The Vancouver School of Beauty, celebrating its 50th anniversary, offers five areas of study: barbering, cosmetology, esthetician, manicuring, and instructor trainee. Here's a snapshot of one of the school's students.
The Courtyard Village Apartments are now Parc Central. Teachers at Washington Elementary School dislike the new name — partially because it's teaching children to misspell, according to Carla Feltz, the school's Family-Community Resource Center coordinator. (The Columbian checked several dictionaries; there is no English-language word spelled "parc.")
By ANTHONY RIMEL, Corvallis Gazette-Times
April 27, 2015 6 a.m.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Seth Sherry, an Oregon State University graduate in crop and soil science, had been working in Zambia doing soil research at a fertilizer company for about two years when he had to call on an entirely different kind of training to save his own life.
You have health insurance, but do you have a doctor? Also this weekend, Chronis' closes, Washougal's mayoral train count wraps up, homebuilders' business looks bright and our reporter tries her hand at fighting fires.
By CARA ANNA, Associated Press
April 26, 2015 8:26 p.m.
NEW YORK — Global activists presented 8 million petitions to the U.N. disarmament chief on Sunday demanding a world free of nuclear weapons, kicking off a conference by world powers to review progress toward eventually achieving total disarmament.