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Trisha Walker

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Relay for Life happens Saturday

Relay for Life of the Mid-Columbia happens this Saturday, June 30 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds in Odell. Teams from around the region have already formed, but it’s not too late to participate in other ways.

June 30, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Wy’east opens STEAM center

Wy’east administration, staff and students, joined by Hood River County School District board and community members, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open up the school’s new STEAM center at noon on Wednesday.

June 9, 2018 midnight read more..
 

HRVHS students, staff heading to China

Ten students and two staff from Hood River Valley High School are traveling to China this summer as part of the Confucius Institute program at Portland State University, a cultural exchange and cooperation program between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

June 9, 2018 midnight read more..


Local Quality: OSU offers a la carte preservation classes

Oregon State University Extension Service Assistant Professor of Practice Lauren Kraemer is offering a la carte food preservation classes again this year, but with a twist: Instead of weekly meetings through the summer and early fall, the hands-on sessions will be held once a month from June through December.

June 2, 2018 midnight read more..
  

Kaleidoscope: After the fire

The Eagle Creek fire began Sept. 2 and was officially declared contained on Nov. 30 last year, but the effects are still being felt, from closed trails to lost business revenue.

May 16, 2018 midnight read more..


Water experts recommend conservation

It’s looking like maintaining an adequate water supply will not be an issue this spring and summer in Hood River County — as long as users do their part to conserve.

May 9, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Alejandro Jimenez packs library

Hood River County Reads welcomed poet Alejandro Jimenez, author of “Moreno. Prieto. Brown.,” this year’s selection, on April 28 at the Hood River Library.

May 2, 2018 midnight read more..
   

‘No buzz’ before Wy’east walkout

While other Hood River County School District sites had advanced warning of a 17-minute student walkout on March 14, at Wy’east Middle School, there was “no buzz” in the days leading up to the event, said Principal Sarah Braman-Smith.

March 17, 2018 midnight read more..
   

Mardi Gras comes to HRVAC

Hood River Valley Adult Center’s second annual Mardi Gras fundraiser, held Feb. 24, was a success, said Executive Director Amy Mallet.

February 28, 2018 midnight read more..
 

Flu season hangs on

The good news, according to Armanda Mason, infection prevention specialist at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, is that Oregon is doing better than most of the nation regarding reported cases of the flu.

February 21, 2018 midnight read more..
  

HRV prepares for weekend’s robotics competition

Students packed Hood River Valley High School engineering/math teacher Jeff Blackman’s robotics classroom Wednesday after school in preparation for this Saturday’s First Tech Challenge (FTC) league qualifier competition. Winners will advance to super qualifiers, to be held at a later date.

January 27, 2018 midnight read more..


HRVHS Asian Club gets sushi lesson

It was a packed house Jan. 17 in Hood River Valley High School Asian Club Adviser Dingfei Shen’s classroom, where students learned how to make California rolls from Justin Williams, owner and chef at Sushi Okalani in Hood River.

January 24, 2018 midnight read more..
   

Warming the Gorge

LavenderSheep’s Yvonne Ellsworth, left, and Sarah Keller, Knot Another Hat owner, sort through the many knitted items donated during the shop’s annual Warming the Gorge campaign, which ended Dec. 17.

December 20, 2017 midnight read more..
   

'Fiddler' closes this weekend

Hood River Valley High School Performing Arts Department’s fall musical, “Fiddler on the Roof,” continues its run this weekend, with shows Nov. 10-11 at 7 p.m

November 10, 2017 midnight read more..


Marching for ‘A Clean Dream’

Community members gathered Wednesday afternoon at Jackson Park for a rally and march to Hood River City Hall in support of DACA Dreamers (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and to encourage the passage of a clean Dream Act in Congress.

November 4, 2017 midnight read more..
  

‘Fiddler’ opens next weekend

Hood River Valley High School Performing Arts Department presents the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” in the Bowe Theater Oct. 27-28, Nov. 3-4 and Nov. 10-11 at 7 p.m., and Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.

October 21, 2017 midnight read more..
        

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