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Mandy Kurfurst is a human resources generalist with One Community Health, sponsor of Gorge Happiness Month. On the job for 18 months, she’s felt plenty of need to observe the program’s tenets and the Daily Three.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
Volunteers from the Southwest Washington Area Team, which includes Hood River County, are celebrating the record-breaking collection of 18,000 gift-filled shoeboxes as part of The Samaritan's Purse project Operation Christmas Child.
The Beaverton School District’s “FutureBus,” a mobile maker-space and design studio, visited Cascade Locks Elementary School Dec. 14. In this unique partnership, a team from Beaverton shared design-thinking and robotics curriculum as well as what they’ve learned in two years running the FutureBus, stated a press release.
The History Museum of Hood River County hosts its Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 16 from noon to 4 p.m.
Gus has been selected by volunteers as Adopt A Dog’s adoptable pet of the week. He is about 2 years old, and volunteers say he’s the sweetest little Yorkie in town!
Last week we were privileged to watch the Rod Pratt tenpin show at Hood River’s Orchard Lanes.
“Loving Vincent” is the world’s first fully oil painted feature film, and it will show at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at the Columbia Center for the Arts. The unique movie brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his story.
Updated for Dec. 16 edition
Updated for Dec. 16 edition
The HRV boys basketball team headed into its home matchup Tuesday night against Gresham fresh off a Madras Tournament championship, where they dominated La Grande and Redmond.
Hood River took on the greater Bend region in their first competition Saturday, Dec. 9 at Mt. Bachelor Nordic center.
The HRV girls basketball team through the first five games of the season are 4-2 and currently on a three game winning streak after going on the road this Tuesday and coming out of Gresham with a 51-20 victory.
Thirty-six teams of students ages 9 to 14 competed at the First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournaments on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday, Dec. 10. The Dalles Middle School event welcomed teams from as far as Hermiston, Heppner, Irrigon and Ione as well as Klickitat, Stevenson, Dufur, Mosier, Centerville, Hood River and The Dalles. Eleven teams were chosen to advance to the state competition in Hillsboro in January.
As temperatures begin to drop, stress levels start to lower for seniors at Hood River Valley High School applying to college.
Entertainment Update for Dec. 16
The Bend Winter Invitational swim meet at the Juniper Aquatic Center in Bend had a slow start on Dec. 2 as electrical issues at the facility canceled the first day of events.