OSU Extension presents food preserver certification course

Master Food Preservers (MFPs) are trained and certified community volunteers who assist OSU Extension Service in providing up-to-date food safety and preservation information to Oregonians.

‘Brassicas and Beer’ series begins in April

Central Gorge Master Gardener Association presents “Brassicas and Beer” at Volcanic Bottle Shoppe this spring and summer.

Going the mile (or 10k) for Kyle

Mid Valley staff hopes fun run will equip student with new wheelchair

Remember Mid Valley Elementary’s Blossom Boogie 5-10K? The school is bringing it back this year, with a new name and a new cause.

Tease photo

Following a ‘path of legacy’

Students observe Minoru Yasui Day on March 28

Seventy-four years ago, the United States government placed a curfew on all west coast people of Japanese heritage in response to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

Tease photo

HRVHS Robotics team heads to Nationals

Occam’s Razor robotics team from Hood River Valley High School was a finalist in state competition and will advance to national competition, a first for a Hood River team.

Tease photo

Learn about salmon population monitoring

Join the Hood River Watershed Group on Saturday, April 2 for its Salmon Population Monitoring and Restoration Tour.

Education Foundation lists two scholarship opportunities

Two opportunities are available to qualifying local non-profit organizations through the Gorge Community Foundation this spring.

Tease photo

Pastor expands role to principal

Columbia Lutheran School has announced Rev. Jesse Jacobsen will guide the school’s expansion through the eighth grade. Jacobsen has led Columbia as its interim principal since the school opened its doors two years ago.

Take the plunge with free adult swim lessons next month

Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District, in cooperation with Columbia Gorge Masters Swim Team, will be offering free swimming classes during the month of April to any interested adult 18 years of age and older.

Tease photo

HRVHS students create mural for health center

Hood River Valley High School’s health center looks a lot more colorful these days, thanks to murals created by the school’s National Art Honor Society and local mural artist Allison Bell Fox. About 12 students participated in the project.

Tease photo

Wy’east excels at Gorge Math Competition March 12

Wy’east Middle School students attended the 10th annual “Math Competition of the Columbia River Gorge” on March 12 at Henkle Middle School in White Salmon.

Elks Lodge honors Najera, Chambers

Elks Lodge honors

Made For Mosier returns April 9

The public charter school in Mosier is hosting its annual fundraiser event, called Made for Mosier, on April 9. After several years of hosting the event at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River, it was time to find a bigger space to hold one of the most popular fundraisers in the Gorge.

Susan Hoffman of Mosier receives Biola University mentoring award

Susan Hoffman of Mosier was among four women honored with Women’s History Month awards at California’s Biola University on March 18.

Women Lawyers hold annual book drive

The Oregon Women Lawyers Coffee Creek Book Drive will take place April 1-15. Collection boxes will be near the clerks’ offices on the third floors of the Hood River and Wasco county courthouses.