Fall Energy Symposium hosted in HR

The 2017 Fall Energy Symposium happens at Best Western Plus Hood River Inn Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 16-17.

HRMS water turned off, boiler chemicals enter pipes

The water system at Hood River Middle School has been turned off since Thursday morning after water described as smelly, yellowish, and cloudy emerged from drinking fountains and faucets. It was the result of an installation error that allowed a chemical solution used in the school’s new boiler to enter the potable water system, according to Principal Brent Emmons.

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Speech and Debate begins its year

On Saturday, Oct. 7 the HRVHS Speech and Debate Team hosted an invitational novice competition.

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Scenes from HRVHS' 2017 Air Guitar

Photos from HRVHS' air guitar Oct. 12

Elks Students of the Month: Lodge honors HRV’s Matthew Frost, Kiki Hosaka

Matthew Frost and Kiki Hosaka, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the Hood River Elks Lodge September Students of the Month.

Business workshop offered Oct. 13

Columbia Gorge Community College/Small Business Development Center is offering an “Increasing Your Bottom Line” workshop at the CGCC Hood River Indian Creek Campus on Friday, Oct. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per business.

CGCC president search: What do you want to see in college leadership?

Forums set this week

What leadership qualities should the next president of Columbia Gorge Community College possess in order to reflect the needs of our region?

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HRVHS marks homecoming week

Homecoming week, the second week in October, is rapidly approaching, and freshmen through seniors are preparing for the festivities.

School District seeks applicants for Finance Advisory Committee

To increase communication with the public and to provide for greater citizen involvement, the Hood River County School District Board of Directors established the Finance Advisory Committee in the summer of 2013.

Que Pasa: Gathering planned Oct. 8 on

Roberto Mendoza Pérez will give a talk entitled, “Que Pasa: Understanding U.S.-Mexico Relations,” on Oct. 8 from 7-8 p.m. at Bethel Congregational UCC (United Church of Christ) in White Salmon.

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Cycle of empowerment: Girl Up club hosts film, fundraisers to help young women globally

HRVHS Girl Up, a United Nations Foundation club, is hosting a three-part movie series to raise money for School Cycle, which sends bikes to Malawi and Guatemala so that girls can get to school. The event was Tuesday, but it is just one part of a new set of efforts by young women at Hood River Valley High School.

District holds College Night

Wednesday, Oct. 4 is Junior and Senior College Information Night at Hood River Valley High School, as well as College Colors Day throughout the school district.

Gorge Works hosts career tours for Manufacturing Day

Gorge Works is celebrating National Manufacturing Day, with business tours and other events on Thursday, Oct. 5, and Friday, Oct. 6, designed to let people know about the job and training opportunities available in the Columbia Gorge.

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Pick of the Week: Fermentation bus visits farmers’ market

Waucoma Bookstore and Gorge Grown are hosting author Tara Whitsitt for a book signing on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hood River Farmers’ Market, Fifth and Columbia streets in downtown Hood River.

National Merit nominates HRVHS seniors

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has named Hood River Valley High School seniors Brynnan Burns, Levi Geller, Katherine McElderry, Carson Orr and Ella Rand as Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program, HRVHS principal Rich Polkinghorn announced.


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