Hood River County Reads program kicks off on March 19.
Junior high school students from Tsuruta, Japan, teach their host families how to play “menko,” a traditional Japanese game that involves throwing colorful, round disks decorated with drawings or pictures at a welcome dinner in their honor at the Hood River Saddle Club on Monday.
Every day, state Medicare experts hear from people who missed a Medicare deadline, face a penalty or paid more for health or drug insurance than they should have.
The community is invited to a Spring Fling Open House at Mid-Columbia Council of Governments-Area Agency on Aging on Tuesday, March 14 from 1-2 p.m. at 1113 Kelly Ave., The Dalles.
Wy’east Middle School eighth graders Cam Amer, Grace Guertin, Toby Fenner and Jason Fellow — The Pandroids — took the Championship trophy at last weekend’s First Lego League (FLL) State robotics tournament at Glenco High School in Hillsboro, and are now headed to the World Competition.
“WHEREAS the successful prosecution of war requires every possible protection against espionage and against sabotage…” read the opening words of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Presidential Order 9066. Through that sweeping executive action Roosevelt gave the military control over the U.S. civilian population at the onset of World War II.
Rockford Grange's fourth annual Seed Share is on Saturday, March 18 from 2-5 p.m., co-sponsored by Gorge Grown Food Network.
For the third year in a row, Hood River Valley High School has won a Nike School Innovations Award to support its AVID program.
Nathan Johnston and Kristen Gray, both Hood River Valley High School seniors, have been selected as the February Elks Students of the Month. Both were presented checks for $100 in recognition of their volunteer efforts in the community and their achievements at school during last week’s lodge meeting.
The Hood River County School District Board of Directors has identified the following limited number of Open Enrollment Transfers for the 2017-18 school year at Cascade Locks Elementary, Parkdale Elementary and Wy’east Middle School.
In light of a state-wide budget shortfall announcement from the Oregon Legislature of $1.8 billion dollars, Hood River County School District Superintendent Dan Goldman will be holding two community listening sessions with the public in the month of March.
Fig Neutrons from Hood River Valley High School won their division at the State Robotics competition and are advancing to the Super-Regionals in Tacoma, Wash., March 9-12.
Dr. Linda Tamura will speak March 15 in the next GO! Network Sense of Place lecture.
Hood River County Education Foundation (HRCEF) has announced that April 14 is the application deadline for scholarships for Hood River Valley High graduates who will be sophomore, juniors or seniors 2017, and continuing in two- or four-year colleges, or a trade school.
Parkdale Elementary School will host its annual carnival on March 10 from 5-8 p.m. Find activities such as a bounce house, cake walk with locally made desserts, massage room, Nerf zone, and face painting, as well as a number of game booths. Game tickets can be purchased at the carnival.