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‘Community meals’ program starts at new FISH building in January

Oregon State University is starting a new Community Meals and Cooking Class to be held the second Monday of each month, said Lauren Kraemer, OSU Extension Service instructor.

GO! ‘Sense of Place’ talk rescheduled

The Sense of Place lecture, “Glacier Caves of the Pacific Northwest: Hidden Laboratories under the Ice,” has been rescheduled to Jan. 20.

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'Leave a Bag, Take a Bag'

Kids start campaign; Robotics teams advance to state

The May Street Rockin’ Robo-Dragons team is saving the world one Hood River grocery shopper at a time.

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Gorge teams advance to State Robotics

Over 300 kids aged nine to 14 from schools all around the Gorge showed off their robotic talents the last two weekends as part of the international robotics competition known as First Lego League (FLL).

Students advance in Lions Peace Poster contest

Emily Lage, an eighth grade student at Horizon Christian School, Lyric Emmons, an eighth grade student at Hood River Middle School, Connor Chapman, an eighth grade student at Mid-Columbia Adventist School, and Anna Pickering, a sixth grade student from 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.

HRV Speech-Debate team excells at tourney

The Hood River Valley Speech and Debate team took 26 competitors to the Clackamas Holiday Edge Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Clackamas High School.

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‘Today we are part of making things right’

HRMS history teacher Sarah Segal and students honored

Hood River Middle School Teacher Sarah Segal received the Gilder Lehrman Oregon History Teacher of the Year award Friday, but immediately called up a group of students to share the honor.

A 'model of Promise'

Rep. Johnson to share story on Oregon ‘free’ community college program at White House education panel

Top U.S. education staffers and decision makers will hear about Oregon’s flagship tuition waiver program, Oregon Promise, at an education conference at the White House Tuesday.

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Hospice Youth bring Thanksgiving cheer

The Hood River Youth of Heart of Hospice (YoHOHs) hand delivered Thanksgiving cards to Heart of Hospice patients last month.

Segal receives teaching honor

Hood River Middle School Teacher Sarah Segal received the History Teacher of the Year award from Oregon Department of Education at Friday’s student recognition assembly. Following a welcome by principal Brent Emmons, information on the forthcoming canned food drive, and National Anthem by Maggie Bertram, teachers presented awards to sixth, seventh and eighth grade students.

Ham radio technician class scheduled for December

The Radio Amateurs of the Gorge (RAGS) will be conducting a technician Ham radio license class and exam Dec. 18-19 at the Hood River Fire Department, 1785 Meyer Parkway.

Wy’east lists first-quarter honor roll

4.0 GPAs 8th Grade:

Gorge Owned presents ‘Glacier Caves of the Pacific Northwest’

Until recently, little was known about the extent and value of glacier caves hidden under the Cascade Mountains. But new studies show that these caves are much more than just curious holes in the ice; they serve as valuable climatic and volcanic indicators, and laboratories for astrobiological studies.

DIY Gift Day at HR History Museum Dec. 5

Are you tired of giving the same old store bought gifts year after year? Do you want to give gifts with a more personal touch but are great looking? Come to the History Museum of Hood River County’s DIY Holiday Gift Day and learn how!

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Six Jesuit volunteers work in a year of service

In what has become an annual changing of the guard, six new Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest (JVC) members moved to Odell this August for a year of intensive community service.