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Great day for a race as e-cars spin around downtown course

HRV senior Adam McCaw leads regional series

Adam McCaw of Hood River positioned himself for regional electric car dominance with his win Saturday in the 13th annual race in downtown Hood River.

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Cascade Locks teacher will retire after 38 years, but keep connections she loves

Laurie Wheeler finds teaching “a natural fit.”

‘Master of Aging Well’ course starts

OSU Open Campus presents “Mastery of Aging Well,” an informative series developed by OSU Extension in partnership with AARP.

CGCC’s energy technology program accepts applicants

The Renewable Energy Technology program at Columbia Gorge Community College is accepting applications for nine-month certificate and two-year Associate of Applied Science Degree programs.

Friends of Mount Adams hosts

Three nationally known experts on wilderness will speak at a conference at Trout Lake on May 3, sponsored by the nonprofit Friends of Mount Adams.

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April 12 forum gives girls insight to STEM careers

A group of professionals will give their insights into helping girls choose educational and career paths in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

Time for Art at May Street

May Street Lasagna Dinner and Art Auction happens Thursday

May Street Elementary School holds its annual Teddy Webber Scholarship Dinner and Student Art Auction on Thursday. This event, which began in 1997, raises money for the school’s artist-in-residence program and the Teddy Webber Scholarship fund.

Education and Industry Summit comes April 18

Educators and employers will come together in the first-ever “Columbia Gorge Education and Industry Summit,” April 18 on The Dalles Campus of Columbia Gorge Community College.

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Preschool teacher Socci Galvez: ‘There is so much to learn with them.’

If someone could figure out a way to harness the enthusiasm in Socci Galvez’s preschool class, the energy crisis would be solved.

HRVHS receives funding to install 80 rooftop solar panels

With tight budgets, public schools often have to reconcile cutting costs with maintaining quality educational services.

Gorge Community Foundation requests grant proposals

The Gorge Community Foundation announced Monday that they are accepting grant applications for projects that promote outdoor education or recreation.

Poet Laureate highlights Hood River Reads events

The Hood River County Reads project brings Oregon Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen to Hood River April 6.

Collective Voices speak

This weekend brings a special art show, “Collective Voices,” connecting the ideas of about 25 Hood River and Klickitat County middle schoolers.

HRMS teacher chosen for Geographic fellowship

Adam Smith from Hood River Middle School has been selected as one this year’s Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Education Grosvenor Teacher Fellows. The 2014 Fellows, a group of 25 highly educators from the United States and Canada, will embark on Lindblad voyages aboard National Geographic Explorer for a hands-on experience for professional development.

Torres and Veatch named Elks January Students of the Month

Thania Torres and Annie Veatch, both seniors at Hood River Valley High School, were chosen as the Elks January Students of the Month. Each student was presented a check for $100 at a recent Lodge meeting.

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