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Sheriff Log, June 15 to 21

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

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Heat is on

Local law, fire leaders urge safety

It’s going to be a scorcher. With an anticipated surge of locals and tourists hitting the Columbia River and other natural water playgrounds throughout Hood River County, local law enforcement and safety officials are urging caution.

Stevenson head-on crash kills 4, including 2 young boys

STEVENSON (AP) — Four people are dead, including two boys, ages 7 and 9, after a head-on crash between a pickup and a minivan near Stevenson.

Sheriff Log, June 7 to 14

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

Police Log, June 8 to 14

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

Charges mount for Schneiders

Donald Schneider indicted for murder, conspiracy and animal abuse

One of two brothers accused of murdering a Parkdale man last year — and shooting the victim’s dog — is facing new charges of criminal conspiracy and aggravated animal abuse.

Parkdale murder case going to grand jury

Schneider appears in court Wednesday

Two brothers suspected of killing a Parkdale man who disappeared in 2014 are facing a grand jury hearing. One of the brothers appeared in court Wednesday.

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Fire destroys home, former hotel in Biggs Junction

A fire at Biggs Junction Wednesday afternoon scorched 1,000 acres, including two structures, and was carried east some three miles towards Rufus on high winds.

Police Log, June 1 to June 7

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

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Hiker slips off trail, hangs from cliff for 45 minutes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — April Meads’ first hike of the season was almost her last.

Will your yard sale earnings end up in the city's coffers?

Signs on poles or trees are illegal, subject to fines

What if your hard-earned garage sale proceeds went to paying off a city fine for those signs you stuck on power poles? It’s something to consider, according to Code Enforcement Officer Marty Morgan of the City of Hood River.

3 brothers arrested, 2 charged with murder

Siblings suspected in 2014 disappearance of Parkdale man

Three brothers are facing felony charges in connection to the May 2014 disappearance of a Parkdale man — two were charged with murder.

3 brothers arrested, 2 charged with murder

Siblings suspected in 2014 disappearance of Parkdale man

Three brothers are facing felony charges in connection to the May 2014 disappearance of a Parkdale man—two were charged with murder.