Gov. Kate Brown issued the following statement about Hood River-native Minoru Yasui, who on Nov. 24 posthumously received the Presidential Medal of Freedom award from President Obama.
Hearts form leaves and handwritten messages form a cornucopia of expression taking the shape of a long-branched tree.
The winter sports season dawns on Saturday, following Thanksgiving break for local students. As noted in This Week at HRVHS, the Blue and Gold Night will be held Nov. 28, and it’s a great opportunity to see the nascent skills of our Eagle teams in action, and give the youngsters the support they deserve.
Santa and his elves have their workshop. Gorge residents have their local shops.
To say it out loud is uplifting: “Thank you for your service.”
The Hood River County Christmas Project began registering families in need on Friday — the 91st year community members have stepped up to provide assistance during the holiday season — and with this start comes the call for volunteers.
Kudos to Oregon Department of Transportation for quick response this week to calls to remove hazardous material from Highway 30 east of Hood River.
When asked to “reflect on Halloween,” one could look at it two ways.
How to get your item into the newspaper
Talk about a spur to discussion.
Shakespeare on the brain …
Bullying of youth is an ancient and year-round problem, but it naturally gains a new focus when the school year resumes and students are back together on a daily basis.
These are prime times for the Port of Hood River.
The chosen theme for this year’s National Newspaper Week is “Power of the Press,” and that power, it seems to me, is a very relative thing.
A gunman murdered 10 people at Roseburg’s Umpqua Community College Thursday, the worst school shooting in Oregon since the 1999 Thurston High School shootings in which four people died.
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