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EFID, Dee Irrigation present fish project results

The Hood River Watershed Group will host presentations by Doug Hart with the Dee Irrigation District and John Buckley with the East Fork Irrigation District on their latest water conservation projects.

Traffic Control Class offered March 29

Cheryl Rohan of Crestline Construction, The Dalles, will teach a traffic control (flagging) class March 29 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Crestline Construction office, 3600 Crates Way, The Dalles.

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Acevedo, Walker win DAR essay contest

Westside Elementary fifth-grader Ariana Acevedo and Hood River Valley High School ninth-grader Abby Walker were selected as the Daughters of the American Revolution Celilo Chapter’s 2013-14 American History Essay Contest winners.

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Big day for Little Red

Mid Valley thanks Joann Frazier for 18 years of cape-able leadership

Joann Frazier was the leader of the pack Thursday, red cape and all.

Happy horses, healthy pastures

Join the Hood River Soil & Water Conservation District, Oregon Department of Agriculture and other local horse keepers as they provide a three-hour workshop on April 12 covering the basics of horse keeping and pasture management.

Education and Industry Summit is 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.

Mosier prevails in Battle of the Books

Mosier readers stood out as the students of Hood River, Sherman, and Wasco counties held their regional Oregon Battle of the Books tournament March 15 at The Dalles Middle School.

Gorge Community Foundation requests proposals for outdoor education grants

The Gorge Community Foundation announced Monday that it is accepting grant applications for projects that promote outdoor education or recreation. A total of $5,000 will be awarded from the Alpinees/Jack Baldwin Memorial Outdoor Education Fund in this grant cycle.

Sign-ups begin for Community Work Day

Hood River Valley High School is supporting the 17th annual Community Work Day Thursday, May 1. Though the event is more than a month away, businesses and other sponsors, as well as potential recipients, may sign up any time.

HRV seeks judges for speech tourney

The Hood River Valley High School Speech and Debate Team is hosting the OSAA District 9 Speech and Debate Championships this year, on April 5 from 9 a.m. to about 7 p.m.

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School Board hears bleak fiscal picture

One percent, or five, is not enough, says Dan Goldman.

HR Reads kicks off Sunday

Hood River starts with a community gathering Sunday, but is underlined by a moral question.

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‘New’ principal for HRVHS

Meet the new principal: same as the old principal.

RET career fair returns

Columbia Gorge Community College is hosting an annual Renewable Energy Technology Career Fair for enrolled students on April 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. This career fair attracts highly skilled RET students with experience in electrical systems, mechanical systems, and electronics with a focus on the renewable-energy industry.

New AARP course held at Down Manor

An all-new AARP Safe Driver Class will be held March 12-13 from 11:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Providence Down Manor, 1950 Sterling Place, Hood River.