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Judges pick best parenting photos

Eight photos have been selected as winners of the Columbia Gorge Parenting Education Awareness photo contest.

Words to the wild

‘Art of the Wild’ talk examines spirit, language, of the Wilderness Act

A large crowd gathered at the Columbia Center for the Arts last Wednesday evening to welcome Professor Mark Harvey and his presentation on Howard Zahniser (1906-1964), an instrumental figure in creating the Wilderness Act of 1964.

Working out the shrapnel on a cross-country ride

Bicycling Marines pass through Gorge in final leg of tribute ride

Two Marine veterans cycled into The Dalles Saturday afternoon on the final leg of their 4,400 mile ride to honor a fallen brother and raise money for a children’s charity.

One year later: Gorge Ecology Institute director looks back, looks forward

It has been a fulfilling year for the Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute’s (CGEI) Executive Director Drew Eastman. He led the efforts in a strategic planning process, was awarded his first-ever grant from Google, and despite having only one other staff member, saw significant growth in program participation from 800 students in all of 2013 to 700 students as of mid-June, 2014.

Clark College to expand in the Gorge

New aerospace grant will expand opportunities for Gorge residents

Less than a year after establishing a location in the Columbia River Gorge, Clark College is expanding its academic and technical offerings and moving into a new, larger facility.

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A connecting ritual

An airborne arc of water tossed in Monday’s event suggests the connections

The 50 people gathered Monday for the health of the Columbia River invoked the names of many rivers and waterways where they had lived or had seen human impacts: the Pacific Ocean and Great Lakes, San Francisco Bay, Gulf of Mexico, Chesapeake Bay, Columbia, Willamette, Mississippi, Colorado, Merced, Potomac, Thames, James, Shannon, and the Mekong.

Breastfeeding in synch: ‘Big Latch On’ happens Aug. 2

Nationwide, thousands of breastfeeding women and their babies and children will participate in the Big Latch On, a synchronized breastfeeding event in multiple locations around the world.

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Counselor Sam Graham passes along her love of summer camp

“Sam! Sam! You’re seaweed!”

Host families needed for exchange students

Leslie Melby, E.F. High School Student Exchange Year IEC, is looking for host families for two boys who will be attending Hood River Valley High School this year.

Extension Report: Home canners, food safety is just a class or two away

Barbeques and potlucks of summer call to mind a few food-related notions for me.

Summer Meals served in Odell

The Hood River County School District Summer Meals program started June 30 and will run through July 22 at Mid Valley Elementary cafeteria, 3686 David Dr., Odell.

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Ewald and Maurer retire from CGCC after 30 years

With the end of the 2013-2014 academic year, Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC) is bidding “adieu” to two longtime members of its academic community.

Class Notes: Noah Tauscher attends Grammy Camp

The Grammy Foundation recently announced that Noah Tauscher, a Hood River Valley High School senior, was selected to attend Grammy Camp 2014, to be held this July on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles.

Class Notes: Harris graduates from Colorado College

Stephanie Harris graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in environmental science from Colorado College. Harris is a 2010 graduate of Hood River Valley High School.

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Honors extended to Mayor Nakano as Tsuruta group arrives Tuesday

Sister City’s 37th year

The Tsuruta-Hood River Sister city Program has seen some big celebrations in its 37 years, but none like next week’s.

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