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Vandals damage Mike’s patio furniture

Sometime Sunday night, vandals damaged three chairs and a bench at the popular Mike’s Ice Cream patio on Oak Street.

Reverse 911 service goes live for county

A new early-warning system that will help notify users of emergencies in Hood River County is now live and public safety agencies are encouraging local residents to sign up for the service.

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Crag Rats lift ‘victim’ from cliff in rock face training

Crag Rats clung to a jagged cliff worthy of their name Saturday afternoon.

Police Log for May 3

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River April 21-28.

Sheriff Log for April 30

All calls were responded to within the county of Hood River April 21-27:

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Update: HR native missing from Linfield College has been found

Michelle Kawachi, 22, was last heard from April 17

MCMINNVILLE — Hood River native Michelle Kawachi, a Linfield College student, has been missing since April 17.

Police Log for April 25

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River April 14-20.

Sheriff Log for April 23

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River April 15-21.

Lolley plea date pushed back to June

A Hood River man arrested in December of last year on over a dozen counts of first-degree sexual abuse won’t plea to the charges until this summer, following a request from his attorney to extend proceedings.

Police Log for April 19

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River April 7-13.

Sheriff Log for April 19

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River April 7-14.

Kaleidescope: Firefighters gain in-house knowledge, as structure is torched in west Hood River neighborhood

A rare practice burn in a Hood River residential neighborhood recently gave firefighters from several Hood River County agencies the chance to practice hose handling techniques and other interior and exterior strategies for suppressing a house fire.

Police Log for April 12

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River March 24-30.

Sheriff Log for April 12

All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River March 30-April 6.

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Part II: A Firefighter’s Journey

Stabilizing chaos: An empowering experience

Since moving to Oregon from Atlanta, Ga., I have learned many new skills and concepts that I was never exposed to on the East Coast. One of the more intriguing concepts that I picked up on while living in Portland is that of the Zombie Apocalypse.