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Study finds WSU has $3.4B economic impact in state

9:49 a.m. March 26

PULLMAN — A new study says Washington State University generated more than $3.4 billion in economic impact within the state last year.

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Grant to aid La Center students in study of water quality

6 a.m. March 23
High school's science teacher one of nine in state to get funding from program

A La Center High School teacher is taking her students from the classroom out to the field to study what's threatening life in one of north Clark County's most popular fishing holes.

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Technology giving every child a voice

6 a.m. March 22
Tablets, communication apps are able to give nonverbal children a voice

Standing in his living room, Bryce Smith told his son, Dylan: "Use your words. Tell me what you want."

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Image Elementary lockdown lifted

By Patty Hastings March 30, 2015 4:37 p.m.

Image Elementary School in east Vancouver is in lockdown while police search for a suspicious guy spotted near the school.

Record year for applications to state's universities

By Katherine Long, The Seattle Times March 30, 2015 11:59 a.m.

Washington's five public universities and its one public college received record-breaking numbers of freshman applications for fall 2015, including more applications from students who qualify for a state tuition scholarship.

Over 300 sign up to speak against teacher evaluation bill

By Associated Press March 30, 2015 2:28 p.m.

SEATTLE — More than 300 people signed up to testify at a House Education Committee hearing on a bill that would require school districts to consider student test scores as a factor in teacher evaluations.

School districts start spring break April 6

March 30, 2015 6 a.m.

Public schools in Clark County are preparing for spring break.

Four receive Women of Distinction honors at WSUV

By The Columbian March 28, 2015 5:08 p.m.

Four women were honored for making a difference in the lives of others at Washington State University's seventh annual Women of Distinction celebration Thursday night. The recipients are a high school student, a WSU Vancouver student and two community members.

State youth academy to host sessions

By The Columbian March 28, 2015 10 a.m.

Representatives from Washington Youth Academy will host information sessions Monday at high schools in Vancouver and Camas.

Bits 'n' Pieces: Clark student brings Tinseltown feel to Vancouver

By Adam Littman March 28, 2015 6 a.m.

Hollywood and Vancouver may not have much in common, but that didn't stop Lindsey Norberg from bringing some iconic Hollywood imagery recently to the Clark College campus.

WSU regents approve $20 per student technology fee

By Associated Press March 27, 2015 11:52 a.m.

RICHLAND — The Washington State University Board of Regents has approved a student-led proposal to charge undergraduates on the Pullman campus a $20 per-semester technology fee.

Battle Ground schools offer preschool options

By The Columbian March 27, 2015 6 a.m.

Battle Ground Public Schools' community education department and Prairie High School offer tuition-based preschool programs for ages 3 to 5. Tigerland Preschool offers two- and three-day programs at Captain Strong and Yacolt primary schools. To register, call 360-885-6584.

WSU Vancouver seeks notable alumni

By The Columbian March 27, 2015 6 a.m.

Washington State University Vancouver is accepting nominations for the 2015 WSU Vancouver Notable Alumni Award. The award honors one alumnus/alumnae who has made significant contributions to society, and whose accomplishments, affiliations, career and/or community service reflect WSU Vancouver's legacy.

Kindergarten sign-ups to begin April 20 in Battle Ground

By The Columbian March 27, 2015 6 a.m.

Kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school is April 20 to 24 in Battle Ground Public Schools. Children should be 5 years old before Sept. 1.

Battle Ground school district names two new principals

By The Columbian March 26, 2015 10 a.m.

Two high schools in Battle Ground Public Schools will have new principals for the 2015-16 school year. Both will begin their new positions July 1. The current principals will work through the remainder of the school year.

Study finds WSU has $3.4B economic impact in state

By Associated Press March 26, 2015 9:49 a.m.

PULLMAN — A new study says Washington State University generated more than $3.4 billion in economic impact within the state last year.

Panelists to discuss race, policing, justice at WSUV

By The Columbian March 26, 2015 6 a.m.

Washington State University Vancouver will host a panel discussion "Black, Brown and Blue: Diverse perspectives on race, policing and justice," at 1 p.m. April 3 in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. Complimentary parking passes to the free, public event will be available.

WSUV forum to discuss stereotypes and bias

By The Columbian March 26, 2015 6 a.m.

Washington State University Vancouver will host a roundtable discussion that will share perspectives on experiences related to stereotypes and implicit bias. "The Experience of Microaggressions on Campuses" is from 12:30 to 2 p.m. April 2 in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. Parking is available at meters and in the Blue Daily Pay Lot for $3.

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