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Evergreen’s Family & Community Resource Center helps families in need

Jun 25, 2016

Nataliya Romashcheko and her children shopped for fresh produce, meat and other perishable food in the cafeteria at Orchards Elementary School on Wednesday morning. The…

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Clark County grows increasingly diverse

Jun 25, 2016

Clark County is the most rapidly diversifying county in the Portland metropolitan area, thanks primarily to its youngest residents.

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Ridgefield schools fill 3 administrator positions

Jun 25, 2016

The Ridgefield School District announced the hiring of three new administrators for the start of the 2016-2017 school year, the district announced last week.

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La Center school water called safe

June 24, 2016, 6:01 PM

Water in the La Center School District is safe to drink, as tests of the water turned up no or low traces of lead, the district announced this week.

Kansas legislators wrestle with court mandate on schools

June 24, 2016, 5:38 PM

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Republicans were forced Friday to rewrite an education funding plan in hopes of pushing it through the Kansas Legislature, satisfying a court mandate and ending a looming threat that public schools across the state may shut down.

Panel: Cut ties with accreditor of for-profit schools

June 24, 2016, 3:42 PM

WASHINGTON — An advisory panel to the Education Department has voted to recommend the government sever ties with a group that accredits many of the nation’s for-profit colleges, including schools once owned by the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges Inc. — a critical vote that could lead schools to close their doors and threaten financial aid to hundreds of thousands of students.

La Center water tests come out clean

June 24, 2016, 9:42 AM

Evergreen schools holds board retreat

June 24, 2016, 7:59 AM

The board of directors at Evergreen Public Schools will meet in a board retreat all day today and Saturday at Educational Service District 112, 2500 N.E. 65th Ave. Today's retreat is from 9 a.m. to about 8 p.m. Saturday's retreat is from 9 a.m. until about noon.

Washington’s prepaid tuition program should reopen in 2017

June 23, 2016, 12:08 PM

SEATTLE — The committee that manages Washington’s prepaid tuition program is planning to begin accepting college savings again in 2017.

Lead found in 4 more water sources at Kelso schools

June 23, 2016, 9:19 AM

LONGVIEW — Officials say additional testing at Kelso schools has uncovered elevated levels of lead in five more water sources.

Evergreen’s Family & Community Resource Center helps families in need

June 23, 2016, 6:02 AM

Nataliya Romashcheko and her children shopped for fresh produce, meat and other perishable food in the cafeteria at Orchards Elementary School on Wednesday morning. The school’s Family & Community Resource Center was distributing the food donated by Share and Costco to school families during the summer’s first fresh-food pantry.

Woodland boy honored for saving brother

June 22, 2016, 10:27 PM

WOODLAND — Jack Tapani was playing outside on April 29 with his younger brother, Louis, when their parents stepped inside for a moment.

Clark County grows increasingly diverse

June 22, 2016, 9:01 PM

Clark County is the most rapidly diversifying county in the Portland metropolitan area, thanks primarily to its youngest residents.

Clark College President Knight is 2016 First Citizen

June 21, 2016, 7:33 PM

Bob Knight’s decision to stay in Vancouver wasn’t the best career move for a U.S. Army officer. It actually meant the end of his military career, Knight said.

Summer archaeology school will explore old riverfront site

June 21, 2016, 6:01 AM

New research on an old riverfront site will be a highlight of this summer’s Public Archaeology Field School at Fort Vancouver.

Ridgefield schools fill 3 administrator positions

June 20, 2016, 6:05 AM

The Ridgefield School District announced the hiring of three new administrators for the start of the 2016-2017 school year, the district announced last week.

Share offers free summer meals to children

June 20, 2016, 6:00 AM

Share plans to provide 27,000 free meals to children from June 27 to August 12 at 22 sites, including schools, parks and apartment complexes.

Sweet 16: Students get new bikes with PAL’s help

June 18, 2016, 5:45 PM

Who knew that good grades and regular school attendance could be the remedy for a broken bike?