramp pointing a gun at motorists.

Bomb threat closes HR Bridge Wednesday night

A bomb threat phoned in to law enforcement by an anonymous caller resulted in the temporary closure of the Hood River Bridge Wednesday night.

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Bomb threat temporarily closes Hood River Bridge Wednesday night

A bomb threat phoned in to law enforcement by an anonymous caller resulted in the temporary closure of the Hood River Bridge Wednesday night.

Hiker rescued after fall on Mt. Adams

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakima County sheriff’s office says a hiker who fell and injured himself on Mt. Adams on Sunday has been rescued.

OSP Trooper badge stolen

Oregon State Police is asking for the public’s help to identify the suspect and recover a stolen police badge and ASP expandable baton taken from a trooper’s apartment in Government Camp.

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New fire trucks dedicated at Wy’east District memorial

Two new fire trucks — one the traditional Odell yellow, the other the traditional Pine Grove red — were dedicated at the 12th annual Wy’east Fire District Memorial at the station in downtown Odell Sunday afternoon.

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Communities mourn loss of artist, firefighter and friend Ellen Dittebrandt

Memorial planned for this weekend

Ellen Dittebrandt — artist, firefighter and triathlete — died Sunday after she was struck from behind by a vehicle on Interstate 84.

Lolley sex abuse case could go to trial

Case could go in January 2015 if unresolved

A child sexual abuse case that has been subject to proceedings in Hood River County Circuit Court since late last year may end up going to trial in January 2015 if a settlement isn’t reached in time.

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Fire damages planting area along 12th Street

A kite stuck on power lines caused sparks to fly and a grass fire to break out on the Heights on Friday.

Sheriff Log for Aug. 27

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

Police Log, Aug. 12 to 17

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

Sheriff's Log, Aug. 10-20

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