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Poor drainage can cause problems including standing water, mud, dead grass, and even structural damage or water intrusion. These issues can affect the aesthetics and property values of our homes. As we work on our yards this spring, we should plan on how to best convey and treat our runoff during the next rainy season.

May 8, 2018 1:17 p.m. read more..

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I-84 construction update

A $5.1 million project at Farley Slide along Interstate 84 is designed to stabilize the landslide by constructing a retaining wall that is intended to blend into the surrounding landscape, said a press release.

May 23, 2018 midnight read more..
    

Board hears bond update, HRV lockdown report

Expanding bilingual education, an update on construction bond projects, and a report on the expanded lockdown drill at Hood River Valley High School all figure in a diverse agenda at tonight’s Hood River County School District Board meeting.

May 23, 2018 midnight read more..


Judge upholds $36.6 million Eagle Creek restitution

In a six-page ruling, Circuit Court Judge John A. Olson on Monday upheld all but a fraction of the $36.6 million in restitution requested by the Hood River County District Attorney’s Office that a Vancouver youth pay for damages in the September 2017 Eagle Creek fire.

May 22, 2018 12:22 p.m. read more..


Hood River Therapy offers Mommy Wellness classes

Mothers and their babies, from birth to 2 years old, are the focus of a series of free Mommy Wellness classes at Hood River Therapy, 33 Nichols Parkway Suite 350 (new location), on Tuesdays from May 8 through June 26, from noon to 1 p.m.

May 19, 2018 midnight read more..

Sports

 

Coerper’s six inning no-hitter leads Eagles over Lions

Prior to an OSAA class 5A play-In game between the 11 ranked Hood River Valley Eagles (16-11) and the struggling St. Helens Lions (7-18), there wasn’t much doubt about the outcome. There was simply no way whatsoever that Hood River would lose. The only question was, would the Eagles throw their first no-hitter of the year?

May 23, 2018 midnight read more..


Softball clinches playoff berth with shutout victory

HRV Softball headed into its play-in game matchup with the 11-16 Wilsonville Wildcats on a four-game losing streak, but the Eagles looked nothing like its 7-8 record to end the regular season, and instead more like the team that won 13-straight games to open the season.

May 23, 2018 midnight read more..


Ames resigns as HRV A.D.

After three years as athletic director at Hood River Valley High School, Tom Ames will be stepping down from that role starting with the 2018-19 high school sports season.

May 19, 2018 midnight read more..

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Nic Vik discusses Remains mural wall
Nic Vik describes the inspirations and whimsies behind each of the 20 or so segments of the 300-foot mural, created between May and November 2017 with the blessing of property owner Hood River Elks Lodge 1507, and the City of Hood River. Hood River holds a variety of contemporary outdoor murals, but not in 60 or so years had one like this — on private property along public streets — been created.

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Students complete ESMAR

On April 27, Hood River high school seniors Lea W. Rysavy (homeschooled) and Onar E. Smith (Hood River Valley High School) successfully completed the Oregon Music Teachers Association (OMTA) Extended Study in Musicianship and Repertoire (ESMAR) curriculum

May 23, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Opinion

  

Why it’s important to learn about volcanoes in Oregon

On Sunday, May 18, 1980, at 8:32 a.m., the bulging north flank of Mount St. Helens slid away in a massive landslide — the largest in recorded history. Seconds later, the uncorked volcano exploded and blasted rocks northward across forest ridges and valleys, destroying everything in its path within minutes.

May 19, 2018 midnight read more..

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