By Scott Hewitt August 21, 2014 6 a.m.
Before there was centralized, public acreage on Northeast 78th Street that's popular with volunteers who grow tons of produce each year for the Clark County Food Bank, there was Bob Buker.
By Scott Hewitt August 20, 2014 8:47 p.m.
A natural food manufacturer has announced a nationwide, voluntary recall of some peanut butter and almond butter products due to potential salmonella contamination. Some of the products were sold or distributed in this area.
By Scott Hewitt August 18, 2014 6 a.m.
As many as 60 Clark County youth who seem headed for trouble — dropping out of school, failing to find work — will benefit from a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor that aims to help them stay in school or earn equivalency diplomas while also building construction skills.
By Scott Hewitt August 16, 2014 6 a.m.
Advocates and activists have been "piecemealing" changes and improvements in Washington state's mental health system for years. It hasn't been good enough, according to Gordon Bopp, president of the state chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a grass-roots group that kicked off a weekend conference at Vancouver's Red Lion Hotel at the Quay on Friday.
By Scott Hewitt August 15, 2014 6 a.m.
BATTLE GROUND — Elizabeth Cerveny and the board of the North County Community Food Bank have a big vision for their future: a spacious $2.5 million building that sister social service agencies would also call home. They're not sure how realistic that is, but executive director Cerveny is spreading the word to see what turns up.
By Scott Hewitt August 8, 2014 6 a.m.
The statewide conference on mental illness that's coming to Vancouver next weekend will be totally serious and really fun.
By Scott Hewitt August 6, 2014 6 a.m.
Today's Northwest 119th Street is a major connector, busy with traffic and split by a double yellow line. A C-Tran bus route even passes near here, much to the amazement of three sisters who grew up on the family farm that became the Felida Red Barn.
By Scott Hewitt August 2, 2014 6 a.m.
Who are your BFFs on these scorching summer days? Trees, of course.