While looking at photographs and thinking back on my life, the multitude of images brings back memories so vivid it’s as if they were on a television screen. Now I need to take all those images and create a slideshow — that’s my job.
Last Saturday, the Hood River Valley High School had its 2013 Prom at The Dalles Discovery Center. James Bond was the theme of the event, with dice centerpieces, silhouette decorations, and “you’re the bomb” decorated Rolos. With elements such as a chocolate fountain and photo booth, the HRVHS Prom was considered a success.
One year ago, Liz Whitmore read an employment listing in the newspaper, an opportunity that truly struck a chord of interest.
Jim Brown is a great example of never giving up until you find your niche in life.
In Mosier, school store opens at former gas station site
The students of Mosier Middle School are seizing the opportunity to improve their school surroundings and help change the learning experience for the future generations of students.
A player’s road trip journal: Four-hour rides to games give young athletes time to grow together
The following is a compilation of memories and thoughts by senior player Katie Tolbert from the Horizon Christian School girls varsity basketball team’s road trips in the 2012-13 season as she tried “to make the most of my last year playing basketball.” The notes are from trips, some of them overnighters, to eastern Oregon burgs Helix, Prineville, Ione, Pendleton and the Willamette Valley, between December and January.
Nazarene Church presents live Nativity for 14th year
The holidays are always a busy time of year. Some people are either buying presents and hosting parties or decorating houses with lights and deciding whether to get a real or fake tree.
The shift of the seasons has arrived, fall is in full effect and the heat of the summer is gone; along with most of the tourists. One might wonder how those people find Hood River, if it’s through social network, family members, or something else. Well, it’s a bit of all of them!
As happens nearly every year, the senior class at Hood River Valley High School won the coveted Homecoming Air Guitar competition.
Annual retreat combines mud and ministry
Every year the high school and junior high students from Horizon Christian take a retreat up to Jonah Ministries camp in Trout Lake to kick off the school year.
Horizon has an expanded facility this year.
Yes, you are reading this right. Horizon Christian now has enough participants to compete in the 1A level of girls volleyball.
Being around for 75 years: That is a hard concept for me to grasp considering I’ve barely made it through just 17 years. Timberline Lodge on the flank of Mount Hood has remained all these years, but during the construction of the facility America was facing some of its hardest tests in the 20th century.