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Warmer future for Northwest forests foreseen in WSUV research

May 6, 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 6, 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 6, 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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WSU regents approve 10% tuition cut

May 6, 2016, 12:07 PM

PULLMAN — The Washington State University Board of Regents has approved the hiring of administrative staff, faculty, and operating staff for the new medical school in Spokane.

Record number of UW med students ready to start at Gonzaga

May 6, 2016, 10:31 AM

Alex Hoffman decided in middle school what he wanted to do when he grew up. He had researched anesthesia for a biology class, loved science and wanted to interact with people.

Once on meth, Allegra Koupal now graduating WSUV with honors

May 6, 2016, 6:08 AM

When Allegra Koupal crosses the stage to receive her college diploma Saturday, she will be completing an arduous journey that began with a single step in a Clark County Jail cell five years ago. That’s when she hit rock bottom.

Classrooms ditch desks to stimulate brains

May 6, 2016, 6:03 AM

TAKOMA PARK, Md. — On a recent Monday morning, second-graders at Takoma Park Elementary School walked into a classroom that had been transformed.

Dance and diversity on Cinco de Mayo

May 5, 2016, 8:45 PM

Residents of Kamlu Retirement Inn got a special Cinco de Mayo treat when students from Pioneer Elementary’s Spanish Dual Immersion dance troupe put on a performance to celebrate cultural diversity.

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.