(Steven Lane/The Columbian)
November 26, 2012
Friends of the Carpenter's the Rev. Duane Sich, second from left, Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt and former Mayor Bruce Hagensen. along with others, bless three boxes made to hold a written history of the sister-city relationship between Vancouver and Joyo, Japan. Hagensen will present the boxes to Joyo officials on Dec. 4.