Family and Community Education plans Spring Tour

This May 19, OSU Extension’s Family and Community Education offers the organization’s annual Spring Tour, an opportunity to tour historic Champoeg State Park, the DAR Newell Pioneer Village museums, walk through blooming iris gardens and see chocolates being made. The public is welcome.

Scholarships available through CGCC Foundation

The Columbia Gorge Community College (CGCC) Foundation full-year scholarship application is available.

Immigration Counseling opens HR office

Immigration Counseling Service (ICS), a not-for-profit immigration law firm based in Portland, announces the opening of a new regional office in Hood River, located in the Union Building at 216 Columbia St.

Earth Day natural death care symposium

The Hood River Library will be hosting an Earth Day natural death care symposium. The two-day symposium will feature a workshop, film, conversation, and natural burial site tour.

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Wear blue in April

Show support for prevention of child abuse

During the month of April, the Columbia Gorge Children’s Advocacy Center (CGCAC) is asking the community to wear blue ribbons in support of preventing child abuse.

Hood River County Reads kicks off April 17

Hood River County Reads will kick off its 10th year with “Martin Marten” on April 17.

Tips to help your student succeed: Decoding Dyslexia meets April 12

Tips to help your student succeed:

Community Work Day returns April 27

In the 19th annual Hood River Valley High School Community Work Day on April 27, students will work for sponsors in the community who hire them for $50 for five hours of work.

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HRV Speech-Debate defends District championship

The Hood River Valley Speech and Debate team hosted the District 9 tournament on Saturday April 2.

Ed Foundation appoints director

The Hood River County Education Foundation (HRCEF) has confirmed Laurie Stephens as the new executive director for the organization. Stephens has been a resident of Hood River since about 2002, and she and her husband, Doug Ward, have two sons. Ryan graduated from HRVHS in 2015, and Casey is a junior at HRVHS.

Robotics team raises funds for trip to Worlds

Occam’s Razor robotics team from Hood River Valley High School is asking for help from the community in its plans to attend the World First Tech Challenge competition in St. Louis next month.

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Apland Jewelers sends books to Tanzania

Apland Jewelers has delivered two suitcases of books to the Maasai Children’s School in northern Tanzania.

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E-car races today in downtown HR

Hood River Valley High School students in Jeff Blackman’s electric car (e-car) class have been preparing all year for this Saturday’s Electrathon America race, and will host eight teams from around Oregon and Washington.

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Fire  Education Day for Kids April 2

Fire Education Day for Kids — the Extended Application (EA) project of Hood River Valley High School student Lesley Cardenas — takes place April 2 at the Hood River Fire Station, 1785 Meyer Parkway, from 1-4 p.m.