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July 13, 2011

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Flags flying the David Thompson Brigade makes its way to Thunder Island in Cascade Locks Sunday. To commerorate the 200th anniverary of David Thompson, a French fur trapper/ cartographer who charted the entire Columbia River from source to mouth in 1811, becoming the European to travel the entire river, a group of 120 adventurers from Canada and the United States, are re- tracing his route by canoe.

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Sixth Annual Harvest Fest Pie Eating Contest

The sixth annual Pie Eating Contest at Hood River Harvest Fest is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and HRVHS youth service group Leaders for Tomorrow. HRVHS student Dylan Polewczyk won the 1-minute fruit-pie eating event. Key rule, as stated by Chamber President Jason Shaner, “You have to eat the pie, you can’t just dislocate it. We will be checking for pie dislocation.” Enlarge



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