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.
Members of the board of directors of Vancouver Public Schools will meet in work session at 3 p.m. today at the Jim Parsley Center board room, 2901 Falk Road, to discuss performance scorecard/data dashboard and second quarter Design II goal progress.
Hazel Dell — The Feb. 28 Lifetime Recognition Concert honoring 92-year-old classical composer and musician Matt Doran, who relocated to Hazel Dell from Los Angeles in the 1990s, was many sorts of success.
The 23rd annual Paddy Hough Parade begins at 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 17, at Hough Elementary School, 1919 Daniels St. The parade's grand marshal is retiring Hough teacher Mina Milligan. Sponsored by the Hough Foundation, the parade occurs, rain or shine.