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Sheriff Log, June 29 to July 5

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

Vancouver man dies in Skamania County Crash

A Vancouver man was found dead Sunday in a scorched car wedged between two trees, 20 feet off the highway on Wind River Road in Skamania County.

Mt. Adams ‘Horseshoe Fire’ grows over weekend

Closures at Gifford Pinchot National Forest

Trout Lake, Wash. — A wildfire on the southwest slopes of Mount Adams grew over the weekend, scorching 250 acres in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, north of Trout Lake.

Fatal crash in Cascade Locks claims Stevenson man

A Stevenson man died Sunday morning after his truck smashed through a guardrail on Forest Lane in Cascade Locks.

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Pot legal, selling it’s not

Oregon law allows recreational growth, possession; Hood River dispensaries, police prep for changes

A historic Oregon pot law that passed last November bloomed today — Oregon joins Washington, Colorado and Alaska as the fourth U.S. state that allows recreational marijuana.

Sheriff Log, June 22 to 28

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

Fire watch: Lightning storm Illuminates the fact that Gorge fuels remain tinder-dry

Like flash pots in a stadium rock show, the lighting and thunder impressed with nature’s power Sunday night.

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Marijuana mechanics: What to know about marijuana law change on July 1

The following is now legal under Oregon law:

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High speed chase and shooting on I-84

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office reported a high speed chase on I-84 at Hood River at 7 p.m. Monday night, which ended in the suspect shooting himself.

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Tuesday crash near Odell

All occupants escaped serious injury in this two-car head-on crash Tuesday at about 1 p.m. at Highway 35 and Willow Flat Road.

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Sheriff reports high speed chase and shooting on I-84 in Hood River

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office reported a high speed chase on I-84 at Hood River at 7 p.m. Monday night, which ended in the suspect shooting himself.

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‘Water is survival': County Commission declares drought

Three main irrigation districts request users cut back by 25 percent

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a countywide drought declaration at a special meeting Wednesday. The resolution will go to Gov. Kate Brown’s desk for executive action.

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100°⁰and up?

Stay cool as you can, keep safety rules in mind

Dangerously hot weather is predicted for Oregon and Southwest Washington through Sunday.

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Driver sought in Dethman Ridge crash

Hood River County Sheriff’s Department is still looking for the driver of this vehicle that went off a 50-foot embankment Tuesday on Dethman Ridge Road near Odell Highway.

Police Log, June 16 to 21

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