New faces, details for 2015-2016
On Tuesday it all begins again, for students, at least.
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.
Photo by Kirby Neumann-Rea
Those interested in learning the fundamentals of wine appreciation will want to join Phelps Creek Vineyards and the Hood River County Library District for a hands-on workshop Sept. 3, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Parkdale Community Center.
Grants provide funds to build renewable energy exhibits, provide STEM education
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center dedicated their Renewable Energy Exhibit with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 28, 2015. The interpretive exhibit on solar energy includes schematics of solar energy systems and a real-time display of solar energy being produced.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Angelina as the program’s adoptable pet of the week.
July 31 to Aug. 31
All calls were responded to within the County of Hood River.
Seasonally adjusted unemployment rates rose in July, with Hood River County rising to 4.7 percent and Wasco County climbing to 5.6 percent. Likewise, Oregon’s rate rose to 5.9 percent in July, an increase of 0.4 percentage point.
Gentle wings caused a tremendous brush fire Thursday in Cascade Locks.
The City of Cascade Locks is set to receive $3.7 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to overhaul its long-suffering water infrastructure.
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.
Health partners cut the ribbon Thursday on an innovative new facility at Hood River Valley High School.
This summer, 100 American and Canadian educators traveled to Germany for two weeks, all-expenses-paid, as fellows of the Transatlantic Outreach Program (TOP).
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
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