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Columbia Gorge Community College revamps security rules

Students arriving for fall classes at Columbia Gorge Community College campuses in The Dalles and Hood River will find new policies and procedures in place to improve campus security and guard against misconduct.

'Every Kid in a Park' gives free park passes

The Obama Administration has launched the “Every Kid in a Park” program, which strives to protect national outdoor spaces and to ensure that every 4th grader in America has the opportunity to visit and enjoy federal lands and waters.

Robotics FLL coach training is Sept. 19, season kicks off

The First Lego League (FLL) season is kicking off already. FLL is a team engineering and science program for kids ages 9 to 14 that culminates in an international robotics tournament. The first competitions that local teams participate in are the Columbia Gorge FLL Qualifying Tournaments in December.

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Rabbit squad shines at State Fair

This year Hood River County was represented by five 4-H Rabbit Showmanship competitors at the Oregon State Fair: two graduated high school seniors: Breezy McElheran and Brandy Fletcher, and three incoming freshman: Eva Murray, Emily Mitchel and Carter Rigert.

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Back to school for students in Hood River County

New faces, details for 2015-2016

On Tuesday it all begins again, for students, at least.

New principals at HRCSD, Horizon

With the Hood River County School District and Horizon Christian School back in session Sept. 8, there’s been a fair amount of buzzing around the various sites in the past week or so. And for four new principals — two of whom are new to the area — the work is just beginning.

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HRV Health Center opens

Photo by Kirby Neumann-Rea

Immigrant rights leader speaks in HR on Sept. 6

Andrea Miller, executive director of the Oregon Latino immigrant-rights organization CAUSA, will be in Hood River Sept. 6 to speak at a service of the Mid-Columbia Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

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Health Center opens for HRVHS students

Health partners cut the ribbon Thursday on an innovative new facility at Hood River Valley High School.

HRMS teacher studies in Germany

This summer, 100 American and Canadian educators traveled to Germany for two weeks, all-expenses-paid, as fellows of the Transatlantic Outreach Program (TOP).

Gorge Kids Tri adds music fest to lineup

Weekend of music, athletics to benefit School Dist. programs on Sept. 19 and 20

The Gorge Kids Triathlon keeps growing.

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Totem pole gift journeys through Gorge

Symbol of opposition to fossil fuel projects makes stop in Hood River

A crowd climbed aboard a flatbed truck Tuesday to touch a sacred object.

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Toward a healthier HRV: Health Center serves students this fall

Ribbon cutting takes place at 4 p.m. Aug. 27 on the newest health services facility in Hood River County.

Brian Stenberg returns to his roots as Horizon’s new A.D.

Sports have always been a family affair for Brian Stenberg.

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Planting and Preparing

Volunteers Nicole Goldman, left, and Cathy Petersen plant an area between the playground and portables at May Street Elementary on Thursday.