Mid Valley third graders replace desk chairs with exercise balls as part of Providence pilot program
Students sat at attention in a loose cluster in Sarah Christiansen’s third grade Mid Valley Elementary classroom at the end of March, listening to Physical Therapist Assistant Nissa Huber explain proper use and care of the new exercise balls that would soon re-place their desk chairs.
It’s no secret that Hood River is a dog-friendly town — go literally anywhere and you’ll see dogs and their humans together.
Outgoing Hood River Valley Adult Center (HRVAC) Interim Executive Director Suzanne VanOrman was the honored guest at Wednesday’s senior center luncheon.
A crowd of former students, teachers and administrators, many with old photographs and other memorabilia to share, gathered at Coe Primary Building Thursday to celebrate the building’s 100th birthday.
Families gathered at the Wy’east Middle School cafeteria on April 28 for a potluck celebration to mark the end of Juntos (“together” in Spanish), a Latino high school/college and career readiness outreach program that had brought them together the past five weeks.
Hood River Valley High School’s annual Community Work Day was back April 27 with a new name — Community and Campus Pride Work Day.
‘Ten years of reading together’
Hood River County Reads celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and kicked off the 2016 season with book distribution of this year’s selection, “Martin Marten” by Brian Doyle, at the Hood River Library on sunny Sunday, April 17, with additional books at the Parkdale and Cascade Locks branches April 19.
Walkers, runners — and volunteers — needed for Saturday event
The Hood River Valley March of Dimes 5K-10K walk/run takes place this Saturday, April 30, beginning and ending at the Parkdale Rural Fire Protection District Station, 4895 Baseline Drive.
Ora Cantrell turned 93 on February 1, and she’s seen a lot of changes in Hood River during her time here — stories she figures it’s time to share.
A trio of “little free book boxes” will come to Hood River this spring, thanks to Lucy Fine, Hood River Valley High School junior.