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Trisha Walker

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‘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..

Migrant Summer School

Pre-K students create art during Migrant Summer School at Mid Valley Elementary in Odell, a program now in its 30th year and serving close to 250 students.

July 22, 2017 midnight read more..

Farmers’ Market

Saturday marked the second Hood River Farmers’ Market of the season at the Fifth and Columbia parking lot featuring locally grown food and artist vendors, live music and more.

May 17, 2017 midnight read more..

HR Latino Festival

Hundreds braved chilly Mother’s Day weather on Sunday to attend the first-ever Hood River Latino Festival at the fairgrounds in Odell.

May 17, 2017 midnight read more..

HRVHS Prom Court 2017

Hood River Valley High School holds its junior and senior prom on Saturday, May 13 at the Hood River County Fairgrounds.

May 13, 2017 midnight read more..



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