’Clean Campus Project’ kicks off at CGCC

The Phi Theta Kappa honor society at Columbia Gorge Community is asking for help in the upkeep of Hood River campus.

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Eagle Honor Court inducts a record 8

On Sept. 18, Boy Scout Troop 282, sponsored by the Hood River Lions Club, will hold a Court of Honor in recognition of eight outstanding young men.

‘Mystery Guests’ highlight 2015 Cemetery Tales program

Here’s who’s who for 6th annual historical tour Sept. 25-27 at Idlewilde

“Cemetery Tales” returns Sept. 25-27 to Idlewild Cemetery in Hood River.

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Hood River 6th grader wins state spelling bee

Sixth-grader Sean Counihan won the elementary division in the 7th annual Oregon Statewide Spelling Championship Sept. 5 at the Oregon State Fair, sponsored by Oregon Spellers.

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Concerning cannabis: HR city, county leaders discuss ‘changing landscape’

Local leaders mulled over marijuana and its effect on youth at a community conversation Thursday at Mid Valley Elementary School in Odell.

Hood River Middle School boiler to be replaced

The century-old steam boiler at Hood River Middle School is now no more than a massive metal relic.

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Cripple Hop playing fundraiser Friday for Education Foundation

School has started but summer fun continues. Hood River Education Foundation hosts a summer party, Sept. 11, 6-10 p.m, in the Ruins at Springhouse Cellar, featuring the band Cripple Hop.

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HR County Library receives new supply of bilingual books

Hood River County Library celebrated the receipt of 501 new bilingual and multilingual children’s books on Aug. 11 with local child care partners.

'Community Conversation on Marijuana' Sept. 10 at Mid Valley

A “Community Conversation on Marijuana” is scheduled at Mid Valley Elementary School cafeteria on Sept.10 from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Education Foundation announces scholarships

Ten college scholars will receive a total of $20,000 in scholarships this year from the Hood River County Education Foundation (HRCEF).

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Columbia Gorge Community College revamps security rules

Students arriving for fall classes at Columbia Gorge Community College campuses in The Dalles and Hood River will find new policies and procedures in place to improve campus security and guard against misconduct.

'Every Kid in a Park' gives free park passes

The Obama Administration has launched the “Every Kid in a Park” program, which strives to protect national outdoor spaces and to ensure that every 4th grader in America has the opportunity to visit and enjoy federal lands and waters.

Robotics FLL coach training is Sept. 19, season kicks off

The First Lego League (FLL) season is kicking off already. FLL is a team engineering and science program for kids ages 9 to 14 that culminates in an international robotics tournament. The first competitions that local teams participate in are the Columbia Gorge FLL Qualifying Tournaments in December.

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Rabbit squad shines at State Fair

This year Hood River County was represented by five 4-H Rabbit Showmanship competitors at the Oregon State Fair: two graduated high school seniors: Breezy McElheran and Brandy Fletcher, and three incoming freshman: Eva Murray, Emily Mitchel and Carter Rigert.

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Back to school for students in Hood River County

New faces, details for 2015-2016

On Tuesday it all begins again, for students, at least.