Good Luck, Class of ‘14

Several versions of a video to Pharrell’s hit song, “Happy,” helped define the 2013-14 school year at Hood River Valley High School.

ANOTHER VOICE: The many hands helping child through school

Dear Hood River County School District and Hood River County School Board: We are all aware of the difficult choices you face: budget cuts, boundary decisions, personnel issues, student conduct, and countless other details that you receive little or no thanks for. I would like to take a few moments to congratulate and thank you!

Letters to the Editor for May 31

Coal not a wise choice; Equality victory

Welcome, Hood2River: A big day, from snow to sand

There’s a big event this weekend that’s all downhill — in a good way.

ROUND TABLE: It’s tough to leave the Class of 2014 behind

Life flies by. I remember joining Horizon Christian School in 2009 like it was only a week ago. I remember playing golf for the first time in eighth grade and swinging a baseball bat for the first time my sophomore year

Letters to the Editor for May 28

One vote; Cheap shot; Need counterpoint; more

Safety blitz: Let enforcement raise our awareness

We all know what to do.

Letters to the Editor for May 24

Solutions for all interests; Getting married, someday; Walden thanks; Remember

Before Memorial Day

The observance before us on Monday is many things to many people: a day off, a break from school, a point on the calendar. For many more, it is a solemn day of dedication.

Morrow Pacific: environmentally responsible

Mary Abrams, director of Oregon DSL, stated in an interview with Rob Davis of Oregon Live “I have a real alliance with the people in rural Oregon. I’m very proud to come from a very small town in Morrow County. I also believe — and I think people who live and work in rural Oregon — have their own environmental consciousness. They believe there are ways to make economic development and good environmental choices at the same time. That’s what I always look for …”

Letters to the Editor for May 21

Party shifts; Many hands; Hood River Double standards; more

Letters to the Editor for May 17

Check the oil; Where to place blame; Meet Stephanie Nystrom; more

Stewardship in forestry: Time to create defensible space

May is Oregon Wildfire Awareness Month and each week will be dedicated to a different topic. This week is focused on creating defensible space around your home.

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: The best definition of normal you’ll ever need

Social media sites indicate that today’s Baby Gramps house concert at White Salmon Guitar is sold out, but that’s shouldn’t stop you from reading this short interview I gleaned from him, via his media correspondent — whom I’ve been in contact with.

Letters to the Editor for May 14

Vote for Perkins; Get to know homeless; ‘Pride of Hood River’; more