CGCC board, president reach mutually-acceptable separation agreement

Columbia Gorge Community College president Dr. Frank Toda and the college Board of Education have reached a mutually acceptable separation agreement. The board unanimously approved the agreement at a...

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Concerned about Westside Plan? Here’s next chance to engage

Senior City planner Kevin Liburdy says people with interest and concerns about the Westside Planning process can again engage the process on Wednesday, August 16. The agendas will include...

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Roots pre-school gives kids a hands-on experience

As just one example of what happens when a career educator is bitten by the business bug, Angela Sperry has leaped from the public school classroom into the world...

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Sen. Wyden to hold Town Hall in Cascade Locks on Aug. 6

For the second time in Hood River County this year, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., will hold a town hall event on Aug. 6 in Cascade Locks to update,...

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Green Drinks on Aug. 7 to focus on fossil fuel transit in Gorge

As we stood on the beach at Rowena last week watching an interminably long oil train head west along the Washington shore, we river users wondered aloud, “What if...

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Round ’em up, head ’em out (with an ice chest, too)

What’re you gonna do when the heat comes down? Here are a few ideas for the week ahead … news, activities and other tasty morsels … “Classic Night at...

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Guest Opinion: Community involvement shapes best workforce training efforts

By Charles Massie The future of our region’s economic vitality is directly tied to business productivity, efficiency, flexibility, and profitability. There are many players in improving local economies: economic...

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