Hazel Dell — The Islamic Society of Southwest Washington is a short stroll across Northeast 68th Street from the First Congregational United Church of Christ. On April 28, three members of the Islamic Society visited the church to talk about Islam in Vancouver.
Esther Short — Girl and Boy Scouts, baseball teams, business leaders, downtown residents and others all gathered on May 4 to dig into downtown's dirt. Vancouver's Downtown Association led the effort to spruce up the city's center "after a long winter of neglect," said a statement from the group. "Volunteers came out with big smiles and real determination to make something wonderful happen," said project chairwoman Christie Rust. "It was great to see families out together."
Camas — A decade after the Camas Public Library opened its expanded and remodeled library, patrons have checked out nearly 3 million items while about 2.3 million people have come through its doors.
Washougal — New sports equipment is headed for Camp Wa-Ri-Ki thanks to a $2,080 grant from the TODAY (The Organization Dedicated To Athletics And Youth) Foundation, which is based in Brush Prairie.
Local transit agency waits for verdict in Legislature
Citing several unanswered questions about the Columbia River Crossing project, the C-Tran board decided Tuesday evening to put off a decision about whether it should reaffirm its commitment to the controversial project.
Workers with the Washington State Department of Transportation will close left and center turn lanes on both directions of state Highway 503 Wednesday and Thursday nights between 65th and 71st streets. Lane closures will be in effect between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. while crews make safety and traffic improvements to that stretch of the highway.
An energy-efficient home, designed for a low-income family, is open for public tour between 3 and 5 p.m. Friday. The Plant Clark Emerald House, 9717 N.E. 25th Ave. was designed to use 60 percent less energy and water than a typical home. Features include:
The Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Fighter Wing is hosting another Northwest aviation unit this week for "dissimilar" air combat training.
Fort Vancouver High School will host free youth heart screenings for students from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. A free health and safety fair for families, Heart Your Health: Stay Strong Live Long, is from 6 to 8 p.m. today.
After Shonny Bria, superintendent of Battle Ground Public Schools, announced her retirement on April 29, the district appointed Duane Rose as liaison to the school board during the transition. In that capacity, Rose is being paid $10,000 per month for May and June, according to district officials.
Luncheon honors outgoing president, key philanthropists
Richard Melching was so celebrated, honored and applauded at the Hilton Vancouver Washington on Tuesday, he said he found the whole thing embarrassing.
Luke Ashe applying dedication he used to lose weight before he became ill to his rehabilitation
Luke Ashe's life suddenly became dark, surrounded by nothingness. Then, just as abruptly as it left, the light came back.
Vancouver City Council: Campaign kickoff for Micheline Doan, Vancouver City Council, Position 1, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Firstenburg Community Center, 700 N.E. 136th Ave., in the resource classroom. This event is open to the public.
A 32-year-old Hazel Dell man walked away from a rollover crash Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 5.
The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the homeless man found dead in downtown Vancouver as Charles Merrit Allen, 39.