Local News


Police Log, Nov. 28 to Dec. 4

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

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How to help: Christmas party for Native Americans, Christmas Project needs volunteers

Gifts are sought for all ages to pass out at a Christmas party for Native Americans at Lone Pine and other locations in the Gorge.

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Horizon Robotics team receives award

The Brick Busters, Horizon Christian School Robotic team, participated in the First Lego League Qualifying Tournament Dec. 3-4 in The Dalles. There were 20 teams represented at the tournament from around Oregon.

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Swags for Hospice

Odell Garden Club members Judy Wols Jackie Shaw, Jill McBee, Diana Carroll, Margaret Taylor and Norma Curtis, club president, recently made 64 mini swags at Hood River Valley High School for Heart of Hospice patients.

‘Last Chance Holiday Bazaar’ Dec. 10-11

Don’t miss a “last chance” to find special gifts, holiday decorations, tasty food, and many more necessities for the holidays.

Holiday show at Arts Center

Arts, crafts, toys, wearables, and more will be on display and available for purchase at the Columbia Arts Center’s Holiday Show and Sale through Dec. 24.

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Snow hits Hood River, Gorge ice storm warned

A winter storm walloped the Columbia River Gorge Thursday, leaving Hood River with at least six inches of snow — and an ice storm warning effective until early Saturday morning.

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Waterfront treat: Dog park slated to open next spring

Dog owners and canine best friends may get a place of their own on the Hood River waterfront as early as next spring.

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HR Port to apply for bridge replacement study funds

The Port of Hood River is poised to apply for a federal grant in order to study replacing the aging Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge.

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Crash during snow storm kills driver

A Stevenson man was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 84 during a snow storm Thursday afternoon.

Cancelations: Dec. 9, 2016

Closures for Friday, Dec. 9

TRAFFIC ALERT: Chains required between Hood River, Arlington

Chains or four-wheel drive required between Hood River and Arlington.

Cancelations: Dec. 8, 2016

Hood River News will update as information becomes available.

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Snow storm expected tomorrow

Snow, 5-10 inches, at river level predicted

Hood River is expected to pick up 5-10 inches of snow at the river level Thursday and Friday.

Sheriff Log, Nov. 27 to Dec. 3

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