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Police Log, Feb. 23 to March 1

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

Sheriff Log, Feb. 22 to March 1

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

Police Log, Feb. 9 to 22

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

Two West Linn students die in Dog Mountain car crash

Skamania County EMS and Rescue (SCEMS) responded to a reported motor vehicle collision on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 11:42 a.m. that resulted in the deaths of two West Linn High School students, The Enterprise reports.

Child rape charges filed in Skamania Co.

Detectives with the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 37-year-old Tualatin man Feb. 18 after they learned he had come to Skamania County with the alleged intent of transporting a juvenile female back to Oregon to have sexual contact with her.

Sheriff Log, Feb. 15 to 23

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

HRCSO investigating two deaths of recreationalists

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two unrelated incidents over the weekend involving the deaths of two recreationalists.

Sheriff Log, Feb. 9 to 17

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

Oil train issue is heating up again

Report shows increased oil going through the Gorge

The focus on oil trains running through the Gorge has largely remained on the Washington side, where the vast majority of crude, particularly coming from the Bakken formation in North Dakota, enters the National Scenic area.

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Drug dog goes from Shelter to Sheriff

Luke patrols with Deputy Travis Paulsen

One of the newest additions to the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office has already been making a name for himself around the department, helping deputies make drug bust after drug bust — and looking pretty adorable in the process.

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Maurer house fire ruled accidental, precise cause remains unknown

The cause of the Jan. 30 fire that destroyed a Westcliff Drive home has been ruled accidental.

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Man charged with murder in 2009 Eagle Creek death

A Bend man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a Portland woman that occurred in 2009 west of Cascade Locks. Stephen Wagner Nichols, 40, was arrested Feb. 12 at the San Francisco Airport for allegedly murdering Rhonda Kristen Casto, who was 23 when she died Monday, March 16, 2009 on the popular Eagle Creek Trail.

Police Log, Feb. 2 to 8

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

Sheriff Log, Feb. 1 to 9

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