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Local domestic violence sweep nets two suspects

Local law enforcement did their part during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October by making two arrests of Hood River County men wanted on warrants for domestic violence crimes.

Murder at The Dalles vets home

Wife accused of stabbing husband in room

A Happy Valley woman is behind bars at the regional jail for allegedly murdering her husband at the Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles Sunday afternoon. According to reports, James Wilkerson, 67, was stabbed in the neck in his room on Bravo Wing shortly after 4 p.m. on Oct. 18.

Skamania Co. suspends search for missing camper

Skamania County sheriff’s deputies have suspended their search efforts for a missing man from Kentucky who was last seen in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest on Sept. 17.

Police Log, Oct. 5 to 13

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

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Badger Lake Fire inactive, trails still closed

The Badger Lake area in the southeast portion of the Mt. Hood National Forest remains closed due to a wildfire that started Oct. 3 and grew to approximately 80 acres last week due to dry and windy conditions, but is no longer actively burning, according to the U.S. Forest Service.

Police Log, Sept. 28 to Oct. 4

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

Sheriff Log, Sept. 27 to Oct. 4

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

Sheriff Log, Sept. 20 to 27

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

Police Log, Sept. 21 to 27

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

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Limited sales of retail pot legal Thursday

Oregon’s early recreational marijuana sales program sprouts Thursday — starting Oct. 1, Hood River’s four medical marijuana dispensaries will be permitted to sell small amounts of cannabis to customers who don’t have a medical card.

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Indian Creek Fire is nearly out

Cause still unknown in Sunday blaze that scorched sections of popular trail

This one could have been far worse.

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Fire closes Indian Creek Trail

Firefighters continue to fight the Indian Creek fire Monday morning, after controlling the portion of the blaze on the south side of the creek Sunday night.

Sheriff Log, Sept. 14 to 20

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

Police Log, Sept. 14 to 20

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