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HRVHS seeks employers for Community Work Day

Hood River Valley High School (HRVHS) is supporting the 18th annual Community Work Day (CWD) Wednesday, April 29.

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May Street, Wy’east, S. Wasco advance to Oregon Battle of Books State event

On March 15, schools from Hood River, Sherman, and Wasco counties competed in the Region 4 East Tournament of Oregon Battle of the Books at The Dalles Middle School.

Retired Educators offer scholarship

Mid-Columbia Unit 20 of the Oregon Retired Educators Association is offering a $750 scholarship to a third, fourth or fifth year college student as of this coming September, who aspires to become a teacher and is attending an Oregon school.

Aspirations in Computing: HRV’s Hewitt, Rigert win NCWIT honors

After nearly three months of the application and review process, the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has selected their national and regional affiliate award winners for the 2015 Award for Aspirations in Computing.

Columbia Gorge Chapter of Decoding Dyslexia sets sail for Salem

HOOD RIVER, OREGON — Decoding Dyslexia-Columbia Gorge sets sail to our state’s capitol on March 17 to testify and bear witness of the legislative hearing for Senate Bill 612.

HRVHS seeks employers for Community Work Day

Hood River Valley High School (HRVHS) is supporting the 18th annual Community Work Day (CWD) Wednesday, April 29.

Little Feet Preschool holds

Little Feet Cooperative Preschool, Hood River’s only cooperative preschool, has started its annual plant sale fundraiser. Planters, annuals, perennials, vegetable starts and herbs sourced from local nurseries are available for pre-order. Order deadline is April 3.

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Schools raise funding alarm

A rush-order letter writing campaign is underway at the urging of Hood River County School District officials.

Leadership Development classes available at CGCC

Beginning in April, Columbia Gorge Community College will offer the series Leadership Skills for the High Performance Workplace, with Marge and Mike Cieri of Mardac Consultants.

Free kids admission at Gorge Discovery Center for spring break

Looking for a fun family activity during spring break? Come to the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum! Free admission for kids when accompanied by a paid adult during Oregon and Washington spring break, March 21 through April 12.

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Library and other literacy groups celebrate language

Bidders mingled among books at Saturday’s successful Feast of Words fundraiser for Hood River County Library.

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Cascade Locks celebrates Dr. Seuss

Cascade Locks School held a Spirit Week March 3-6 in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Students around the Hood River County School District participated in Read Across America week, which coincides with the author’s birthday each year.

May St. lasagna dinner, art sale on March 12

May Street Elementary School will hold its annual Teddy Webber Scholarship Dinner and Student Art Auction on March 12. This event, which began in 1997, is held to raise money for the school’s artist in residence program and the Teddy Webber scholarship fund.

CGCC lays off five workers

Officials grapple with projected $2.4M deficit

Columbia Gorge Community College has laid off five employees across multiple departments in an initial schedule of layoffs designed to help address a projected $2.4 million deficit in the upcoming fiscal year, according to college president Dr. Frank Toda.

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Creative Rhythms: Art Week returns to Mid Valley

Artistic expression in all forms took center stage at Mid Valley Elementary this week.