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Following a ‘path of legacy’

Students observe Minoru Yasui Day on March 28

Seventy-four years ago, the United States government placed a curfew on all west coast people of Japanese heritage in response to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

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HRVHS Robotics team heads to Nationals

Occam’s Razor robotics team from Hood River Valley High School was a finalist in state competition and will advance to national competition, a first for a Hood River team.

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Learn about salmon population monitoring

Join the Hood River Watershed Group on Saturday, April 2 for its Salmon Population Monitoring and Restoration Tour.

Education Foundation lists two scholarship opportunities

Two opportunities are available to qualifying local non-profit organizations through the Gorge Community Foundation this spring.

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Pastor expands role to principal

Columbia Lutheran School has announced Rev. Jesse Jacobsen will guide the school’s expansion through the eighth grade. Jacobsen has led Columbia as its interim principal since the school opened its doors two years ago.

Take the plunge with free adult swim lessons next month

Hood River Valley Parks and Recreation District, in cooperation with Columbia Gorge Masters Swim Team, will be offering free swimming classes during the month of April to any interested adult 18 years of age and older.

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HRVHS students create mural for health center

Hood River Valley High School’s health center looks a lot more colorful these days, thanks to murals created by the school’s National Art Honor Society and local mural artist Allison Bell Fox. About 12 students participated in the project.

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Wy’east excels at Gorge Math Competition March 12

Wy’east Middle School students attended the 10th annual “Math Competition of the Columbia River Gorge” on March 12 at Henkle Middle School in White Salmon.

Elks Lodge honors Najera, Chambers

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Made For Mosier returns April 9

The public charter school in Mosier is hosting its annual fundraiser event, called Made for Mosier, on April 9. After several years of hosting the event at Springhouse Cellars in Hood River, it was time to find a bigger space to hold one of the most popular fundraisers in the Gorge.

Susan Hoffman of Mosier receives Biola University mentoring award

Susan Hoffman of Mosier was among four women honored with Women’s History Month awards at California’s Biola University on March 18.

Women Lawyers hold annual book drive

The Oregon Women Lawyers Coffee Creek Book Drive will take place April 1-15. Collection boxes will be near the clerks’ offices on the third floors of the Hood River and Wasco county courthouses.

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Hands Across Pacific: Tsuruta students bond with hosts in Hood River tour

There were tears from both sides as host families said goodbye to their junior high school students from Tsuruta, Japan, Tuesday morning at Hood River Valley High School.

HRV artist gains national honor; HRV speech team advances

Hood River Valley High School sophomore Samantha Morley has earned a Silver Medal at the national round of the Scholastic Art Awards; Two HRVHS students have won spots in the National Speech and Debate competition to be held June 12-17 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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DAR awards students

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Celilo Chapter, gathered Wednesday, March 16, to honor three students during their regular monthly meeting.