Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The Hood River Middle School engineering students — aka Gravity Gremlins — are putting math and physics to use Saturday in the first Gorge Gravity Games, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Court Street in The Dalles. The team refurbished a soap box car donated by Google and is fine-tuning the design this week. With the shell are Nathan McAllister, left, and Andrew McCarthy. In back are: left, Zach Moore, Henry Barton, teacher Andy Angstrom, Kevin Torres, Casey Holzman, Callie Crumpacker and Ramón Garcia Rivas. Not pictured: driver Matthew McCravey and Danielle Connelly.
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I Can't Keep Quiet singers at "Citizen Town Hall"
‘I can’t keep quiet,’ sing members of an impromptu choir in front of Hood River Middle School Saturday prior to the citizen town hall for questions to Rep. Greg Walden. The song addresses female empowerment generally and sexual violence implicitly, and gained prominence during the International Women’s Day events in January. The singers braved a sudden squall to finish their song and about 220 people gathered in HRMS auditorium, which will be the scene of the April 12 town hall with Rep. Greg Walden, at 3 p.m. Enlarge