The Hood River News is a bi-weekly paper published in Hood River, Oregon, United States, since 1905. It is published on Wednesdays and Saturdays by Eagle Newspapers and has a circulation of 4,843.
Gorge gets challenged to ‘Drive Less’
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. It is a port on the Columbia River, and is named for the nearby Hood River. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 7,167.
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The Oregon Drive Less Challenge pulls up soon. Its finish line: energy efficiency.
The fifth annual competition, spearheaded by Mid-Columbia Economic Development District (MCEDD) and the Oregon Department of Transportation, runs Sept. 16-30.
Weekly prizes include $125 KEEN gift card, Hydro Flasks, $25 Dutch Bros gift cards, $50 REI gift cards and $50 Black Star Bags gift cards. Grand prizes include one of three “GenZe” electric bikes, or a $500 cash card.
In unrelated newz... local shop Oregon E-Bikes:
... reports a surge in sales to "large" folks (Watt? I DON'T have to pedal so much??")
ES changed my life (for the waaaaay better).
Eff. June, 2014 Phoenix Ebike Promotions
(Current ride? High speed lawn chair.)
Phoenix Ebike Promotions conversion kit (work in progress. More drink holders, etc etc)
Joined yer local chapter of EA yet?
(Ebikers Anonymous - Where we're all miserable failures, but the parties are hilarious...)