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Forest fire stopped near Panorama Point

Wy’east Fire District firefighter Dave Rummel sprays water on a permitted burn that got out of hand April 21 near Panorama Point.

Two arrested in MINT drug bust at Biggs motel

The subject of an active felony warrant and his female companion were arrested at a Biggs motel in Sherman County for heroin and methamphetamine possession.

Police Log, April 12 to 24

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

HR man sentenced for 2014 stabbing

A Hood River man on Tuesday pled guilty to stabbing a man at his home in the Dee area in summer 2014.

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GEM hosts annual awards dinner May 1

Friends and members of Gorge-area faith communities are invited to Gorge Ecumenical Ministries’ annual celebration on May 1 at 6:30 p.m.

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Be prepared for 'Big One'

Earthquake event Thursday brings experts, skill stations to Hood River.

Sheriff Log, April 10 to 17

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

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Kayaker rescued by air lift at Spirit Falls

WARRENTON, Ore.— A Coast Guard aircrew on Saturday rescued a kayaker who had reportedly plunged about 80 feet down Spirit Falls on the Little White Salmon River, near Cook, Wash.

Sheriff Log, April 4 to 10

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

Police Log, April 4 to 10

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

Greater share of local room tax revenue would give deputies some relief

The sheriff’s office has been working on ways to increase staffing needed to keep up with the growing demand for services. One area of focus has been the exponential increase in recreation related services the sheriff’s office has to provide, Sheriff Matt English stated in a press release.

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Mower fire

On Portland Drive on the afternoon of April 7, firefighters responded to a fire in a row of arborvitae at the home of Lee and Norma Curtis.

Police Log, March 21 to April 3

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

Indian Creek sexual assault was false, Sheriff’s Office reports

A student who reported sexual assault on the trail last has admitted the report was false.

Johnson talks minimum wage, ski resort issues at HR town hall

Rep. Mark Johnson (R-Hood River) held a casual town hall meeting at Dog River Coffee last Wednesday evening.