The Winds of Change

Pierce, Jason
September 2007
Oregon Historical Quarterly;Fall2007, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p410
Academic Journal
The article explores the decline of extractive industries and the rise of tourism in Hood River County, Oregon. The rise of tourism brought new people to the region, often with outside money, while many long-time residents saw their employment opportunities shrink and housing prices escalate. Other economic, social and cultural indications and implications of the growth of local tourism and industries are described.


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