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Sue Vorenberg

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Bits 'n' Pieces: Local youths jump into ballet roles

By Sue Vorenberg November 15, 2014 6 a.m.

Annie Garcia has learned many ballet moves since she began dancing at age 3, but there's one in particular that will always be the Camas High School senior's favorite.

Veterans Day history filled with pride, solemnity

By Sue Vorenberg November 7, 2014 6 a.m.

The 28th annual Veterans Parade at Fort Vancouver will bring about 100 groups together to honor military members and their service Saturday, but its legacy stretches back much further.

Local woman finishes second in 'Big Buck' hunt

By Sue Vorenberg November 3, 2014 10:53 a.m.

Melinda Van Hoomissen can be highly competitive, especially when it comes to shooting digital animals with a plastic gun.

Bits 'n' Pieces: Allergies lead to the perfect startup mix

By Sue Vorenberg October 31, 2014 10 a.m.

Triann Benson came to one undeniable conclusion as she struggled to work around her family's assortment of food allergies: Hers wasn't the only family dealing with this.

Psychic medium helps connect clients with dead pets

By Sue Vorenberg October 31, 2014 10 a.m.

While it's not the most common thing, Seth Michael admits that he's sometimes haunted by goats.

Tales from Vancouver's spooky past

By Sue Vorenberg October 31, 2014 6 a.m.

The spooky fun doesn't have to end when the throngs of trick-or-treaters tromp home with their sugar-loaded treasure.

'Sunshine Girl' crew goes Hollywood: Local filmmakers produce short

By Sue Vorenberg October 30, 2014 6 a.m.

The Halloween goodies came early for the folks behind Vancouver's Haunting of Sunshine Girl Network on YouTube.

From 'gross!' to 'cool!' at Fall Family Field Trip Day

By Sue Vorenberg October 25, 2014 6:42 p.m.

Patricia Colburn, 10, backed away slightly when her mom, Denise Colburn, began to gently unwrap the foil casing of an owl pellet at Saturday's Fall Family Field Trip Day run by Columbia Springs.

Winds topple tree into historic Vancouver building

By Sue Vorenberg October 25, 2014 10:12 p.m.

Strong winds plagued much of Clark County and the greater Portland area Saturday afternoon. Gusts of 65 mph were reported in Aurora, Ore. and a spotter reported a gust of 70 mph near the Port of Vancouver, said Colby Neuman, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Portland.

Apple cider a pressing issue for some local farmers

By Sue Vorenberg October 24, 2014 6 a.m.

Asked if he needed help hauling a variety apples to his press to make cider, John Emmett instead reached into a bucket and pulled out a small green variety called a Vilberie.

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