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Bingen campus of Clark College looking to refine CADD offerings

As the first quarter wraps up at the Bingen campus of Clark College, its CADD program is taking shape and is set to evolve based on student and community needs.

Schools: ‘Flash Alert’ hacked

“The Flash Alert system was hacked this morning and we are currently trying to uncover the source,” Hood River School superintendent Dan Goldman said Tuesday in an email.

‘Learning Unleashed’

FLL Robotics events return starting this weekend

Families and robot lovers of all ages are invited to watch the fun at the Columbia Gorge First Lego League (FLL) Tournaments in December.

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HRV kicks off canned food drive

You might have seen them already at the markets: Hood River Valley High School kids collecting food and cash donations for the annual holiday food drive.

OSU holds session on bark beetles

Oregon State University Extension Service is holding a presentation and discussion session Dec. 6 on Bark Beetle Infestations and Tree Health in the Hood River area. The event will be from 10 a.m. to noon at the OSU Extension Service Conference Room at 2990 Experiment Station Drive, Hood River. (Turn east next to Your Party and Rental Center.)

Gorge Grown ‘Community Conversation’ Dec. 4

Gorge Grown Food Network will be hosting Feeding the Gorge: Community Conversations this winter in order to provide local residents with the opportunity to share their ideas and inspirations for the local food system.

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CGCC board plans special meeting

Budget issues drive Dec. 2 meeting in HR

One week after the campus closure announcement turnabout, the Columbia Gorge Community College Board of Education will hold a special meeting at the Indian Creek campus.

OCF gives $5,000 grant to Hood River Cultural Trust

Hood River Cultural Trust received a $5,000 grant in November to prepare and implement a public art plan in Hood River County.

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Mark Steighner’s not-so-final act

Students hold the curtain using director’s own words to close his last HRVHS show

Coffee mug in hand, with a quick check of his watch, Mark Steighner headed to the podium for one last time Saturday night.

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Honoring Veterans

On a beautiful Saturday morning, the Youth of Heart of Hospice YoHOH’s, both Hood River and The Dalles clubs, visited the Oregon Veterans Home/OVH in The Dalles for an early Veterans Day celebration.

Students advance in International Lions Peace Poster contest

Silvia Sankari, a 7th grade student at Hood River Middle School, Jennifer Alvarez, a 6th grade student at Mid-Columbia Adventist School, Nolan Ryan, a 6th grade student at Horizon Christian School, and Ashlyn Robinson, a 6th grade student at Wy’east Middle School, have all taken the first step to becoming an internationally recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Hood River Lions Club

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May Street coffee sale raises funds for iPads

“May Street coffee is in full swing,” reports parent Colleen Jones.

Author West visits Westside

Westside Elementary School welcomed author and poet Jacqueline West on Oct. 24. This was a free event organized and sponsored by Waucoma Bookstore and publisher Penguin books to promote the “Books of Elsewhere” series.

Update: Hood River County School District. Horizon Christian School closed today

Hood River County School District and Horizon Christian School closed due to weather