Patrick Mulvihill



General news reporter -- Beats include politics, schools, business, police & courts, fire, environment and community.

Patrick grew up in Hermiston, graduated from the University of Oregon in Eugene, and now lives in Hood River.

Recent Stories

Man flees police, dies in cliff fall

A 20-year-old Goldendale man suspected of shoplifting from Walmart fell to his death Sunday, April 23 after reportedly trying to evade authorities.

Missing woman found dead

A 27-year-old Seattle woman who had been missing for a month was found dead in the Columbia River in Hood River Monday, April 24.

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Facing the Big One: Public learns about Cascadia quake at open house

Scenes of devastation await Oregon when — not if, according to state emergency officials — the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake hits the Pacific Coast, impacting millions.

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ODOT ‘Gorge Express’ bus service returns next month

The shuttle service will likely extend to Hood River next year.

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Problem Intersections: County scales back Tucker Rd. widening project

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners decided Monday to reduce the scope of a plan to improve safety at three intersections in Hood River’s outskirts: Tucker Road (Oregon Highway 281) at Guignard Drive, Tucker at Orchard Road, and Barrett Drive at Country Club Road.

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Back on the Tracks: Mount Hood Railroad returns to Parkdale

Mount Hood Railroad’s scenic excursion trips are returning to the upper Hood River Valley.

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Crowd blasts Walden at Hood River town hall

Walden’s hometown audience held back nothing during a tense town hall meeting Wednesday.

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Rescued raptor: Bald eagle found in local creek, now under Rowena clinic’s caring wings

Wildlife officials rescued an injured bald eagle Tuesday from a small creek in west Hood River.

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Hood River Port considers Lower Mill land sale

An old mill site in Odell may be revived with a similar use in mind

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‘I’m there to listen’: Greg Walden previews town halls

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) will hold town hall meetings Wednesday in his hometowns, Hood River and The Dalles.

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