Yes for Barrett Park; Barrett Park is doable; Parks are needed; more
Over these first weeks of the new school year, I’ve had the opportunity to spend time in each of our schools.
I think I can safely say that I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain.
Hood River News thanks our readers for helping us observe National Newspaper Week, with this timely commentary provided by Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.
Intersection needs light; Community decision; Fix it, don’t stall it; more
Book not unbiased; Roundabout would help; Open mind?; more
A group of Horizon Christian School fifth-graders asked the editor last week, “How do you decide which letters to print?”
Talk to a coach, athlete or parent involved in team sports and you’ll hear about our county’s ball field shortage.
As I carried a box of cookies into Journalism class for our end of the year party, which was themed “The Dundies,” my teacher Dave Case asked if I would take a walk with him so we could discuss ideas for the upcoming school year. On the walk, he asked me if I would be willing to be the new content editor for the Talon, since the other editor, Alia Burck, would be graduating. I quickly accepted the offer and forecasted to take the class as a junior, assuming my future schedule would allow it.
Discerning media; ACA not a good law; What about uninsured?; more
The Hall of Fame event last week, ) with its fond reminiscences on past exploits, showed how firmly engrained was the sports experience in the continuing lives of standout athletes.
Hood River Valley Parks and Rec has been awarded a $494,000 grant from the Oregon State Parks Local Government Grant Program via the State Lottery Commission for development of Barrett Park. The District is in danger of having to decline the funds if it cannot obtain the development permit previously approved by the County Board of Commissioners. Without a permit, the money cannot be spent and the land will remain in its current undeveloped state indefinitely.
A book for open minds; Need true revenue reform; Letter to Walden; more
Twice in two weeks Hood River school and police resources scrambled in response to unusual public safety emergencies
Niko Yasui was as calm as can be, welcoming me as I arrived unannounced at the counter of the HRVHS main office on Monday morning.