It is Chad Caswell's first solo monument: a bronze soldier appearing ready to take on the world. The 21-year-old was commissioned two years ago by Oregon Rep. Jim Weidner and nonprofit group REAL-Heroes to honor Lt. Col. Leonard DeWitt and his story.
All K-12 public schools in Clark County release for winter break after classes on Dec. 19. That includes students in the Battle Ground, Camas, Evergreen, Green Mountain, Hockinson, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal and Woodland school districts.
Woodland — The Woodland Planters Days Committee picked its 2015 theme last week: "Celebrate With Me, Planters Days #93." The theme idea came from resident Lesa Beuscher, who won $100 for the entry in the theme contest for the annual celebration. Planters Days will be June 18 to 21.