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Gorge Downwind Championships sees bigger numbers, diverse craft

The Gorge Downwind Championships returned to the Gorge last week, bringing paddlers of all kinds from all over the world to the Columbia River for the signature race Thursday afternoon.

‘De-spook your horse’ clinic Aug. 5-6

Any horse can be spooked by something unexpected. If you have a spooky horse, there is a cure.

Sports briefs for July 26

Sports briefs of July 26.

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2017 HOF inductees span multiple sports, decades

For its 11th class, The Hood River Valley High School Hall of Fame Committee picked a broad sample of prominent athletes, representing a variety of sports, decades, and schools in the Hood River Valley.

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Monte Carlo/Monte Cristo: expansive Gorge views all to yourself

I’ve been desperately needing a break from the crowds in downtown Hood River, as our streets seem to be thicker than ever with out-of-state license plates this summer.

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Sport of pickleball continues to grow in the Gorge

Pickleball continues to grow in the Columbia Gorge.

Sports briefs for July 22

Sports briefs for July 22.

ODFW reminder: Roadkill salvaging of deer elk unlawful

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife advises Oregonians the practice is still illegal.

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11th KB4C boasts more riders, spectators, fun

The 11th annual Kiteboarding 4 Cancer (KB4C) event had another great year of sunshine, wind, and lots of kiters hitting the water at the Hood River Event Site for a good cause.

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Oilers’ successful season comes to an end this week

The Carson Oil-sponsored Hood River Oilers American Legion baseball team has enjoyed one of their most successful summer league seasons in recent history.

Sports briefs for July 19

Sports briefs for July 19

Sports Briefs for July 15

HRV wrestler Adrian Ramirez returns from Cultural Exchange trip to Japan; Katie Kennedy grabs third at heptathlon at Junior Olympics; Sports story correction

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HRVHS alum Skyler Hunter a standout in college baseball

Hunter a top player with Purdue Boilermakers, Palm Springs Power

Skyler Hunter may only be an incoming sophomore, but he’s already making his mark in Division I college baseball.

‘Flying fish” splash down in high mountain lakes

More than 350,000 fingerling trout splashed down in hundreds of high mountain lakes across the Cascade Range from Mount Hood to Klamath Falls this week, as the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife readied the waters along the Pacific Coast Trail for hikers, anglers, fly fishermen and backpackers.

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Sailing, windsurfing, paddling, and kiting comps make for busy week on the water

The Columbia River will be getting a lot of attention next week as it hosts sailing, windsurfing, paddling, and kiteboarding competitions, though not all at the same time or location, as the Gorge heads into the height of its summer recreation season.


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