In case you missed it, The Columbian ran an article highlighting the Gorge’s tech industry on June 4: Aerospace industry, led by Insitu, lifts economies of Columbia Gorge communities. From the article:
“Welcome to one of the most resurgent places along the Columbia River, 60 miles east of the Vancouver-Portland metropolitan area. Cities on both sides of the river have found success, thanks to landing big players in the drone industry.
“In Klickitat County, the home of little towns like White Salmon and Bingen, the population has risen just 3 percent since 2010. But median household income has risen nearly 30 percent. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 10 percent of households in the county earn between $100,000 and $149,999 – more than double its share in 2010.” Read the full article here.