Woman tackles college on the fly

noon November 26
WSUV student, 44, balances studies with job as a flight attendant

Although turbulence has threatened flight attendant Karin Chandler's college path, she has stayed on course.

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Dreaming, working at VSAA

6 a.m. November 26
Alumnus tells how persistence got him to amazing places, doing amazing things

Cole Hansell learned it pays to be persistent.

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Parking at premium near Union High

2 p.m. November 26
Subdivision residents mull new rules as many students park on streets

Residents of a Clark County subdivision between Vancouver and Camas are considering rules that would dictate who could park in their neighborhood — but their plans might not stop there.

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Clark College to offer financial aid briefing

By The Columbian November 28, 2014 6 a.m.

Clark College's annual Financial Aid Information Night, set for from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, provides information about the application and admission process, scholarships, grants and loans and more.

Woman tackles college on the fly

By Susan Parrish November 26, 2014 12 p.m.

Although turbulence has threatened flight attendant Karin Chandler's college path, she has stayed on course.

Ore. charter school enrollment hits new high

By Betsy Hammond, The Oregonian November 26, 2014 9:09 a.m.

Enrollment in Oregon charter schools set a new record last year, with fully 5 percent of Oregon public school students enrolled in one of the state's many and varied charter schools.

Dreaming, working at VSAA

By Susan Parrish November 26, 2014 6 a.m.

Cole Hansell learned it pays to be persistent.

Grant gets families involved in reading

By The Columbian November 26, 2014 5:59 a.m.

Lincoln — To help encourage parents to become more involved in reading with their kids, Altrusa International of Clark County gave a $1,150 grant to the Lincoln Elementary Family-Community Resource Center.

Elementary Science Olympiad sees record attendance at Clark College

By The Columbian November 26, 2014 5:59 a.m.

Central Park — Students from 22 regional schools showed off their science skills during Clark College's annual Elementary Science Olympiad earlier this month. With 328 third- through fifth-grade students competing in teams in a number of science-themed events, it was the best attended event in its seven-year history, according to a press release. The kids took part in five fun but educational tasks, including creating rockets fueled with a mixture of vinegar and baking soda, and learning about physics by finding ways to drop an egg without breaking it. A team from the CAM Academy got top scores in three events, and Chief Umtuch Middle School team won in two.

Clark College Legislative Breakfast: Spending priorities among big issues

By Susan Parrish November 25, 2014 6 a.m.

Clark College officials met with legislators and legislators-elect at the second annual Clark College Legislative Breakfast on Monday morning at the campus, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way.

Salmon Creek Elementary hosts robotics tournament Dec. 6-7

By The Columbian November 25, 2014 6 a.m.

Student teams will tackle the future of learning at the Intel Oregon First Lego League qualifying robotics tournament from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 6 and 7 at Salmon Creek Elementary School, 1601 N.E. 129th St.

Cougs asked to avoid mumps, get vaccine

By The Columbian November 25, 2014 6 a.m.

PULLMAN — Washington State University is asking students to make sure their measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations are up to date before they return from the Thanksgiving break.

Marysville school shooting memorial being removed

By Associated Press November 24, 2014 9:52 a.m.

MARYSVILLE — The pictures, balloons and flowers that covered a fence at Marysville-Pilchuck High School after last month's shooting are being removed.

Clark College in the Gorge sets open house

By Susan Parrish November 22, 2014 6 a.m.

Clark College in the Gorge will host an open house at its new campus to introduce the facility and its winter 2015 class offerings to Columbia River Gorge communities. The open house is from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at Clark College in the Gorge, 310 S. Larch St. in Bingen.

WSU Vancouver offers preview day Dec. 4

By The Columbian November 22, 2014 6 a.m.

Washington State University Vancouver invites prospective students and their families to a free Preview Day beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4 in the Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110, 14204 N.E. Salmon Creek Ave. Parking for Preview Day is free in Orange Lot 2.

Everett College launches research vessel

By CHRIS WINTERS, The Daily Herald November 21, 2014 1:58 p.m.

EVERETT — Some students at Everett Community College are going to be taking advantage of a new classroom this winter: a 36-foot long work boat custom-built for the school's ORCA program.

Battle Ground schools facilities review team seeks new members

By The Columbian November 21, 2014 6 a.m.

Battle Ground Public Schools is inviting community members to participate on a Facilities Improvement Team to help plan the district's facilities needs for current and new buildings.

Bits 'n' Pieces: Camas High trumpeter makes musical mark

By Ashley Swanson November 21, 2014 6 a.m.

It was Isaac Hodapp's second trip to Nashville, Tenn., as a trumpet player.

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