PORTLAND — Not all sand is created equal. Just ask Lily, the Oregon Zoo's youngest elephant. On a recent morning, the 1-year-old Asian elephant, all 1,400 pounds of her, dug her feet into the smooth grit as she poked around in the rain for tree limbs, bamboo and other food.
The Old Dope Pedaler? Or maybe a new take on the CRC? Those are just a couple of the ways this could play out. We've been doing a lot of coverage recently about legalized marijuana. The future of the industry is still uncertain, and the business implementation is a work in progress.
Doug West didn't give up. A single father of two teenagers, he shared a room in a two-bedroom rental, and home ownership was only a dream. He applied for the Habitat for Humanity program but lost his job in the construction industry while he was in the application process. Employment is a requirement for the program, which helps struggling families become homeowners.
I guess I was in one of those somber moods Saturday afternoon while preparing to write my column. Sitting at my desk I looked out the window at the gloomy gray skies and rain. My mind full of plot lines of my current novel in progress, tasks to do and other trite things.
Clark College's print and online student newspaper, "The Independent," earned two national awards at the Associated Collegiate Press 30th annual National College Journalism Convention, Feb. 27 through March 2 in San Diego.
Educational Service District 112 is accepting applications to fill the Director District 2 position on its board of directors. The position represents the Cowlitz County region of the Longview School District, a portion of the Kelso School District and Ocean Beach, Naselle-Grays River Valley, Wahkiakum, Castle Rock and Toutle Lake school districts.
International Air and Hospitality Academy and the Miss America Pageant are offering a new scholarship program offering full-tuition scholarships to IAHA's airline/travel specialist program, which trains students for careers including flight attendants and tour guides.