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Toward a healthier HRV: Health Center serves students this fall

Ribbon cutting takes place at 4 p.m. Aug. 27 on the newest health services facility in Hood River County.

Brian Stenberg returns to his roots as Horizon’s new A.D.

Sports have always been a family affair for Brian Stenberg.

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Planting and Preparing

Volunteers Nicole Goldman, left, and Cathy Petersen plant an area between the playground and portables at May Street Elementary on Thursday.

Horizon Christian ready for the new school year

Horizon Christian School starts the 2015-16 year with “new” people in key staff roles.

Dates – and tips – for ’15-16 school signups

Registering your child for school at a Hood River County School District facility?

HAHRC Beats: Back-to-school tips

The following health and safety tips are adapted from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

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Barbara Ayers helps county plan for emergencies

Barbara Ayers, Emergency Manager Public Information Officer for Hood River County, says her days aren’t exactly exciting.

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Lummi totem visits Hood River Aug. 25

Community members are invited to participate Aug. 25 as Lummi Tribal members bring a 22 foot totem pole to Hood River, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Riverside Community Church, 4th and State streets.

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Youth Conservation Corps makes a difference in the Mt. Hood National Forest

Some might go into the woods to live deliberately, but in the case of five Hood River County teens, their time in the forest this summer has been hard work.

Class Notes: Kahler earns WAEF scholarship

The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) awarded $885,000 to 225 new and renewing students with scholarship support this spring. Funding for the awards was raised through voluntary contributions from members of the tree fruit industry and its suppliers and service providers.

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One summer, two Eagle Scout projects soar

Two Hood River teens set out this summer with a goal — to knock out their Eagle Scout projects, lend their community a hand, and earn that high-flying rank.

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Gorge Peace Village returns with 200 students, faculty

Campers from around the Gorge came to the eighth annual Columbia Gorge Peace Village this week to participate in what has become a summer traditional at Mosier Community School.

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2015 HR County Fair 4-H, Open Class results, completed

Thus ends the publication of Fair results for 2015. Our thanks to Clara Rice, Hood River County Fair manager, and department managers, and Debbie McDonald of OSU Extension Service, along with Abby Walker for typesetting.