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Columbia River Weather
Light Rain
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 60%
High 57° / Low 49°
Chance of Rain
Thursday 70%
High 57° / Low 42°
Mostly Cloudy
Friday 10%
High 60° / Low 46°

Maryhill Festival Of Speed This Week

The annual Maryhill Festival of Speed is this week on Maryhill Loops Road, featuring downhill skateboarding and street luge.  More than 250 races from 24 countries are expected to take part in the event that is part of the International Downhill Federation World Cup circuit.  Racers will go down the curvy 2.2 mile course on the road created a century ago by Sam Hill.  Practice runs are set for Wednesday and Thursday, with qualification on Friday, eliminations on Saturday, and the finals on Sunday.  There is no admission fee.  Maryhill Loops Road is east of Highway 97 off Highway 14.