During the five months Quincy Tuttle, 12, went through the legal process, he was held in custody at the Clark County Juvenile Detention Center and continued his education in a classroom behind locked doors.
By Karen Livingston for The Columbian
March 21, 2014 6 a.m.
Billy Blues Bar and Grill is in the space where Halftime Bar and Grill operated for many years. Opened under new ownership on Christmas of 2013, Billy Blues is a place that welcomes families all day until 9 p.m. There is plenty of room for large groups, and you can expect a full house on Ultimate Fighting Championship fight nights, when the fights are broadcast on several large-screen TVs. The menu offers choice steak house selections and American fare with a variety of Southern, Cajun, Italian, and soul food to choose from as well.
Homelessness leaves a trail across Clark County. These piles of moldy sleeping bags, flattened tents, broken coolers, picked-over garbage and dirty syringes bear witness to how the people who lived there scrounged to survive.
The public is invited to watch 160 middle and high school students from Evergreen, Vancouver and Hockinson school districts compete in a prosthetic arm design challenge at the Southwest Washington MESA, for Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement, Day Engineering Design Competition at Clark College from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way.
Members of the board of directors of Vancouver Public Schools will attend the Washington State School Directors' Association spring regional meeting at Hayes Freedom High School, 1919 N.E. Ione St., Camas.
Steve Olsen, associate superintendent and chief fiscal officer for Vancouver Public Schools, announced his retirement effective July 31. Hired in 2006, Olsen has streamlined procurement and management practices, improving efficiency and saving the district money, according to a news release announcing his plans.