• Westcliff Fire Evacuation Levels Dropped
          The Oregon Department of Forestry reports firefighters from the Department of Forestry, Hood River and Mosier have stopped the forward progress of the Westcliff Fire, located northwest of Hood River near Westcliff Drive, between Interstate 84 and the Columbia River. They are working to strengthen the firelines and starting to mop-up fuels […]
  • Progress Made on Westcliff Fire (Update at 4:30 p.m. on 8/19/18)
    The Hood River County Sheriff’s Office has reduced evacuation levels associated with the Westcliff Fire.  Westcliff Lodge and Charburger have been reduced to Level 2 (Get Set) and are open for business.  The rest of Westcliff Drive between Interstate 84 exit 62 and Ruthton Park was decreased to Level 1 (Be Ready). The Oregon Department […]
  • Westcliff Fire Sparked Overnight
        Firefighters from the Oregon Department of Forestry, Hood River and Mosier are working to control the Westcliff Fire, located northwest of Hood River near Westcliff Drive, between Interstate 84 and the Columbia River. Level 3 (go now) evacuations are in effect for all of Westcliff Drive west of the Columbia Gorge Hotel, but […]
  • Westcliff Fire (Updated on 8/19/18 at 1 p.m.)
    Oregon Department of Forestry, Hood River Fire Department, and Mosier Fire crews are continuing to work on containing the Westcliff Fire near Westcliff Drive northwest of Hood River between Interstate 84 and the Columbia River. The fire was reported late Saturday night, spreading from a structure into the wildland.  Currently the fire is estimated at approximately […]
  • Street Work to Begin Monday
        Starting this Monday and continuing through Thursday, August 30, the Hood River City Public Works crew will be resurfacing some city streets with a chip seal overlay. During this period, vehicles must not be parked on these streets between the hours of 7am and 5pm. Vehicles left in the work zone will be […]
  • Progress Continues on Memaloose 2 Fire
          Containment for the Memaloose 2 Fire rose to 75% Tuesday afternoon. Crews are systematically working through the interior of the fire looking for heat and flames. The burn pattern of the fire left a mosaic of unburned fuels inside the perimeter which complicates mop-up as firefighters need to make sure unburned fuels […]

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