The Wendy Rose statue on the waterfront is headless again.
The professional sales certificate program in the College of Business at Washington State University Vancouver has been named one of the 2013 Top University Sales Programs by the Sales Education Foundation. WSU Vancouver's program was recognized for preparing students for professional selling careers and placing top talent in professional selling roles.
The Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Riverview Community Bank, has named the teachers of the year for Camas and Washougal.
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Clark College alumni Rick and Ellie Tymer received the college's Presidential Award for Excellence at the Clark College Foundation's Savoring Excellence event on May 15. Rick Tymer, a retired former faculty member from the auto technology program, was instrumental in bringing to Clark the Toyota T-TEN program, a training program that prepares students for jobs as certified Toyota and Lexus technicians. The Tymers live in Torrance, Calif.
Dennis Kampe, director of the Clark County Skills Center, is retiring after 30 years with the Skills Center. Kampe is being recognized at the Skills Center Foundation's fundraising banquet, "30 Years of Putting Education to Work," on May 31 at the Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive. Doors open at 5 p.m.; dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. followed by a live auction.
When Vancouver-based PeaceHealth and University of Washington Medicine recently trumpeted a new partnership, their announcement came with big plans to better serve patients and to coordinate care — all with the goal of meeting the looming demands of federal health care reform.
The beheaded "Wendy Rose" sculpture was given a temporary, futuristic replacement Wednesday afternoon by high school students.
George C. Marshall Elementary School is hosting an open house to celebrate its 50-year anniversary from 4 to 7 p.m. May 30. The school's address is 6400 MacArthur Blvd.
Evergreen Public Schools will recognize almost 400 high school academic scholars at its annual Evening of Excellence at 6:30 p.m. today at Mountain View High School, 1500 S.E. Blairmont Drive. For details, visit evergreenps.org.
Michael Greenwood, a retired Clark College mathematics professor and wrestling coach, will receive the Outstanding Alumni Award at the annual Clark College Alumni-Student Dinner on June 4 in Gaiser Hall Student Center, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way.
A suspicious metallic object left in a staff bathroom at Tukes Valley Middle School prompted an evacuation of the middle and primary school this morning.
An estimated 1,500 from Vancouver and Evergreen public schools third-graders will participate in the 11th annual Children’s Cultural Parade at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site at 10 a.m. May 31.
From the shore along Vancouver Lake, you can see ospreys slice through the sky, then suddenly wheel around and plunge toward a target in the water.
A proposal to limit any tuition increase at Washington State University and its branch campuses, including WSU Vancouver, to 2 percent for the coming academic year will be on the agenda when the WSU Board of Regents meets at 3 p.m. Thursday. Videoconferencing of the meeting will be available at the WSU Vancouver campus in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 307.
Mountain View — Mountain View High School wrapped up its production of "Oklahoma!" on May 11. The classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical tells a love story set in the pre-statehood Oklahoma territory. During two weekends in early May, students sang and danced to classic numbers, including "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," and the titular song. The production was directed by Paige Oppenhagen and Jeanette James.
After Shonny Bria, superintendent of Battle Ground Public Schools, announced her retirement on April 29, the district appointed Duane Rose as liaison to the school board during the transition. In that capacity, Rose is being paid $10,000 per month for May and June, according to district officials.