Hood River Elks No. 1507 have chosen their final two “Students of the Month” for this year. Sophia Marble and Cole Shepherd, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, are May winners, each receiving checks for $100 at a recent meeting.
Teens serve community and beyond
Hood River has a new teen service project that is seeking to benefit both the local community and those abroad.
EnviroGorge, based in Hood River, created a fun, free online bird identification quiz for all ages and levels to help you learn about birds of the Gorge.
Jakelyn Santa Cruz and Quinn Fetkenhour, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as Hood River Elks April “Students of the Month.” They received checks for $100.
On May 26, state and local leaders will be holding an education forum at Best Western Hood River Inn from 6-7:30 p.m.
Mid Valley third graders replace desk chairs with exercise balls as part of Providence pilot program
Students sat at attention in a loose cluster in Sarah Christiansen’s third grade Mid Valley Elementary classroom at the end of March, listening to Physical Therapist Assistant Nissa Huber explain proper use and care of the new exercise balls that would soon re-place their desk chairs.
EnviroGorge wants to encourage kids to get outside this summer and write about their experiences.
Bailey McManus, Columbia Gorge Community College student and president of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, is Soroptomist International’s $5,000 Live Your Dream award recipient.
Nicholas Cooper makes Dean’s List; Ellie Rinella featured in student anthology
Woody Alexander Johnson, of Hood River and Portland, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree at Lewis & Clark College’s 143rd commencement ceremony, held on May 7, 2016.
Budget season typically raises dire warnings — and spending cuts — for school districts across Oregon.
It’s time to celebrate the diversity of our community.
On May 10, The Next Door honored foster parents for their commitment to providing safe places for youth to live while in the Treatment Services Program.
The Hood River Valley Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter is gearing up for its ninth annual Steak Feed and Silent Auction, “Denim & Diamonds,” held in the Hood River Valley High School Cafeteria and Commons on Saturday, May 14 starting at 6 p.m. The dinner includes grilled tri tip, baked potato, salad, dinner roll, and a beverage. In addition, the $10 ticket gives you the opportunity to bid on items that have been donated from throughout the Columbia Gorge.
The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum (WAAAM) announces the winners of the 2014 and 2015 Flight Scholarship awards: Hood River High School senior Michael Guzman and Horizon Christian School junior William Decker.
Business Oregon’s Seismic Rehabilitation Grant Committee announced that it will award an historic $50.3 million in grants for seismic upgrades at 41 schools across the state. Hood River County School District will receive $898,400 to upgrade the gymnasium and classroom building known as Multi-Purpose Room at Hood River Middle School.
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