Deficit leads to Toda’s recommendation, which would be temporary – but ‘not a done deal,’ one board member says
Citing a $2 million budget deficit, the president of Columbia Gorge Community College on Tuesday recommended to the College board that it close the Indian Creek Campus temporarily in mid-2015. CGCC president Dr. Frank Toda has suggested a three-part restructuring plan involving an undetermined number of layoffs and program cuts.
Weather alert: After school activities for Hood River County School District are canceled tonight due to freezing rain and ice forecast for late afternoon and through the night including EXCEL Program, Community Education Programs and Activity Buses.
The Celilo Chapter of DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) is hosting an essay contest for all students in grades 5-12 living in the Gorge.
HRVHS junior Kaitlyn Scarborough and friends are organizing the first-ever art auction Nov. 20 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the high school commons. The title of the event is “The simple joy of art”. (The headline in the No. 15 article contained an incorrect date.)
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Upper Valley already, with the snow on the ground and a chill in the air, so it’s no surprise that Santa is on his way!
Hood River County Christmas Project is getting ready for the 2014 holiday season.
The community is invited to a retirement party for Georgia Donnelly of BCI Group in Hood River, on Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m.
When leaves fall and days get shorter, stink bugs go on the move looking for a warm, dry place for winter. Often that means sharing our homes with these prehistoric-looking insects, whether we know it or not.
All calls were responded to within the City of Hood River.
Leave your porch light on, and more
With cold windy weather blowing into parts of the Northwest, Pacific Power reminds its customers and the public to take precautions to stay safe and comfortable.
There is drama in vapor: this photo of a misty isle, aka Wells Island, in the Columbia just northwest of Hood River, shows that the wonder of nature is worth getting up for at 8 a.m. on a Sunday.
On Friday, Nov. 21, the Hood River County History Museum will show “Bend in the River,” featuring the paddlewheel that is displayed in front of the museum. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the movie will start at 6 p.m.
FISH Food Bank can drive; Operation Christmas Child drop-off; Christmas Project barrel donations starting
With the holiday shopping and giving season approaching, Gorge Owned (GO!) encourages residents to take the GO! Local Challenge, a sweepstakes that rewards people for supporting locally owned businesses and making donations to local nonprofits.
This week volunteers at Adopt A Dog have selected Filomena as the program’s adoptable pet of the week. They describe her as follows: