When leaders of the Maplewood Neighborhood Association first suggested the organization counter persistent gang issues by donating money to a ...
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March 16, 2013
Photos by Steven Lane/The Columbian
Shoko Fuchigami teaches her class how to make origami cranes Friday in preparation for this year's Japanese Festival. Washougal High School restarted its Japanese program this year after taking a year off. Two years ago, the program held a Japanese festival in the wake of the devastating tsunami that swept through Japan and led to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.