East Vancouver — Dick Hannah Dealerships' "Keys to Our Heart" raffle raised $87,500 for the Children's Cancer Association last month, and the winner of the drawing was allowed to choose one of eight 2015 model cars.
There always seems to be some confusion, and near-accidents, on the southbound entrance ramp for Interstate 5 where Tenney Road turns into 134th Street. Drivers heading east making a right turn onto the ramp have a yield sign. Westbound drivers have a left-turn-only lane with a traffic light, which sometimes is a flashing yellow light. When someone is turning left with a flashing yellow light and someone else is turning right on the ramp with a yield sign, who has the right of way?
East Vancouver — Frontier Middle School sixth-grader Jordyn Mies finished second in the Patriot's Pen Essay Competition, a national contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and its Ladies Auxiliary.
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.
Camas — Daniela Garcia, a student at Hayes Freedom High School in Camas and an intern with the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation — that's a homegrown Vancouver nonprofit agency — organized and led a Human Trafficking Awareness assembly at her school on March 6.
Washougal — Cape Horn-Skye Elementary School played host to Family Science Night on March 5, with nearly 700 students, parents, teachers and volunteers teaming up to work on projects such as making lava lamps, creating Silly Putty, solving engineering problems as a team and blowing up balloons through a chemical reaction.