By RICK METSGERJune 25, 2002 midnight read more..
Perhaps the teachers’ union members should have offered to take five days’ less pay without a reduction in the length of the school year, thereby keeping their fellow members employed as well as demonstrating what is in the best interests of the students.June 18, 2002 midnight read more..
The Class of 2002 from Hood River Valley High School took home their diplomas Friday, and many are looking toward college and other training with the help of more than 80 local and memorial scholarships, which were presented last week.June 12, 2002 midnight read more..
The cold weather did little to chill spirits at Henderson Stadium Friday night during graduation ceremonies for the Hood River Valley High School Class of 2002. Onlookers bundled in winter coats and huddled under blankets cheered the graduates as dark storm clouds threatened — but did not produce — rain and a blustery wind blew tassels and lifted mortar boards off the heads of some graduates.June 12, 2002 midnight read more..
For a ship that plies the Pacific Ocean from San Diego to Vancouver Island each year, Cascade Locks is just another stop. But the Lady Washington had a wild ride leaving its overnight mooring there Thursday as Captain Kevin McKee maneuvered the 112-foot replica tall ship backwards from the dock at Port Marine Park, through the confused, roiling currents of the narrow waterway and out into the main channel of the Columbia River.June 12, 2002 midnight read more..
The Gorge Commission subcommittee charged with reviewing scenic resources sections of the Management Plan is recommending a new standard that would give transportation agencies more flexibility for road projects on the National Scenic Area’s major highways.June 5, 2002 midnight read more..
Al Norman wasn’t looking for a fight when he was asked by a friend in his hometown of Greenfield, Mass., in the late summer of 1993 to lead a campaign against Wal-Mart. The giant retailer was 12 weeks away from a vote that would seal its deal to build a 123,000 square foot store at the edge of the historic New England town of 19,000 residents.June 4, 2002 midnight read more..
TIMBERLINE — Three climbers were killed Thursday on Mount Hood when their nine-member climbing party fell into a crevasse. Five hours later a military helicopter crashed and rolled seven times after attempting to extract an injured climber.June 3, 2002 midnight read more..
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