A fire broke out at the Kayak Shed in downtown Hood River Wednesday evening.
Gorge news briefs for Sept. 27.
In sheer size, the Eagle Creek fire hasn’t significantly diminished — 48,573 acres Tuesday — but its burden on traffic and firefighting resources is leveling off as fall weather settles in.
Athletes from the Columbia Gorge Triathlon Club got a scare Sunday morning when bullets buzzed around them and entered the water not far from swimmers.
The Dalles Police Officer Jeff Kienlen just got back from a traffic conference, where discussion touched on the fact that fatal crashes are on the rise, mostly due to distracted driving.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
More images of community appreciation expressed to firefighters and first responders: Charburger Restaurant, a private vehicle on the Heights, and Hood River Seventh Day Adventist’s signboard on Cascade Avenue.
Little growth came at the Eagle Creek fire since cooler weather and rain settled in.
A former youth coach from Parkdale has been convicted for sexually abusing a teen.
Words of thanks around the valley
Generous rain has somewhat calmed the 48,000-acre Eagle Creek Fire, which crews have nearly half-contained Tuesday.
Wildfires are raging across the state and Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and public health officials are urging residents to take precautions amid smoke.
Evacuations raised to west Hood River
The Eagle Creek fire, burning 41,550 acres Friday, has been 28 percent contained.
For the first time in its 15-year history, the Pig Bowl, a fundraising flag football game featuring local law enforcement, is donating proceeds from its Sept. 23 game to three families.
Moments before a small fire broke out along Indian Creek Trail on the Heights Tuesday night, a caller told Hood River Police a group of juveniles were using fireworks.
- Hood River firefighters battle Heights blaze
- Aerial view of Mosier train fire
- Oil train derails, burns
- Fire damages Heights home
- Lawnmower torches Arbor Vitae on Portland Drive
- Life Flight helicopter taking off from the old Dee mill site
- Cascade Locks Water Rescue
- Cascade Locks brush fire
- Helicopter searches for hiker
- Firefighting practice burn