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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.

March 21, 2018 midnight read more..


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.

March 21, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Pole Crash

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

March 20, 2018 12:40 p.m. read more..
  

Watershed Group meets March 20

The next Hood River Watershed Group meeting is Tuesday, March 20 at 6 p.m. at the OSU Extension Center meeting room, 2990 Experiment Station Drive.

March 17, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Blossom Craft and Quilt Show returns to fairgrounds April 21-22

In springtime, the Hood River Valley is famous for its blanket of thousands of acres of blooming pear, apple, and cherry orchards. The valley's communities celebrate this floral display with the annual Blossom Festival. Two of the festival's events — Blossom Craft Show and the Blossom Fest Quilt Show — take place Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Hood River County Fairgrounds are located in the midst of orchard country at 3020 Wy'east Road, near the community of Odell.

March 17, 2018 midnight read more..


The Ale List: Logsdon, pFriem gain gold honors

In January, Draft magazine rated the Vienna Lager from pFriem Family Brewing among the top 17 U.S. beers of 2017, saying, “Outside of Vienna, Mexico or, well, anywhere, pFriem’s is as perfect an example of the style as you’ll find.”

March 14, 2018 midnight read more..
  

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