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‘Give Kids a Smile’

Sylvianna Marquez, RDH, takes a pause from cleaning teeth to let Ramon Garcia show his best fist pump from the dental chair during One Community Health’s Give Kids a Smile Day Feb. 14.

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May Street fifth graders open school store

May Street Elementary students have a new way to spend Dragon Dinero coupons they earn each day for being respectful, responsible and safe: A student-run store.

Horizon student claims spelling bee championship

Kai Robertson, eighth grader at Horizon Christian School, spelled his way to champion at the recent Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) District Spelling Bee in Camas, Wash. Ellie Rinella, sixth grade, took fourth place. Both students will compete in the ACSI Regional Spelling Bee later this month.

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Morrison Park rezone hearing draws crowd

HR City Planning Commission extends comment period

Housing and public park needs took center stage at a Hood River Planning Commission meeting Tuesday night.

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13-pound meth bust on I-84 near Mosier

A Monday traffic stop on Interstate 84 near Mosier yielded 13 pounds of methamphetamine, authorities say.

Local News

Tease photo

‘Give Kids a Smile’

Sylvianna Marquez, RDH, takes a pause from cleaning teeth to let Ramon Garcia show his best fist pump from the dental chair during One Community Health’s Give Kids a Smile Day Feb. 14.

Tease photo

May Street fifth graders open school store

May Street Elementary students have a new way to spend Dragon Dinero coupons they earn each day for being respectful, responsible and safe: A student-run store.

Horizon student claims spelling bee championship

Kai Robertson, eighth grader at Horizon Christian School, spelled his way to champion at the recent Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) District Spelling Bee in Camas, Wash. Ellie Rinella, sixth grade, took fourth place. Both students will compete in the ACSI Regional Spelling Bee later this month.

Sports

Horizon boys advance after Joseph upset

Hawks beat Joseph 54-50 to advance to second round, played Days Creek Friday evening

For a time, it looked like they might not make it into the Big Sky District tournament, but they did.

Horizon girls host Powder Valley Saturday at 6 p.m.

The Horizon girls basketball team (21-5, 13-1 Big Sky District) will enter the second round of the 1A state tournament as an eight-seed and will host No. 9 Powder Valley (20-5, 12-3 Old Oregon League) on Saturday at 6 p.m.

Rough loss to TD eliminates HRV girls from play-in consideration

Girls lose 44-15 to the Riverhawks, then 48-39 to the Bucks

Considering their struggles against Columbia River Conference opponents this season, the HRV girls basketball team’s removal from postseason consideration was essentially a fait accompli before they played in The Dalles Tuesday night.

Gorge Life

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May Street fifth graders open school store

May Street Elementary students have a new way to spend Dragon Dinero coupons they earn each day for being respectful, responsible and safe: A student-run store.

Horizon student claims spelling bee championship

Kai Robertson, eighth grader at Horizon Christian School, spelled his way to champion at the recent Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) District Spelling Bee in Camas, Wash. Ellie Rinella, sixth grade, took fourth place. Both students will compete in the ACSI Regional Spelling Bee later this month.

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Jefferson Dancers perform March 4

Be inspired by one of the most elite dance companies in Oregon — the Jefferson Dancers — at Columbia Center for the Arts on Saturday, March 4 at 7 p.m. The performance is part of the center’s 2017 poTENtial Program Series.

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May Street fifth graders open school store

May Street Elementary students have a new way to spend Dragon Dinero coupons they earn each day for being respectful, responsible and safe: A student-run store.

Horizon student claims spelling bee championship

Kai Robertson, eighth grader at Horizon Christian School, spelled his way to champion at the recent Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) District Spelling Bee in Camas, Wash. Ellie Rinella, sixth grade, took fourth place. Both students will compete in the ACSI Regional Spelling Bee later this month.

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Jefferson Dancers perform March 4

Be inspired by one of the most elite dance companies in Oregon — the Jefferson Dancers — at Columbia Center for the Arts on Saturday, March 4 at 7 p.m. The performance is part of the center’s 2017 poTENtial Program Series.