Progress noted a year after barracks turnover
Nominations are being sought for two annual awards that celebrate the leadership of Gen. George C. Marshall.
Nearly 200 brave cold weather for Hangover Run
Shana O'Brien and Cassie Leonard made a pledge to be more active in 2013, getting back into running. Day one: so far, so good. The two Vancouver residents were among more than 200 participants in Tuesday’s Hangover Run, an annual New Year’s Day event put on by the Clark County Running Club.
Holiday event in Vancouver draws 150 to Post Cemetery
On April 11, 1944, Walter Holy registered for the draft and requested immediate induction into the U.S. Army. He was determined to go to war, and he was 16.
WWII veteran waged 14-year campaign to swap flag positons
Ongoing discussions offered differing perspectives on memorial
A local heritage group that hopes to turn an old Army chapel into a military museum will hold a fundraising event Saturday.
An open house will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at a former World War II chapel on the site of Memorial Lutheran Church, 2700 E. 28th St.
Jack Giesen will discuss the North Vancouver Barracks in a military history talk at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center, 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd.
Caretaking plan part of transition of ex-Army site
The four historic buildings south of Officers Row have been overshadowed for years. Now, the century-old landmarks stand out more prominently along the south side of the Vancouver Barracks Parade Ground.
The journey back to Vancouver's roots continues in preservation work for its wealth of historic structures.
Several locals who'd seen the ANT-25 take part in ceremony
Evan Petcoff and his family drove from their home in Walnut Grove to see a record-setting Russian airplane 75 years ago, and the 14-year-old boy was more than impressed. He was inspired. Petcoff wasn’t able to catch a glimpse of the aviators following their unexpected arrival at Vancouver’s Pearson Field on June 20, 1937. Still, their achievement had something to do with how Petcoff wound up as a member of an American bomber crew during World War II.
Mothers of fallen soldiers appreciate show of gratitude
Many stirring words were spoken in the shadow of the Clark County Veterans' Memorial on Monday.
Army officially transfers responsibility for East and South sections to National Park Service
As a 21-gun salute echoed across the historic grounds, a flag detail of U.S. Army soldiers lowered the Stars and Stripes flown at the artillery barracks at Fort Vancouver.
Military personnel whose lives were cut short serving our country and a military presence that lasted 162 years will be saluted Monday at Vancouver Barracks.
Vancouver's century-old Post Hospital is one of eight sites on the 2012 list of the state's most endangered historic properties.
CreditsVancouver Barracks project team: Marsha Matta, Andrea Damewood, Tom Vogt, Steven Lane, Troy Wayrynen, Zachary Kaufman, Mark Bowder, Adam Coddington, Jeff Bunch, Robert Holcomb and Dave Kern