Local blueberry farmer serves as ambassador for program to improve health for women in Uganda
Linda Chamberlain appreciates the Gorge-wide support she’s received in her work with The Fistula Project at Kitovu Hospital in Uganda.
Oregon State University is starting a new Community Meals and Cooking Class to be held the second Monday of each month, said Lauren Kraemer, OSU Extension Service instructor.
The Sense of Place lecture, “Glacier Caves of the Pacific Northwest: Hidden Laboratories under the Ice,” has been rescheduled to Jan. 20.
Kids start campaign; Robotics teams advance to state
The May Street Rockin’ Robo-Dragons team is saving the world one Hood River grocery shopper at a time.
Over 300 kids aged nine to 14 from schools all around the Gorge showed off their robotic talents the last two weekends as part of the international robotics competition known as First Lego League (FLL).
Emily Lage, an eighth grade student at Horizon Christian School, Lyric Emmons, an eighth grade student at Hood River Middle School, Connor Chapman, an eighth grade student at Mid-Columbia Adventist School, and Anna Pickering, a sixth grade student from Wy’east Middle School, have all taken the first step to becoming an internationally-recognized artist by winning a local competition sponsored by the Hood River Lions Club.
The Hood River Valley Speech and Debate team took 26 competitors to the Clackamas Holiday Edge Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 6 at Clackamas High School.
HRMS history teacher Sarah Segal and students honored
Hood River Middle School Teacher Sarah Segal received the Gilder Lehrman Oregon History Teacher of the Year award Friday, but immediately called up a group of students to share the honor.
Rep. Johnson to share story on Oregon ‘free’ community college program at White House education panel
Top U.S. education staffers and decision makers will hear about Oregon’s flagship tuition waiver program, Oregon Promise, at an education conference at the White House Tuesday.
The Hood River Youth of Heart of Hospice (YoHOHs) hand delivered Thanksgiving cards to Heart of Hospice patients last month.
Hood River Middle School Teacher Sarah Segal received the History Teacher of the Year award from Oregon Department of Education at Friday’s student recognition assembly. Following a welcome by principal Brent Emmons, information on the forthcoming canned food drive, and National Anthem by Maggie Bertram, teachers presented awards to sixth, seventh and eighth grade students.
The Radio Amateurs of the Gorge (RAGS) will be conducting a technician Ham radio license class and exam Dec. 18-19 at the Hood River Fire Department, 1785 Meyer Parkway.
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Until recently, little was known about the extent and value of glacier caves hidden under the Cascade Mountains. But new studies show that these caves are much more than just curious holes in the ice; they serve as valuable climatic and volcanic indicators, and laboratories for astrobiological studies.
Are you tired of giving the same old store bought gifts year after year? Do you want to give gifts with a more personal touch but are great looking? Come to the History Museum of Hood River County’s DIY Holiday Gift Day and learn how!