Police and Fire


Fatal crash on Mt. Hood

On Sunday, Dec. 3, Oregon State Police troopers and emergency crews responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 26 at milepost 65.

December 6, 2017 midnight read more..

No one hurt in Mt. Hood Railroad derailment

The first evening run of the Mt. Hood Railroad “Train to Christmas Town” derailed late Friday afternoon about four miles south of Hood River, with no injuries. Four train cars, with about 200 passengers aboard, slid off the tracks but stayed upright, according to MHRR General Manager Ron Kaufman.

December 6, 2017 midnight read more..

Search paused for Wash. hunter

Stevenson (AP) — The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 18 suspended search efforts for a 37-year-old elk hunter reported overdue in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

November 22, 2017 midnight read more..

Police seek details in Troutdale death

On Friday, Nov. 17, at about 4 p.m., Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Patrol Deputies responded to westbound Interstate 84 near exit 17 (257th Avenue) to investigate a report of a found body. Deputies located a dead adult male near the interstate.

November 22, 2017 midnight read more..

Fire Photography

A jagged line of fire cuts through the forested hill above Bridge of the Gods in a photo by Jurgen Hess. Gorge Photography Club will give a presentation on Eagle Creek fire photography, featuring Hess’ work, on Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. in the Hood River Library, 502 E. State St. Hess will give his impressions of the fire as a photographer and wildlife storyteller.

November 22, 2017 midnight read more..


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