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Library holds ‘History Resources’ event Oct. 30

Celebrate Family History Month at the Hood River Library at a free event with Library Director Buzzy Nielsen, “Family History Resources at Your Library and Beyond” on Oct. 30, 6 p.m. at the Hood River Library. Free.

‘Backyard Biodiversity’ Oct. 29 at the White Salmon library

Do you have an interest in attracting pollinators, birds and beneficial insects?

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Lions renew vision screens in schools

Local Lions Clubs once again increased their goal for student vision screenings to include all grades in all of the elementary schools and middle schools in Hood River County, reports Lion Heidi Venture.

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HRVHS grad Alonso Magana’s photographs blur lines between reality and fantasy

Alonso Magana, 18, is a freshman at Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC) in Portland, majoring in photography. An Odell native, Magana has always been interested in art — he just didn’t think he was any good at it.

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Legacy in Glass: Entryway mosaic presents students’ many pursuits

The entryway at Wy’east Middle School is much more colorful these days, thanks to a SPROUTS Club stained glass project held after school last year.

Red Cross First Aid/CPR Class teaches life saving skills

Registration deadline Oct. 17

Looking to learn life-saving skills? The American Red Cross is holding a First Aid/CPR/AED class from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, at the Hood River Armory.

Logan Glass of HRVHS named National Merit semi-finalist

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced Hood River Valley High School senior Logan “Maui” Glass as a semifinalist in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. This academically talented high school senior has an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,000 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring.

HRVHS students attain national academic honors

Annelise Acosta and Miriam Starrett have been recognized as National Merit Scholarship Commended Students, Hood River Valley High School Principal Rich Polkinghorn announced Friday.

This Week at HRVHS

This Week at HRVHS will be a new feature in the Hood River News, compiled by teacher Tom Ames.

Elks Lodge honors Anneke Virk, Caitlyn Fick

The Hood River Elks Lodge starts the new school year with the selection of Anneke Virk and Caitlyn Fick as their first two Students of the Month. They are both seniors at Hood River Valley High School and are very active at school, with extracurricular activities and volunteer service for their community.

A year in the life of a 4-H participant

4-H means many things depending on whom you ask. It can require different levels of commitment and countless activities, but one thing always remains the same, 4-H grows skills that you will have forever.

Easley joins 4-H program

Dara Easley has joined the Oregon State University Extension Service faculty as 4-H Program Assistant.

National 4-H Week celebrates youth

More than 6 million young people across the country today will celebrate National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H during the first full week of October.

Poultry processing class at Scratch-A-Lot Farm

Have you ever thought about raising and processing chickens for your home or for market?

Domestic Violence forum set Oct. 7 in Hood River

State Rep. Mark Johnson of Hood River will moderate a panel on the topic of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Hood River.