Paintbrush in hand, teacher Jeri Swatosh used black paint to cover screws on the Sacajawea panel Tuesday as a crane and bucket truck pulled onto the west lawn at Vancouver School of Arts and Academics. Those final brush strokes were the culmination of a decade of work for Swatosh.
Andrew Douglas, a fifth-grader at Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School in Vancouver, advanced to the championship round Saturday at the National History Bee in Atlanta and took the National Elementary Runner Up title.
With less than a week until graduation, parents of seniors at Fort Vancouver High School are scrambling to organize and raise money for the students’ drug- and alcohol-free party after their original party was cancelled last week. Graduation is Friday.
Wearing a pink Hello Kitty T-shirt, Winter Quenelle, 7, grips a pen and carefully writes her name on the title page of her new book, "Disney's The Jungle Book." Then, she circles the tables in the Fruit Valley Community Learning Center's cafeteria.
The Foundation for Vancouver Public Schools’ May 30 Spring Luncheon at the Hilton Vancouver Washington broke records for largest attendance and most money raised in the history of the annual fundraising event. More than $150,000 was raised at the event, and more than $32,000 in in-kind services was donated.
Lakewood, Colo.-based organic grocer Natural Grocers will hold a grand opening Tuesday for its first Clark County market, as it brings its no-frills concept to formerly vacant space in a Hazel Dell shopping center.
Brian Gunderson motored up to the SixEight food pantry on Northwest Ninth Avenue on a scooter, with his dog, Miss Cooter, leading the way. Gunderson, 55, lost one leg decades ago but stopped working only recently.