The PERS chill; ‘Grow up’; more
The concept of rezoning Morrison Park for developing affordable housing merits support.
Act of kindness; ‘Sign of the times’; more
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood and platelets this fall to help restock the shelves following a significant summer shortage to ensure an adequate blood supply for patients in need.
Mosier derailment report; Rev. Dowd speaks Monday; and A poorer Hood River
Coming on the heels of solemn observances of 9/11 is Gov. Kate Brown’s proclamation that Sept. 21-27 is First Responder Appreciation Week.
We say this is fall, but the calendar says summer for another week, and so does the community schedule for this weekend, a varied, quintessentially Hood River selection of things to do outdoors.
Entitlement; Time for change; more
A North Carolina State University study of middle school science classes explored whether teachers’ beliefs about climate change influenced students’ perceptions.
Marching orders; Joking?; Reading, conversation project this fall
The 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedies puts America’s major watershed moment at a strange place in time: almost a generation ago.
Almost six months ago, a nongovernmental organization (NGO), operating in Turkey, hired me to monitor and evaluate its projects for Syrian refugees and internally displaced persons. Fresh out of college, with no prior experience in nonprofit work, I was unprepared to discover how the system fails, and even hurts the Syrian people.
Missing the point; ‘Clean House’; more
One Community Health embarks on a campaign to let your community know
Happiness is good for your health. A review of hundreds of studies has found compelling evidence that happier people have better overall health and live longer than their less happy peers. But the recipe and ingredients for this are variable things.
“How is a child going to focus and excel at school if they are burdened with worries that no child should be burdened with?”
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