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Annual Meeting Notice

Please Attend! Hood River Electric Cooperative 72nd Annual Membership Meeting Thursday, March 15, 7 p.m. Community Building, Hood River County Fairgrounds The agenda includes: Election of three directors Operating reports Door prizes Dessert and coffee Hope to see you there! Report of the Nominating Committee We, the Nominating Committee, appointed by the board of directors […]

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Falling for Volcanoes

Parkdale resident follows love of geology to a successful career identifying oil and gas resources By Stu Watson When mountains rumble, Lee Fairchild listens. When volcanoes threaten to explode a column or river of rock, ash, steam and gas at temperatures reaching 1,300 F—and scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey tell any sane person to […]

Visitors to the Mercado del Valle in Odell line up for freshly made vegetable smoothies. Photos courtesy of Gorge Grown Food Network
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Healthy, Local Eating

Summer event brings community members together to share food, activity, culture By Stu Watson Now in its fourth year, the Mercado del Valle in downtown Odell is the most visible part of an effort to connect low-income residents of the upper Hood River Valley with fresh, local foods. Started by the Gorge Grown Food Network, […]