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Ever since college, I’ve had a deep fascination with our shameful history around slavery, the Civil War and the failure of the victorious North to ensure rights granted to freed slaves after the war.
Whether or not you’re a Jane Austen fan in general, and of “Sense and Sensibility” in particular, this is a play you won’t want to miss.
Seventh graders Everley Boonstra and Anna Southall saw a problem at Hood River Middle School and decided to do something about it.
As I traveled down to Chile for what it seems like the 100th time — and it probably has been the 100th time — I began to get used to Chile. I know the city like the back of my hand; I know what to expect from Chile.
A long, lean building is the new center of customized learning for a diverse array of local high school and middle school students.
Oak Grove Park has historically been held together by the determination of its community — most recently by a group of residents who raised more than $4,000 to keep the park open after it was cut from the county’s budget.
MiKayla Ryan started work as executive director of Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, succeeding Kerry Cobb, who retired. The center was created through sponsored and community fundraising in 2005, in the former American Legion Hall.
Smooth but crunchy snow, lack of wind, and bright sunshine filtered into a calming blue were conditions combining for an enjoyable opening for Cooper Spur Ski Area.
We crouched in silence, the pitch-black Upper Paraná Atlantic Forest surrounding us. As our eyes adjusted to the darkness obscuring the forest floor, Becca, the primate project leader at Para La Tierra (PLT), pointed out the silhouettes of several hooded capuchin monkeys.
Third grader Ali Salman’s creepy tale was selected as the top prize winner in the first May Street Elementary “Scary Stories Night” on Oct. 25 out of 17 entries. Ali and fellow students got to read their stories aloud to friends and family members who filled the school cafeteria.
This past spring at Hood River Valley High School was a lot like any other school year for me. I was busy preparing students for concerts, brainstorming ideas for the fall musical and pulling together the details for the Wind Ensemble and Chamber Singers trip to Vancouver, B.C.
Jacquie Barone answered the phone one evening this past June to find a friend on the other line, telling her that she and her garden had been featured in that month’s edition of Better Homes & Gardens magazine and that she had to come over to look at it immediately.
Q: What do the sheriff’s office and the hospital have in common? A: We don’t usually think about them until we need them, and then they are suddenly our new best friends.
I’m ashamed to admit that when I found out I was going to be transferred from The Dalles Chronicle to the Hood River News, my first thought was something along the lines of ‘ugh now I have to drive to Hood River.’
Hood River News Editor Kirby Neumann-Rea has long had his Ale List, and I’ve been threatening to start The Coffee List for some time now.
From cutting boards to cooking meals to hauling concrete, dozens of tasks occupied a community-wide force last week in the impressive task of building a new playground at Hood River Children’s Park.From cutting boards to cooking meals to hauling concrete, dozens of tasks occupied a community-wide force last week in the impressive task of building a new playground at Hood River Children’s Park. Several hundred residents, from age 4 and up, helped out.
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.
From gossamer dryer sheets to metal refuse rescued from local rivers, cast-off objects that imbue the spirit of reuse and recreate give shape to a dynamic exhibit that runs through Feb. 25 at Columbia Center for the Arts.
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