New & changing info from
local government agencies
hood river county current covid case counts are listed here
AND WILDFIRE SEASON UPDATES
get ready gorge!
Mosier Creek Fire - first hour, Aug 12, 2019
photo: Barb Ayers, Hood River County Emergency Management
10-15-20: such sad news - first covid death in hood river county
10-15-20 hood river county covid
cases: 268 positive, 256 released from quarantine; 1 death, 5491 negative
Local officials reminder - have a safe halloween. don't forget covid
english news release here
please remain vigilant about preventing
covid spread - sad news in the dalles,
drop, cover and hold on - Great American ShakeOut
IS BACK, October 15
10-6-20 wasco county covid cases:
306 positive, 13 deaths, 5287 negative
10-1-20 HOOD RIVER COUNTY COVID CASE COUNT: 252 POSITIVE, 248 RELEASED FROM QUARANTINE,
0 DEATHS, 5049 NEGATIVE. WE'VE REMAINED IN TOP 3 MOST % TESTED COUNTIES IN THE STATE!
oregon 2020 wildfires -
heart, and record breaking.
HOOD RIVER helps OREGON FIRE EVACUEES
HOW MANY EVACUEES ARE HERE?
spanish version here
9-10-20: Get a flu shot.
yes, that season is coming, too.
10-15-20 odf lifts some fire restrictions
Oregon Department of Forestry will terminate Fire Season for The Dalles Unit (including Hood River County) Sat. October 17th at 12:01 am. Operators and landowners conducting industrial operations will
no longer be required to have fire equipment on site.
ODF’s Public Use Restrictions, which includes campfires, was lifted 10/14/20.
Backyard debris burning (with a valid burn permit) opened in Hood River County 10/15.
No industrial slash burning is allowed at this time.
9-8-20 forest closures in effect
due to extreme fire hazard:
odf INDUSTRIAL Restrictions on Private Lands
USFS and state parks TEMPORARILY CLOSurE:
september is national preparedness month -
if we can't reach you, we can't warn you!
WHAT'S IN YOUR car GO KIT - FOR Emergencies?
PRACTICE YOUR FAMILY EMERGENCY PLAN.
about psps, pacific power's power shut offs in SUMMER fire HAZARD weatheR
LOCAL FIRE UPDATES:
SMOKE FROM WILDFIRES IS BAD FOR YOU.
9-17-20: flash flood watch in gorge
and OR. burn scar areas
9-17-20 Riverside Fire - Clackamas,
estacada, sandy, Mt. hood area.
9-9-20 hood meadows fire (hood RIver, Clackamas in heather canyon, Mt hood meadows)
us forest service: expected containment 9-10-20
9-9-20 mosier fires: (wasco)
Rowena fire (near I-84, by railroads tracks) in mop up status.
State Rd Fire fire is contained and in Patrol Status.
eXTREME FIRE WEATHER forecasted lABOR DAY WEEKEND THROUGH TUES NIGHT 9/8
please HELP PREVENT WILDFIRES
white river fire - wasco county
9-8-20: White River Fire approx. 17,507 acres,
Sevenmile hill fire - wasco
8-24-20 wasco UPDATE: ODF has this fire 100% contained.
Responders from throughout the Gorge - and the State came here to help fight the Mosier Creek Fire Aug. 2020
8-24-20 update: odf is still performing mop up operations on
Mosier Creek Fire. it is 100% contained. odf is monitoring.