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Parkdale principal gets "Frozen" in celebration of reading

A dress never bothered Parkdale Principal Gus Hedberg at least not when it came to singing his own version of the "Frozen" hit "Let it go."

Decoding Dyslexia Chapter shares its message in Salem

Columbia Gorge Chapter of Decoding Dyslexia attended the Senate Committee Hearing on Education regarding Senate Bill 612 on March 17. Parents, teachers, students, professionals and elected officials testified at the legislative hearing and supporters of the bill packed hearing room C as well as two overflow rooms.

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PET OF THE WEEK: Logan is the perfect family pet

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Logan as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

Wy’east OBOB team headed to state competition April 11

Wy’east won the Region 4 East Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) Tournament, which was held at The Dalles Middle School on Saturday, March 14. The team consists of Kendra Wilkins, Aunika Yasui, Jimena Gonzaga, Nick Arenas, Ethan Happy, and coach David Sacquety, Wy’east reading teacher. Wy’east has won its regional OBOB tournament four times in the past six years.

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Of Dirty Fingers and holy water: Sunday riders receive blessing of the bicycles

Sunday morning brought a unique pre-ride event at Dirty Fingers Cycles on 13th: a blessing of the bicycles.

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Decoding Dyslexia Chapter shares its message in Salem

Columbia Gorge Chapter of Decoding Dyslexia attended the Senate Committee Hearing on Education regarding Senate Bill 612 on March 17. Parents, teachers, students, professionals and elected officials testified at the legislative hearing and supporters of the bill packed hearing room C as well as two overflow rooms.

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PET OF THE WEEK: Logan is the perfect family pet

This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Logan as the program’s adoptable pet of the week:

Tease photo

Of Dirty Fingers and holy water: Sunday riders receive blessing of the bicycles

Sunday morning brought a unique pre-ride event at Dirty Fingers Cycles on 13th: a blessing of the bicycles.

Sports

Girls lax bounces back with win over Central Catholic

After suffering a heartbreaking overtime loss last Tuesday, the HRV girls lacrosse team wasted no time bouncing back, doubling up Central Catholic, 16-8, during an away game Thursday evening.

HRV baseball’s offense red hot through week one

HRV wrapped up what was already an impressive first week with another blowout win, this time over La Salle Catholic College Preparatory by a score of 14-5.

HRV softball gets first win of the season

After dropping their first two games, including an 11-0 loss to Sandy on Thursday, the Eagles softball team got its first win of the season Saturday against the West Anchorage Eagles from Alaska, trouncing them by a score of 9-2.

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Parkdale principal gets "Frozen" in celebration of reading

A dress never bothered Parkdale Principal Gus Hedberg at least not when it came to singing his own version of the "Frozen" hit "Let it go."

Yesteryears: Feud over future of Wells Island continues in 1985

The feud over who will determine the future of Wells Island goes on. City counselors hesitantly passed an ordinance adopting background information and implementing language and map amendments to the city’s comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance conserving Wells Island, but it didn’t go over unanimously. The council voted on the ordinance at Monday’s noon meeting, and passed it 5-2.

‘Proud and honored to be here’

“On behalf of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, I want to thank all of those in our community who participated in the first ‘Share the Warmth’ event,” writes Rev. Anna Carmichael.

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Tease photo

Parkdale principal gets "Frozen" in celebration of reading

A dress never bothered Parkdale Principal Gus Hedberg at least not when it came to singing his own version of the "Frozen" hit "Let it go."

Yesteryears: Feud over future of Wells Island continues in 1985

The feud over who will determine the future of Wells Island goes on. City counselors hesitantly passed an ordinance adopting background information and implementing language and map amendments to the city’s comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance conserving Wells Island, but it didn’t go over unanimously. The council voted on the ordinance at Monday’s noon meeting, and passed it 5-2.

‘Proud and honored to be here’

“On behalf of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, I want to thank all of those in our community who participated in the first ‘Share the Warmth’ event,” writes Rev. Anna Carmichael.