the gorge amphitheater

Music Fest Madness
5:18 pm
Thu August 28, 2014

Hospital Near The Gorge Hoping For A Mellow Dave Matthews Concert Weekend

Dr. Fernando Dietsch is the ER director at Quincy Valley Medical Center.
Credit Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

This weekend Dave Matthews returns to the Gorge Amphitheater in central Washington for his annual three-day concert. But it won't be much of a holiday for doctors at a local hospital. The Quincy Valley Medical Center said this summer there's been only a small decline in concert goers coming to the ER.

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Gorge Health Issues
6:32 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Gorge Amphitheater In Violation Of State Health Regulations

Health officials told concert producer Live Nation that the Gorge's waste water practices are inadequate and could pose a threat to public health and the environment.
Credit Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

One of the largest concert venues in the Northwest is in trouble with the Washington Health Department. The Gorge Amphitheater turns into a small city during summer music festivals like Sasquatch and Paradiso. But in a warning letter this week, health officials told concert producer Live Nation that its waste water practices are inadequate and could pose a threat to public health and the environment.

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Drug Overdose Hospitalizations
6:42 am
Tue July 2, 2013

Dozens Overdose At Electronic Music Festival

One person died and dozens became ill while attending a concert at Washington’s Gorge Amphitheater this weekend. As Paige Browning reports, drugs were a factor in many hospitalizations.

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Sasquatch Music Fest
8:31 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Sasquatch Fest Leaves Footprint In Rural Washington

Today/Friday through Monday is the 12th year of the Sasquatch Music Festival at the Gorge Amphitheater, where more than 20-thousand people will camp and see live music. Paige Browning reports.

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