By Susan Parrish December 14, 2014 9:10 p.m.
YACOLT — At first glance, it seemed to be a typical Christmas party. A decorated tree in a corner and paper snowflakes hanging in the windows added a festive touch. Children painted pictures of snowmen and decorated sugar cookies. Wearing Santa hats, band members tuned their instruments and prepared to play Christmas music. Piles of wrapped gifts waited for children. Families waited in anticipation.
By Susan Parrish December 13, 2014 6 a.m.
Clark College is moving forward with plans to renovate its outdated culinary and baking facilities.
By Susan Parrish December 11, 2014 7:48 p.m.
By Susan Parrish December 10, 2014 6:35 p.m.
Carrying hand-lettered signs that read "Black lives matter" and "We the people," about 75 students, staff and faculty gathered in front of the library at Washington State University Vancouver on Wednesday to speak out about police treatment of black men.
By Susan Parrish December 4, 2014 6 a.m.
"Is this blurry?" asked Anna Gurnik, 15, pointing to the eye chart while Matthew Matey, 6, who wears glasses, squinted at the chart and nodded. "Let's try the row above then," she said.
By Susan Parrish November 30, 2014 6 a.m.
It's Nutcracker season. Around Clark County, hundreds of young ballet dancers wearing tights and frothy tulle tutus are working long hours in dance studios perfecting leaps and arabesques to bring "The Nutcracker" to life.