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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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The Big Green Box

They’re big. They’re often green. They generally sit on concrete, often within housing developments. Some folks don’t like these electrical boxes—a common nickname for pad- mount transformers—and try to hide them with bushes, fences or flowers. But stay clear. Even small additions around pad-mount transformers create hazards. We realize landscaping represents an investment of time […]

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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 […]