Walden nominates HRV’s Stan Ochesky

Stanley (Stan) Ocheskey, son of Brent and Emily Ocheskey of Hood River, attending Hood River Valley High School, has been nominated to the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, and U.S. Air Force Academy.

Free discussion about cross-cultural ideas of life and death

Contemporary American culture is commonly portrayed as death-denying or death-defying.

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Local food drive keeps on moving

FISH food banks and Hood River Christmas Project delivered food to needy residents in time for Christmas, and schools are out for winter break but the holiday canned food drive goes on.

CGCC offers class in Basic Electricity for Maintenance

Columbia Gorge Community College is offering Basic Electricity for Maintenance Technicians beginning Monday, Jan. 5, 2015, from 4-7p.m. at the Fort Dalles Readiness Center Renewable Energy Technology classroom and labs.

Gorge Robotics teams compete in FLL qualifying

Over 350 kids aged 9 to 14 from schools all around the Gorge showed off their robotic talents the last two weekends.

Boeing/Insitu grants HR District $10,000

Boeing/Insitu has granted Hood River County School District $10,000 for middle school math coaching and professional development, district math coach Jane Osborne announced.

Cristina Garcia and Megumi Hosaka are Elks Students of the Month

Cristina Garcia and Megumi Mosaka Moehlman Hosaka, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as November Students of the Month. Each student was presented a check for $100 at a recent Lodge meeting at the Hood River Elks No. 1507.

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CGCC board president: Indian Creek closure threat ‘big mistake’

The announced closure of the Indian Creek campus in Hood River by Columbia Gorge Community College was “a big mistake,” said board president M.D. Van Valkenburgh during Tuesday’s board meeting.

Robotics winners

“Dragon Bricks“ from May Street Elementary, led by teacher Tom Dalbey, was champion for the Dec. 7 Columbia Gorge First Lego League Qualifying Tournament at The Dalles Middle School.

Speech-Debate team starts new season

On Dec. 6, the Hood River Valley High School Speech and Debate team took 17 students to the Clackamas Holiday Edge Tournament at Clackamas High School. The tournament is the largest in the state, with 47 teams competing from around the region.

Lachino, McDowell named October ‘Students of the Month’

Diana Lachino and Mason McDowell, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as October “Students of the Month” for their outstanding commitment to community. Each student was presented with a check for $100 at a recent meeting.

This Week at HRVHS: Food drive continues through Dec. 18

This Week at HRVHS: Food drive continues through Dec. 18

CGCC Foundation seeks support for scholarships

Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC) Foundation sent out its annual campaign materials last week.

Update: Robotics events return Dec. 6, 7, and 13

Families and robot lovers of all ages are invited to watch the fun at the Columbia Gorge First Lego League (FLL) Tournaments in December.

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College looks at staff cuts, other bleak alternatives

Directors affirm Indian Creek will remain open

So many people showed up for Tuesday’s college board special meeting that a scheduled class switched rooms to give the board and public more space.