Protecting our children from all of life’s ills, and especially from abuse and neglect, is perhaps our single most important responsibility as adults. There should be no controversy in that statement, no partisanship or disagreement.
Help K-12 budget; Priorities; PE as a CORE subject; more
‘Net Neutrality’; Not ‘Smarter’; Springtime reminder; more
When health plans discriminate
Having health coverage, even when you didn’t have it before the Affordable Care Act, still may mean you can’t get the medicines you may need.
How do you rebrand a fruit blossom?
“The Sadie Hawkins Dance in my khaki pants. There’s nothing better. The girls ask the guys, it’s always a surprise,” goes the song by Relient K.
Support Wilhelm; Mountain Elegy
Monday’s pre-town hall meeting with Sen. Jeff Merkley (story, A1) was well-attended, and as effective a half-hour gathering of a group of public officials as you could ever expect to see.
Forty years ago our family went to the beach for spring break, where I celebrated my 11th birthday. That beach was warm and sunny; we snorkeled and swam and rode bicycles, and climbed through abandoned helicopters.
Since I moved to the Gorge in early March, I’ve been blown away (no wind pun intended) by the vitality of Hood River’s community. The people here are full of energy and enthusiasm, especially when it comes to educational and recreational opportunities.
Summing the parts; Thanks to Walden; Reitz for Position 1
Governor Kate Brown encourages the citizens of Oregon to join communities around the nation in proclaiming April to be Child Abuse Prevention Month. April is dedicated to raising awareness of child abuse and neglect and the factors that create risk.
Supt. Dan Goldman of Hood River County School District sent out this letter to district patrons this week:
Teacher’s thoughts; Family opportunity; Supports SB612
Overheard: “This time of year you can’t get them to do anything.” That was one high school teacher to another, Monday morning as students returned to class following Spring Break.
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