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On Letters: Keep them coming

We are often asked, “How do you decide which letters to print?”

Flags Lowered: Reynolds High School, Seattle Pacific University shootings

Gov. John Kitzhaber has ordered all flags at public institutions statewide to be lowered and flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, June 17.

Talk Trolley

Talk about an intriguing rollout.

Fire Watch: Hot times ahead

Round one is over.

Our guns: What will we do next?

No matter the time or place, a shooting in a school or other public place is an event that touches us all.

aka Independence Day: Anyone can help in the celebration

Graduation’s past, school’s about to let out, what’s next?

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.

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

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

Safety blitz: Let enforcement raise our awareness

We all know what to do.

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.

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.

Project Grad: Important effort still needs community support

An important community effort is need of more help from the community.

Support those who work for basic human rights

By now, thanks to social media, the world has heard about the Nigerian girls who were kidnapped from their boarding school by a fundamentalist group whose name roughly translates into “Western education is a sin.”