Skyview: Teens vying to become Mr. and Miss Columbia River during the annual pageant fundraiser for the Doernbecher Children's Hospital raised more than $115,000 through bakes sales, car washes and other means. There were 15 teams of male and female students competing. Nicole Williamson and Josh Macintosh won by raising more than $15,000. The money will go to Doernbecher's Kids Making Miracles program. The Mr. and Miss Columbia River Pageant was held March 22 at the Skyview High School Auditorium.
Hazel Dell: Hazel Dell Elementary School's Enrichment Fair on April 3 taught kids a variety of skills, including classes on panning gold, drawing pictures and making tortillas. More than 450 kids and 120 volunteers participated in the day of entertaining education that included 35 activities.
A Vancouver man, who raped an 18-year-old man in an abandoned section of a Hazel Dell motel last year, has been moved to the Washington Department of Corrections in Shelton, where he will be classified and then placed in another prison to serve his 10-year sentence
Are you smarter than a fourth-grader? Try to solve this math problem: Five friends ordered 3 large sandwiches. James ate ¾ of a sandwich. Katya ate ¼ of a sandwich. Ramon ate ¾ of a sandwich. Sienna ate 2/4 of a sandwich. How much sandwich is left for Oscar?
Members of the board of directors of Vancouver Public Schools will attend a Design II Goal Area Teams meeting from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Robert C. Bates Center for Educational Leadership, 2921 Falk Road. No formal action will take place.
Hazel Dell — A Vancouver woman won $50,000 on a Washington Lottery scratch-off game and says she plans to spend part of the money on her family, a Disneyland trip and laptops for her grandchildren. Frances Delaplaine bought her winning ticket while shopping with her husband on March 22 at a local 7-Eleven. She told lottery officials that she plays lottery games three to five times a week but has only ever won small amounts until now.
Planet Fitness will open its second Vancouver location on Friday at 9919 N.E. Hazel Dell Ave. in the Northgate Village Shopping Center, next to Grocery Outlet. The company’s first Clark County gym opened in 2011 in the Garrison Square retail center off East Mill Plain Boulevard and Garrison Road.