Friday, January 6, 2012
Update 4:18 p.m.: The Highway has re-opened in both directions. However a winter travel advisory remains in effect for mountain roads and drivers are urged to use caution.
From Oregon State Police:
A double fatal crash on Hwy 35 has closed the highway near milepost 78. Two vehicles reportedly collided head-on in icy conditions. The highway is likely to remain closed until later tonight. ODOT has set up a detour around the accident. For detour information and updates on the road closure visit www.tripcheck.com.
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I Can't Keep Quiet singers at "Citizen Town Hall"
‘I can’t keep quiet,’ sing members of an impromptu choir in front of Hood River Middle School Saturday prior to the citizen town hall for questions to Rep. Greg Walden. The song addresses female empowerment generally and sexual violence implicitly, and gained prominence during the International Women’s Day events in January. The singers braved a sudden squall to finish their song and about 220 people gathered in HRMS auditorium, which will be the scene of the April 12 town hall with Rep. Greg Walden, at 3 p.m. Enlarge