About FlashAlert on Twitter:
FlashAlert utilizes the free service Twitter to distribute emergency text messages. While you are welcome to register your cell phone text message address directly into the FlashAlert system, we recommend that you simply "follow" the FlashAlert account for Hood River Co. Sheriff's Office by clicking on the link below and logging in to (or creating) your free Twitter account. Twitter sends messages out exceptionally fast thanks to arrangements they have made with the cell phone companies.
HOOD RIVER, ORE - The Hood River County Sheriff's Office will be increasing patrols for impaired drivers for the Independence Day weekend starting July 1st to July 4th. The increased patrols are funded through the NHTSA national campaign that gives grant funding for DUII patrols during traditionally high volume traffic periods. Please use caution on the roadways this holiday. If you suspect someone of being an impaired driver please call 911 and report it.