Hood River County Education Foundation has awarded scholarships to eight local students attending college.
The Hood River Library will host its seventh Death Café on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Jean Marie Gaulke Meeting Room.
Bees are critical to pollination, and new sculptures in the community will become homes to bees while standing as artistic representations by middle school students.
With most of the 400 copies of “The Age of Dignity” now out in the greater Gorge, the Aging in the Gorge Alliance (AGA) is gearing up for the second part of their book program: Discussion groups.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) will honor the Columbia Gorge Region, Oregon and Washington at its RWJF Culture of Health Prize National Celebration and Learning Event this weekend at its headquarters in Princeton, N.J.
Do you want to be involved with a service program that outreaches and educates about sustainable gardening practices in your community?
A ‘profound lack of understanding’
Calling it “a disease that touches all of us,” Deputy District Attorney Carrie Rasmussen told her own family’s story of domestic abuse, as keynote speaker at the Helping Hands Against Violence candlelight vigil Oct. 12 at Georgiana Smith Gardens.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced Hood River Valley High School seniors Douglas Asai and Pico Sankari as Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of Commendation from the school and NMSC, which conducts the program has been presented to these scholastically talented seniors.
Lauren Gray, a 2013 graduate of Hood River Valley High School, has won two college scholarships while attending University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash.
Julia Skwarczynski and Abby Walker, two Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as this school year’s first Elks Students of the Month. Both were presented checks for $100 in recognition of their volunteer efforts and achievements at school during last week’s lodge meeting.
Hood River Rotary completed a mascot relocation project at Mid Valley Elementary on Oct. 13.
Gorge Ecumenical Ministries (GEM), an interfaith organization composed of representatives from area faith communities and churches, invites community members to attend voter forums in White Salmon and Hood River this month for political candidates.
Jan Veldhuisen Virk will depart from school board in February after 18 years.
Does it feel like some people are just born happy? That’s because they are. But after hundreds of scientific studies on happiness, we now know that at least 40 percent of our happiness is in our own control. What’s more, it can be boosted by a few key habits.
Different people have different ideas about what they want and expect from leaders. Society’s understanding of what constitutes leadership is shaped by the behavior and appearance of the people we call “leaders.”