Police and Fire


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Weekend weather outlook calls for more snow in the Gorge

I-84 reopens after days frozen

Hopes of a mid-week thaw were dashed by persistent freezing rain that became sheets of ice throughout the Gorge, prompting officials to close Interstate 84.

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Oregon Guard helps with Inaugural

Fifty members of an Oregon National Guard unit with a presence in the Gorge travelled this week to Washington, D.C. to support the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.

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Pedestrian dangers cited as digging out begins

Among the quietest places in the Gorge was Interstate 84 for the past four days; the freeway finally reopened at 11 p.m. Thursday.

I-84 reopens

Interstate 84 has been opened from Hood River to Troutdale, in both directions.

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I-84 closed Thursday, snow may return soon

Interstate 84 still closed, some snow may fall tonight and tomorrow morning.

I-84 still closed Wednesday afternoon

I-84 remains closed between Hood River and Troutdale Wednesday afernoon.

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Fire destroys Tucker Road home

Two women displaced, dogs saved

Two Hood River women lost virtually everything Friday when a fire turned their home to rubble.

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Ice storm hits mid-week

A serious freezing rain event is on the way, emergency officials say.

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Gorge MINT arrests three

Police say cases involve theft, meth charges

The Mid-Columbia Interagency Narcotics Task Force ended 2016 and started the new year by executing search warrants that led to the arrest of three people.

Ice storm warning Tuesday, Wednesday

Hood River Sheriff's Office warns Gorge residents and travelers to prepare for an ice storm event Tuesday through Wednesday in the Gorge

Police Log, Jan. 2 to 8

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

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Firefighters to the rescue

West Side, Hood River departments deliver Meals on Wheels

Snow and ice hampered services all over the valley this week, and the Meals on Wheels program was no exception.

House fire burning on Tucker Road Friday afternoon

House fire burning on Tucker Road.

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Chains required on I-84 Thursday

Chains are required on I-84 from Hood River to Troutdale.

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I-84 reopens after night closure

Interstate 84 opened at about 1:03 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.