Amazing production; See winter play at HRV; Oppose coal transport; more
The city waterline replacement project’s long creep toward town reaches a critical point starting as early as Monday: Look for excavation and closure of Belmont at 12th and 13th, the only junction directly connecting downtown and the north area of the Heights with the commercial and residential areas of the south Heights.
When my superintendent peers across the state ask me, “So, how’s it going so far in Hood River County?” I can’t help but smile as I explain what most folks around here already know — we have an amazingly committed community and an amazingly committed school staff. Honestly, with a combination like that, the future looks bright for the Hood River County School District.
Athletes and scholars from Hood River Valley High School and Horizon Christian School are on their way, or fresh back from, state competition in a variety of pursuits. It has been a productive winter for swimmers, wrestlers, skiers, snowboarders, hoopsters, robotics competitors and recitors.
Social Security; Intimidation; Not a sales kid; more
Ironies; White is golden; Donate books; more
In response to the article “Schools Count on Students” (Feb. 19): Is absenteeism from kindergarten the real problem? It is concerning that we are more “worried” about kids missing school vs. missing their childhood. Are we worried that they may perform poorly on the next state exam and truly “fall behind”? Under whose criteria is “behind”?
Walden’s questionnaire; Help schools teach guitar; New rep needed; more
Congratulations to the Hood River Valley High School FTC robotics team, which has now established a Northwest presence, following its victory at the Idaho State First Technology Challenge event on Feb. 15.
Hmmm ... these young people today.
So much good stuff; Coal updates; Great news; more
Cell facts; Support ORU4M; First step; more
Two years of fundraising paid off big time this week for local food banks.
Monday, as the snow melt began, a caller phoned the Hood River News with a timely suggestion: “Please slow down so you don’t splash icy dirty water on those on sidewalks.”
Walden fan; Equality for all
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