East Vancouver — Four Pacific Middle School seventh-graders won the middle school division of NASA’s 2016 Optimus Prime Spinoff Promotion and Research Challenge, which asks students to create new uses of NASA technologies.
North Garrison Heights — Amy Ciecko was given the David Lloyd Exceptional Nurse Award on May 11 for her work at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. Ciecko started at PeaceHealth as an intern, and was hired full time in 2009.
Brush Prairie — Hockinson Heights Elementary School received a $4,000 Music Aid Northwest Grant to support the school’s music program by purchasing Orff instruments, replacing old instruments and purchasing a variety of instruments from around the world.
The following are local land-use proposals. The county or city may rate them in three categories: nonsignificant, no environmental impact study needed; nonsignificant, provided proponents meet certain conditions; and significant, requiring an environmental impact study.