Unusual among college students, siblings Hannah Etengoff, 25, and Gabe Etengoff, 20, will complete their undergraduate degrees without accumulating any student loan debt.
RIDGEFIELD — The final bell echoes over the campus of Ridgefield High School at 2:45 p.m. on an overcast day in early November. Students filter out of the building, passing freshly planted trees, dirt and gravel as crews work on an expansion to the building on the back of the campus. Across the street a man wearing khaki pants and a ribbed black sweater stands, watching.
CAMAS — Woodburn Elementary School still smells new. Bathed in natural light from the two-story library, the hallway feels welcoming and gives students a glimpse of the books and other learning tools awaiting them inside.
By Lucas Wiseman for The Columbian November 27, 2013 6 p.m.
When Google searching "50 Shades of Grey" and "WSU Vancouver," the last thing you expect to read about is an art gallery. The best-selling "Grey" series of bawdy novels features a fictional student at the very real branch campus of Washington State University.
By Tyler Graf November 27, 2013 8:20 a.m.
The Ridgefield School District will use the same search firm hired by Battle Ground Public Schools to find the district's next superintendent.
By The Columbian November 27, 2013 6 a.m.
Evergreen Public Schools was named among the top 10 connected school districts in the country by Edmodo, an educational technology company.
December 2, 2013 10:26 a.m.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2014 Iris Awards, honoring women of achievement in Southwest Washington. Three Iris Awards may be presented annually for service in the public sector, service in the private sector and philanthropic leadership.
By The Columbian November 25, 2013 7:15 p.m.
Members of the board of directors of Vancouver Public Schools will meet in a board work session at 3 p.m. today at the Jim Parsley Center board room, 2901 Falk Road, to discuss Design II progress reports. No formal action will take place.
By MICHAEL MELIA and PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press November 25, 2013 1:34 p.m.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Why Adam Lanza went on his murderous shooting rampage at a Newtown elementary school is a mystery and may never be known, prosecutors said Monday in a report that closed out their yearlong investigation.
By TY BEAVER, Tri-City Herald November 25, 2013 6 a.m.
KENNEWICK — Washington State University Tri-Cities students will have athletics teams to root for next fall at the Richland campus.
By Associated Press November 24, 2013 3:20 p.m.
SEATTLE — Three young people from Washington state and one from Oregon are among this year's group of 32 Rhodes Scholars from the United States.
By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press November 24, 2013 6 a.m.
SEATTLE — Drop-outs, gang members, kids who love sports, children with disabilities and creative kids who can't sit still are among the children charter school developers say they'll teach in the new public schools they want to open in Washington state next year.
November 23, 2013 6 a.m.
Parents who wish to have their students in grades two through seven tested for next school year's ASPIRE program for highly capable students in the Battle Ground Public Schools have until Dec. 6 to complete the application.
By Associated Press November 22, 2013 11:59 a.m.
SEATTLE — A King County Superior Court judge heard arguments Friday over the constitutionality of Washington’s new charter school law.