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Police Log, Dec. 21 to Jan. 3

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

Sheriff Log, Dec. 27 to Jan. 3

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

Sheriff Log, Dec. 21 to 27

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

A 'Bright Star' remembered: Mother and father mourned in apparent murder-suicide

Friends remember a gentle yet strong woman who lost her life in a suspected murder-suicide Monday.

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Mosier man helps save a life

Michael McKeag of Mosier was commended Wednesday by the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office for saving the life of a suicidal woman Dec. 13 at Rowena Overlook.

Drug raids yield three arrests in HR, Sherman counties

The Mid-Columbia Narcotics Task Force was on the run last week, with drug raids in both Sherman and Hood River counties on the same day that netted three arrests.

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Holiday weekend burglaries: 2 jailed, 1 case under investigation

A string of burglaries made the holiday weekend busy for local law enforcement.

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Sheriff's Office rules HR woman’s death investigation murder-suicide

A Hood River woman was found dead at a trail west of Hood River, and investigators say she was likely killed by her husband in a murder-suicide.

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Sheriff's Office investigates homicide near Family Man hiking trail

Sheriff confirms victim was not the woman reported missing at Multnomah Falls

Hood River County Sheriff's Office has launched a homicide investigation after Monday's discovery of a dead woman's body near Family Man Staging Area.

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Woman found dead, Sheriff investigates homicide near Family Man staging

Deputies found fresh blood in the snow yesterday, near the Family Man staging area west of Hood River.

Sheriff Log, Dec. 14 to 20

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

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Crashes close Highway 35 on Christmas Eve

Two crashes on Highway 35, about three miles south of Hood River, closed off the roadway Thursday morning.

Police Log, Dec. 7 to 20

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

High winds knock out power for region

Wet conditions predicted for Christmas Eve

Fierce gusts whipped through the Columbia River Gorge Monday, smacking down trees and power lines. Hundreds lost power in the Hood River area.

Windstorm knocks out power

The windstorm Monday knocked out power for 691 users in the Hood River area, 668 in the Mosier area and 800 in Cascade Locks.