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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.

Police log, March 27 to April 2

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

Eagle Creek murder trial not likely until 2018

A man accused of pushing his girlfriend off a cliff to her death nearly eight years ago likely won’t see trial until at least spring 2018.

Sleeping driver totals truck, cited by police

A Parkdale man was cited for Careless Driving after he rolled his vehicle on Highway 35.

Sheriff Log, March 26 to April 1

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

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Spring recreation stretches rescue crews thin

Out of a long, harsh winter comes milder weather and a corresponding influx of recreationalists enjoying the Gorge.

HR Police continue looking for missing woman

The Hood River Police are continuing to look for a 27-year-old female, Holly Kristen Lester.

Sheriff Log, March 19 to 25

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

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New Firefighters

Hood River Fire Department has brought on two new staffers.

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Jail works with immigration agency

Wasco County Sheriff Lane Magill explained at a meeting last Saturday that a 1987 state law prohibits city, county and state police from acting in any capacity to help with immigration efforts.

Oregon court rules in favor of appeal in Mount Hood snowboarder’s death

A new trial to determine responsibility for a snowboarder’s death will move forward, according to a Wednesday ruling by Oregon Court of Appeals.

Red Cross: Odell house fire Sunday

Red Cross reports that a house fire affected three adults in Odell.

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Lockdown drill at HRVHS

Hood River Valley High School was the site of a Level III lockdown drill Thursday morning.

Businesses invited to seek storm loans

Hood River County declared a winter storm emergency for January 2017, and the state declared a statewide emergency Jan. 8-20, 2017.

Police Log, March 13 to 19

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

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