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Schools forum Sept. 4

Education officer Dr. Nancy Golden speaks at CGCC

State Chief Education Officer Dr. Nancy Golden and other state and local education leaders will join Rep. Mark Johnson in a forum on education scheduled for Sept. 4 in Hood River.

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Regional health workers certified

It all started with El Nino Sana.

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New Parent Services celebrates 25 years

The idea was simple: New parents do not always have a local family support network.

School year starts Tuesday

With the new school year comes new start times and bus schedules for Hood River County School District students.

Grange workshops show ways to ‘preserve the hunt’

As part of the ‘2014 Community Resiliency’ series organized by Stevenson Grange #121, the public is cordially invited to “Preserving the Hunt” presented by Master Food Preserver, Linda Peppers on Saturday, Aug. 30.

New start times, bus schedules at area schools

With the new school year comes new start times and bus schedules for Hood River County School District students.

Robotics FLL kicks off, coach training offered

The FIRST LEGO League (FLL) season is kicking off as school is back in session.

Judges pick best parenting photos

Eight photos have been selected as winners of the Columbia Gorge Parenting Education Awareness photo contest.

Words to the wild

‘Art of the Wild’ talk examines spirit, language, of the Wilderness Act

A large crowd gathered at the Columbia Center for the Arts last Wednesday evening to welcome Professor Mark Harvey and his presentation on Howard Zahniser (1906-1964), an instrumental figure in creating the Wilderness Act of 1964.

Working out the shrapnel on a cross-country ride

Bicycling Marines pass through Gorge in final leg of tribute ride

Two Marine veterans cycled into The Dalles Saturday afternoon on the final leg of their 4,400 mile ride to honor a fallen brother and raise money for a children’s charity.

One year later: Gorge Ecology Institute director looks back, looks forward

It has been a fulfilling year for the Columbia Gorge Ecology Institute’s (CGEI) Executive Director Drew Eastman. He led the efforts in a strategic planning process, was awarded his first-ever grant from Google, and despite having only one other staff member, saw significant growth in program participation from 800 students in all of 2013 to 700 students as of mid-June, 2014.

Clark College to expand in the Gorge

New aerospace grant will expand opportunities for Gorge residents

Less than a year after establishing a location in the Columbia River Gorge, Clark College is expanding its academic and technical offerings and moving into a new, larger facility.

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A connecting ritual

An airborne arc of water tossed in Monday’s event suggests the connections

The 50 people gathered Monday for the health of the Columbia River invoked the names of many rivers and waterways where they had lived or had seen human impacts: the Pacific Ocean and Great Lakes, San Francisco Bay, Gulf of Mexico, Chesapeake Bay, Columbia, Willamette, Mississippi, Colorado, Merced, Potomac, Thames, James, Shannon, and the Mekong.

Breastfeeding in synch: ‘Big Latch On’ happens Aug. 2

Nationwide, thousands of breastfeeding women and their babies and children will participate in the Big Latch On, a synchronized breastfeeding event in multiple locations around the world.

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Counselor Sam Graham passes along her love of summer camp

“Sam! Sam! You’re seaweed!”