The Clark County Food Bank is soliciting canned food donations at the Clark County Fair's opening day. The annual free Fred Meyer pancake breakfast is served from 8 to 11 a.m. Friday at the entrance to the fairgrounds, 17402 N.E. Delfel Road. (Those who attend have to bring a Fred Meyer voucher.)
We almost made 100 degrees Saturday for three days in a row but topped out at 98. Could you feel the cool-down? Boy, 103 on Thursday and 101 on Friday. What a heat wave as our long, hot summer weather continues.
Surrounded by the hustle and bustle of Saturday's Vancouver Farmers Market, a group of about 10 mothers breast-fed their babies to celebrate The Big Latch On, a global event that promotes breast-feeding.
The costs from the three special overtime sessions already top $600,000 with per diem, travel and temporary staff costs for both chambers. Find out what local lawmakers collected. Also in the news this week: Vancouver Fire Department shows off their new fire boat, Evergreen teacher pleads guilty to sex with a student, pool dispute in the Mount Vista neighborhood and a pink dragon boat is blessed.