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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?

Volunteers needed for ‘ASPIRE’ career goal program at HRVHS

The ASPIRE program at Hood River Valley High School is seeking volunteers to help encourage all students to further their education, set goals and achieve career dreams.

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‘It is high time we put our money toward this’

In education forum, Supt. Dan Goldman calls for action on improving literacy

Dan Goldman used data to vigorously agree with Nancy Golden on her statement, “the single-most important investment a country can make is ensuring as many students as possible are reading well when they leave third grade.”

Words flow smoothly for Counihan

Victory, even a shared one, has a pleasant sound to state co-champion speller Sean Counihan of Hood River.

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Teacher of teens and alpinists, Lisa Rust tackles middle school, mountains

Lisa Rust started her 18th year at Hood River Middle School this past week, teaching literacy, social studies and climbing wall classes to seventh graders. She began at the school as a science teacher in 1997, and wouldn’t dream of teaching any other age group.