Police and Fire

Subscribe

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.

Sheriff Log for Aug. 13

Aug. 3 to 10

Tease photo

Cascade Pet Camp, Home At Last team up to take in dogs from fire

Cascade Pet Camp in Hood River and Home at Last in The Dalles have teamed up as part of a community effort to shelter the growing number of displaced pets from the Rowena fire, according to a press release.

Sheriff Log for Aug. 9

July 27 to Aug. 4

Local crews part of first response to Rowena fire

The number of personnel fighting the Rowena fire has grown to approximately 700 since the Rowena fire was declared a conflagration the morning of Aug. 6, but one of the first groups of fire crews to arrive on scene were departments from Hood River County.

Tease photo

Rowena fire blows up

Hundreds evacuated as red flag conditions fuel Gorge fire

In visit to fire, Governor Kitzhaber warns of growing suppression costs

Tease photo

Rowena Fire updates 8/8

The Rowena Fire is currently 3372 acres and is at 35% containment.

Tease photo

Video: Operations on Rowena Fire

News photographer Adam Lappierre captured video of helicopters performing bucket drops on the Rowena Fire, as well as capturing the size and scope of the fire.