Police and Fire


Sheriff Log, May 21 to 27

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

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Truck cab destroyed in Friday morning highway fire

A truck fire on Interstate 84 in west Hood River left the vehicle damaged.

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Hay Fire on I-84

Maria Roblez of Oregon State Forest Service and Firefighter/EMT Nick Stevens of Cascade Locks Fire Department pull smoldering hay bales off a trailer May 25 at exit 56 on Interstate 84.

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Mosier rally marks oil train anniversary

Members of advocacy groups and political leaders will gather Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of an oil train wreck in Mosier.

Search starts Tuesday for injured hiker south of Cascade Locks

Crag Rat Rescue volunteers and deputies with Hood River County Sheriff’s Office mobilized early Tuesday afternoon to do a search for an injured hiker on the Benson plateau area, about 8-10 miles south of the at Eagle Creek fish hatchery.

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Three injured in Highway 35 Odell junction crash

A nearly head-on collision at Highway 35 and Odell Highway left three adults from the Parkdale area with injuries Thursday evening.

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Fire guts answering service business

Fire destroyed the inside of a Heights answering service business early Wednesday morning.

Missing woman reported, last seen in Stevenson

On May 23, Brenda Lee Symons was reported missing/endangered by her family.

La Grande man jailed on weapons charge

A 21-year-old La Grande man is in Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility on a weapons charge after a traffic stop in which he denied an officer access to his vehicle and locked his keys inside it.

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Wrong-way chase and arrest

Hood River Police Officer Eme Delancy explains charges to Eric Murphy, 18, a Washington resident, following a vehicle chase and Murphy’s arrest Monday on the Heights.

Ex-deputy sentenced for luring a minor

A former Hood River County Sheriff’s deputy pled guilty May 11 to crimes he committed against a minor while off duty.

Sheriff Log, May 14 to 20

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

Police Log, April 24 to May 14

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

Sheriff Log, April 30 to May 13

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

HR native retires after 41 years in fire service

Battalion Chief Jeff Cooper of Hood River retired on Sunday, April 30 from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue after nearly 37 years of service with the district.


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