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Memorial Day

May 25, 2015


by Tenzin Dorjee, iLander Staff Reporter


Castle Heights' playground public meeting

May 22, 2015

The public is invited to an informational meeting, 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May, 27, 2015 on the replacement of the Castle Heights' playground. The meeting will be at the Family Center located at 1460 49th Avenue NE in Columbia Heights.

After nearly a year of consistent maintenance review, school district officials determined the best option for safety reasons...

Local donors contribute nearly $225,000 in scholarships

May 20, 2015

A total of 154 scholarships were awarded to Columbia Heights High School (CHHS) Class of 2015 students at the 26th annual Academic Awards Ceremony, May 13, 2015.  Forty-three local donors awarded a total of $224,600 in scholarships to CHHS seniors. 

The 43 contributing...


May 19, 2015

Verizon Purchases AOL

May 17, 2015


by Ibtissam ait Daoud, iLander Staff Reporter


On Tuesday, May 12, 2015, Verizon announced buying AOL for 4.4 billion dollars. They made a deal in hopes of creating a major new player in the digital media business by combining one of the biggest mobile network providers with a leading content producer.  Verizon plans on dominating a future in all contents. By buying AOL, Verizon would...

Pilot partnership helps keep children in-need fed

May 16, 2015

Columbia Heights Public Schools has begun piloting a collaborative partnership with ...