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The University of Utah congratulated 8,628 graduates in its first-ever virtual commencement ceremony on April 30.

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A state-led audit found that students with disabilities aren’t receiving adequate support from Oregon schools due to limited funding, rising caseloads, difficulty hiring and retaining special education teachers and other factors.

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Four Master Gardeners are recipients of the Master Gardener of the Year and Behind the Scenes Awards for their contributions to the OSU Extension Central Gorge Master Gardener program.

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Puncturevine is a sprawling annual plant that forms a dense mat with very sharp, spiny seed heads. Also known as goathead, puncturevine has branched stems that can spread up to 6 feet wide, stemming from a single crown. Flowers are small, yellow and have 5 petals. The leaves are hairy, 1-3 i…

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Horizon Christian School, located in Hood River, will launch Horizon Christian Online Academy for fall 2020. In addition to its current on-campus program and Friday Home School program, Horizon Christian Online Academy will offer distance learning opportunities to High School students around…

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This fall, Oregon’s K-12 students may finally get to return to their classrooms for the first time in half a year, based on new state safety guidelines. But school won’t look the same as it did before COVID-19.

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The Masonic Lodge of White Salmon donates two bikes to fourth graders at Hood River’s Westside Elementary. Recipients are Khylie Garver, left, and Lisset Sandoval Gordian. With them is Dan Henderson of Masonic Lodge. This is the fourth year in a row the Masons have donated bikes as a way to …

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A crucial aspect of a successful harvest is having childcare in place for essential workers, and COVID-19 has forced significant modifications this year.

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Jacob Kaplan, a junior at Hood River Valley High School, earned an Academic All American Award from the National Speech and Debate Association in March.

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The Hood River County School District and Superintendent Dr. Sara Hahn-Huston announced today, May 13, that she is resigning at the conclusion of the 2019/2020 school year, according to a district press release.

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When the COVID-19 pandemic forced colleges across Oregon to close buildings, students swiftly lost access to physical classrooms and labs, leaving distance learning as the only way to stay in class. Students at Columbia Gorge Community College are proving adaptable to this abrupt change, wit…

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The changes were coming so quickly to The Dalles High School that before the Spanish translations of public announcements were done, new superseding rules were coming from the state.

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Student meals, labor negotiations, hiring, and construction are among the normal business aspects of running a school district that are proceeding in new and unusual ways in Hood River County School District among COVID-19 closures and restrictions.

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The D21 school board has decided not to hire a superintendent this spring but will instead name an internal interim superintendent for a year and pick up the superintendent search again later.

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Mid-Columbia Medical Center (MCMC) opened the region’s first immediate care center Tuesday, April 7, bringing a much-needed service to the local community. MCMC Immediate Care is designed expressly for patients with medical needs that are not life-threatening but cannot wait for a doctor’s visit. 

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Theo McCormick, a senior at Hood River Valley High School, won first place in Radio Commentary at the Diana Vazquez Duque Invitational Speech Tournament on March 7. Senior Maggie Bertrand brought home a third place win in Dramatic Interpretation. Both qualified to compete at the OSAA State t…

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On Feb. 9, 25 teams — five more than last year — and around 120 children participated in the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) Gorge Invitational, hosted by May Street Elementary.

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National FFA Week is Feb. 22-29. Chapters around the country are making plans to celebrate in their own creative ways. The Hood River  Valley FFA Chapter has an impressive roster of FFA Week festivities. FFA Week is an opportunity to introduce our school and community to  FFA. 

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The University of Utah congratulated 8,628 graduates in its first-ever virtual commencement ceremony on April 30.

  • Updated
  • 0

A state-led audit found that students with disabilities aren’t receiving adequate support from Oregon schools due to limited funding, rising caseloads, difficulty hiring and retaining special education teachers and other factors.

  • 0

Four Master Gardeners are recipients of the Master Gardener of the Year and Behind the Scenes Awards for their contributions to the OSU Extension Central Gorge Master Gardener program.

  • 0

Puncturevine is a sprawling annual plant that forms a dense mat with very sharp, spiny seed heads. Also known as goathead, puncturevine has branched stems that can spread up to 6 feet wide, stemming from a single crown. Flowers are small, yellow and have 5 petals. The leaves are hairy, 1-3 i…

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Horizon Christian School, located in Hood River, will launch Horizon Christian Online Academy for fall 2020. In addition to its current on-campus program and Friday Home School program, Horizon Christian Online Academy will offer distance learning opportunities to High School students around…

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This fall, Oregon’s K-12 students may finally get to return to their classrooms for the first time in half a year, based on new state safety guidelines. But school won’t look the same as it did before COVID-19.

featured
  • 0

The Masonic Lodge of White Salmon donates two bikes to fourth graders at Hood River’s Westside Elementary. Recipients are Khylie Garver, left, and Lisset Sandoval Gordian. With them is Dan Henderson of Masonic Lodge. This is the fourth year in a row the Masons have donated bikes as a way to …

  • 0

A crucial aspect of a successful harvest is having childcare in place for essential workers, and COVID-19 has forced significant modifications this year.

  • 0

Jacob Kaplan, a junior at Hood River Valley High School, earned an Academic All American Award from the National Speech and Debate Association in March.

breaking
  • 1

The Hood River County School District and Superintendent Dr. Sara Hahn-Huston announced today, May 13, that she is resigning at the conclusion of the 2019/2020 school year, according to a district press release.

  • 0

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced colleges across Oregon to close buildings, students swiftly lost access to physical classrooms and labs, leaving distance learning as the only way to stay in class. Students at Columbia Gorge Community College are proving adaptable to this abrupt change, wit…

featured
  • 0

The changes were coming so quickly to The Dalles High School that before the Spanish translations of public announcements were done, new superseding rules were coming from the state.

featured
  • 0

Student meals, labor negotiations, hiring, and construction are among the normal business aspects of running a school district that are proceeding in new and unusual ways in Hood River County School District among COVID-19 closures and restrictions.

featured
  • 0

The D21 school board has decided not to hire a superintendent this spring but will instead name an internal interim superintendent for a year and pick up the superintendent search again later.

featured
  • 0

Mid-Columbia Medical Center (MCMC) opened the region’s first immediate care center Tuesday, April 7, bringing a much-needed service to the local community. MCMC Immediate Care is designed expressly for patients with medical needs that are not life-threatening but cannot wait for a doctor’s visit. 

  • 0

Theo McCormick, a senior at Hood River Valley High School, won first place in Radio Commentary at the Diana Vazquez Duque Invitational Speech Tournament on March 7. Senior Maggie Bertrand brought home a third place win in Dramatic Interpretation. Both qualified to compete at the OSAA State t…

  • 0

On Feb. 9, 25 teams — five more than last year — and around 120 children participated in the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) Gorge Invitational, hosted by May Street Elementary.

  • 0

National FFA Week is Feb. 22-29. Chapters around the country are making plans to celebrate in their own creative ways. The Hood River  Valley FFA Chapter has an impressive roster of FFA Week festivities. FFA Week is an opportunity to introduce our school and community to  FFA. 

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The Hood River County Education Foundation will administer eight separate scholarships in 2020 for Hood River County students who have graduated from Hood River Valley High School, will be in their sophomore, junior or senior years of college starting in the fall of 2020, and are currently e…

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