Mountain View — Mountain View High School wrapped up its production of "Oklahoma!" on May 11. The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical tells a love story set in the pre-statehood Oklahoma territory. During two weekends in early May, students sang and danced to classic numbers, including "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," and the titular song. The production was directed by Paige Oppenhagen and Jeanette James.
Camas — A decade after the Camas Public Library opened its expanded and remodeled library, patrons have checked out nearly 3 million items while about 2.3 million people have come through its doors.
Washougal — New sports equipment is headed for Camp Wa-Ri-Ki thanks to a $2,080 grant from the TODAY (The Organization Dedicated To Athletics And Youth) Foundation, which is based in Brush Prairie.
Esther Short — Girl and Boy Scouts, baseball teams, business leaders, downtown residents and others all gathered on May 4 to dig into downtown's dirt. Vancouver's Downtown Association led the effort to spruce up the city's center "after a long winter of neglect," said a statement from the group. "Volunteers came out with big smiles and real determination to make something wonderful happen," said project chairwoman Christie Rust. "It was great to see families out together."
Esther Short — Supporters of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington raised $58,000 during the annual Walk/Run for the Animals on May 4.
Battle Ground — Members of the Battle Ground Rotary Club gathered on May 11 to scour garbage from state Highway 503, from Main Street south to Eaton Boulevard (Northeast 199th Street).
West Minnehaha — Evergreen Habitat for Humanity's 27th local home construction project, this time on Northeast 49th Street, got a boost when 17 women volunteered May 11 in honor of National Women Build Week. The property is the future home of Kathy Murphy, a teacher, and her four children, who will probably be able to move in this summer. Lowe's donated a $5,000 store gift card to Evergreen Habitat for Humanity and $1.75 million to Habitat's 2013 National Women Build program, supporting 300 Habitat affiliates.
Hazel Dell — The Islamic Society of Southwest Washington is a short stroll across Northeast 68th Street from the First Congregational United Church of Christ. On April 28, three members of the Islamic Society visited the church to talk about Islam in Vancouver.
Results from Tuesday's opening rounds at the high school state golf tournaments:
Local transit agency waits for verdict in Legislature
Citing several unanswered questions about the Columbia River Crossing project, the C-Tran board decided Tuesday evening to put off a decision about whether it should reaffirm its commitment to the controversial project.
LONDON (AP) -- Richard Carrion of Puerto Rico has become the third member to enter the IOC presidential race, promising to use his business experience to guide the Olympic movement through the world's troubled financial times.
PARIS (AP) -- American players Brian Baker and Mardy Fish have pulled out of the upcoming French Open.
PORTLAND — Portland residents voted to keep their city the largest in the U.S. without fluoride in the water.
LONDON (AP) -- IOC President Jacques Rogge says Olympic officials have agreed that more targeted, out-of-competition testing is needed in the fight against doping.
Workers with the Washington State Department of Transportation will close left and center turn lanes on both directions of state Highway 503 Wednesday and Thursday nights between 65th and 71st streets. Lane closures will be in effect between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. while crews make safety and traffic improvements to that stretch of the highway.
MOSCOW (AP) -- Sochi Olympic organizers say authorities will ensure security at the "highest possible level."
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut center Enosch Wolf has been reinstated to the team following a decision last month by prosecutors to drop charges in a domestic violence case.
An energy-efficient home, designed for a low-income family, is open for public tour between 3 and 5 p.m. Friday. The Plant Clark Emerald House, 9717 N.E. 25th Ave. was designed to use 60 percent less energy and water than a typical home. Features include:
The Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Fighter Wing is hosting another Northwest aviation unit this week for "dissimilar" air combat training.
Fort Vancouver High School will host free youth heart screenings for students from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. A free health and safety fair for families, Heart Your Health: Stay Strong Live Long, is from 6 to 8 p.m. today.