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Young writers invited to ‘Honoring Our Rivers’ contest

As Oregon kids say goodbye to summer and return to school, many will have great memories of fishing, swimming, boating, or just being next to a special river.

‘Blue Sky’ opens over HRVHS

Hood River Valley High School is now producing clean, renewable solar energy due to a grant through Pacific Power’s Blue Sky Program, additional funding from Energy Trust of Oregon and the actual solar panel installation by Scott Sorenson, Common Energy LLC.

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HRV celebrates homecoming

Students dressed as superheroes, nerds and animals are just part of the fun as 2014 homecoming takes over this week at Hood River Valley High School.

Students, parents invited to Marijuana education forum Friday, 5 p.m. at HRVHS

Two speakers will give a perspective on what is happening across the country and in our state during the Marijuana and Our Youth educational forum at Hood River Valley High School’s Bowe Theater Oct. 3 from 5-7 p.m.

Pregnancy, infant loss support group formed

Community invited to memorial walk on Oct. 3

Pregnancy and infant loss are hard subjects to share — and perhaps that’s why those who suffer these losses often feel unable to acknowledge their grief publicly.

Sewage issues shut down CGCC Indian Creek Campus, classes back in session Monday

A sewer pump failure Thursday evening at the Columbia Gorge Community College Indian Creek campus in Hood River resulted in the closure of the campus to faculty, staff, and students on Friday.

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Kids show great effort at triathlon

Almost 300 kids from around the northwest stormed the Hood River Waterfront Park last Sunday for the annual Gorge Kids Triathlon.

Incredible Years parenting program starts Oct. 1st

Do you want to be your child’s best teacher?

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Clark College finds temporary campus

Clark College has nailed down a location for its new campus in Bingen — for now.

SMART program wins 2014 literacy award

SMART (Start Making A Reader Today), the statewide early literacy nonprofit organization, was named the recipient of the 2014 Library of Congress Literacy Award in the American Prize Category.

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HRV grad is new United Nations U.S. Youth Observer

The United Nations just got a little closer to home.

Embedding arts and music

HRMS receives major Community Foundation grant

What could a school achieve with a $280,000 arts grant over the next five years?

Cultural Trust offers grants

Do you have a great art display or show you’d like to produce?

Cascade Observations: Testing, Testing, Testing

PEGGY DILLS KELTER

A photograph taken in September 1961 shows a scrawny 5-year old girl with a chapped nose, glasses, and wispy blond hair.

Parkdale News: Fall, fitness go together at Mt. Hood Town Hall

If you’ve been wondering what to do now that the kids are back in school, how about spending some time getting in shape with classes at the Mt. Hood Town Hall?

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