As the new nutrition services director for the Hood River County School District, I have often heard people say over this last year, “It’s not nutrition unless you eat it.”
For this awareness month, I’d like to go back to the basics of awareness. Forget about the commercials, the fundraising, the treatments. I simply want to introduce you to a condition that often goes undiagnosed for many years, despite its debilitating and life-altering symptoms — a condition that remains undiscussed and unmentioned, despite the over 5 million Americans that have it: gastroparesis.
The Columbia Gorge Community College Board of directors and President Dr. Frank Toda signed a “mutually acceptable separation agreement” effective Sept. 29 in a special board session Tuesday evening at The Dalles campus
Middle school students from around the Mid-Columbia were challenged this week at “Inventor’s Camp,” a hands-on science and technology camp introduced this year by Oregon State University and hosted by the OSU Extension Service of Wasco County and Columbia Gorge Community College.
2017 Fair 4-H Results
LAST YEAR’S fifth graders, in Kim Martin’s Mid Valley Elementary classroom, worked on a community service project during the school year, said Mid Valley Principal Kim Yasui.
The annual OSU Extension Service Food Preservation course series has been in full swing since early June in both Hood River and The Dalles.
Hood River Middle School will be a “smart building with an old look,” said the man overseeing the transformation of one of the county’s most iconic structures.
How’s this for a get-outside summer idea with a purpose?
Oregon State University is offering a free summer camp for middle schoolers in the Gorge. Invention Camp takes place Aug. 14-18 at Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles campus, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Hood River Library will host its next Death Café on Wednesday, July 26 at 6:30pm. At a Death Café, people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.
Pre-K students create art during Migrant Summer School at Mid Valley Elementary in Odell, a program now in its 30th year and serving close to 250 students.
The local advocacy groups will host an event on July 26, “What’s Up With Westside? A Forum on Hood River’s Future,” at the Columbia Center for the Arts, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Ten students will have an opportunity to participate in an iPad video storytelling camp, scheduled Aug. 17-Sept. 1 at Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles campus, with videographer Sean O’Connor.
Central Gorge Master Gardeners hosted two tour busses July 12 at OSU Extension.