By Associated Press, The Columbian
September 17, 2014 5:59 a.m.
Salmon Creek — Clark County Fire District 6 firefighters welcomed students on the first day of school and showed a little school spirit. On Sept. 3, on-duty firefighters coated a large rock outside Columbia River High School and Skyview High School's Storm statue in fire engine red paint. Firefighter Bill Dulap said he wanted to do something special at the start of school to remind students to have a safe year.
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Camas — Liberty Middle School student Gared Skorick, 13, launched the Liberty Community Closet — a clearinghouse of clothes, shoes and personal hygiene products such as soap, toothbrushes and shampoo for students who "need help like I needed help," he said.
Clark County — Those masses of webworms you could soon see infesting your plants may seem like trouble, but are actually mostly harmless. That's the message from Vancouver Urban Forestry as we near fall, the time that webworms start worming there way back into our lives.