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Sheriff Log, Sept. 22 to Oct. 8

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

Police Log, Oct. 2 to 8

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

Fall Gorge on Tap returns to The Dalles

Join Friends of the Columbia Gorge on Oct. 18 for a special presentation on current Columbia Gorge conservation issues and recreation programs. The program will feature four topics: Eagle Creek Wildfire and updates, Gorge Towns to Trails, The Dalles Connection, Preserve the Wonder Land Campaign and the Best Gorge Hikes for Fall Foliage.

Memorial for Dep. Mike Anderson Sunday

A memorial service for Hood River County Sheriff Deputy Mike Anderson will be held Sunday, Oct. 15 at 1:30 p.m. at Hood River Valley High School. The public is invited to attend, and carpooling is recommended as parking will be limited.

Police Log, Sept. 7 to 24

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

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KAYAK SHED: Spanning Three Centuries

The old building bridged the downtown enterprises of three centuries. From 19th century blacksmiths through its machine shop era of the early- and mid-1990s, to the wind and water sports of the 20th and 21st century, the Schlosser family-owned Kayak Shed building had served multiple needs for more than 100 years.

Police Log, Sept. 6 to 24

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

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Bridge vandalism delays maintenance work

A suspected vandalism case hit the Hood River-White Salmon Interstate Bridge in late September, leaving graffiti and damaged equipment.

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Fire damages Montello Street home

At 10:59 a.m. Saturday, Hood River Fire and EMS crews were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire in the 1800 block of Montello Avenue in Hood River.

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A ‘Divine Surprise’ emerges from ashes

Kayak Shed fire spares documents

Wreckage revealed a “divine” result at Kayak Shed, which was gutted by fire on Sept. 27.

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Eagle Creek fire stakeholders say ‘thank you, firefighters’

As our incident management team returns home from the Eagle Creek fire, I would like to extend a sincere thank you to the residents of the Hood River Valley and Cascade Locks.

Police Log, Sept. 6 to 23

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

Fire activity ‘limited’ despite dry week

Dicey weather didn’t outrage the Eagle Creek fire, which showed subdued activity as firefighters pressed on with repair efforts.

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‘Tremendous loss’: fire levels Kayak Shed

Neighboring Ground café is up and running again

Fire consumed a major piece of Hood River history Wednesday as the 110-year-old Kayak Shed building fell to flames in a nine-alarm fire.

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‘Tremendous loss’: Kayak Shed fire Thursday update

Crews worked through Thursday morning mopping up the fire that destroyed Kayak Shed Wednesday night.