Police and Fire


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Swiped car, stuck truck

Nobody was injured in a jackknife crash at a slick curve near Full Sail Brewing Co. The accident blocked traffic on a snowy Monday afternoon — one of many non-injury crashes around the region.

Coal hub rebuffed

Longview sublease denied, fight may continue

A proposed Columbia River coal terminal suffered what opponents called a “nail in the coffin” when a Washington commissioner denied a sublease to a piece of state-owned land the deal relies upon.

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Tuesday afternoon storm update

Heavy snow will return tonight: Tuesday afternoon storm update.

Sheriff Log, Dec. 18 to 31

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

Jail inmate, 34, dies at NORCOR

A 34-year-old inmate at the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Facilities was pronounced dead in the early morning hours of Jan. 2 after being found unresponsive in his cell.

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‘Violent’ CL crash sends three to hospital

Three people were sent to a hospital Thursday in what Oregon State Police termed a “violent” highway crash near Cascade Locks.

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Three hospitalized in Cascade Locks crash

Vehicle caught fire, extinguished by bystander

Three people were sent to the hospital after a crash on Interstate 84 near Cascade Locks Thursday afternoon, Oregon State Police reported.

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Three sentenced in CL shooting scheme

Three Portland men pled guilty Friday, Dec. 23 to conspiracy charges stemming from a robbery-shooting scheme at a campground near Cascade Locks.

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Family loses everything in TD house fire

Five members of a family, including an infant, lost everything Tuesday, Dec. 20, in a fire at the house they were renting in the 1900 Block of Dry Hollow Road in the Dalles.

OSP Log Book: ‘Your Tax Dollars At Wo –‘

From Oregon State Police, selected recent reports: Dec. 22 – Interstate 84, Mile post 66 west-bound: A truck “was still traveling in the fast lane when it lost control on the icy road surface. The truck slid across both lanes of travel, across the Koberg Rest Area on ramp and off the road and collided with a ‘Your Tax Dollars At Work’ sign.”

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Snow turns to ice, slush in the Gorge

Two weeks of snow and ice appeared to abate Monday night, with warming temperatures and rain turning much of the snow to slush.

Police Log, Dec. 12 to 18

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

Sheriff Log, Dec. 11 to 17

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

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Winter officially starts today: some snow and ice rules to remember

Snow and freezing temperatures bring dangerous travel conditions to highways in the Gorge.

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Lighted fire truck parade repeats Dec. 21

Did you miss last week’s annual Hood River County Firetruck Parade?


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