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Recent report shows outdoor education means big business

The Gray Family Foundation recently commissioned a comprehensive analysis of the economic impacts of traditional camp-based outdoor school programs.

Eagle Excellence: Congratulate HRV baseball, and consider formula for future success

The community’s baseball excitement having died down only slightly, let us add our heartfelt congratulations to the Hood River Valley High School baseball team for its impressive championship in 5A.

Beat the Heat: Hydrate, and look out for each other

Beat the heat — don’t let it beat you, or your children or pets.

Audition: an intimidating word for what is an enjoyable community experience

Editor's Notebook

My first foray into community theater happened nearly nine years ago when I was asked to be in a production of “Our Town” in which community members were cast in the roles matching their real-life jobs.

Congratulations, graduates: the education continues

Congratulations, Class of 2015, as you prepare to step forth and accept your diplomas.

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Planks for the memories: ‘Park Your Age’ folly fills its last space

Editor's Notebook

It’s been 57 years since the creation of Velcro and I know of a 57-year-old man who defines sticking to it.

Editor's Notebook: Travel writers are forever passing the basalt in flavoring this place

News that Sunset magazine gave Hood River its “Best Adventure Town” award was welcome indeed, and deserved, given our “startling breadth of experiences.”

HRV athletes: Track and baseball shine

Blood Drive Donors help prevent seasonal shortage

Congratulations and good luck wishes go to the Hood River Valley High School track and field and baseball teams, and to Horizon Christian School athletes.

Memorial Day: Take a moment Monday, in honored remembrance

Saluting our fallen can happen in many forms.

The ’15 for 15’: This challenge helps our grads

Flags Lowered: Cpl. Ben Lee Brown

The concept is a simple one:

‘Like’ Local: Keeping your money close to home helps everyone

Honoring Peace Officers

Hood River is now a year-round destination, as publications including Sunset magazine have recently noted.

Time to Vote: Election is Tuesday, but Thursday is also a critical day for ballots

The May 19 ballot covers a lot of ground for one piece of paper.

Good Parents: Resources rise for local families

There’s a scene in the play “Good People,” on stage at CAST, in which two friends from the same South Boston neighborhood debate why one of them succeeded in life and the other didn’t — how one got “a leg up.” Hard work is one thing, but to what extent do circumstances determine how we fare later on?

PERS rides in State should deal with it before the next Session

The State of Oregon might look at Friday’s worrisome news on PERS as an opportunity.

Choosing Tools: Hunger, and now housing

Thousands of our neighbors will get a major help next month with nutrition challenges they may face, via the opening of the FISH headquarters on Tucker Road.