Police and Fire


Beware of ‘warrant’ call — it’s a scam

The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning about a new telephone scam that references two local law enforcement agencies.

Thirsty hikers walk out, after two trail rescues

‘Reach and Treat’ system responding

Back country rescues are part of life in the Columbia River Gorge and Mt. Hood region, regardless of the time of year.

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Judge sets murder suspect Nichols’ bail at $200,000

Following an intensive three-day bail hearing, a judge set Eagle Creek murder suspect Stephen Nichols’ cash bail at $200,000 Wednesday morning.

Police Log, July 27 to Aug. 2

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

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Bail hearing for Eagle Creek murder case

Law enforcement called upon to remember 2009 death at Eagle Creek

The Hood River County Courthouse shifted into murder hearing mode Monday.

Police Log, July 20 to 26

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

Suspicious mail sent to Oregon sheriffs

Letter at Hood River County Sheriff’s Office said not hazardous

Mysterious letters hit sheriffs’ offices around the state Monday, but none proved toxic, according to the FBI.

Brothers will stand trial in February 2016 for Parkdale murder

Two brothers accused of murdering a Parkdale man will see trial in mid-February of 2016.

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Drought: It’s official

Hood River Co. and two-thirds of Oregon are now designated

Hood River County joins two more counties on Oregon Governor Kate Brown’s drought emergency list.

‘It’s dry out there:’ Parkdale, Wy’east firefighters respond to pair of challenging fires

Two fires, each hard to get to in their own ways, challenged local firefighters in the past week.

Pacific Power issues telephone scam alert

Pacific Power is warning its customers and the public of a phone scam targeting utility customers in the Northwest where criminals posing as utility customer service agents are trying to get money and steal personal information.

Sheriff Log, July 6 to 19

All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River

Police Log, July 6 to 12

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

Sheriff’s Office to provide info at Hood River County Fair

The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office has been preparing for the Hood River County Fair for months. This is one of the largest public outreach opportunities for the Sheriff’s Office every year.