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.

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Hands Across Pacific: Tsuruta students bond with hosts in Hood River tour

There were tears from both sides as host families said goodbye to their junior high school students from Tsuruta, Japan, Tuesday morning at Hood River Valley High School.

HRV artist gains national honor; HRV speech team advances

Hood River Valley High School sophomore Samantha Morley has earned a Silver Medal at the national round of the Scholastic Art Awards; Two HRVHS students have won spots in the National Speech and Debate competition to be held June 12-17 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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DAR awards students

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Celilo Chapter, gathered Wednesday, March 16, to honor three students during their regular monthly meeting.

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Class Notes: Johnston wins award for origami talk; Sunby advances to Geography Bee

Nathan Johnston, a junior at Hood River Valley High School, won second Place in Expository Speaking at the Southridge High School Invitational Tournament on March 5.

Clark College to close Bingen Campus in June

Clark College has announced it will close its campus at Bingen Point on June 16 due to low enrollment. Students currently enrolled in classes will have the opportunity to work with college advisors to develop a plan to complete their programs.

CGCC offers workshop on Project Management

Columbia Gorge Community College is offering a new project management course this spring.

Gambling Awareness Month: Free addiction treatment offered to gamblers, families

March has been nationally designated as Gambling Awareness Month, and locally, the Center for Living is spreading the word about gambling addiction and free treatment options available to both gamblers and family members.

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Hood River Elks honor 'Most Valuable Students'

Elks National Foundation will give $4.1 million in three college scholarship programs.

Gorge Foundation notes two funding opportunities

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

Art, writing award winners announced

Hood River Valley High School students received word last month of their placement in the regional contest of the Scholastic Art and Writing awards, and were honored at an all-school fine arts assembly on Feb. 26.

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Fitt Loft raises new health opportunities

Plenty of work went into the newest workout space in town.

Gorge prevention programs gain tobacco cessation grants

Hood River County Prevention Department and North Central Public Health District have been awarded a 12 month, $25,000 development grant from the Knight Cancer Institute Community Partnership Program at Oregon Health & Science University.

Decoding Dyslexia offers ‘ADHD 101’ March 15

According to the National Survey of Children’s Health, ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders in children and affects 11 percent of school-aged children in the United States — nearly 6.4 million.