The adults who head the programs housed at the Clark County Youth House joke that the annual barbecue is the kids' one chance to play. That's because work is primarily what happens at 1012 Esther St., across the street from the Juvenile Justice Center.
Did a Vancouver man whose trial opened Monday intend to assault police officers by ramming a patrol vehicle with his car? Or did an accident occur as he was trying to evade police after robbing a convenience store at gunpoint?
When Sherrie and Lenny Hendricks were considering buying a home in the Fisher's Landing East neighborhood in the late 1990s, it was the lushly landscaped Summer's Walk Park across the street that sealed the deal.
In place of its normal Sunday church service, the Vancouver Abundant Life Church is sprucing up a local homeless shelter. Church members will be working this weekend with a landscaping company to improve the grounds, repair fencing and paint at Giving Grace Ministries at 1101 W. 13th St., Vancouver. Abundant Life Church, which has three campuses in the Portland-metro area, has done similar work before.