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.
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.
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.
New faces, details for 2015-2016
On Tuesday it all begins again, for students, at least.
With the Hood River County School District and Horizon Christian School back in session Sept. 8, there’s been a fair amount of buzzing around the various sites in the past week or so. And for four new principals — two of whom are new to the area — the work is just beginning.
Photo by Kirby Neumann-Rea
Andrea Miller, executive director of the Oregon Latino immigrant-rights organization CAUSA, will be in Hood River Sept. 6 to speak at a service of the Mid-Columbia Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.
Health partners cut the ribbon Thursday on an innovative new facility at Hood River Valley High School.
This summer, 100 American and Canadian educators traveled to Germany for two weeks, all-expenses-paid, as fellows of the Transatlantic Outreach Program (TOP).
Weekend of music, athletics to benefit School Dist. programs on Sept. 19 and 20
The Gorge Kids Triathlon keeps growing.
Symbol of opposition to fossil fuel projects makes stop in Hood River
A crowd climbed aboard a flatbed truck Tuesday to touch a sacred object.
Ribbon cutting takes place at 4 p.m. Aug. 27 on the newest health services facility in Hood River County.
Sports have always been a family affair for Brian Stenberg.
Volunteers Nicole Goldman, left, and Cathy Petersen plant an area between the playground and portables at May Street Elementary on Thursday.
Horizon Christian School starts the 2015-16 year with “new” people in key staff roles.