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Wind turbine design competition and fair fosters STEM skills, fun learning environment

Students from around the Gorge took part in the 5th annual Google Wind Challenge on Saturday, March 17 at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center in The Dalles. This year, more than 190 students from 16 local high schools and middle schools competed to build the competition’s top turbines. First place in high school and middle school categories went to Pacific Crest Innovation Academy and STEMINIST2, Henkle Middle School.

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Car flips on Highway 35

Driver Raymond LeMons of Salem, center, walked away from a rollover accident Monday afternoon, northbound at the first curve on Highway 35 just south of Hood River.

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March for Science seeking participants for STEM fair

The second annual March for Science takes over Rheingarten Park April 28 in White Salmon. The science fair will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday; speakers will be at 10:45 a.m. and the march kicks off at noon. There will also be a raffle for science-themed prizes at 11:45 a.m. (prizes include telescopes donated by Meade and Celestron).

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HR Bridge closed for half hour March 21

Port of Hood River announced a full closure of the Hood River/White Salmon Interstate Bridge beginning at 5 a.m. on Wednesday, March 21 as port crews perform a full-height lift of the bridge's lift span for maintenance work.

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Logsdon Ales makes changes

Major changes are happening with Logsdon Farmhouse Ales, established in 2011, in its namesake building on Booth Hill Road south of Hood River.

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County talks budget and NORCOR

The Hood River County Board of Commissioners vowed to run a more “aggressive” work session schedule in the next few months as they look for solutions to the county’s budget struggle.

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Pole Crash

Tuesday morning commuters on Tucker Road saw an unusual site shortly before 8 a.m. in front of Orchard Lanes.

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Flags Lowered: Officer Malcus Williams

Gov. Kate Brown on Friday ordered all flags at Oregon public institutions to be flown at half-staff in honor of Ashland Police Officer Malcus Williams, who died on duty while responding to an emergency call on March 2. Flags were lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, March 17, the date of Officer Williams’ memorial service.

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Pulliam, Clark to wed

Shannon Pulliam announces the engagement of her daughter, Bethany Pulliam, Hood River, to Adam Clark of Moreno Valley, Calif.

March 20, 2018 9:01 a.m. read more..


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