The Courtyard Village Apartments are now Parc Central. Teachers at Washington Elementary School dislike the new name — partially because it's teaching children to misspell, according to Carla Feltz, the school's Family-Community Resource Center coordinator. (The Columbian checked several dictionaries; there is no English-language word spelled "parc.")
Vancouver City Council, Position 5: A campaign kickoff event for candidate Ty Stober is scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m. May 5 at Torque Coffee, 501 Columbia St., Vancouver. Suggested donation: $50 per person. Register with Jay Clark at email@example.com or 360-980-2577.
No criminal charges will be filed against a Clark County legal secretary accused of sending threatening emails, hinting that he wanted to shoot someone in the prosecutor's office, according to a press release from his defense attorney.
Plastic take-out clamshells? No. Glass bottles and jars? No. Plastic grocery bags and the plastic wrapper around toilet paper rolls? Absolutely not. The lesson: Just because an item is stamped with three arrows doesn't mean it can go in the big blue recycling carts throughout Clark County.