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Walden tours Readiness Center

Dr. Frank Toda gives Congressman a ‘true north’ compass

D21 rap rematch resolves controversy

North Wasco County School District libraries held a rap rematch between teachers and wordsmiths “Sequential” Seth Hedberg and “Linear” Ben Lin at The Dalles Middle School on May 14.

D21 budget allows for more staffers, books

An 11.66 percent increase in general fund revenues means North Wasco County School District will be able to restore several jobs and “do more with more for the first time in a long time,” said District Superintendent Candy Armstrong.

Foundation offers nursing scholarships

Mid-Columbia Health Foundation, the fundraising arm of Mid-Columbia Medical Center, is encouraging local students pursuing nursing degrees to apply for financial assistance available through several scholarship funds.

Science gets wild at Cascade Mountain School

Climbing volcanic trails. Making fresh mozzarella cheese. Bicycling through alfalfa fields. Hunting for salmon. Cascade Mountain School isn’t your typical summer camp.

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Museum keeps school history alive

Archive Museum celebrates a decade with event after May 3 Wasco County Pioneer lunch

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Wind Challenge on the horizon

About 20 teams consisting of middle and high school students from around the Columbia gorge region will be putting their technology skills to the test as well as competing for a chance to win one of several educational prizes at this year’s Wind Challenge, taking place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 3 at The Dalles Civic Auditorium.

Riverhawks logo sought

Mascot committee seeking design ideas

CGCC holds tuition costs down

Columbia Gorge Community College is holding the line on tuition for the 2014-15 academic year to keep education affordable for students who are struggling financially.

Riverhawks recommended by Mascot Committee

Board supportive of selection

Modular purchase exempt from low-bid rule

The North Wasco County School District 21 Board agreed to allow the district superintendent to consider more factors than just low bid when considering options for four new modular buildings.

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Bethany Lutheran to launch new school

Bethany Lutheran Church in The Dalles is opening a new elementary school in fall 2014. Called Columbia Lutheran School, it will be housed within the church itself, in rooms that will soon be remodeled into sizeable classrooms, said Pastor Jesse Jacobsen.

College hosts education and industry summit

Educators and employers will come together in the first- “Columbia Gorge Education & Industry Summit,” Friday, April 18, on The Dalles Campus of Columbia Gorge Community College.

Community school is focus of barbecue

March 6 event is open to parents and potential students

Mascot change process will go on

Multiple tribes in area would require complex negotiations.

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