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Susan Parrish

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Live small to live large  

By Susan Parrish July 27, 2015 6 a.m.

Sometimes, smaller is better.

Growth key issue in Battle Ground schools race

By Susan Parrish July 21, 2015 6 a.m.

Providing school infrastructure for burgeoning growth in Battle Ground Public Schools is a key issue for three candidates vying to represent District 4 in the Aug. 4 primary election.

A crash course in roller derby

By Susan Parrish July 19, 2015 6 a.m.

Focused on skating into the turn, I didn’t know she was behind me until it was too late. She shoved my back and skated past as my wheels flew out from underneath me. Sailing through the air, I landed on my rear on the concrete floor with a thud. The impact forced the air from my lungs.

Living history at Fort Vancouver camp

By Susan Parrish July 18, 2015 6 a.m.

When Rose Bugel-Shunra visited Pompeii and gazed at the human remains entombed in the ash of Mount Vesuvius, she was hooked on history. But more than that, she had a revelation: She knew she wanted to become an osteoarchaeologist and study human remains from archaeological sites.

Vancouver Police Activities League holds free camp for Orchards Elementary kids

By Susan Parrish July 15, 2015 6 a.m.

Dribbling the basketball down the court, a boy passed the ball, but his teammate didn't catch it. The ball bounced out of bounds.

Vancouver schools chief gets $6,000 bump in pay

By Susan Parrish July 14, 2015 9:46 p.m.

Vancouver Public Schools board members on Tuesday narrowly approved giving Superintendent Steve Webb a $6,000 annual raise, plus a $7,398.78 cost-of-living adjustment.

Young Clark County woman is plumb inspiring

By Susan Parrish July 7, 2015 6 a.m.

CAMAS — Teeth gripping a plastic pipe fitting, Smokey Fritz climbed a ladder inside a house under construction. Fritz joined two lengths of flexible plastic pipe with the fitting, pulled a tool from her back pocket and crimped the pipe.

Seton Catholic High seeks permanent home

By Susan Parrish June 30, 2015 6 a.m.

Seton Catholic College Preparatory High School plans to break ground on a new school this fall. The new building is scheduled to open fall 2016.

Summer book sale 'like being in a candy store'

By Susan Parrish June 26, 2015 6:16 p.m.

Isaiah Tsikayi, 9, was so excited he wanted to set his alarm for 5:30 a.m. Friday so his family could arrive early.

Summer meal programs feed hungry kids

By Susan Parrish June 25, 2015 6 a.m.

The Kalahan kids sat around a table in the Fruit Valley Elementary School cafeteria eating lunch Wednesday.

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