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Toppenish woman dies after car lands in Columbia River

A Toppenish, Wash., woman is dead after driving her car into the Columbia River Monday night, according to a report by the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office that was published on the White Salmon Enterprise website.

Police offer speed awareness trailer

With the help of the local Lions Foundation, the Speed Monitoring Awareness Radar Trailer (SMART) is available for use.

Sheriff Log for June 21

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River June 9-16.

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Authorities preparing for ‘tough’ fire season

With high temperatures and drought conditions predicted for most of the state of Oregon this summer, firefighting agencies throughout the Gorge are already girding themselves for what is expected to be a challenging wildfire season that is already underway.

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Wildfire burning south of Hood River

Crews are currently battling a wildfire burning 12 miles south of Hood River off Pinemont Drive on land owned by the Hood River County Forestry Department.

Sheriff Log for June 18

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River June 9-15.

Dog Falls fire fully contained

A fire that started earlier this week on the Washington side of the Gorge is all but out, according to fire officials.

Memorial Day campaign yields four DUII citations by HR Police

Over Memorial Day weekend the Hood River Police Department participated in a high-visibility enforcement program in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Sheriff Log for June 14

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River June 1-8.

Police Log for June 11

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River May 26-June 8.

OSP seeks info on Saturdays hit-and-run near Mosier on I-84

Oregon State Police is asking for the public’s help to identify the driver and vehicle involved in Saturday morning’s hit-and-run crash along the westbound lanes of Interstate 84 east of Mosier. The crash was non-injury.

Gunman kills student at Troutdale school

TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) — A gunman shot and killed a student Tuesday at a high school in a quiet Columbia River town in Oregon shortly after classes started and was found dead himself as police arrived, authorities said.

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Hood River man back in jail on animal sexual assault charges

A local man convicted last fall of having sexual contact with horses in the Hood River area is once again behind bars after allegedly committing the same crime at the same address earlier this spring.

Sheriff Log for June 4

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River May 25-31.