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Students raise funds for Odell animal shelter

LAST YEAR’S fifth graders, in Kim Martin’s Mid Valley Elementary classroom, worked on a community service project during the school year, said Mid Valley Principal Kim Yasui.

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OSU Food Preservation series delivers hands-on learning

The annual OSU Extension Service Food Preservation course series has been in full swing since early June in both Hood River and The Dalles.

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HRMS: A school transformed

Hood River Middle School will be a “smart building with an old look,” said the man overseeing the transformation of one of the county’s most iconic structures.

‘Camp Prepare’: Red Cross places preparation stakes in eclipse

How’s this for a get-outside summer idea with a purpose?

‘Invention Camp’ Aug. 14-18

Oregon State University is offering a free summer camp for middle schoolers in the Gorge. Invention Camp takes place Aug. 14-18 at Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles campus, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Hood River Library hosts Death Café

The Hood River Library will host its next Death Café on Wednesday, July 26 at 6:30pm. At a Death Café, people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.

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Migrant Summer School

Pre-K students create art during Migrant Summer School at Mid Valley Elementary in Odell, a program now in its 30th year and serving close to 250 students.

Groups host July 26 forum on Westside Plan

The local advocacy groups will host an event on July 26, “What’s Up With Westside? A Forum on Hood River’s Future,” at the Columbia Center for the Arts, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

iPad Video camp registration due soon

Ten students will have an opportunity to participate in an iPad video storytelling camp, scheduled Aug. 17-Sept. 1 at Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles campus, with videographer Sean O’Connor.

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Master Gardeners hosts International Master Gardener Conference

Central Gorge Master Gardeners hosted two tour busses July 12 at OSU Extension.

Summer presentations continue at Moody/Rorick House, The Dalles

The second summer presentation at the Moody/Rorick House, located at 300 W. 13th St., The Dalles, will be “The Omeg Century Farm: Homesteaded in 1905,” on Saturday, July 22 beginning at 11 a.m. Mel Omeg will present.

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HAHRC Beats: Weight control: Stop eating on auto-pilot

Do you often eat on-the-go? Do you suffer from too much body weight? If so, you are not alone. We live in a fast-paced world, full of distraction.

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‘Bridal Gowns of the Past’ puts Hood River brides on display

Every object at the History Museum of Hood River County has many stories to tell.

Coffee Creek Book Drive starts at HR courthouse

The Oregon Women Lawyers Coffee Creek Book Drive will take place July 17-30. Collection boxes will be near the clerks’ offices the third floors of the Hood River and Wasco county courthouses.

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‘El mundo de música’

Radio Tierra honors Juan Antonio Martinez

“Muy buenas noches y feliz víspera de la Independencia! Good evening and Happy Independence Eve!”


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