Glitch left Evergreen Public Schools $1.2 million short on fees

Dec 11, 2017

A glitch at the city of Vancouver left the Evergreen school district minus about $1.2 million of its expected construction school impact fees, according to…

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Whooping cough strikes at Mountain View High School

Dec 11, 2017

Half a dozen students at Mountain View High School have contracted whooping cough since last month.

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Off Beat: Rising star shines light on science education

Dec 10, 2017

Cody Messick is excited about how the universe works. He wants other people to be excited about it, too — even when they’re 5 and…

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Long officially enters 3rd Congressional District race

November 30, 2017, 7:52 PM

Surrounded by more than 50 supporters, Carolyn Long officially announced her candidacy for the 3rd Congressional District on Thursday. Among a sea of smiling faces at WareHouse ’23 were former 49th District state Rep. Jim Moeller, former state Sen. Craig Pridemore and Vancouver Councilors Jack Burkman and Alishia Topper.

WSU professors: Cut administrators’ salaries

November 30, 2017, 6:04 PM

More than 700 people have signed a petition calling for cuts to top Washington State University administrators’ salaries in light of pending budget cuts.

WSU grad students sound off on GOP tax plan

November 30, 2017, 9:38 AM

SPOKANE — Washington State University graduate students gathered Wednesday to mount some last-minute opposition to the Republican tax plan that’s barreling through Congress.

Now they’re really cooking at Clark College

November 28, 2017, 5:29 PM

Soup’s on for Clark College culinary students, where the Tod and Maxine McClaskey Culinary Institute is open for classes and business.

Devos: Mobile app coming for federal student aid application

November 28, 2017, 9:46 AM

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says college students will soon be able to file their applications for federal student aid through a mobile app.

Battle Ground school bus hits deer; children on board OK

November 27, 2017, 7:07 PM

No one was hurt when a school bus struck a deer on state Highway 503 north of Battle Ground on Monday afternoon.

Clark College Penguin Pantry helps students in need

November 26, 2017, 4:25 PM

In a quiet corner of the Clark College campus, in a repurposed classroom where students once nourished their minds, they now go to fill their bellies.

Camas student wins Oregon science contest

November 24, 2017, 7:43 PM

CAMAS — It was the unknown that got Monica Chang her internship.

School district seeks help with bond issue

November 23, 2017, 2:38 PM

LA CENTER — The La Center School District will put a bond issue up for vote during a special election on Feb. 13. The district is seeking applications from citizens interested in being appointed to a committee to write the pro/con statements for the Clark County online voters' guide.

Grants fund coding, robotics for kids

November 23, 2017, 6:05 AM

A new round of state grants will fund robots, coding classes for special education students and teacher training across Southwest Washington.

Program opens doors for dropouts

November 21, 2017, 6:05 AM

There’s a handwritten sign posted on a door at the Lieser Campus in Vancouver.

PNNL device can quickly alert law during school shootings

November 20, 2017, 9:14 AM

RICHLAND — A small device developed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland could make the difference between life and death for some when a shooter opens fire in a public place.

WSUV professor enters race for 3rd Congressional District seat

November 17, 2017, 7:00 PM

LONGVIEW — The race for Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District just got a little more crowded.

Teen girl struck by car expected to fully recover

November 16, 2017, 7:23 PM

The teenage girl who was struck and injured in a crosswalk Wednesday is expected to make a full recovery, her cousin said.

Parents sue Oregon school district over transgender policy

November 16, 2017, 2:27 PM

PORTLAND — Parents at a rural Oregon high school have filed a federal lawsuit over the school district's policy to allow a transgender male student to use the boys' locker room and bathroom, mirroring a similar civil action in Illinois that did not survive a legal challenge.