After first effort fell just shy, firms volunteer equipment, workers
On April 23, the La Center School District will try to accomplish something it's never successfully done before — pass a levy to upgrade its inadequate sports fields, adding lights, covered bleachers and scoreboards.
Woodland — Katie Blacklaw and Eddie Denson were high school freshmen in April 2009 when they were struck and killed by an Amtrak train as they stood on the tracks, waiting for a different train to approach from the opposite direction on neighboring tracks.
Clark Regional Emergency Services is reporting that there's a land line telephone outage in La Center and Woodland, as well as the surrounding areas of Clark and Cowlitz counties.
Former bank building to be renovated, current site to house public works
La Center City Hall is a matchbox of a municipal building, too compact to comfortably accommodate city business, officials say.
The Clark County Youth House bully prevention team is hosing an anti-bullying event next week.
Two people were injured just after 1 p.m. Thursday in a single-car collision on Interstate 5 south, about four miles south of Woodland.
Construction will begin next month on Woodland's new police station, a nearly $2.5 million project meant to alleviate the department's growing pains.
La Center — Zach Nye joined 11 other University of Portland students participating in the school's Collegiate Challenge over spring break. Nye, a senior mechanical engineering major, worked with Habitat for Humanity and local volunteers, to build a house in Oak Harbor. The Challenge is a service-learning trip challenging college students to give back to the community while on break.
Portland police are investigating a Sunday morning attack on a man who was dressed in women's clothing outside the Clinton Street Theater as a possible bias crime.
A jury Monday found a former Woodland fire chief and his wife guilty of bilking a vulnerable acquaintance out of nearly $24,000 in a scam that involved a supposedly ill cat and a stymied run for city council.
BATTLE GROUND -- Clark County is quietly home to dozens of talented artists who want to meet and interact with their peers, says Beth Johnson-Burger. That's part of the reason the Battle Ground Art Alliance was born.
Writing on bathroom wall prompted daylong evacuation of campus last month
Luke M. Love, 18, of Battle Ground appeared today in Clark County Superior Court on suspicion of writing a bomb threat on a bathroom wall at Battle Ground High School.
Washougal — Hathaway Elementary fifth grade boys were pointed toward a stronger future during a recently concluded Rotary Club program that promotes positive behaviors over potentially destructive ones. Young Men in Action wrapped up this month after seven weeks of lessons on life skills, such as health, manners, career building and friendship. The program was run by the Camas-Washougal Rotary Club, whose members served as male mentors for the boys. The students also learned first aid, played games and practiced abilities such as tying a tie and dressing for success.
A 1-year-old boy fell from a second-story apartment window about 3:30 p.m. Sunday and was taken to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center, said Sgt. Fred Neiman of the Clark County Sheriff's Office.
A 2-year-old girl was seriously injured Saturday when she fell from playground equipment at a Woodland apartment complex, according to Clark County Fire & Rescue.