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Serious injuries in Highway 35 crash

A two-car crash that occurred south of Odell on Highway 35 Thursday afternoon sent three to the hospital, two with serious injuries, according to state police.

HRCSO looking to squelch radio issues

Spotty service raises safety concerns

Interference, poor signal strength, and lack of service altogether are plaguing local law enforcement radio systems and the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office is trying to figure out why.

No leads in Astro armed robbery

Police continue to investigate an armed robbery that occurred at the Astro gas station in Hood River Wednesday morning, and are still looking for a suspect in the case.

Armed robber strikes Astro station

Police are looking for information on an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday morning at the Astro gas station in downtown Hood River.

Police Log for Aug. 20

Aug. 8 to 11

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One dead in Mt. Hood NF flash flood

An Illinois man is dead after getting swept away in a flash flood on the Sandy River last week.

Man dies in Hwy. 197

Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into Thursday morning’s two-vehicle traffic crash that resulted in the death of an adult male and injuries to his wife and daughter on Highway 197, about 5 miles north of Dufur. The names of the victim and his injured wife and daughter are released in this update.

Mom gets five years for crash that killed daughter

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman who crashed her SUV after falling asleep while drunk driving — killing one of her children — has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to criminally negligent homicide and other charges.

Two hurt in Odell shooting

Two Odell residents suffered gunshot wounds Tuesday morning and were transported to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland.

UPDATED: Sheriff's deputies investigating double shooting in Odell

Two Odell residents suffered gunshot wounds Tuesday morning and were transported to Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland.

Police Log for Aug. 13

July 14 to Aug. 8

Body found near Oneonta Gorge tunnel

At approximately 8 a.m. on Sunday, Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a body seen along the side of the Historic Columbia River Highway by a passerby just east of the Oneonta Gorge tunnel.

PUBLIC RECORDS: CIRCUIT COURT

July 2014

‘It’s a dry tinderbox out there’

Chief Wells says fire season vigilance helps prevention

Two fires in just over two weeks on the Indian Creek Trail are apparently unconnected.

Buckle up and sober up: Sheriff beefs up patrols

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office will be increasing patrols for traffic enforcement from Aug. 15 to Sept. 7.