Rain fell Monday morning, but an un-permitted burn pile at a Hood River mobile home park was immediately doused by firefighters.
Pacific Power is implementing a new fire-safety measure called the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS), where the company shuts down power to at-risk areas during dangerous weather conditions that could cause wildfires.
Columbia Gorge CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) has three new child advocates: Ashley Braniff, Bingen; Greta Root, Mt. Hood; and Brian Rohter, Hood River.After completing 32 hours of training, the group was sworn into duty by the Judge John A. Olson on July 9. Olson welcomed the newe…
Hood River Vineyards and Winery is closed indefinitely after a wildland fire destroyed the winery structure on Westwood Drive, along with boxed and barreled wine stored at the facility, Sunday afternoon.
Hood River County Public Works crew cleans up the fallen oak on Mason Road in Pine Grove on June 27. Ty Erickson runs the front-loader, assisted by Travis Tremblay, foreground, with chainsaw, and Jordan Lee, cleaning up debris. The oak, 50 feet tall and four-feet wide at its base, knocked ov…
Firefighters on the 80-acre 1620 Road Fire continued efforts mopping-up adjacent to the fireline over the weekend, said Oregon Department of Forestry Spokeswomen Christie Shaw.
Gorge residents driving from Portland at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday reported rain, wind, hail and thunder and lightning so heavy that they needed to leave the freeway to escape the deluge.
A cougar was shot and killed by a deputy with the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office during an incident at a Cascade Locks residence Friday night.
The Red Hill Road fire first reported Monday morning has combined with a spot fire, spreading to a combined acreage of 85 acres. The fires are 35 percent lined and 10 percent contained. No structures are threatened or have been destroyed, and there have been no firefighter injuries reported,…
The cause of a fire that burned approximately a quarter-acre of land between the railroad tracks and the river just east of Milepost 58 Saturday morning is currently under investigation.
The Hood River Police are on the lookout for a man suspected of stealing more than $1,500 worth of items from a Hood River residence on May 29.
Purses, wallets, a pair of sunglasses and loose change were stolen from unlocked vehicles in and around the Heights the night of May 28 through the morning of May 29.
A series of recent operations by the Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force (MINT) resulted in multiple arrests for possession and distribution of controlled substances, according to a May 17 Hood River County Sheriff’s Office press release.
Loran Ayles, District 1 Hood River County School Board candidate, is downplaying his conviction six years ago on the misdemeanor crime of Identity Theft.
No one was hurt Monday in an unusual accident on Interstate 84, about a half-mile west of exit 62. A pickup truck being towed by a semi struck the concrete divider and the semi jackknifed. Hood River Police, Oregon State Police and Hood River County Sheriff responded, along with Columbia Riv…
After meeting for another discussion on NORCOR’S cost increases and a proposed subsidy increase for Hood River County, the Board of Commissioners accepted an unofficial proposal made by Commissioner Rich McBride: Asking the NORCOR board to consider reducing the subsidy increase to $150,000 —…
Big Horse owners will be back in the saddle by mid-summer, if rebuilding goes according to plan, after a Thursday fire damaged the 32-year-old building.
Already dealing with its own catastrophic budget crisis, Hood River County now has to make a decision regarding another budget: NORCOR’s.
A multi-agency operation consisting of the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office, the United States Marshal Service and the Oregon State Police recently conducted a registered sex offender compliance sweep in Hood River County, resulting in enforcement action against six registered sex offender…
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