Travesty; Help the mentally ill; Traffic problems
Do something; Warfighter rights; Heightened awareness; more
Round one is over.
When the discussion comes to funding schools, streets and infrastructure, a common theme is to assess some tax or fee that doesn’t include big business. Governor Kitzhaber says he wants revenue reform and a state sales tax, but in a recent “special session” gave Nike a 30-year tax break. In Portland, commissioners proposed a residential street fee to fix potholes. No proposal I’m aware of demands that big business stop freeloading on the public.
Missing Mike; Questionable; Credit due; Retire Merkley
No matter the time or place, a shooting in a school or other public place is an event that touches us all.
Changes in Oregon law and other trends point to the necessity of licensed school librarians and their positive impact on student learning.
Unhinged; Nice will be missed; Safer energy boost needed
Graduation’s past, school’s about to let out, what’s next?
The walk gets longer, and finally I am at the top of the lot.
Balloon ride; Integrity preserved; Why not Memorial Day?
In the beginning of the spring of 2013, I was told by my organization, EF, that my future exchange year’s destination had been decided. After years of preparations, it seemed like the endless paperwork finally paid off. I was randomly picked to spend my year abroad in Dundee, Minn., a place with as few as 68 inhabitants.
Several versions of a video to Pharrell’s hit song, “Happy,” helped define the 2013-14 school year at Hood River Valley High 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!
Coal not a wise choice; Equality victory