A white-haired politician who came of age during the civil rights movement and was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War has inspired a handful of Southwest Washington millennials to try to change today’s political landscape.
Memories are planted in the ground where they're made. That's why it's hard to leave a place where you've done lots of living, and why the natural question about big historical events always is, "Where were you when it happened?"
See a variety of vintage aircraft during Open Cockpit Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Visitors can climb into the pilot seat of open plane, or try a bit of virtual flying using the Real Flight simulator. There will be a vertical wind table, glider-building station and the flight simulator lab at Pearson Field Education Center, 201 East Reserve St., Vancouver. 360-992-1815 or fortvan.org
Classy connoisseurs of classical music know that keyboard genius Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750, wasn’t only a prolific composer of mathematically minded musical masterpieces. He was also a prodigious producer of musical children.
BATTLE GROUND — Roughly 250 people packed a Battle Ground neighborhood street Friday evening to pay their respects to Jose Castillo-Cisneros, an act the boy’s grandfather called a profound act of kindness.
The Clark County Elections office is almost finished verifying signatures on a referendum petition to retract the Vancouver City Council’s recent salary hikes, and it appears there will be enough valid signatures to qualify for a ballot measure, elections officials said Friday.
Soon Vancouver Public Schools’ youngest students will have smaller class sizes, thanks to a nearly $43 million state grant. The district will build 88 additional classrooms in its elementary schools to allow for smaller class sizes in kindergarten through third grade.