HRV athletes: Track and baseball shine

Blood Drive Donors help prevent seasonal shortage

Congratulations and good luck wishes go to the Hood River Valley High School track and field and baseball teams, and to Horizon Christian School athletes.

Young Voices: Let’s lead the way in ending plastic bag use

I am writing this letter to request your assistance in creating a plastic bag ban or fee in Hood River. I believe it would positively affect our city in a variety of ways.

Letters to the Editor for May 23

Yes to Nestle; False promises; Reporting needed; more

Memorial Day: Take a moment Monday, in honored remembrance

Saluting our fallen can happen in many forms.

Letters to the Editor for May 20

Vote Kopecky; America in decline; Taglines; more

The ’15 for 15’: This challenge helps our grads

Flags Lowered: Cpl. Ben Lee Brown

The concept is a simple one:

ANOTHER VOICE: Partnerships focus on ensuring youth are safe and successful

Over the last two and a half years, I have had the distinct honor of being part of a group of dedicated community volunteers and partners focusing on one common goal, the well being of the children in our community. In that time, an incredible amount of work has been done and milestones achieved. Through funding provided Casey Family Programs and a series of grants, the Keeping Families Together (KFT) initiative has focused their attention on several areas that have the most substantial impact on the success of youth in our community.

Young Voices: ‘I want to see how far I can go in life’

I awoke to the sound of the front door unlocking in the early hours of New Year’s morning. As the lights came on, I saw my dad standing in his bulky police uniform, his thoughts much heavier than his gear.

Letters to the Editor for May 16

Not for CL; Budget breakdown; more

‘Like’ Local: Keeping your money close to home helps everyone

Honoring Peace Officers

Hood River is now a year-round destination, as publications including Sunset magazine have recently noted.

Letters to the Editor for May 13

Vote Reitz; Vote Kopecky; Vote Valle; more

Time to Vote: Election is Tuesday, but Thursday is also a critical day for ballots

The May 19 ballot covers a lot of ground for one piece of paper.

The State of Columbia Gorge Community College

Employees ‘speaking from a position of ignorance’; Board members seem to care little about college’s decline

Letters to the Editor for May 9

Thanks for kindness; McCarthy for Parks and Rec; It’s gorse, of course; more

Good Parents: Resources rise for local families

There’s a scene in the play “Good People,” on stage at CAST, in which two friends from the same South Boston neighborhood debate why one of them succeeded in life and the other didn’t — how one got “a leg up.” Hard work is one thing, but to what extent do circumstances determine how we fare later on?