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A Slice of Local Life: Peter Hardy fills many roles at Adventist School

If you’re looking for Peter Hardy, you can find him teaching middle school math at Mid-Columbia Adventist Christian School four days a week.

What’s new at Community Ed?

Hood River County is known for its abundance of outdoor athletic activities. But what about those of us who are afraid of water, heights, and flying projectiles?

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Cascade Locks teacher will retire after 38 years, but keep connections she loves

Laurie Wheeler finds teaching “a natural fit.”

Mid Valley News: Blossom Fest Craft and Quilt show coming soon

It’s Blossom Fest time! The Blossom Craft Show and Quilt Show takes place at the Hood River County Fairgrounds April 19-20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. A wide variety of Northwest vendors — at last count, 120 — will be on site, featuring art, crafts, garden art, home furnishings and decorations, photographs, gourmet food products, jewelry, clothing, plants and more.

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Preschool teacher Socci Galvez: ‘There is so much to learn with them.’

If someone could figure out a way to harness the enthusiasm in Socci Galvez’s preschool class, the energy crisis would be solved.

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A Slice of Local Life: Betty Dean thanks God for the ability to help others

Betty Dean has helped a lot of people in her time.

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A slice of local life: Dr. Allan Henderson keeps tending his roots

Dr. Allan Henderson has always liked horticulture — so much so that he purchased a 45-acre orchard on Belmont Drive in 1983 while practicing family medicine.

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World traveler Margaret Annala has deep Hood River roots

Margaret Annala has lived 98 years in this world, and she’s seen most of it

MID VALLEY NEWS: Mid Valley school holds Family Night March 13

Mid Valley Elementary School held its annual Art Week last week, and Family Night, showcasing student work, will be held at the school March 13; watch for information regarding times coming home with your child this week.

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Former mayor, fire chief ‘Willy’ Pattison: Living long and well

Bill Pattison — or Willy, as he’s generally known — has lived in Hood River all 85 of his years. But he wasn’t born here.

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