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Warmer future for Northwest forests foreseen in WSUV research

May 5, 2016

Pacific Northwest gardeners might consider planting banana and avocado trees in the not-too-distant future, according to new research coming out of Washington State University Vancouver.

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Battle Ground High School senior wins Marshall youth award

May 5, 2016

“While you were sleeping, we were drilling.” That quote appears on Aléna Jarvis’ Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps T-shirt, and its sentiment reverberates…

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City owes 2 school districts money after failing to update impact fees

May 5, 2016

The city of Vancouver owes the Evergreen and Vancouver school districts nearly $1.6 million after neglecting to update its computer system for almost three months…

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Clark County school districts on the lookout for lead

May 4, 2016, 7:58 PM

Joe Siler held a sterile 20-ounce plastic bottle under a water fountain in a hallway at Jason Lee Middle School before classes started Wednesday morning.

WSU regents expected to OK tuition cut

May 4, 2016, 10:09 AM

An academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities is likely to be renamed this week after the university’s late president.

Meadow Glade students do well in Lego robotics event

May 4, 2016, 5:59 AM

Battle Ground — Two teams from Meadow Glade Adventist Elementary School, each comprising eight fifth- to seventh-graders, competed in the 10th annual First Lego League North Pacific Regional Robotics Challenge in College Place. This year’s theme was “Trash Trek.” At the tournament at Walla Walla Valley Academy, the MGAES Robotics and MGAES Mustangs teams demonstrated proficiency in robot design, innovation in creating a new product that reduced trash, cooperation and teamwork in the core values, and efficiency in robot engineering and programming. They competed in four events: core values, robot design, project presentation and board performance. The MGAES Robotics team earned second in project presentation and robot design, and third in board performance, and won first place in core values. The MGAES Mustang team won first place in project presentation, robot design and board performance, and placed third in core values. Additionally, the MGAES Mustangs team was invited to attend the national tournament Sunday in Sacramento, Calif., as the First Lego League North Pacific Regional Robotics Challenge champions.

Fort students spend day in service to school, community

May 4, 2016, 5:59 AM

Meadow Homes — Students at Fort Vancouver High School’s Center for International Studies dedicated a day in April to improving the school and community in celebration of Global Youth Service Day.

Clark College celebrates Latino culture, literacy

May 3, 2016, 6:02 AM

Clark College invites the community to an evening of free family activities celebrating Latino culture and the value of literacy from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Gaiser Student Center, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way.

Superintendent Webb invited to White House

May 3, 2016, 5:55 AM

Vancouver Public Schools Superintendent Steven Webb is in Washington, D.C., today, where he will be among educators from around the nation invited to meet President Barack Obama at the White House Great Educators Event. The event recognizes the 2016 National Teacher of the Year, state teachers of the year and other notable educators.

Warmer future for Northwest forests foreseen in WSUV research 

May 2, 2016, 6:02 AM

Pacific Northwest gardeners might consider planting banana and avocado trees in the not-too-distant future, according to new research coming out of Washington State University Vancouver.

Battle Ground High School senior wins Marshall youth award

May 2, 2016, 6:00 AM

“While you were sleeping, we were drilling.” That quote appears on Aléna Jarvis’ Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps T-shirt, and its sentiment reverberates through every aspect of her life.

WSU aims for more efficiency in farming

May 1, 2016, 6:02 AM

PULLMAN — Washington State University researchers are seeking new ways to increase efficiency of water use in agriculture.

Colleges ramp up to fill IT demand

April 30, 2016, 8:59 PM

SEATTLE (AP) — Four years after graduating from the University of Washington, Audra Linsenmayer began to realize that the job opportunities were few for someone who had majored in English and psychology, as she had.

City owes 2 school districts money after failing to update impact fees

April 29, 2016, 5:30 PM

The city of Vancouver owes the Evergreen and Vancouver school districts nearly $1.6 million after neglecting to update its computer system for almost three months following a school impact fee increase in January. In addition, builders of Evergreen district homes were overcharged.

Captain Strong displays student artwork

April 29, 2016, 6:04 AM

More than 800 pieces of art will be displayed May 3 to 24 at Battle Ground Public Schools' 57th annual district art show at Captain Strong Primary School, 1002 N.W. Sixth Ave., Battle Ground.

Virtual reality tour of fort to be screened

April 29, 2016, 6:02 AM

The public is invited to a screening of a virtual reality tour of the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site created by Vancouver iTech Preparatory middle school students.

Evergreen teachers union calls for walk-in

April 29, 2016, 6:02 AM

The union representing teachers at Evergreen Public Schools announced Thursday that it is organizing local participation in a walk-in event to call attention to the needs of public schools. Community members are invited to participate.

Evergreen district’s Green nabs state honor

April 29, 2016, 6:02 AM

Melanie Green of Evergreen Public Schools was named the 2016 Washington State Classified School Employee of the Year.