Hundreds of third- and fourth-graders from the Evergreen and Vancouver districts celebrated their diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds at the annual Children’s Cultural Parade on Friday at the Fort Vancouver National Site. The parade has been a highlight of spring since 2002, and the culmination of class work that talks about heritage and culture, and encourages children to explore their own family’s background.
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.
Clark County must be filled with runners, walkers and competitively compelled people, because we sure have a lot of running events this summer. Prepare your racing bib or running tutu, practice your stretches and finish-line dances, and get ready to run for a cause, fulfill a bucket list or just have a good time.
Fargher Lakehouse opened in January. On state Highway 503 in Yacolt, the brand-new building and property developments are a welcome sight just down the street from an abandoned, dilapidated building. The restaurant offers a seasonal menu of items that are all made in-house with the best of care for the whole family. It also employs a full staff to ensure each table is well tended to.