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Scott Hewitt

arts & features reporter


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Fort fireworks: Here's what you need to know

By Scott Hewitt July 3, 2015 8:32 p.m.

Saturday's the day, you know. Big explosions overhead and all around, whether or not you've bought a ticket to the Fort Vancouver National Trust's fireworks show.

Vancouver ready to have a blast

By Scott Hewitt July 3, 2015 6 a.m.

You've probably heard that Independence Day fireworks have been canceled in various towns in California, and elsewhere, due to drought and fire risk.

2 nonprofits receive Meyer Trust grants

By Scott Hewitt July 3, 2015 6 a.m.

Two homegrown Vancouver nonprofit agencies have received significant grant awards from an Oregon charitable foundation that's winding down its work in Clark County.

Crisis largely averted for Courtyard Village tenants

By Scott Hewitt July 1, 2015 10 a.m.

Robert Mitchell has suffered more than his fair share of tragedies.

Port of Vancouver's bike path keeps growing

By Scott Hewitt June 30, 2015 4:39 p.m.

The Port of Vancouver on Tuesday opened a simple new segment of the pedestrian path it means to extend from downtown Vancouver all the way out Lower River Road to Vancouver Lake. And, it announced $500,000 in public funding for construction of the next segment — which won't be simple at all, as it rises into the air to pass over sensitive wetlands.

Farmers market plans east Vancouver expansion

By Scott Hewitt June 29, 2015 4:34 p.m.

The Vancouver Farmers Market plans to launch a satellite market on Thursday afternoons and evenings at Columbia Tech Center, mid-July through late September.

Hazel Dell church to celebrate Supreme marriage equality ruling today

By Scott Hewitt June 26, 2015 11:30 a.m.

Leavitt will speak during today's 6 p.m. gathering

Bits 'n' Pieces: Opus School spreads student jams to east county

By Scott Hewitt June 26, 2015 6 a.m.

Rob Melton wanted so badly to be a rock star.

'Tin' years of recycling art

By Scott Hewitt June 26, 2015 6 a.m.

When Clark County started cooking up the idea of a whole Recycled Arts Festival of its own, a decade ago, metals artist Joe Clifton was glad to be in on the ground floor. The first festival was pretty meager, he and organizer Sally Fisher agreed, with something like 30 artists participating — but what it lacked in big numbers it more than made up in passion.

Ridgefield Confederate flag 'sends a message,' black leader says

By Scott Hewitt June 22, 2015 7:03 p.m.

Rocked by mass murder committed in the name of racism, South Carolina may be lurching toward removing the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of its state capitol.

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