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Library District wins award for Odell Library Express project

The Hood River Library District has been awarded the 2016 Outstanding Ready to Read Grant Project Award for its Odell Library Express bus project.

OSU spring plant sale canceled

The annual OSU Central Gorge Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale, scheduled for Saturday, May 13, has been cancelled due to the combination of a cold, wet spring and lack of access to a greenhouse. The greenhouse is needed to start vegetable plants, while the cold and wet weather delayed digging and potting of perennial flowers and shrubs.

HRVHS music students win spots at state championships in May

Hood River Valley High School music students are headed to the State Choir and Band Championships. Both the HRVHS Wind Ensemble and Chamber Singers have qualified. Dan Kenealy, band and choir teacher, said the Wind Ensemble and Chamber Singers performed at a music contest in Pendleton, Ore., on March 22.

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Summer youth employment at Next Door

May 1 is the deadline to apply for Summer Youth Employment jobs, a program of The Next Door. This program helps youth learn valuable new skills via trail stewardship work.

Patterson takes second at Oregon Speech event

Ruby Patterson won second place in Original Oratory at the OSAA State Speech competition on April 22.

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Library District wins award for Odell Library Express project

The Hood River Library District has been awarded the 2016 Outstanding Ready to Read Grant Project Award for its Odell Library Express bus project.

OSU spring plant sale canceled

The annual OSU Central Gorge Master Gardener Spring Plant Sale, scheduled for Saturday, May 13, has been cancelled due to the combination of a cold, wet spring and lack of access to a greenhouse. The greenhouse is needed to start vegetable plants, while the cold and wet weather delayed digging and potting of perennial flowers and shrubs.

HRVHS music students win spots at state championships in May

Hood River Valley High School music students are headed to the State Choir and Band Championships. Both the HRVHS Wind Ensemble and Chamber Singers have qualified. Dan Kenealy, band and choir teacher, said the Wind Ensemble and Chamber Singers performed at a music contest in Pendleton, Ore., on March 22.

Sports

Six in a row for Hood River girls lacrosse after rout of Rams

HRV beats Central Catholic 16-4

It was a familiar scene for the HRV girls lacrosse team Tuesday evening in Portland, as the Eagles got their sixth consecutive blowout victory, this time dispatching the Central Catholic Rams 16-4 at Delta Park.

Sports briefs for April 29

Sports briefs for April 29.

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Hood River man snow kites up St. Helens in 35 minutes

Hood River’s Aaron Sales accomplished a 15-year mission this month by becoming what he says is the first person to successfully snow kite to the summit of Mount St. Helens. After a dozen unsuccessful attempts in prior years, this spring’s snow pack and wind conditions lined up perfectly on April 21 for Sales to climb the east face of the mountain to the crater rim.

Gorge Life

Delta Kappa marks 50 years, holds Spring Fling Bingo May 13

Delta Kappa Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The group was chartered in November 1966 in Hood River. Delta Kappa holds numerous fundraisers and has supported St. Jude Research Hospital, Oregon Easter Seals, Hospice, local scholarships, FISH Food Bank, the animal shelter, Relay for Life and more.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters host pool party

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge hosted its annual pool party on Sunday, April 23 at the Hood River Aquatic Center.

Russell J. Young at Hood River Library on May 10

The Hood River Library will host photographer Russell J. Young for a multimedia presentation about his collaborative photography and poetry book, called “In the Mist,” on May 10 at 6:30 p.m.

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Delta Kappa marks 50 years, holds Spring Fling Bingo May 13

Delta Kappa Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The group was chartered in November 1966 in Hood River. Delta Kappa holds numerous fundraisers and has supported St. Jude Research Hospital, Oregon Easter Seals, Hospice, local scholarships, FISH Food Bank, the animal shelter, Relay for Life and more.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters host pool party

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Columbia Gorge hosted its annual pool party on Sunday, April 23 at the Hood River Aquatic Center.

Russell J. Young at Hood River Library on May 10

The Hood River Library will host photographer Russell J. Young for a multimedia presentation about his collaborative photography and poetry book, called “In the Mist,” on May 10 at 6:30 p.m.