Lucky to have Walden; Restore access; Sea lions no real threat; PERS and coaches
Readers often ask, “How do you decide which letters to print?”
The Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District has a well-deserved reputation for delivering a lot of public benefit on a small budget. Given that reputation, the District’s recent decision to spend $300,000 in local and state funds on a radio flyer field at its Barrett Drive property is perplexing. The district has identified ball fields as our community’s number one need while a radio flyer field doesn’t even appear on its master plan.
Earth Day approaches, officially on April 22, for its 44th year.
Honest and kind; The lost is found; Red herring; Kindness of a stranger
Helping students succeed; Well-deserved; Common sense fix
The New York Times has once again found favor with the Gorge, in an article they call “Hood River in 36 hours,” published April 3 in the newspaper’s online edition.
This is simply a glorious time of year to be in the Hood River valley.
Great theater coverage; No moratorium; Help needed
Cuts and reductions increase the importance of public involvement
We are looking at a fairly bleak funding picture for Hood River County School District in 2014-15.
I recently attended the Safe Patient Project Summit in Yonkers, N.Y., at the headquarters of Consumer Reports, the world’s largest independent product-testing organization. I was there with other patient safety advocates, and we were introduced to the new Choosing Wisely campaign.
Do your part; Beyond debate; True teamwork; more
Lions Follies is not the same old song and dance.
Throughout the year, Child Abuse Intervention Centers in Oregon play a critical role in making our state a place that prioritizes the health and safety of children. There are close to 70,000 reports of abuse and neglect each year in Oregon, and almost half of all victims of abuse are under the age of 6.
Not 100 percent; Shining examples; Money talks; Officials oppose coal transport