Chains are required on I-84 from milepost 64 to Cascade Locks. According to dispatchers, traffic is backed up westbound from milepost 48; semis are stopping in the middle of the freeway and chaining up.
Closures and cancelations as of Thursday, Dec. 15
Closures and cancelations as of Wednesday, Dec. 14
The winter weather that arrived late this week has resulted in numerous cancellations of varsity high school sporting events that were scheduled for both Hood River Valley High School and Horizon Christian School
Closures for Friday, Dec. 9
Hood River News will update as information becomes available.
Polls have closed and results are coming in for local races.
Where to turn in your ballot in Hood River County.
CenturyLink told county authorities all phone lines are back in service after a day of outages.
Roof destroyed, none injured in smoky blaze
Flames ripped through the roof of a home near May Street Elementary School Friday morning before crews knocked it down.
Neal Creek Fire, which roared up at about 4 p.m. Thursday, is burning 15 acres of brush and timber on a ridge about eight miles south of Hood River.
Shepherd faces robbery, theft charges
A Hood River man accused of robbing Subway restaurant at gun point was arrested at Hood River Library Thursday evening.
A man was arrested at Hood River Library around 5:15 p.m. Thursday
Some of Oregon’s highest elected officials have called for a moratorium on oil traffic through the Columbia River Gorge in the wake of Friday’s derailment of a Union Pacific oil train in Mosier.
TD Red Cross shelter closes, work continues at scene of wreckage
The Mosier derailment fire was knocked down in the early hours of Saturday, but work continues for emergency crews on scene.