A chase by law enforcement from Arlington to The Dalles on Sunday afternoon led to the arrest of a woman on Interstate 84 by Oregon State Police troopers and Wasco County Sheriff deputies.
What was hopefully the final bout of winter weather hit the Gorge this week, with ice on the roads in town and on I-84 causing a plethora of problems.
With last month’s announcement of Superintendent Dan Goldman’s resignation, the Board of Directors for Hood River County School District has launched the search process for the next superintendent.
Ice caused a plethora of traffic problems on I-84 this morning: ODOT reported at least one spinout between Hood River and Cascade Locks, and several crashes and semi-spinouts at mileposts 67-69, both west and eastbound, between Hood River and Mosier.
Dr. Leslie Drapiza was successfully reunited with her family and friends at the Starvation Creek Trailhead early Tuesday morning, after her nighttime rescue from a 500-foot ledge on the north slope of Mt. Defiance.
UPDATE: Leslie Drapiza was successfully reunited with her family and friends at the Starvation Creek Trailhead early Tuesday morning. Rescuers from the Hood River Crag Rats, the 304th Rescue Squadron and Multnomah County Search and Rescue were able to extricate her from difficult terrain in the area of Lancaster Falls on Warren Creek.
The pilot of a small plane died near the top of Mount Hood this week when the craft hit the headwall of Eliot Glacier on the peak’s north side.
A Hood River resident filed suit against her former employer, Bonneville Hot Springs, in Skamania County this week alleging that the resort’s former owner sexually harassed her and countless others at two business locations in North Bonneville and Carson, Wash.
Rochelle Jones has pled guilty to two charges, criminally negligent homicide and operating a childcare facility without authorization, related to the death of 4-month-old Cyrus Macioroski at Mama Shell’s Daycare in May 2018.
Water and power both went out Monday morning for some residents on Country Club Road. It was an unrelated double-whammy involving a Kia hitting a power pole on Country Club just south of Belmont Drive and a hit-and-run to a fire hydrant nearby on Alameda Road.
A semi that has jackknifed in the Cascade Locks area at milepost 50.5 has closed I-84 westbound lanes.
Friends of a missing Hood River man have asked U.S. and Mexican officials to authorize helicopters and dogs in the search in a rugged area at the southern end of the Baja Mexico peninsula.
After a two-hour long release hearing on Thursday, Judge John Olson ruled to significantly reduce bail for Donna J. Pilcher and Debra L. Jones, two of the three women indicted on charges related to the death of four-month-old Cyrus Macioroski at the illegally-operated Mama Shell’s Daycare this May.
A Level 3 sex offender who warranted neighbor notifications from police when he moved to The Dalles earlier this year was arrested Dec. 13 in Hood River on three charges, including unlawful contact with a child, a felony.
A nine-hour standoff with a woman in Parkdale ended peacefully around 2 a.m. on Dec. 12, said a Hood River County Sheriff’s Office press release.
On Dec. 7, at approximately 8:45 a.m., Laura Green’s body was located by marine deputies west of Stevenson along the banks of the Columbia River. She was recovered and transported by Skamania County Sheriff’s Office vessel to Cascade Locks, where she was taken to the Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy.
Sgt. Joel Carmody fired his weapon in the course of an arrest in Odell, according to the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was uninjured, according to the official report.
The annual Hood River County Christmas Lighted Truck Parade will take place Dec. 10 in the Odell area, Dec. 11 in Parkdale and Dee, and in Hood River on Dec. 12, all from 6-9 p.m.
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