Over the last two and a half years, I have had the distinct honor of being part of a group of dedicated community volunteers and partners focusing on one common goal, the well being of the children in our community. In that time, an incredible amount of work has been done and milestones achieved. Through funding provided Casey Family Programs and a series of grants, the Keeping Families Together (KFT) initiative has focused their attention on several areas that have the most substantial impact on the success of youth in our community.
I awoke to the sound of the front door unlocking in the early hours of New Year’s morning. As the lights came on, I saw my dad standing in his bulky police uniform, his thoughts much heavier than his gear.
Not for CL; Budget breakdown; more
Honoring Peace Officers
Hood River is now a year-round destination, as publications including Sunset magazine have recently noted.
Vote Reitz; Vote Kopecky; Vote Valle; more
The May 19 ballot covers a lot of ground for one piece of paper.
Employees ‘speaking from a position of ignorance’; Board members seem to care little about college’s decline
Thanks for kindness; McCarthy for Parks and Rec; It’s gorse, of course; more
There’s a scene in the play “Good People,” on stage at CAST, in which two friends from the same South Boston neighborhood debate why one of them succeeded in life and the other didn’t — how one got “a leg up.” Hard work is one thing, but to what extent do circumstances determine how we fare later on?
For Wilhelm; Memorial planned; Recommendation; more
I just returned from a walk to one of my favorite places in Hood River — Waterfront Park.
Not in Oregon; Pass Trade act; more
The State of Oregon might look at Friday’s worrisome news on PERS as an opportunity.
For Reitz; For Wilhelm; more
Thousands of our neighbors will get a major help next month with nutrition challenges they may face, via the opening of the FISH headquarters on Tucker Road.