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Interpret the wind winner

Stephen Datnoff’s image of a storm front and wind turbines in Wasco County is winner of the Hood River News’ first “Interpret the Wind” photo contest. (Photo, top of page.)

September 15, 2018 midnight read more..


Mt. View, Kiyokawa orchards up for ‘10 Best Apple Orchards’

Mt. View Orchards and Kiyokawa Family Orchards are both up for USA Today’s “10Best Readers’ Choice 2018 Best Apple Orchards” award. Voting continues from now until noon (eastern standard time) on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The winning orchard will be announced on 10Best on Friday, Oct. 12.

September 15, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Cascade Observations: The magic of libraries

Growing up, my house was always filled with books — many thick volumes with dark covers: Poems by Robert Frost, novels with names like “Jane Eyre” and “Gone with the Wind” and textbooks about European history.

September 12, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Pick of the Week: Annual Gorge Grown Harvest Dinner on Sunday

Meet local farmers, enjoy the mountain-view scenery of a working orchard and cidery, savor local flavors and support the nonprofit Gorge Grown Food Network on Sunday, Sept. 16 at the annual Gorge Grown Food Network Harvest Dinner fundraiser, held at Mt. View Orchards, Parkdale, beginning at 4 p.m.

September 12, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Insitu donates ScanEagle to WAAAM

Calling it “an incredible moment for our company and this community,” Insitu CEO Esina Alic dedicated a 2004 ScanEagle model unmanned aircraft to Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum on Saturday.

September 12, 2018 midnight read more..
  

The Porch, Sept. 8 edition

SEEN AND HEARD: “Thanks a LOT, Mom! I love you!” shouts a middle schooler, riding out of his yard with a grin on his face, first day of school …

September 8, 2018 midnight read more..
  

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