A fire that burned a studio apartment on the Heights and shut down part of 13th and Taylor streets for nearly two hours Monday afternoon can be blamed on a pot of unattended clam chowder.
A Hood River man accused of raping an underage girl last month is now facing new charges after allegedly touching the private parts of two girls under the age of 14.
A Portland man arrested Feb. 21 as a suspect in a series of motel robberies around western Oregon is believed to be the man who committed an October 2013 robbery at a Hood River motel.
A driver narrowly missed a potentially serious injury Friday morning after a tree fell across Whiskey Creek Road and struck his vehicle.
CIRCUIT COURT: January 2014
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Feb. 9-17.
Kenneth Gordon Lolley has made bail and has been released from the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facility in The Dalles where he has been held for the past three months on first-degree sexual abuse charges.
With many parts of the country continuing to be in the deep freeze, the National Fire Protection Association issued a renewed warning about the fire dangers associated with heating equipment, saying the improper use of heating equipment can be incredibly dangerous and their misuse is a leading cause of home fire deaths.
During the evening of Feb. 12, Hood River County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisting with traffic control on Interstate 84 after a landslide closed eastbound lanes at milepost 61.
Both eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 will likely remain closed throughout the weekend after a landslide sent down 2,000 cubic yards of rock across the freeway Wednesday about a mile west of Hood River at milepost 61.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River Feb. 2-9.
Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into Friday afternoon’s single-vehicle fatal crash that resulted in the death of a female passenger on Interstate 84 near Rooster Rock State Park. Names of the involved are provided in this release.
A man suspected of committing a murder in Umatilla County last week was arrested early evening Feb. 10 in Hood River, according to Oregon State Police.
Judge will continue bench and mediation services around state
Circuit Court Judge Paul Crowley of Hood River has announced that he will retire from the bench on July 1.