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Logan Glass of HRVHS named National Merit semi-finalist

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced Hood River Valley High School senior Logan “Maui” Glass as a semifinalist in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. This academically talented high school senior has an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,000 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring.

HRVHS students attain national academic honors

Annelise Acosta and Miriam Starrett have been recognized as National Merit Scholarship Commended Students, Hood River Valley High School Principal Rich Polkinghorn announced Friday.

This Week at HRVHS

This Week at HRVHS will be a new feature in the Hood River News, compiled by teacher Tom Ames.

Elks Lodge honors Anneke Virk, Caitlyn Fick

The Hood River Elks Lodge starts the new school year with the selection of Anneke Virk and Caitlyn Fick as their first two Students of the Month. They are both seniors at Hood River Valley High School and are very active at school, with extracurricular activities and volunteer service for their community.

A year in the life of a 4-H participant

4-H means many things depending on whom you ask. It can require different levels of commitment and countless activities, but one thing always remains the same, 4-H grows skills that you will have forever.

Easley joins 4-H program

Dara Easley has joined the Oregon State University Extension Service faculty as 4-H Program Assistant.

National 4-H Week celebrates youth

More than 6 million young people across the country today will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October.

Poultry processing class at Scratch-A-Lot Farm

Have you ever thought about raising and processing chickens for your home or for market?

Domestic Violence forum set Oct. 7 in Hood River

State Rep. Mark Johnson of Hood River will moderate a panel on the topic of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Hood River.

Young writers invited to ‘Honoring Our Rivers’ contest

As Oregon kids say goodbye to summer and return to school, many will have great memories of fishing, swimming, boating, or just being next to a special river.

‘Blue Sky’ opens over HRVHS

Hood River Valley High School is now producing clean, renewable solar energy due to a grant through Pacific Power’s Blue Sky Program, additional funding from Energy Trust of Oregon and the actual solar panel installation by Scott Sorenson, Common Energy LLC.

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HRV celebrates homecoming

Students dressed as superheroes, nerds and animals are just part of the fun as 2014 homecoming takes over this week at Hood River Valley High School.

Students, parents invited to Marijuana education forum Friday, 5 p.m. at HRVHS

Two speakers will give a perspective on what is happening across the country and in our state during the Marijuana and Our Youth educational forum at Hood River Valley High School’s Bowe Theater Oct. 3 from 5-7 p.m.

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.