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Young Voices: Julia Skwarczynski: Taking on the world, one language at a time

Every high school student has a talent, something interesting about them, or perhaps a little quirk to them. Some students are talented in math, some in science, but there are very few students who know and are learning more than four different languages. Whether she is up at the mountain skiing or in a classroom studying, sophomore Julia Skwarczynski is always trying her best to achieve the goals she has set for herself and have success in the future.

Letters to the Editor for March 11

Blessed Hood River; Growth and goodness; ‘Common Core Cluster’

Young Voices: ‘I trained hard and was prepared for this moment’

Wrestling is the world’s oldest sport and is a test of the determination and toughness of its competitors.

Letters to the Editor for March 7

Meet Rob Brostoff; Tell it to the UN; more

Spring Ahead — and get alarmed

Budget help needed

March 8 marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time and serves as a good reminder for Oregonians to test their smoke alarms. The Office of State Fire Marshal is urging residents to test their smoke alarms before automatically changing the batteries.

Layers of Success: Local high schoolers set high standards in competitive endeavors

Not every success registers as a medal or trophy, and any success is best viewed as a work in progress.

Letters to the Editor for March 4

Stop the spin; Cans for tickets; Offer incentives

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK: Tumbling 10th grader takes down teachers in true test of twisters

A Sunday cartoon resonated with me, following a fun event on Friday night.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 28

It goes both ways; Boiling Frogs; Increase oil train reporting; more

Filing Time: March 19 deadline nears to enlist for Special Districts ballot

Stan Benson of Hood River quietly exited the Hood River County Planning Commission this week after 25 years of service. Benson deserves thanks for a quarter-century of service in what is largely a thankless role.

Youths Matter: Keeping kids safe, and sustained, includes showing them support

Keeping kids safe is the basic goal with our annual “Just Say No!/Soli Di No” special section in this edition.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 25

An interesting notion; Shades of chicanery; more

YOUNG VOICES: Is the media killing our confidence?

From the time we are born, even before understanding what we are seeing, we are hit with a barrage of unrealistic and unattainable images. This is what is bred into our psyche in the media world we live in today.

Young Voices: HRVHS junior Payton Rigert starts as intern at the News

My name is Payton Rigert. I am a junior at Hood River Valley High School and currently participating in an internship at the Hood River News.