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Deputy Anderson Pre-School
Deputy Anderson Pre-School
Update: Deputy Mike Anderson Memorial Scheduled for October 15th (Photo) - 10/10/17

UPDATE: Law Enforcement Procession Route

The route will begin at the intersection of E. Port Marina Drive and Button Bridge Road. From Button Bridge Road south to the intersection of Highway 35 and State Street, the route will then proceed on State Street until it intersects with 13th Street. Turning south, the route will follow 13th Street which will eventually turn into 12th Street, then Tucker Road. Travel Tucker Road until the intersection of Indian Creek Road. Turning north onto Indian Creek Road, the procession will arrive at Hood River Valley High School.

UPDATE: It is with regret that we have been forced to postpone the memorial service for Deputy Mike Anderson. With the permission of his family, and with the understanding that Mike's memorial deserves the undivided attention and dedication of our office and our community, the service has been moved to October 15th, 2017. The time and location remain unchanged. It will be held at 1:30 PM at the Hood River Valley High School. The law enforcement procession staging area and route may be changed, and info on that will be provided when it comes available.

HOOD RIVER, Ore. - Hood River County Sheriff's Deputy Mike Anderson lost his battle with cancer this past Friday, August 25th, 2017. He was a 16 year veteran of the Hood River County Sheriff's Office. Mike started his career as a volunteer with the Sheriff's Office in 2001 and was hired as a full time Deputy Sheriff in 2007. Mike grew up in Hood River County and was a well-respected and well known member of the community. He spent many years as a Marine Deputy, Search and Rescue Coordinator, Patrol Deputy and Trainer. He touched many lives throughout the area and state.

Beginning Tuesday, September 5th, memorial contributions to the "Hood River County Mike Anderson Search & Rescue Fund" may be made at any US Bank branch. Please ask your branch to deposit to this account established at the US Bank branch in Hood River, Oregon. All proceeds will go to support Hood River County Search and Rescue. The family would also encourage support of The Oregon Fallen Badge Foundation at http://www.oregonfallenbadge.com/help-support-our-efforts.html

The Memorial Celebration for Mike will be held Sunday, October 15th at Hood River Valley High School gymnasium. The start time is 1:30 p.m., and the public is invited to attend.

Parking at the high school will be limited, so please carpool if able. We are requesting that all media reports include the information where donations should be directed.

Attached Media Files: Deputy Anderson Pre-School
Are you a Hood River County business owner with economic losses from the Eagle Creek Fire? Here's help - 09/28/17

Hood River County declared a fire emergency for the Eagle Creek Fire in September 2017. As a result, local businesses may be eligible for low-interest long term Small Business Administration (SBA) loans to help them recover from economic impacts of lost revenue. Current rates are high 2% - low 3%, with terms up to 30 years.

If you are interested in applying, please email County Emergency Manager Barbara Ayers. We need five to ten Hood River County businesses to fill out the attached SBA worksheet, and we must meet the state's minimum requirements for the Governor to request this federal program be activated. If you are interested, please let us know no later than October 12.

EMAIL WORKSHEET TO: Barbara.ayers@co.hood-river.or.us or drop off by October 12, 2017 to Hood River County, 601 State St. attn: Emergency Management. You may opt out later and chose not to apply.

Details on the program (attached) are from the Oregon Office of Emergency Management and SBA.

Hood River County also currently has a SBA disaster loan open from the January 2017 winter storm emergency - those applications are due to SBA before January 2018.

More details on Hood River Sheriff's Office website: http://www.hoodriversheriff.com/events/eagle-creek-fire-recovery