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Wear blue in April

Show support for prevention of child abuse

During the month of April, the Columbia Gorge Children’s Advocacy Center (CGCAC) is asking the community to wear blue ribbons in support of preventing child abuse.

Hood River County Reads kicks off April 17

Hood River County Reads will kick off its 10th year with “Martin Marten” on April 17.

Tips to help your student succeed: Decoding Dyslexia meets April 12

Tips to help your student succeed:

Community Work Day returns April 27

In the 19th annual Hood River Valley High School Community Work Day on April 27, students will work for sponsors in the community who hire them for $50 for five hours of work.

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HRV Speech-Debate defends District championship

The Hood River Valley Speech and Debate team hosted the District 9 tournament on Saturday April 2.

Ed Foundation appoints director

The Hood River County Education Foundation (HRCEF) has confirmed Laurie Stephens as the new executive director for the organization. Stephens has been a resident of Hood River since about 2002, and she and her husband, Doug Ward, have two sons. Ryan graduated from HRVHS in 2015, and Casey is a junior at HRVHS.

Robotics team raises funds for trip to Worlds

Occam’s Razor robotics team from Hood River Valley High School is asking for help from the community in its plans to attend the World First Tech Challenge competition in St. Louis next month.

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Apland Jewelers sends books to Tanzania

Apland Jewelers has delivered two suitcases of books to the Maasai Children’s School in northern Tanzania.

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E-car races today in downtown HR

Hood River Valley High School students in Jeff Blackman’s electric car (e-car) class have been preparing all year for this Saturday’s Electrathon America race, and will host eight teams from around Oregon and Washington.

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Fire  Education Day for Kids April 2

Fire Education Day for Kids — the Extended Application (EA) project of Hood River Valley High School student Lesley Cardenas — takes place April 2 at the Hood River Fire Station, 1785 Meyer Parkway, from 1-4 p.m.

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Hood River team will see rebuilding in earthquake torn Nepal

On March 31, a few days after the one-year anniversary of the earthquake, a group of nine Hood River area residents will be heading to Nepal as part of the ongoing Kumari development initiative.

Review team praises Horizon Christian

An external team from AdvancEd concluded an onsite review of Horizon Christian School’s educational program and declared it “very, very good!”

OSU Extension presents food preserver certification course

Master Food Preservers (MFPs) are trained and certified community volunteers who assist OSU Extension Service in providing up-to-date food safety and preservation information to Oregonians.

‘Brassicas and Beer’ series begins in April

Central Gorge Master Gardener Association presents “Brassicas and Beer” at Volcanic Bottle Shoppe this spring and summer.

Going the mile (or 10k) for Kyle

Mid Valley staff hopes fun run will equip student with new wheelchair

Remember Mid Valley Elementary’s Blossom Boogie 5-10K? The school is bringing it back this year, with a new name and a new cause.