Lucey is tops in Beautiful Bulldog' event

10:15 a.m. April 22

DES MOINES, Iowa — Lucey is a slobbering 18-month-old pooch whose human family dreams of making her a therapy dog.

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Zoo launches 'endangered song' by Portland band to help save tigers

10:11 a.m. April 22

WASHINGTON — Indie rock band Portugal. The Man and the Smithsonian’s National Zoo released an “endangered song” Tuesday for Earth Day to demonstrate the dwindling number of about 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world.

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VSAA students polish Silver Buckle Ranch

6 a.m. April 17
They spruce up facility as part of Day of Caring

Cora DeBarber, above from left, Rebecca Hembree and Eliana Farber were among 30 students from Vancouver School of Arts and Academics who swapped their artist paintbrushes for larger brushes and rollers at Silver Buckle Ranch in Brush Prairie on Wednesday, when they painted arena walls and fences. Libby Templeton, right foreground, also participated in the schoolwide community service project, called the Day of Caring. The project allows all VSAA students to help in various ways around Clark County. The Vancouver Lowe's store, 11413 N.E. 76th Ave., and Valspar donated 15 gallons of paint plus a gift card for brushes and rollers. Silver Buckle Ranch is a nonprofit organization that helps youth improve mental, emotional and physical health while nurturing personal growth in life skills by performing ranch work and riding horses. Learn more at

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