The annual Hood River Rotary Ski Night at Mt. Hood Meadows takes place Monday, Jan. 20 from 3-9 p.m. The event raises money for student scholarships.
SAIF is offering 29 free ag safety seminars in 17 cities across Oregon, continuing through March. Nine of the seminars will be presented entirely in Spanish, including in Hood River and The Dalles.
Hood River Valley’s varsity swim teams swam fast against the Pendleton Buckaroos Thursday night at the Hood River Valley Aquatic Center. The girls won 116-54 while the boys came out ahead 94-72.
Hood River Valley High School Girl Up Club presents “Maiden,” the second in their three-part movie series at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16 at Hood River Cinemas. All ticket sales will go to the United Nations Foundation, and can be purchased at the theater on the night of the event.
W. Maverick Geller, son of Marc and Jennifer Geller of Hood River and a student at Hood River Valley High School, has been nominated to the United States Merchant Marine Academy and the United States Air Force Academy.
Dr. Sara Hahn-Huston finished her first six months as Superintendent of Hood River County School District on Jan. 1.Hahn-Huston sat down last fall for an interview with Hood River News Editor Kirby Neumann-Rea.Hahn-Huston started work July 1, succeeding Dan Goldman.Prior to coming to Hood Ri…
All of Oregon is focused on preparing for the impacts of the Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake and tsunami, according to a press release. Those efforts lead to a culture of preparedness and more resilient communities.
The Parkdale Alumni Scholarship Committee is seeking donations to provide financial support for selected high school seniors who attended Parkdale Elementary School and will be continuing their education.
The Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) District Board of Education will take additional time to review information on the possibility of phasing out seven of the college’s programs.
The Columbia Gorge STEM Hub has announced the recipients of the 2019-20 STEM Educator Microgrants. These ideas for innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) were selected by a committee from a competitive pool, said a press release. Winning proposals demonstrated a focu…
Twenty-seven teams of students ages 9 to 14 competed at the First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournament over the last two Saturdays: Dec. 7 at the Hood River Middle School and Dec. 14 at The Dalles Middle School.
Hood River Valley High School senior CJ Thorp, pictured, won first place in Congressional Debate at the Cleveland High School Holiday Edgy Debate tournament held Dec. 6-7 in Portland. Eight other HRVHS debaters competed, including senior Zach Marble, who competed in Public Forum debate and O…
Julia Oseguera and Madelynn Trujillo have been selected as the Hood River Elks Students of the Month for October 2019. Both award winners are seniors at Hood River Valley High School.
The Hood River Lions Club will award the four selected winners of its annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest. This year’s theme is “Journey of Peace.” The winners will receive their awards on Dec. 7 at the Hood River Library Conference Room at 2 p.m. The public is invited.
Back when she was a student at Hood River Valley High School, Kelsey Contreras always knew she would go to college … but her aim was even higher. She wanted to go beyond a Bachelor’s and get a Master’s degree. She wasn’t exactly sure how to get there, but she knew that was her goal.
Youth in The Next Door’s Independent Living Program and Oregon Trail Transitional Housing program were treated to an afternoon painting party at The Next Door’s office in The Dalles. Joy Kloman, owner of Joy’s Art Studio in Hood River, led the group on Sept. 25.
Ed Edmo, a tribal member and storyteller, and Lani Roberts, a retired ethics professor, will speak at The Dalles High School Auditorium, Sunday, Nov. 10 in an event sponsored by Confluences. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the event starts at 3:30 p.m.Roberts grew up six miles away just outside The…
There’s a new club at Hood River Valley High School, and its aim is to provide menstrual products to those in need both in the community at large and at the high school.
Two Gorge students represented Oregon in Washington, D.C., earlier this month at the second annual Chief Science Officers International Summit.Chief Science Officers are middle and high school students who are elected by their peers to become STEM ambassadors at school and in their communiti…
thirteen speakers represented Hood River Valley High School in its first regular tournament of the competitive speech season on Saturday, Oct. 12. The team joined 16 other teams at Wilson High School in Portland for the one-day event.
Alix Danielsen, Watershed Restoration and Outreach project manager for Hood River Watershed Group, will be presenting on the “Clean Rivers Coalition: An Introduction to Oregon’s Statewide Clean Water Outreach Campaign” on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. at the OSU Extension meeting room, 2990 Exp…
Radio Tierra turns 15 this year, and to celebrate, its board of directors is hosting a Radio-Thon on Saturday, Oct. 26 from noon to 5 p.m. at Columbia Center for the Arts. The event will be broadcast live over Radio Tierra.Board member Nubia Contreras said music and entertainment will be pro…
Hood River Valley High School AVID and SUMMIT programs took 18 students to Western Oregon University Oct. 4 for the annual WOU Instant Wolf Day. All of the students were accepted into the school; 90 percent are the first in their families to be accepted into a four-year college, said HRVHS A…
For the third year in a row, Westside Elementary has partnered with Columbia Riverkeeper to help second-graders get hands-on education in Nichols Basin on the Hood River waterfront.
A touch of rain and a heart-breaking football loss did not dampen the Homecoming spirit at Hood River Valley High School Friday.Eagles past, present and future celebrated the 50th HRVHS Homecoming at a packed-house football game on Oct. 4.Brenda Perez and Cole Yinger were crowned Homecoming …
Beginning summer 2020, schools will see a historic investment in education, thanks to the Student Success Act passed by the Oregon Legislature last spring.
Hood River Valley High School Counseling Department and ASPIRE will hold a college fair and information night for all HRVHS juniors and seniors and their parents/guardians Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. in the HRVHS Commons.
“We hear the planet say ‘enough is enough,’ and we hear the voices of our young people asking us to use our power to adopt a serious, urgent climate recovery plan.” — John Boonstra, Gorge Climate Action Network, speaking at the Sept. 20 climate action rally in Hood River.
Women with dependents who serve as the primary wage earners for their families and seek financial assistance to continue their education or receive training can now apply for the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards).
Celia Acosta, a senior at Hood River Valley High School, has been selected as a semifinalist for the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.Of the 16,000 semifinalists announced on Sept. 11, Acosta is the only one within the Hood River County School District.
Hood River Valley High School senior Eva Jones has been accepted to attend the first ever United Nations Youth Climate Summit in New York City on Sept. 21
One new school and numerous new, more secure, front entrances will greet students and families as the 2019-20 School year begins on Tuesday.
Providence Hood River Foundation’s latest project, Basecamp, focuses on caring for your heart. With prevention and wellness at the forefront, the program also includes the goal of providing life-saving AED’s (automatic external defibrillators) to the community through other non-profits. AEDs…
2019-20 Hood River County school bus schedules. This year's guide sponsored by: Cascade Eye www.cascadeeye.com Sky Heating https://skyheating.com/the-dalles/ Schultens Motors www.schultensmotors.com A kidz dental zone www.akidzdentalzone.com Andrew's Pizza www.andrewspizza.com Pietros…
Excavators tear and tug at the walls, vinyl roof, and beams of the old May Street School, turning a 110-year-old gymnasium into a pile of rubble Tuesday, when the last major phase of the May Street tear down leveled most of the old gym.
Here’s a back-to-school reminder from Kim Kean, Chief Deputy Director of the Hood River County Clerk’s office.This time of year, college students heading to school need to make sure their address is up to date for receiving their ballots in the mail.Students should update their voter registr…
Evidence shows there’s a direct link between students’ oral health and academic success. In response, One Community Health (OCH) has ramped up its school-based sealant program for the 2019-2020 year, efforts that include expansion of its services to more youth and stronger program goals in t…
The Columbia Gorge STEM Hub recently introduced the 17 middle and high school students from Hood River and The Dalles who will serve as Chief Science Officers this coming school year.
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- Winter Storm Warning in effect 4 p.m. Friday until 2 p.m. Saturday
- ‘Would you like a straw?’: New Oregon law restricting single-use plastic straws in full effect as of Jan. 1
- TOUGH ‘D’ AGAINST ‘C’: Volleyball player and Hood River native Rebecca Johnston, now at Whitman, conquers cancer with determination to study medicine
- Cancellations and Closures for Jan. 14
- Death Notices, Jan. 15 edition: Richard Hamilton, Dennis Carter, Larry Smith and Donna Okimoto
- Winter Weather Advisory in effect starting at 2 p.m.
- HR student heads to Davos for ‘Arctic Basecamp’ leadership
- Ferment Brewing Company taps into running community
- An interview with Superintendent Sara Hahn-Huston: ‘It’s been really exciting to see the culture of collectivity and community’: Part 2 of 2
- Energy Trust of Oregon’s tips to keep your home warm during wintry weather
- Kegler's Corner: ‘Sheriff’ Whetstine’s 300, and Bernie’s all-star arm
- Elks announce November Students of the Month
- SHERIFF LOG: Dec. 31 to Jan. 14
- The Ale List: With Ol’ Greg, Double starts experimental IPA series
- Dalles Dam hosts Eagle Watch
- Here are activities to do and places to go for Monday holiday
- Oregon, Japan students wrestle with friendship
- 83 cents or 78 cents?: County commission discusses public safety levy rate