Yesteryears: Columbia River algae a big problem in 1938

Little Algae, the chlorophyll-containing water plant of a lowly type, which has associated itself with more or less stagnant water, is making its presence noticeable along the Columbia River banks in this county, not only on account of its vivid green color, but on account of its characteristic odor, a mixture of rotten eggs and stale fish.

September 26, 2018 midnight read more..

Sandbar sojourn

Few stretches of landscape feel so solid and so transitory at the same time. Welcome to The Sandbar, late September, where winds continue to entertain and shape the terrain.

September 26, 2018 midnight read more..

Faces of Triathlon

“Sunday was a tremendous day for the Gorge Kids Triathlon and the kids of our community,” said to organizer Nicole Sibert-Faaborg.

September 19, 2018 midnight read more..

Roots and Branches: Capital burger call

When fall begins to flash its crimson colors across the valley hillsides, my internal clock begins to pull me out of bed just a little earlier each morning. This seems contrary to the “pull the covers over your head” reflex that most experience when daybreak comes later with each passing day.

September 19, 2018 midnight read more..

Surf wagons and SKSK

Looking back on the busy, windy river summer of 2018, scores of locals and visitors flocked to the Event Site and other waterside locations to pursue some “stoke.”

September 19, 2018 midnight read more..

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..

Cross-Channel Swim Monday

After a year of waiting, swimmers from across the globe prepare for the 75th anniversary of the most popular Labor Day swim in the Pacific Northwest.

September 1, 2018 midnight read more..


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