Education



Application deadline extended for Soroptimist ‘Live Your Dream’ award

Soroptimist International of Hood River is looking for three Gorge area women who are heads of households to receive $1,500 Live Your Dream Awards to continue their education. Applications are now available at the Hood River Library, Cascade Locks, Parkdale and The Dalles Library. The application deadline has been extended to Jan. 15.

December 12, 2017 2:47 p.m. read more..
   

LION SCREENERS

The local Lions Clubs in Hood River County are in the process of vision screening students at local schools.

December 2, 2017 midnight read more..


Legion supports cadet

Hood River American Legion Post 22 sponsored Hood River Valley High School senior Sarah Sullenger to attend the 2017 Oregon Police Academy Cadet training program.

December 2, 2017 midnight read more..


‘National Pear Month’ marked in December

To kick off the 13th year of the U.S. Department of Agriculture proclaiming December to be National Pear Month, Pear Bureau Northwest/USA Pears is once again implementing promotional efforts on a global scale.

November 25, 2017 midnight read more..
  

Rotary hands out dictionaries

For the last 24 years, the Hood River Rotary Club has given a paper dictionary to every fifth grader in Hood River County. The club is rolling out this year's program.

November 22, 2017 midnight read more..
 

Cascade Locks ‘Excel’ program receives funding boost from area businesses

Copperwest Properties, Celilo Restaurant and the Hood River County Education Foundation have joined forces to ensure that after-school programs at Cascade Locks Elementary School are expanded to include more students. The school district has been running the after-school “Excel Program” since 2013, but recently sustained a 50 percent reduction in federal funding for the program. This has resulted in serving fewer students and more limited programming.

November 18, 2017 midnight read more..
  

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